Keeping People Connected. MJBizDaily Launches Virtual Conference Series.

MJBizDaily Announces New Virtual Event Series, MJBizDaily Direct MJBizConNEXT Direct and Hemp Industry Daily Conference Direct Kick Off New Series June 29-July 1, 2020

Denver, CO. April 23, 2020—Marijuana Business Daily is launching a new virtual event series,

MJBizDaily Direct. Just named to INC’s 2020 Private Titans, highlighting “America’s 1,000 Largest and Most Inspiring Private Companies,” MJBizDaily is the premier source for connectivity, education and information in the cannabis industry.

The first events in this series will be MJBizConNEXT Direct and Hemp Industry Daily Conference Direct to take place June 29 – July 1, 2020 via an immersive interactive online platform that provides exhibitors, speakers and attendees the venue to communicate directly with each other via video, audio or chat options. MJBizDaily Direct will deliver the same high-caliber experience expected from the MJBizCon family of events. Registration opens in May.

“The cannabis industry and the world at large have changed significantly in a short period of time, but the need for executives, investors and entrepreneurs to make connections, discuss industry issues and learn from each other is greater than ever before. Our new MJBizDaily Direct series of virtual events will meet all these needs to bring buyers and sellers together in the age of social distancing,” said Chris Walsh, president and CEO of Marijuana Business Daily and Hemp Industry Daily.

“This is just one piece of our overall plan to serve the industry in a digital environment. The goal, as always, is to help cannabis businesses survive and thrive no matter the climate.” Attendees at MJBizConNEXT Direct and Hemp Industry Daily Conference Direct will have access to an interactive exhibit hall that enables them to talk with exhibitors via video and chat, live and on-demand content sessions, speaker office hours to interact with the thought leaders featured on stage, and networking lounges where professionals can discuss hot topics and pain points with other entrepreneurs and executives. Dia Simms, CEO of BRN Group, and former president of Combs Enterprises, will keynote.

MJBizConNEXT Direct is the only conference laser focused on what’s next in the cannabis industry. Exclusively designed to bring professionals together in a state-of-the-art online environment to learn, discuss, network and chart the future of the industry as it seeks to emerge stronger than ever from these uncertain times. Hemp Industry Daily Conference Direct occurs simultaneously providing a deep dive into the hemp and CBD industries. With strategies for tapping new markets, identifying trends, smart investments, and exploring cutting-edge cultivation and extraction techniques, it is the only business event dedicated to the future of the hemp industry.

“In creating a virtual platform, we are becoming more innovative in how we deliver conference content and business opportunities in the expo and networking experiences,” stated Jess Tyler, SVP of Events and Strategic Development at Marijuana Business Daily. “MJBizDaily Direct allows us to meet the cannabis community where they are, delivering all of the value of a live event direct to them.

“These new projects will continue to serve our readers, attendees and exhibitors now and in the future as supplemental value to our in-person events,” Tyler added. “As we move forward from this COVID-19 world, audiences will have new and different expectations of what they want from both in-person and digital experiences.”

MJBizDaily’s flagship event, MJBizCon, will take place December 2-4, 2020.

Note: MJBizConNEXT and the Hemp Industry Daily Conference were originally scheduled to take place in June in New Orleans.

Marijuana Business Daily

As the leading business news information resource for the medical marijuana and retail cannabis industry, Marijuana Business Daily’s editors and reporters bring retailers, professional cultivators, infused product makers, ancillary service providers and finance professionals the information and networking they need to flourish within the cannabis industry. In addition to the MJBizDaily newsletter, the company also publishes MJBizDaily International, Hemp Industry Daily, the monthly Marijuana Business Magazine, the annual Marijuana Business Factbook, and numerous industry reports throughout the year. Marijuana Business Daily also serves as producer and host of the world’s largest family of B2B tradeshows for the cannabis industry, including their flagship MJBizCon, MJBizConNEXT, Hemp Industry Daily Conference, and various cannabis symposiums worldwide. Recent recognition and awards include Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50, The Inc. 500, Inc’s 2020 Private Titans, and Folio Magazine’s Women in Media. Marijuana Business Daily is also a proud member of the Associated Press.

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