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Quantum 9 Sponsors Midwest CannaBusiness Symposium

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Midwest CannaBusiness Symposium & Networking Reception

August 24, 2013 – Chicago, IL

Register today for the first comprehensive marijuana business symposium ever conducted in the Midwest!

This day-long educational program will be a unique opportunity to glean information from cannabusiness professionals and experts in the fields of regulatory models, operations, and ancillary businesses. The symposium includes lunch and an evening networking reception.

NCIA member businesses can register up to two attendees online in advance for $200; nonmembers can register with a per-ticket donation of $350 online in advance. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door for a $375 donation. All ticket and sponsorship proceeds support the work of the National Cannabis Industry Association, the only national organization advocating on behalf of cannabis businesses at the federal level.

Midwest CannaBusiness Symposium
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Embassy Suites Chicago – Downtown
600 N State St, Chicago, IL
Symposium: 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Doors at 10:00 a.m.)
Reception: 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.


10:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
Aaron Smith, National Cannabis Industry Association
10:45 a.m. Panel and Q&A: Dispensary, Cultivation, and Infused Product Operations
Luke Ramirez, Cannabusiness School & Consulting (moderator)
Jay Czarkowski, Canna Advisors
Ralph Morgan, OrganaLabs
Christie Lunsford, Dixie Elixirs
Mark Passerini, Om of Medicine
12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Panel and Q&A: Support & Services for the Emerging Cannabis Industry
Kayvan Khalatbari, Denver Relief Consulting (moderator)
Jessica Billingsley, MJ Freeway
Chris Bochenski, Quantum 9
Jim Marty, Jim Marty & Associates
Patrick McManamon, Cannassure Insurance Services
Genifer Murray, CannLabs
2:15 p.m. Networking Break
2:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation
Steve DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center and The ArcView Group
3:30 p.m. Panel and Q&A: State Policy and Government Relations
Gabriel Plotkin (moderator)
Representative Lou Lang, Illinois State Legislature
Hilary Bricken, Canna Law Group
Khurshid Khoja, Greenbridge Corporate Counsel
Chris Lindsey, Marijuana Policy Project
5:00 p.m. Evening Networking Reception sponsored by Cannabusiness School and Consulting

About Quantum 9 

Quantum 9 helps you run your entire medical marijuana business though our network of Medical Marijuana Consultants and revolutionary technology. The Quantum 9 application is a medical marijuana POS, Supply Chain Management, Customer Management System, Inventory Tracking and a Cultivation Aid. For Medical Marijuana Consulting please click here.

About National Cannabis Industry Association



The National Cannabis Industry Association's membership is comprised of the leading businesses and organizations in America's emerging cannabis industry. As the only national trade association for cannabis professionals, NCIA works to defend and advance the industry on the national stage. The mission of the National Cannabis Industry Association is to promote the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry and to work for a favorable social, economic and legal environment for that industry in the United States.


About Quantum9

Quantum 9, Inc. is a Chicago, IL-based cannabis consulting firm. We specialize in getting high net worth individuals and private equity cannabis business licenses to cultivate, manufacture and dispense marijuana. We have over 50 marijuana consultants that work for the company, and we have practiced in 12 countries. Our areas of expertise include permit acquisition, team building, employee training planning, and process planning. We help clients fully maximize the potential of any cannabis cultivation, processing, and dispensary business.

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