The Third Annual Cannabis Business Summit and Expo is coming to Oakland next week. The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is hosting the event at the Oakland Marriott City Center on Monday June 20th through Wednesday June 22nd.

You can use the code “Reports15” for 15% off of event tickets.


This NCIA event is one of the most industry-centric conferences for cannabis business owners. Over 3,000 operators are expected to attend, including growers, retailers, product manufacturers, and ancillary businesses.

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NCIA has also organized over 150 expert speakers, including scheduled keynotes to be delivered by California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and cannabis icon Steve DeAngelo, founder of Harborside Health Center.

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Part of the incredible success of these NCIA summits is the organization of cannabis topics to be discussed over the three-day event. The six educational tracks to be discussed next week are:

  • Money, law and your business
  • Running your CannaBusiness
  • Emerging topics in the cannabis industry
  • Cultivation and processing
  • Policy and reform
  • Medical applications of cannabis

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Come Meet the Cannabis Reports Team at Booth 97

Cannabis Reports is incredibly excited to participate with the other wonderful cannabis companies that will be displaying their brands on the expo floor. Our team hopes to answer any questions about the ways Cannabis Reports can dramatically help cannabis businesses push their brand to new heights.


You can find our founder and CEO David Drake, along with other members of the team, at Booth #97 throughout the exhibition sessions.


NCIA Exhibit Times:

  • Monday (June 20th): 5pm to 8pm
  • Tuesday (June 21st): 8am-7pm
  • Wednesday (June 22nd): 9am-3pm

Come stop by our booth to explore how cannabis genetics, intelligent tracking systems, and market data can be combined to elevate the technological accomplishments for any cannabis company. Besides valuable information, the Cannabis Reports team will also be distributing freebies like stickers, lighters, and educational booklets with industry data.

David Drake Joins CannaBrand for the Marketing Panel

David Drake, founder and CEO of Cannabis Reports, will join Matt Bell, Devon Richardson and Megan Carr of Cannabrand for the panel titled: “Innovative Marketing Solutions as Cannabis Goes Mainstream.”


Cannabrand is a Denver-based marketing agency that helps cannabis companies with their complete brand strategy. The panel will take place on Monday June 20th, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Junior Ballroom 1 on Level 2.

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Drake intends to compliment the marketing expertise offered by Cannabrand with technological advice for brands that want to distinguish themselves from the industry norm, which is typically behind other consumable industries.

NCIA Oakland Event Details

Cannabis Reports will be one among many wonderful exhibitors. The NCIA Business Summit and Expo is a fantastic opportunity for like-minded companies to connect with one another and discuss opportunities for “cross-platform pollination.”


In fact, that term was coined by Uwe Blesching, PhD and author of The Cannabis Health Index, a comprehensive analysis of clinical cannabis research. Blesching has been instrumental in helping Cannabis Reports expand our dataset of clinical studies, with over 620 different studies and their relation to over 130 different conditions, symptoms, and diseases.

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Uwe Blesching will be attending the event and signing copies of his book on June 22nd from 9:30am to 9:45 am at Booth #200, the NCIA Bookstore booth.

Come Say Hello to the Cannabis Reports Team

Come Say Hello to the Cannabis Reports Team

David Drake and the Cannabrand team will be an enlightening panel, although attendees should also strive to hear from other cannabis experts on topics like data, conservancy, intellectual property, and investor relations.


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