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Show Me the Money: MJ Unpacked Upcoming NYC Event Gathers Top Industry Investors

Taking place April 26-28, the cannabis industry event will introduce top thought leaders to retailers, brand executives and venture capitalists,




MJ Unpacked is exclusive to cannabis retail and brand executives with the title manager and above and accredited investors actively investing in the space. PHOTO MJ UNPACKED

MJ Unpacked, the only national trade cannabis event created exclusively for CPG brands, retail executives and accredited investors, announced the speaker lineup and agenda for its upcoming New York City event taking place April 26th – 28th at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Following another successful Las Vegas event in September, MJ Unpacked returns to New York City for its second year with its signature top-tier, expertly curated programming and experiential event design. Speakers at this year’s MJ Unpacked NYC include 95 of the most influential names across cannabis brands, MSOs and industry tastemakers as well as several policymakers and activists shaping the cannabis landscape in New York and beyond. The event offers two distinct conference programs; one for licensed operators and a second exclusively for fund managers, family offices and HNW investors.

The speaker line-up includes:

  • Chris Alexander – Executive Director at New York State Office of Cannabis Management
  • Crystal Millican – Head of Retail at Cookies
  • Patricia Rosi – CMO at Acreage Holdings
  • Colin Keeler – Head of Business Development, Expansion Markets at KIVA Brands
  • Caroline Yeh – CEO & Co-Founder at Tsumo Snacks
  • Shanduke “Trife Gangsta” McPhatter – CEO & Founder, Gangstas Making Astronomical Community Changes Inc.
  • Kim Napoli – Counsel, The Mensing Group Rabbi
  • James Kahn – Executive Director, Liberty Cannabis Cares

The MJU Venture Summit, a highly curated one-day program exclusively for investors, fund managers and family office executives to gather and discuss the cannabis investment landscape will kick off at 10am on April 26, and also features a hosted lunch, networking, a preview of exhibiting companies raising capital and an hour early access to the exhibit hall.

The line-up features:

  • Eric Sloane – CRO at CBOE (Chicago Board of Options Exchange) and NEO Exchange
  • Barrington Rutherford – COO at Combs Global Cannabis Ventures, Chairman of the Board at Park
  • Jordan Axel Bernabe – Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Director at New York State Office of Cannabis Management
  • Steven Saltztein – CEO, Force Family Offices Toi Hutchinson, President and CEO at Marijuana Policy Project
  • Nicholas Vita – CEO at Columbia Care

For more information on attending brands, speaker lineup, registration, equity sponsorship, sponsors and more, please visit MJ Unpacked’s website. Save $100 and receive your badges in advance by registering early—advanced registration closes on March 31st.




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