Riding High – Exploring the Rise of Cannabis Centered Festivals


Palm B December 13, 2017 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

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Maya Cooper, Associate Director of Marketing, MERRY JANE
Elise McRoberts, Founder, NorCal CannaCuisine Gala
Caroline Phillips, Founder & Executive Producer, National Cannabis Festival
Steve Clayton, Executive Producer, Chalice Festival
David Hazan, Founder, DLH Strategic Marketing

With more and more states legalizing recreational marijuana use, there should be no surprise that marijuana-centered festivals are seeing a rise in recent years. Everything from HempFest in Seattle to mini festivals all over the world on April 20th, all celebrating cannabis in a variety of ways. In this session we’ll take a look at how to create a tasteful cannabis-centered festival while abiding to the the laws of the land, working with local authorities and positively raising awareness of cannabis use.