Sep 26, 2023
Canna Connect October 2023 Events
Get ready for a month of Canna Connect like you've never seen before! We're hosting five incredible events across Minnesota, bringing together cannabis enthusiasts and industry leaders to educate and connect. Continue reading this blog to learn more about who should attend and what you can look forward to. Don't miss out on the excitement!
Canna Connect Home Grow Class
Exciting new events are happening in October! Join us for a grow at home class on October 9th, in collaboration with the Minnesota Cannabis College. Learn all about growing your own plants now that home grow is legal in Minnesota.
Get expert advice from Eco Garden Supply and Canna Joy MN for all your grow equipment and seed genetics needs. And don't miss the product demonstrations from our latest sponsor, Storz & Bickel, featuring their amazing Mighty, Plenty, and Volcano products.
Canna Connect Community Service Event
But that's not all! On October 15th, we're teaming up with Ms. Jane Accounting and Crooked Beverage for a community service event at The Wilderness in Uptown Minneapolis. Join us as we continue our mission of cleaning up the community and making a difference.
To RSVP for the community service event, simply sign up on Eventbrite. Drop by between 12-1 pm to get paired up with a partner and receive your assignment for cleaning up Uptown MPLS. Plus, don't forget about the prizes and the chance to connect with the community.
Canna Connect 03 Pre-Party | Natreum Happy Hour
Join us for the ultimate cannabis pre-party! Get ready to network, learn, connect, grow and have a blast before the Canna Connect Conference & Expo on October 29th. Thanks to Natreum Hemp Wellness for sponsoring the venue. This happy hour style event promises a unique experience that you can only find at Canna Connect!
Plus, don't miss the chance to get a stunning professional headshot by Angela Divine of the Divine Group. Treat yourself to delicious canna-bev drinks and mingle in the lively atmosphere of The Wilderness. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to kick off the conference in style!
Canna Connect 03 Conference & Expo
Here’s what we’re expecting for Canna Connect 03.
Get ready for a one-of-a-kind experience at Canna Connect 03, brought to you by our lead sponsor, Minny Grown. The Minny Grown crew is taking over The Wilderness speakeasy and transforming it into a Northwoods wonderland that can only be found in Minnesota.
And the best part? Minny Grown is generously giving every attendee a free beverage! Don't miss out on this incredible event, Minny Grown is ready to deliver our biggest activation yet inside The Wilderness.
Canna Connect 03 Panel Lineup for October 29th, 2023
Elevating the Minnesota cannabis industry through cutting-edge panels and valuable conversations. We are committed to delivering top-tier cannabis events in Minnesota, setting a higher standard for excellence. Our curated panels aim to provide unmatched value and raise the bar for our audience.
2:30 PM Panel - Why is Cannabis (research) Such a Big Deal? Brought to you by Raiden Labs
Join us for an exciting panel discussion on the significance of cannabis research featuring three top scientists from the University of Minnesota. Led by Matthew Robidou, founder of Raiden Labs, this event promises to shed light on the cutting-edge advancements in this field.
Our panelists include:
Dr. George Weiblen, sharing his expertise on cannabis research
Dr. Tom Michaels, exploring the potential of industrial hemp for agriculture and fiber production
Dr. Clemon Dabney, bridging the gap between research and entrepreneurship
During the discussion, we will delve into the reasons why cannabis research is a game-changer and uncover the opportunities it presents for future innovation. Our panelists are particularly focused on the exciting prospects of industrial hemp research.
This event aims to showcase the incredible achievements of these esteemed academics and paint a picture of the endless possibilities that lie ahead in cannabis research.
Don't miss this captivating panel at 2:30 pm moderated by Matt Robidou, an accomplished upperclassman studying sustainable and controlled environment agriculture at the University of Minnesota.
3:30 PM Panel - How Can I get Involved In This Growing Industry? Brought to you by Sure Lock Pack
Join our panel discussion at 3:30 pm to explore the booming cannabis industry in Minnesota. Led by Rachel Kane, an experienced cannabis business owner and packaging expert, this all-female panel will provide valuable insights into this rapidly growing field.
While sales and marketing positions are well-known opportunities in the retail side of the industry, there are also exciting prospects in packaging and office roles. This dynamic panel will shine a light on the various opportunities available to both women and men looking to enter the cannabis industry.
With the industry experiencing significant growth in Minnesota, you no longer have to start your own company to be part of it. Learn about the positions available from established businesses during our insightful panel discussion.
Our esteemed panelists include Shannon Klick, Vice President of Sales at Global Cannabis, Leili Fatehi, an expert in government relations at Apparatus GBC and Blunt Strategies, and Veronika Alfaro, CEO of Mi Sota Essence and a respected leader in cannabis lifestyle education.
Don't miss out on this informative and empowering session! Register now to secure your spot.
4:30 PM Panel - The Current State of Minnesota Cannabis by North Star Law Group
Join us for our highly anticipated 4:30 PM panel on the current state of Minnesota cannabis, presented by North Star Law Group. Led by Tanner Berris, Chair of Minnesota Cannabis College, this panel brings together industry experts who will provide valuable insights.
Hear from Ryan Winkler, co-founder of Crooked Beverage, Jen Randolph Reise, Head of Business and Cannabis Law at North Star Law Group, and Stephen Eigenmann, Creator of Canna Connect. They will tackle important questions such as:
Where does the Minnesota cannabis industry currently stand?
What lessons have we learned along the way?
What do we want to discover next?
What aspects of our progress merit acknowledgment?
What key issues should be addressed in the upcoming legislative session?
Don't miss this engaging and informative discussion. Get ready to delve into the pressing matters surrounding Minnesota cannabis.