Mayor Eric Adams will deliver a keynote address at the 8th Annual World Cannabis Congress and Trade Expo (CWCBExpo) in New York City June 2-4, 2022

World Cannabis Congress and Trade Expo

Leading Cannabis and Hemp B2B Event Helps Build East Coast Market by Highlighting Business Opportunities in One of the World’s Greatest Business Capitals

PARAMUS, NJ, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via CannabisNewsWire — CWCBExpo New York announces that Mayor Eric Adams will deliver a keynote address at CWCBExpo on Friday, June 3. Mayor Eric Adams has served New Yorkers as an NYPD officer, state senator, Brooklyn borough president, and now as New York City‘s 110th mayor. He has given voice to a diverse coalition of working families in all five boroughs and is leading the fight to bring back New York’s economy, reduce inequality, improve public safety, and build a stronger, healthier city that benefits everyone. all New Yorkers.

In this historic year of cannabis legalization in New York City, attendees will hear firsthand about Mayor Adams’ support for the emerging cannabis and hemp industry. Mayor Adams proposed an economic stimulus plan for New York City and in his fiscal year 2023 budget proposed an investment of $4.8 million to help support the growth of the cannabis industry . Mayor Adams affirmed his commitment to working with state and local leaders to make New York the fairest cannabis market and to be a model for the entire nation. CWCBExpo New York, June 2-4, is the longest-running cannabis event at the Javits Center and New York, and has become the premier B2B trade show and conference on the East Coast.

With New York and New Jersey’s rapidly developing legalized cannabis market poised to become a billion dollar industry, CWCBExpo will provide insight and education on this complex and multi-faceted business sector.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote speakers Chris Beals of Weedmaps and Nick Kovacevich of Greelane Holdings. Additionally, Tremaine Wright, Chair of the NYS Cannabis Control Board, will share an update with attendees as part of the event’s main stage presentations.

  • Interactive talk show sessions exploring all angles of business, such as investment and industry progress, politics and legislation, and cannabis and lifestyle, hosted by veteran media personalities and industry insiders. Specialized workshop on opening a dispensary and panel discussions focusing on industry-specific issues such as eco-responsible cannabis, infused edibles, consumer packaged goods, social equity, licensing and the illicit market , and culture.

  • Specialized exhibition areas and activations such as the Women Grow Pavilion highlighting 30 innovative new products and services from emerging women-owned businesses; University Row offering leading academic cannabis courses and programs; and the launch of the “LGBTQ+ Proud Mary Lounge” providing a safe and welcoming place for everyone to network, learn and build a community of business and entrepreneurial interests.

A feature of CWCBExpo New York events are the many business building opportunities, including the Networking Mixer, Industry Yacht Party and Cannabis Week fundraisers and gatherings, including After Party Norml Formal and off site on opening day. CWCBExpo New York will also have a dynamic exhibition floor on the sprawling third level of the Javits Center (Hall 3A) with the most innovative product, service and technology companies showcasing their solutions for the entire cannabis ecosystem.

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For more information, send an e-mail: [email protected] or call 201-580-2050.

About the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo)
CWCBExpo is a business-to-business trade show for the legalized cannabis and hemp industry. It is held in the largest commercial, financial and media markets. It is the premier forum for dispensary owners, producers, suppliers, investors, healthcare professionals, government regulators, legal advisors and entrepreneurs seeking business success and identifying new areas of growth in this dynamic and fast-growing industry. To visit:

Editor’s Note: Qualified members of the media are invited to register as press for CWCBExpo New York, email: [email protected]

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