Nation’s Largest Event for Black Cannabis Professionals Returns, Kicks Off in New Orleans from November 18-20


Here’s their press release Black CannaBusiness Magazine, the premier publisher of B2B content for African Ameicans doing business in the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the second annual Black CannaConference & Expo (“Black CannaCon”), the only B2B conference for Black professionals in cannabis. The event, which attracts the largest gathering of BIPOC cannabis professionals, takes place November 18 – 20, 2021 in New Orleans to focus on the Southern Gulf Coast as regional changes in cannabis legalization take hold. Black CannaCon is a first-of-its-kind networking, education and career-advancing conference specifically curated for BIPOC individuals in the cannabis space. The community-focused conference will feature keynote addresses and fast-paced workshops as well as rapid-fire “Blazing Stage” sessions presented on an open platform for quick, tangible takeaways. More than 40 influential speakers will take the stage for enlightening and educational discussions focused on the state of Black cannabis business, from social equity and Black politics to capital funding and cultivation. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with solution providers and go-to experts in cannabis. “Less than 4% of all cannabis businesses are Black-owned and the only way to address this staggering racial disparity is by educating and connecting not only the Black cannabis community but also our industry allies,” said Kristi Price, founder and CEO of KRMA Media, Inc, the parent company of Black CannaBusiness Magazine. “We founded Black CannaCon with the mission to create a space that empowers cannabis professionals to build a more representative and equitable cannabis industry. Following last year’s virtual event, we look forward to bringing our community together in-person during this crucial stage of growth in the industry. The statistics speak for themselves – Black CannaCon is needed now more than ever.” Black CannaCon will be hosted at the recently renovated, state-of-the-art Ernest M. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The first…

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