The First Cannabis Conference For Jim Cramer Is The Green Market Summit

The Green Market Summit, The Advanced State of Cannabis Economics  is in one week on September 14 at the One World Trade Center. This will be the first cannabis conference attended by TheStreet founder Jim Cramer. In another first, Cramer will be interviewing Brian Athaide, the new CEO of The Green Organic Dutchman (TGODF). The two will discuss cannabis company valuations, the future of cannabis beverages, international markets and much more.

In addition to that, Danny Moses of Moses Ventures will explain to KCSA’s Lewis Goldberg why he is long marijuana. Moses was the head trader at Frontpoint, which was made famous by the book and the movie The Big Short. If you didn’t see or read The Big Short, these traders identified the financial crisis ahead of everyone else and were able to capitalize on the signs they saw. What does Moses see in marijuana? Come and find out.

In addition to these two financial experts, there will be five panels doing deep dives into the cannabis industry. This is not the usual 50,000-foot level approach you get at most cannabis conferences. These are in-depth discussion accompanied by a 3-5 page white paper exclusively written for this event with new data.

The Economics of Cannabis Banking features cannabis processing company Hypur Inc. Tyler Beuerlein of Hypur knows all the ins and out of how cannabis companies are actually conducting business. If you can’t move money around, you’re business will be crippled. Hypur knows and will be joined by Andre Herrera of Hypur, Matt Karnes, founder of GreenWave Advisors, who has written extensively about cannabis banking and Tahira Rehmatullah of M-Tech Acquisitions.

The Economics of International Cannabis is going to be covered by Daniel Pearlstein of Canopy Rivers. This company is the venture arm of the wildly successful Canopy Growth (CGC). You will want to hear what Canopy Rivers sees as the best international investments. Joining Canopy is Sean McNulty of XIB Financial, Peter Miller of Slang Worldwide and Jonathan Rubin from Cannabis Benchmarks.

MedMen will be in town to discuss the Economics of the Cannabis Consumer. Chief Marketing Officer David Dancer will talk about what MedMen has learned about the cannabis consumer. He’ll be joined by data providers Jeff Stein from Consumer Research Around Cannabis and Bethany Gomez of Brightfield Group. This consumer is not who you think it is and the data proves it.

Of course, in this day and age, all companies must have an internet presence. Sean Dollinger, CEO of Namaste Technologies heads up a panel on the Economics of Cannabis E-Commerce. Namaste has been building an all-inclusive platform for cannabis consumers to learn, meet doctors and procure the right medicinal marijuana. Dollinger is joined by the best cannabis analyst on the street, Vivien Azer of Cowen & Co., Scott Boyes of MPX Bioceuticals and Peter Gigante from Eaze.

If you think you know how medical marijuana has affected adult-use marijuana, get ready because the data is going to deliver some surprises. I’ve been doing this awhile and even I was surprised. Jessica Billingsly and Jeanette Horton from MJ Freeway come rolling into the Summit with some eye-opening data. They are joined by Adam Orens of the Marijuana Policy Group and Emily Paxhia from Poseidon Asset Management.

Debra Borchardt

Debra Borchardt is the Co-Founder, and Executive Editor of GMR. She has covered the cannabis industry for several years at Forbes, Seeking Alpha and TheStreet. Prior to becoming a financial journalist, Debra was a Vice President at Bear Stearns where she held a Series 7 and Registered Investment Advisor license. Debra has a Master's degree in Business Journalism from New York University.

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