Official 2018 Southwest & SoutheastCannabis Conference & Expo
Here is the official recap of what all we have going on and where we see our partners, sponsors and exhibitors fitting in for our EVENTS in 2017 and 2018. Please keep in mind we are a highly adaptable and fast moving group so we might be getting into some other cool projects or markets. We will make every effort to incorporate our partners, sponsors and exhibitors as inexpensively as possible.
Pro Athletes Pro Cannabis Charity Golf Tourney & Wellness Day
December 28, 2017
11500 North Hayden Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Shotgun Start at 10:30 AM
Proathletesprocannabis.com (PAPC) is working directly with several Professional Athletes, ex-NFL players, their non profit organizations and In conjunction with the leading Texas and National organizations involved in cannabis advocacy in organizing and hosting an event who’s attendees will include NFL players, professional athletes, doctors, health professionals, university professors, investors, business representatives and media outlets.
We will be gathering to discuss the harms of cannabis prohibition, and needed changes to the NFL’s and other sports current cannabis policy. We will have a celebrity moderated panel of professional athletes, ex NFL players and doctors.
Austin, Texas March 14-15, 2018
The Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo is coming back to host the most exciting professional and educational medical cannabis conference the Southwest United States Cannabis industry has ever seen.
A business-to-business event bringing together experts from the local, regional and national cannabis industry to network and share the latest industry information is an event where individuals interested in the industry can learn more from these industry experts. Last year was just the introduction, our theme this year: THE CANNABIS WORLD OF TOMORROW
Miami/Fort Lauderdale June 8 – 9 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
At $1.6 billion in 2020, Florida would be about half the size of projected market leader California with its estimated $3.3 billion in medical sales, according to the report. the state could see medical marijuana sales of $10.7 million in 2017, $277.7 million in 2018, $1.1 billion in 2019 and $1.6 billion in 2020, according to the New Frontier and Arcview report.
WHAT THE NEW FLORIDA AMENDMENT DOES
It allows the use of medical marijuana for people with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a licensed physician. In 2014, the Florida Legislature approved the use of low-THC and non-smoked cannabis for patients suffering from cancer, epilepsy, chronic seizures and chronic muscle spasms. It was expanded last year to include patients with terminal conditions under the Right to Try Act and allowed them to use higher strains.
Patients suffering from HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder, ALS, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or other similar conditions will now be covered.
October 5 & 6, 2018
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Bringing back the expo for our 4th year, with the entire $500 million dollar Arizona MMJ industry will be attending, as we invite all dispensary owners, growers and ancillary companies to come for free, as well as provide free passes to all of the veterans and card holders in the state. Public is obviously welcome as well and we promote this as a Kid Friendly Cannabis Conference due to the educational aspects of our tracks on Saturday.
We also have Bruce Barcott and several new athletes (along with some of the well known athletes) in the space and a several well known doctors that will all be participating. Its going to be our biggest show to date for sure, we have lots of cool stuff going on down on the expo floor, networking law lounge, certification center and we are looking to have a full cooking demo area on the expo floor as well. As add-on’s we have CME and CLE courses being offered, Investor Summit is being held on Thursday along with the ProAthletesProCannabis.com event.
We are going to continue on and have a celebrity-moderated panel of ex-NFL players and other prominent doctors will share their knowledge with members of the community. This event will get major national exposure, while the focus is on bringing attention to the many issues confronting the NFL in an era of quickly-changing cannabis laws around the country.