Though usually not first to come to mind when most people think of recreational cannabis, Washington State made history with Colorado back in November 2012 when it too ended marijuana prohibition. Now, the nation’s premier cannabis event, Cannabis Grand Cru, is paying homage to the Evergreen State by coming to the legendary Showbox SoDo in Seattle on Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Cannabis Grand Cru held its inaugural event in the fall of 2014 in Aspen, CO, and was praised by attendees, speakers, the media, and the host city alike. Now pairing the cannabis-enthusiast’s ideal event with the ultimate foodie destination, the Seattle Cannabis Grand Cru will be bigger and better than ever.
The programming is geared toward cannabis professionals and enthusiasts alike, with many cannabis industry top players in attendance as both speakers and guests. Cannabis Grand Cru will feature educational sessions, panels, exhibitions, and live entertainment in a sophisticated setting for the evolving generation of cannabis industry players and enthusiasts.
Some hot topics to be discussed at the event include:
-Financing, Wall Street & the Cannabis Movement
-Cannabusiness Technology, Data & Analytics
-Cooking with Cannabis and Edibles
-Hydro Carbonate Extractions: Extracting the Goodness and the Badness
-From Soil to Oil and Beyond
-Women in Cannabis
-Washington’s 502 Recreational Legislation: Where Cannabis in WA May Be Headed
-Advocacy and Cannabis: Where Will We Be in 2025?
The list of scheduled guests covers a wide range of cannabis industry pioneers, including Dan Riffle of the Marijuana Policy Project, Leafly co-founder Cy Scott, Ryan Abernathy of X-Tracted and James Kennedy of Apothecanna, among others. Each aspect of the industry is represented by leading experts, and anyone looking to learn, share, or just interact with people successful in the cannabis landscape will not be disappointed.
Get your tickets here