David Klein, CEO of Canopy Growth, and Nancy Whiteman, Co-Founder and CEO of Wana, will speak at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, Miami, April 20-21


DETROIT , March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Benzinga, a financial information and data company recently acquired in a$300 million valuation, announced that the CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth” or the “Company”) (TSX: WEED) (NASDAQ: CGC), David Klein, and the co-founder and CEO of Wana Brands, Nancy Whitemanwill deliver a keynote address at his nextBenzinga Conference on the Cannabis Capital, the largest and most successful cannabis investment and fundraising event in the world.

The conference will take place on April 20 and April 21, 2022, to FontainebleauMiami Beach hotel in Miami, Florida. David and Nancy will open the final day of the conference with a keynote that will discuss the strategies needed to win in the US THC market pre and post clearance.

“To realize the full potential of the U.S. THC market, cannabis companies must be strategic in their approach to entry and balance short- and long-term business needs,” noted David Klein, CEO, Canopy Growth. “At Canopy Growth, we are focused on continuing to build an unparalleled US ecosystem through strategic relationships with multistate carriers and premium consumer brands and I look forward to further describing our approach at course of the conference.

“The growth Wana has experienced over the past decade provides a compelling framework for profitably scaling a cannabis business and is a case study in the importance of innovation,” remarked Nancy WhitemanCo-Founder & CEO, Wana Brands. “Creating unique and engaging products is a priority at Wana. We also prioritize developing innovative approaches to market relationships that set us apart and contribute to our growth. As we move closer to federal legalization in United Statesthe insights gained through this approach remain relevant to other brands as they navigate the US cannabis market.”

Why participate

The upgraded version of the Benzinga Cannabis Capital conference, the biggest and best to date, will not only include traditional keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats, networking, company presentations and guest appearances. ‘investors and celebrities, but also more exhibition space and improved industry. networking opportunities.

From main new features of the Miami Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference are:

  • A show floor like you’ve never seen before, with larger stands and plenty of additional branding opportunities for your business.
  • A private VIP area for certain companies and investors.
  • An improved system for 1:1 meetings.
  • More networking opportunities and higher profile attendees than ever before.

“We’ve seen cannabis companies raise tens of millions of dollars at our events and this year’s meeting will be even bigger, with a record level of investment capital and blue-chip operators,” said the Chief Zinger. Jason Raznick. “We are particularly excited about the keynote address from David and Nancy as the leaders share their knowledge and experience with our attendees.”

A proven model

After 13 extremely successful editions in Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, new York and Miamithe Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is becoming more important than ever.

the April 20 and April 21th The Benzinga Cannabis Capital conference will, for the first time ever, include an exhibition floor to give more visibility to the brands that shape this space. Plus, attendees will enjoy private meeting spaces, comfortable seating, and premium dining options.

Click here to register for the full Benzinga Cannabis Capital conference experience in-person or virtual, with networking, one-on-one meetings, investor access, and more.

“Adding an exhibition floor is hugely exciting for us. We’ve been waiting for the right time to do this; now that we’ve had many years to curate the best of the best cannabis businesses, we’re confident that the offering will be like no other. This, in addition to the already impressive line-up of speakers and investment opportunities that Benzinga always brings to the table,” concluded patrick laneExecutive Vice President of Partnerships at Benzinga.

About the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference

The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, renowned for being the premier gathering of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in North Americareturns for another edition, replenished with an impressive list of speakers.

Discover the full range here.

About Benzinga

Benzinga is a fast-growing, dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that provides investors with unique, high-quality content.

About Benzinga Events

The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference Series is held throughout the year in cities across North America. Each event brings investors face-to-face with top cannabis companies to learn about advancements in the rapidly changing industry.

About Canopy Growth Corporation

Canopy growth (TSX: WEED, NASDAQ:CGC) is a world-leading diversified cannabis and cannabinoid consumer products company driven by a passion to improve lives, end prohibition and strengthen communities by unlocking the full potential of cannabis. Leveraging consumer insights and innovation, we offer varieties of products in high-quality dried flower, oil, capsule, infused, edible, and topical formats, as well as vaporizers from Canopy Growth and industry leader Storz & Bickel. Our global medical brand, Spectrum Therapeutics, sells a range of full-spectrum products using its color-coded classification system and is a market leader in both Canada and Germany. Through our award-winning Tweed and Tokyo Smoke banners, we reach our adult consumers and have built a loyal following by focusing on premium products and meaningful customer relationships. Canopy Growth has entered the health and wellness consumer space in key markets including Canada, United Statesand Europe with BioSteel sports nutrition and This Works skin and sleep solutions; and introduced additional federally authorized CBD products for United States through our First & Free and Martha Stewart CBD brands. Canopy Growth has partnered with Fortune 500 alcohol leader Constellation Brands. For more information, visit www.canopygrowth.com.

On Wana Brands

Wana Brands is the #1 edibles brand in North America. Wana leads the industry in quality, consistency and potency, offering a range of different options that allow customers to select the specific cannabis experience they want. Wana products offer a variety of product forms, a wide range of CBD/THC ratios, and a variety of different dosages, onset times, and durations of effects. Wana products are available in 12 American states and 9 Canadian provinces, among others soon online. For more information or to subscribe to Wana’s e-newsletter, visit www.wanabrands.com. Follow Wana on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Subscribe to Wana’s Enhance Your Life podcast.

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