Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo New York 2017 Event Recap

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo, CWCBE took place for the fourth year in New York City this past June at the Jacob Javits Center. This year, more than ever, the event made its jump on the Green Market place with speakers, seminars and panels over the three day Expo. The Keynote speakers being highlighted were Reverend Al Sharpton and the Former Governor of Minnesota, Jesse Ventura. Greenspoon Marder did wonderful educational seminars to support the eager attendees on the innovative ways to be part of the cannabis industry.

The Exhibitor booths were incredibly active and robust with some of the newest cutting-edge solutions to owners and managers of businesses in this fast-growing industry. These exhibitors seemed to have a wealth of opportunity and knowledge to share with those looking to enter the market as well as many potential partners and investors seeking collaborations. This year’s World Congress has had the most booth participants to date, with over 150 companies exhibiting on the attractive floor space.

On hand were companies supporting the latest technologies, solutions and resources for the cannabis industry that’s expanding on a global scale. The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions are held each year in New York and Los Angeles with the newest location for 2017 located in one of the fastest moving cannabis states, Massachusetts. The Los Angeles dates are set for Sept. 14th, 15th and 16th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The event for Boston will be held on October 4th, 5th and 6th at the Hynes Convention Center. Attendees should be people who are seeking to be a part of this industry as well as companies that are already in business and looking for other opportunities. For more information visit:

Keiko Beatie
Contributing Writer

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