Cannabis industry professionals from around the world will focus on the evolving market for legal marijuana when CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo 2019 comes ashore at Montego Bay on September 26 through 28. Billed as the premier business-to-business conference in Latin America and the Caribbean, CanEx Jamaica brings together professionals working in the industry to share knowledge and discuss advances in the industry.
“There are numerous opportunities for growth and investment in the cannabis industry and this conference will present business leaders, investors, cultivators, scientists, manufacturers, and other potential stakeholders with a platform to explore the global marketplace,” said CanEx Jamaica founder Douglas K. Gordon in a press release.
This year’s CanEx Jamaica will feature keynote addresses from the former president of Mexico Vicente Fox; Steve DeAngelo, the founder of Oakland’s Harborside cannabis dispensary; former Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton; and Cam Battley, the chief corporate officer for Aurora Cannabis.
DeAngelo, who founded one of California’s first medical marijuana dispensaries, said that cannabis and hemp agriculture can help address pressing environmental challenges including climate change.
“[Cannabis] is a tremendous raw material,” DeAngelo said. “We are learning new and amazing things all the time. The future is that [cannabis] is