Cannabis Marketing Summit Cannabis Marketing Summit

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

- MDT
Welcome Reception with Licensed Brand + Retailer Pop Up sponsored by Fyllo

Welcome Reception for all attendees in the private Outdoor Lounge. Cannabis Brands & Retailers who have tickets to the Summit can get free pop up table space by registering here. First come, first served. 

There will be a bar and appetizers. Enjoy us for golden hour in the park and socialize in the Rocky Mountain air with your cannabis marketing colleagues. 

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- MDT
Networking at Stoney's Bar & Grill

Keep the party going! We'll be moving the after-party to Stoney's Bar and Grill (yes, that's the bar's name) after the Welcome Reception. Continue to meet new colleagues on the Stoney's patio and back bar and get excited about the next day's sessions! 

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

- MDT
Coffee & Morning Networking sponsored by LucidGreen

Enjoy a variety of fresh coffee stations and light continental breakfast. Sip your beverage at a picnic table in the outdoor lounge or sit with colleagues inside. Compliments of LucidGreen. Coffee will be available all day!

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- MDT
Triple Bottom Line and the Marketing Flywheel: Implementing Core Values and Social Good in Your Marketing and Communications
Kelly Perez
Kelly Perez
Cannabis Doing Good, co-CEO/founder
Krista Nichols
Krista Nichols
Lightshade, Marketing Manager
Sarah Woodson
Sarah Woodson
The Color of Cannabis, Founder/Excutive Director
Corvain Cooper
Corvain Cooper
40 Tons, Chief Brand Ambassador
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Lunch: Expo Networking & Food Trucks @ Outdoor Lounge

Grab a bite at a food truck, walk the expo floor and meet new vendors, have a meeting with a colleague in the Outdoor Lounge

- MDT
Compliance in Cannabis Marketing: Defining the Gray Areas and Navigating Big Tech
Tristan Watkins PhD
Tristan Watkins PhD
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade: Cannabis Business Office, Program Manager
Alicia Palm
Alicia Palm
Long Play USA, Compliance Manager
Rachel Bappert
Rachel Bappert
Ascend Wellness Holdings, Director of Marketing
Dawn Hartman
Dawn Hartman
Fyllo, Vice President of Sales
- MDT
Dispensary Layouts: Retail Customer Experience Design as a Means of Curating Brand Loyalty
Laura Hand
Laura Hand
Laura Loo Experience Design, CEO and Founder
Steven Duran
Steven Duran
Cookies Pueblo & Colorado Kush Co., Founder & CEO
Chris Mapson
Chris Mapson
PharmaCann, Vice President of Marketing
Ru Johnson
Ru Johnson
Roux Black Consulting, Executive Producer
- MDT
The Power of Product Data for Dispensaries: Driving eCommerce Traffic and Revenue
Jeremy Johnson
Jeremy Johnson
Dispense, Business Development Manager
Guillermo Bravo
Guillermo Bravo
MediaJel, Cannabis Marketing Strategist
Marcus Naramore
Marcus Naramore
Edgemont Group, Chief Revenue Officer
Jocelyn Sheltraw
Jocelyn Sheltraw
Headset, Director Of Industry Relations
Dakota Meshell
Dakota Meshell
Eclipse Cannabis Company, Director of Operations
- MDT
Benchmarking Digital for Brands & Retailers: The State of Online, Data, and Growth in Cannabis
Gary Allen
Gary Allen
New Frontier Data, CEO
Lisa Buffo
Lisa Buffo
Cannabis Marketing Association, Founder & CEO
Johari Rahim
Johari Rahim
Star Buds, Director of Marketing
Susan Hammann
Susan Hammann
New Frontier Data, Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Alex Pasternack
Alex Pasternack
binske, Executive Vice President
- MDT
Progress Not Perfection: Prioritizing Equity in Marketing Initiatives
Kelly Perez
Kelly Perez
Cannabis Doing Good, co-CEO/founder
Courtney Mathis
Courtney Mathis
Cannabis Doing Good, Co-Founder/CEO

Courtney and Kelly train, speak and advise on equitable policy initiatives across the US and Canada and proudly support strategic partners such as the Minority Cannabis Business Association, Women Grow, Marijuana Business Magazine, Minorities for Medical Marijuana, and Drug Policy Alliance.


Additionally, their work has been featured in Forbes, the San Francisco Chronicle, Represent Collaborative, ABC News, Canada’s The Star, Marijuana Business Magazine, Marijuana Moment, Pacific Standard, Colorado Public Radio, The Nonprofit Quarterly, CBS Local, and many other cannabis-trade magazines. Additionally, they were featured in Green Entrepreneur as one of the top 100 cannabis companies in the country. In 2020, kindColorado has prioritized its company pro-bono hours on anti-racism, equity and diversity initiatives across the country Cannabis Doing Good is launching their Standard and Membership Program in Spring 2021. 

- MDT
The Path to Purchase for Brands to Win at Retail: Harnessing the Power of Shopper Marketing and the Customer Journey
Ken Hicks
Ken Hicks
4042 North, Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Lara Fordis
Lara Fordis
Fordis Consulting, Market Research Renegade
Sarah O'Leary
Sarah O'Leary
Gal Pals Minis, Founder
Ben DiSanti
Ben DiSanti
4042 North, Co-Founder
Katie Brewer
Katie Brewer
BrewStump Insights, Founder
- MDT
Hacking Growth: Bootstrapping a Brand and Creating Exponential Growth with Inexpensive Tools
Katherine Wolf
Katherine Wolf
Malek's Premium Cannabis, Chief Marketing & Operations Officer
Jill Ellsworth
Jill Ellsworth
Willow Industries, Founder & CEO
Anthony Alegrete
Anthony Alegrete
40 Tons, Chief Operations Officer
Chris Mapson
Chris Mapson
PharmaCann, Vice President of Marketing
- MDT
Med vs. Rec vs. CBD: How to Differentiate in Your Marketing and Reach the Wellness Consumer
Raina Jackson
Raina Jackson
Purple Raina Self Care, Founder/CEO
Diane Downey
Diane Downey
Rebel Spirit Cannabis, Co-Founder & CEO
Anna Schwabe
Anna Schwabe
420 Organics, Director of Research & Development
Antonio Gandara-Martinez
Antonio Gandara-Martinez
budboard LLC, President
- MDT
Evening Happy Hour sponsored by Dispense App

Enjoy a beverage and happy hour music on the expo floor as the day closes. Catch up with colleagues on a blanket in the Outdoor Lounge and meet new vendors in the expo hall. Sponsored by Dispense App.


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- MDT
After Party @ Tetra Lounge + The Walnut Room (included with ticket purchase) Sponsored By Ispire, Willie's Reserve, and Binske

Tetra Lounge is Denver’s premier cannabis social club. This is a cannabis consumption event. You must be 21+ with ID and BYOC. There are partner retailers, Rino Supply Co and Callie’s Cannabis within a few minutes walk of Tetra Lounge. There will be light food and non-alcoholic beverages provided as well as food trucks outside. 

We are also renting the private space at The Walnut Room, the bar next door. Attendees will be able to walk between both spaces and choose the experience they want. 

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Thursday, June 9, 2022

- MDT
Coffee & Morning Networking sponsored by Manits Ad Network

Enjoy a variety of fresh coffee stations and light continental breakfast. Sip your beverage at a picnic table in the outdoor lounge or sit with colleagues inside. Coffee will be available all day! Compliments of Mantis Ad Network.

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- MDT
- MDT
Content Marketing: How to Make Your Cannabis Content Go Further, Faster
Shayda Torabi
Shayda Torabi
Restart CBD, Co-Founder and CEO
Luna Stower
Luna Stower
Ispire, Vice President Of Business Development
Warren Bobrow
Warren Bobrow
Klaus The Gnome, Inc., Chief Executive Officer
Kevan Reece
Kevan Reece
Veritas Fine Cannabis, Content Manager
Juliana Amann
Juliana Amann
The Clear, Content Marketing Specialist
- MDT
There Are No State Lines in the Metaverse: How to Use Web 3.0 to Build a National Cannabis Brand
Polly Lieberman
Polly Lieberman
thric3, Co-Founder
Ryan Hunter
Ryan Hunter
Crypto Cannabis Club, Chief Executive Officer
Christine De La Rosa
Christine De La Rosa
The People's Ecosystem, CEO & Co-Founder
Katherine Wolf
Katherine Wolf
Malek's Premium Cannabis, Chief Marketing & Operations Officer
- MDT
Working with Agencies: B2B Marketing and Creating Strong Relationships with Aligned Expectations
Edward Montanus
Edward Montanus
Smart Adserver, Team Director | Demand Partnerships
Kim Prince
Kim Prince
Proven Media, Founder
Ann Marie Sorrell
Ann Marie Sorrell
Cannabiziac™, President & Founder
Erin Roche
Erin Roche
Candy & Flowers, CEO and Co-Founder
- MDT
Budtenders and Brand Ambassadors: Managing Consistent Messaging and Creating Allies at the Point of Sale
Patrick Haske
Patrick Haske
Ripple, Director of Marketing
Max Armstrong
Max Armstrong
Learn Brands, Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Williams
Andrew Williams
Terrapin Care Station, General Manager
Leah Lawrence
Leah Lawrence
Maggie's Farm, Corporate Recruiter
- MDT
Customer Loyalty: How to Get It, Maintain It, and Make Promoters Out of Your Customers
Liz Connors
Liz Connors
Headset, VP Data & Analytics
Kate Weltz
Kate Weltz
Jetty Extracts, Director of Marketing
Dom Gaitan
Dom Gaitan
Leaflink, Director - Strategic Business Development
Amanda Brown
Amanda Brown
springbig, Business Development Manger
- MDT
Making Sense of Programmatic Advertising: Implementing Successful Campaigns for Brands and Retailers
Carl Izzi
Carl Izzi
ARSENL, Founder & Managing Director
Eric Meth
Eric Meth
Surfside, Chief Strategy Officer
Bryan Benavides
Bryan Benavides
PharmaCann Inc, Director of Digital Marketing
Rebecca Maestas Sincere
Rebecca Maestas Sincere
Clear Cannabis Inc, Executive Director, Marketing
- MDT
Lunch: Expo Networking & Food Trucks @ Outdoor Lounge

Grab a bite at a food truck, walk the expo floor and meet new vendors, have a meeting with a colleague in the Outdoor Lounge

- MDT
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Effects Based Marketing: Breaking Down Cannabis Science and Avoiding Health Claims
Wesley Williams
Wesley Williams
Kinetik Infusions, Inc, Co-Founder and CEO
Yasha Kahn
Yasha Kahn
MCR Labs, Vice President of Marketing and Technology
Antonio Gandara-Martinez
Antonio Gandara-Martinez
budboard LLC, President
Warren Bobrow
Warren Bobrow
Klaus The Gnome, Inc., Chief Executive Officer
- MDT
Omnichannel Marketing: Cannabis Buyer Personas and Campaigns That Align With Their Behaviors
Rebecca Maestas Sincere
Rebecca Maestas Sincere
Clear Cannabis Inc, Executive Director, Marketing
Kate Stevenson
Kate Stevenson
Brightfield Group, Director of Client Strategy
Nicole Kennebeck
Nicole Kennebeck
Willie's Reserve, Marketing Director
Kevan Reece
Kevan Reece
Veritas Fine Cannabis, Content Manager
- MDT
Partnerships: Marketing and the Power of Leveraging Culture and the International Community
Teddy Grebenc
Teddy Grebenc
MJBiz, Partnership Specialist
Chris Day
Chris Day
Gateway Proven Strategies, Chief Executive Officer
Corvain Cooper
Corvain Cooper
40 Tons, Chief Brand Ambassador
Ru Johnson
Ru Johnson
Roux Black Consulting, Executive Producer
- MDT
- MDT
Legal Considerations in Cannabis Marketing: Intellectual Property, Compliance, and Avoiding Conflict
Rachael Ardanuy
Rachael Ardanuy
RZA Legal, Founder
Kara Lavaux
Kara Lavaux
Allay Cannabis Consulting, Consultant
Wesley Williams
Wesley Williams
Kinetik Infusions, Inc, Co-Founder and CEO
Genevive Meehan
Genevive Meehan
Vicente Sederberg, LLP, Director of Compliance
- MDT
Marketing Budgets: How to Advocate For, Negotiate For, and Manage During Times of Prosperity and Crisis
Laura Morarity
Laura Morarity
Leafly, SVP, Marketing & Communications
Sandra Bergman
Sandra Bergman
Schwazze, Director, Retail Marketing
SP
Sahil Patel
Long Play USA, Marketing Manager
Lisa Buffo
Lisa Buffo
Cannabis Marketing Association, Founder & CEO
- MDT
Closing Happy Hour sponsored by SMART Ad Server

Enjoy a beverage and happy hour music on the expo floor as the day closes. Catch up with colleagues on a blanket in the Outdoor Lounge and meet new vendors in the expo hall. Sponsored by SMART Ad Server powered by Media Jel.

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Platinum Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Featured

Joe Hodas

Wana Brands
CMO

Darnell Smith

MXXN
Founder & CEO

Betsy Kabaker

Glass House Brands Inc.
Social Media Manager

Johari Rahim

Star Buds
Director of Marketing

Bryan Benavides

PharmaCann Inc
Director of Digital Marketing

Buck Dutton

Native Roots Colorado
Vice President, Marketing

Lisa Buffo

Cannabis Marketing Association
Founder & CEO

Jarell Wall

Gentleman Quinns
CEO and Creative Director

Steven Duran

Cookies Pueblo & Colorado Kush Co.
Founder & CEO

Diane Downey

Rebel Spirit Cannabis
Co-Founder & CEO

Rachel Bappert

Ascend Wellness Holdings
Director of Marketing

Dave Carroll

DOPE Marketing
Founder & CEO

Ernest Toney

BIPOCANN
Founder & CEO

Jonathan Spadafora

Veritas Cannabis
President

Christine De La Rosa

The People's Ecosystem
CEO & Co-Founder

Khadijah Tribble

Marijuana Policy Trust
CEO

Speakers

Alex Pasternack

binske
Executive Vice President

Alicia Palm

Long Play USA
Compliance Manager

Amanda Brown

springbig
Business Development Manger

Andrew Williams

Terrapin Care Station
General Manager

Ann Marie Sorrell

Cannabiziac™
President & Founder

Anna Schwabe

420 Organics
Director of Research & Development

Anne Fleshman

Flowhub
VP of Marketing

Anthony Alegrete

40 Tons
Chief Operations Officer

Antonio Gandara-Martinez

budboard LLC
President

Ashley Fields

CANN
VP of Marketing & Communications

Ben DiSanti

4042 North
Co-Founder

Brian Vicente

Vicente Sederberg LLP
Founding Partner

Carl Izzi

ARSENL
Founder & Managing Director

Chris Day

Gateway Proven Strategies
Chief Executive Officer

Chris Mapson

PharmaCann
Vice President of Marketing

Corvain Cooper

40 Tons
Chief Brand Ambassador

Courtney Mathis

Cannabis Doing Good
Co-Founder/CEO

Dakota Meshell

Eclipse Cannabis Company
Director of Operations

Dawn Hartman

Fyllo
Vice President of Sales

Dom Gaitan

Leaflink
Director - Strategic Business Development

Edward Montanus

Smart Adserver
Team Director | Demand Partnerships

Elizabeth Corbett

AE Global
Vice President of Sales

Eric Meth

Surfside
Chief Strategy Officer

Erin Roche

Candy & Flowers
CEO and Co-Founder

Evan Nison

NisonCo
President

Gary Allen

New Frontier Data
CEO

Genevive Meehan

Vicente Sederberg, LLP
Director of Compliance

Guillermo Bravo

MediaJel
Cannabis Marketing Strategist

Holly Prohs

Lucid Mood
COO
JB

James Brinkerhoff

Edun
Chief Marketing Officer

Jeremy Johnson

Dispense
Business Development Manager

Jill Ellsworth

Willow Industries
Founder & CEO

Jocelyn Sheltraw

Headset
Director Of Industry Relations

Juliana Amann

The Clear
Content Marketing Specialist

Kara Lavaux

Allay Cannabis Consulting
Consultant

Kate Stevenson

Brightfield Group
Director of Client Strategy

Kate Weltz

Jetty Extracts
Director of Marketing

Katherine Wolf

Malek's Premium Cannabis
Chief Marketing & Operations Officer

Katie Brewer

BrewStump Insights
Founder

Kelly Perez

Cannabis Doing Good
co-CEO/founder

Ken Hicks

4042 North
Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Kevan Reece

Veritas Fine Cannabis
Content Manager

Kim Prince

Proven Media
Founder

Krista Nichols

Lightshade
Marketing Manager

Lara Fordis

Fordis Consulting
Market Research Renegade

Laura Hand

Laura Loo Experience Design
CEO and Founder

Laura Morarity

Leafly
SVP, Marketing & Communications

Lavall Chichester

Growth Skills
Founder

Leah Lawrence

Maggie's Farm
Corporate Recruiter

Liz Connors

Headset
VP Data & Analytics

Luna Stower

Ispire
Vice President Of Business Development

Marcus Naramore

Edgemont Group
Chief Revenue Officer

Max Armstrong

Learn Brands
Chief Operating Officer

Max Juhasz

Cannabiz Marketing Solutions
Founder

Michael Diaz-Rivera

Better Days Delivery
Business Owner

Nancy Whiteman

Wana Brands
CEO

Nicole Kennebeck

Willie's Reserve
Marketing Director

Patrick Haske

Ripple
Director of Marketing

Polly Lieberman

thric3
Co-Founder

Rachael Ardanuy

RZA Legal
Founder

Raina Jackson

Purple Raina Self Care
Founder/CEO

Rebecca Maestas Sincere

Clear Cannabis Inc
Executive Director, Marketing

Ricardo Baca

Grasslands
Founder & CEO

Ru Johnson

Roux Black Consulting
Executive Producer

Ryan Hunter

Crypto Cannabis Club
Chief Executive Officer
SP

Sahil Patel

Long Play USA
Marketing Manager

Sam Hollander

Enlighten
Chief Digital Officer

Sandra Bergman

Schwazze
Director, Retail Marketing

Sarah O'Leary

Gal Pals Minis
Founder

Sarah Woodson

The Color of Cannabis
Founder/Excutive Director

Scott Rabinowitz

Buoyancy Digital, LLC
Founder

Shanda LeCompte

Canna-Couriers
COO /Co- CEO

Shayda Torabi

Restart CBD
Co-Founder and CEO

Sonia Gomez

The Emerald Circle
Co-Founder

Susan Gunelius

Cannabiz Media
Director of Email Marketing Strategy

Susan Hammann

New Frontier Data
Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Teddy Grebenc

MJBiz
Partnership Specialist

Travis Tharp

Keef Brands
President & CEO

Tristan Watkins PhD

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade: Cannabis Business Office
Program Manager

Warren Bobrow

Klaus The Gnome, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer

Wesley Williams

Kinetik Infusions, Inc
Co-Founder and CEO

Yasha Kahn

MCR Labs
Vice President of Marketing and Technology

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Date


MDT
 

Location

Denver
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