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NJ Cannabis Symposium

Event #1: January 2018

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January 25th, 5-9pm
NJ Performing Arts Center

1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102

Covering the specifics of what you need to know and how you can prepare now in order to contribute to a competitive application for an adult-use cannabis license in New Jersey

Hosted by Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC, BSC Group, Viridis Security Group, Longview Strategic, Marcum LLP, and the NJ CannaBusiness Association

What it was:

This unique event program was designed by experienced cannabis industry professionals who have been through successful licensing processes in other states, for professionals who are strongly considering New Jersey’s future prospects.

Didn’t snag a program from our first event? An interactive digital copy is available here:

Who was there:

An amazing 750+ attendees, including:

  • Those in pursuit of plant-touching licenses
  • Ancillary business owners who could provide valuable contributions to applications
  • Investors, private equity groups & family offices looking to assemble attractive teams who need to know who/what to look for


• An organized approach to Q&A - after completing your registration, submit questions that you'd like to see be addressed by our expert panel. Additional Q&A will also be available for a short window after the program concludes.
• Pre-event education and resources provided to all registrants
• Categorized networking for those looking to meet specific types of professionals
• An event program completely designed around preparation and readiness

Event Schedule

  • 5:00 – 6:00  Registration & Networking Session
    • Enjoy the delicious spread & open bar
  • 6:05 – Welcome & Session 1
    • Legislative Updates & Program Timelines
    • Opportunity Assessment
    • Application Overview, Requirements & Timeline
  • 7:15 – Session 2
    • Application Preparation – What to Expect & Mistakes to Avoid
    • What you can/should be doing now to prepare & Why
  • 8:15 – Session 3 
    • Real Estate Insights & Zoning
    • Business Plan & Pro Forma
    • Hierarchy of Operational Decision Making
    • Facility Considerations
    • Influence Mapping
    • Equipment & Talent Sourcing, etc

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Weren't able to attend?

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We may be releasing the video recording of the event sessions for purchase. If you’re interested, please fill out the “Video Purchase Wait List Form” and you’ll be notified when it’s available.

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Also don’t forget about our next NJCS Event: Finance & Investment
Early Bird Registration is now open – Click here to learn more!