Cannabis Europa: Leaders Summit – New York 7th November 2019

Cannabis Europa: Leaders Summit – New York 7th November 2019

As the European market opens up, Cannabis Europa is crossing the Atlantic to bring you the latest news, insights and intelligence from European innovators, policymakers and stakeholders.

As international leaders look to capitalise on the growing global market, Cannabis Europa is bringing the industry’s most influential operators and experts to the financial hub of the US for an exclusive leaders summit at the historic Metropolitan Club.

Join us to learn about the burgeoning European cannabis market as Europe’s industry leaders convene in New York, this November.

The Cannabis Europa New York: Leaders Summit will take place in New York City, the cultural, financial and commercial capital of the North American market. With its fast-paced rhythm, technology-focused view and politically-infused climate, it is the perfect place for our attendees to learn about the latest ventures in the cannabis world.

Speakers:

George Kruis

George Kruis

FOURFIVECBD & ENGLAND'S INTERNATIONAL RUGBY TEAM

George Kruis is a professional rugby player. He’s a British Lion, a seasoned international, and has made over 150 appearances for Saracens, winning 2 European titles and 3 Premiership trophies. Now, he’s founder of CBD company, fourfivecbd, and is spreading the word about the benefits of CBD for maintaining an active lifestyle.

Hannah Skingle

Hannah Skingle

DRAGONFLY

Hannah Skingle is Chief Operating Officer of European Cannabis licensing and regulation at one of Europe’s leading CBD companies, Dragonfly Biosciences. She’s an expert at the forefront of creating new policies and setting industry standards.

Michael Prytz

Michael Prytz

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF DENMARK

Investment Manager at Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michael Prytz helps Canadian and US businesses establish their presence in the Danish market. His knowledge of regulatory frameworks in a European/Danish context has been instrumental in attracting international medical cannabis companies to Denmark.

Valentina Milanova

Valentina Milanova

DAYE

Valentina is on a mission to raise the standards of women’s hygiene products, and she’s doing this through the world’s first cramp-fighting CBD tampon with the femcare R&D company she founded, Daye.

Melanie Goldsmith

Melanie Goldsmith

SMITH & SINCLAIR

Founder of one of the world’s most popular edible alcohol brands, Smith & Sinclair, Melanie Goldsmith has built an empire based on ‘eating your drink’. From alcoholic pastilles to spiked sherbet, she’s built a global company based on the principles of innovation and disruption.

Dr. Marcus Schmidt

Dr. Marcus Schmidt

Germany Trade and Invest

Dr Marcus Schmidt is Director of Chemicals and Healthcare at Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI). He is a strategic adviser to corporations seeking international expansion opportunities with focus on medical technology, new materials, and chemicals. Marcus plays a key role is helping North American cannabis companies who wish to supply the medical cannabis market establish a presence in Germany.

Nicholas Vita

Nicholas Vita

Columbia Care LLC

Nicholas Vita used his over 25 years of expertise serving in the investment, corporate leadership and strategic advisory services to co-found, become CEO and Vice Chairman of Columbia Care, Canada’s largest fully-integrated medical cannabis company.

Alexandra Chong

Alexandra Chong

Co-founder and Managing Partner

Alexandra is Founder and CEO of the first ever company to export the Jamaican medical cannabis flower internationally, Jacana. She’s one of the sector’s most pioneering business leaders and has forged a global company across Europe, North America and the Caribbean.