Canada's First Ever Legalized Summit Brings Together Top Talent from the Cannabis Industry

Published: April 17, 2019

Canada's First Ever Legalized Summit Brings Together Top Talent from the Cannabis Industry

As Canada gears up for the next round of cannabis legalization in October, 2019, when edibles and concentrates become legal, the first ever Legalization Summit, to be held at the PNE Forum in Vancouver (2901 E Hastings St.) from May 15 – 17, 2019 is looking forward to energize the conversation around the cannabis lifestyle with some of the community’s top influencers and experts from across the country.

Guided by a stellar Advisory Board of respected cannabis experts which includes CanMar Recruitment Managing Partner, Neera Hashmi; CEO, 3 Carbon Extractions, Philip Kwong; lead chemist at Nextleaf Solutions, Alexzander Samuelsson; Founder, Vancouver Cannabis Law, Asheesh Arora; award-winning journalist, Amanda Seibert and head of the board and renowned cannabis consultant Deepak Anand, along with reputed Toronto-based marketing agency, Marigold PR as the Agency of Record, the summit hopes to get brands and consumers connecting with each other.

“With this summit, we aspire to become the industry’s top source of cannabis thought leadership on a global stage. The hope is that our strong collective voice will affect future policy changes and help shape the future of our industry,” said Founder & COO, of Legalized Events, Harman Kang. Kang, who was one of Silicon Valley’s top event organizers is a passionate advocate of community driven initiatives and through this summit, is on a mission to help cannabis consumers and brands transition from the grey to legalized market.

The three-day event promises to present a full package of knowledge gathering and high-octane entertainment. The who’s who of the cannabis industry will be participating in informative panel discussions and interactive workshops. These include influencers and business leaders like John Fowler of Supreme, Andrew Grieve, CEO at Zenabis Global, Inc., and and serial entrepreneur, Natasha Raey (Check out the full speaker line-up here:

The event will also host the Best of the Breed awards on Thursday, May 16, 2019 to recognize the achievements of some of the major vendors in each cannabis-related category. This recognition of talent is an effort to set industry standards and help cannabis consumers and businesses identify the best the industry has to offer.

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