Agenda *Schedule Subject to Change*
301 W Lombard Street - Baltimore, MD 21201
10:15-11:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Maryland Medical Cannabis Law: Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, Legislative District 45, Baltimore City - Hear from the political force that helped make Maryland's medical cannabis law a reality, its mission for diversity and what it means for your business plan. Learn the program overview and the schedule for what's to come.
11:00- 11:30 Maryland - Dispensary Operations: Brian Caldwell Triple C Cannabis Club - Learn from a top industry professional about dispensary operations, standard operation procedures and how to build long-term trustworthy employees.
11:30-12:00 Effective Personnel Management in the Cannabis Sector: Boaz Young-El of UFCW Local 400 – Learn about effective employer/employee relations in the cannabis sector and how to create a sustainable enterprise through your workforce.
Dispensary Application Workshop Preview/Announcement
Break for Lunch (12:00-1:00)
1:30-2:00 Risk Management: Protecting Your Assets in the Cannabis Industry: Grant Baldwin of Fortune Management Group - The cannabis industry has a unique set of challenges. Learn about your options for protecting your cannabusiness and some of the major pitfalls to avoid.
2:00-2:30 Marketing and Branding Your Canna Business: Learn how to avoid mistakes that most dispensaries make when developing their brand. Understand marketing in this unique space as well as how to successfully go to market.
Mini Break (2:30-3:00)
3:00- 5:00 Dispensary Application Workshop and Q&A Session: Dive into the dispensary application with an application expert. Get a firm grasp on what regulators will be looking for within your application. Obtain a copy of the Maryland Dispensary Application and supporting materials.