DETROIT , March
16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Benzinga, a
financial news and data company recently acquired at 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
Cofounder & CEO of Wana
Brands, Nancy Whiteman,
will be delivering a keynote at its upcomingBenzinga Cannabis
Capital Conference, the world's biggest and most
successful cannabis investing and finance event.
The conference will take place on April 20 and April 21,
2022, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel, in
Miami, Florida. David
and Nancy will open the final day of the conference with a
keynote address that will discuss the strategies necessary to win
in the U.S. THC market pre- and post-permissibility.
"To realize the full potential of the U.S. THC market, cannabis
companies must be strategic in their approach to entry and balance
both short- and long-term business needs," noted David Klein, CEO, Canopy Growth. "At Canopy
Growth, we're focused on continuing to build an unparalleled U.S.
ecosystem through strategic relationships with both multi-state
operators and best-in-class consumer brands and I look forward to
outlining our approach further during the conference."
"The growth Wana has experienced over the past decade provides a
compelling framework for profitably scaling a cannabis company and
is a case study in the importance of innovation," remarked
Nancy Whiteman, Cofounder & CEO,
Wana Brands. "Creating unique and
interesting products is a priority at Wana. We also prioritize the
development of innovative approaches to market relationships that
have set us apart and helped drive our growth. As we move closer to
federal legalization in the United
States, the insights gained from this approach remain
relevant for other brands as they navigate the U.S. cannabis
The upgraded version of the Benzinga Cannabis Capital
Conference, the biggest and best yet, will not only feature the
traditional keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats,
networking, company presentations, and investor and celebrity
appearances, but also a larger exhibit floor and enhanced industry
Among the top new features of the Miami Benzinga Cannabis
Capital Conference are:
- An expo floor like you've never seen before, with bigger booths
and a lot of additional branding opportunities for your
- A private, VIP area for select companies and investors.
- An upgraded system for 1:1 meetings.
- More networking opportunities and higher profile attendees than
"We've seen cannabis businesses raise tens of millions of
dollars at our events and this year's meeting will be even larger,
with a record level of investment capital and top-notch operators,"
said Chief Zinger Jason
Raznick. "We're particularly excited about David and
Nancy's keynote, as the executives share their wealth of knowledge
and experience with our attendees."
A Proven Model
After 13 extremely successful editions in Toronto, Chicago, Detroit, New
York and Miami, the
Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is going bigger than ever.
The April 20 and April 21 Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference
will include, for the first time ever, an expo floor to give more
visibility to the brands that are shaping this space. In addition,
attendees will enjoy private meeting areas, comfortable seating and
premium food options.
Click here to register for the full In
Person or Virtual Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference experience,
featuring networking, one-on-one meetings, access to investors, and
"Adding and expo floor is extremely exciting for us. We
were waiting for the right time to do this; now that we've had many
years to curate the best of the best companies in the cannabis
space, we feel confident that the offering will be like no other.
This, on top of the already impressive speaker lineup and
investment opportunities Benzinga always brings to the table,"
concluded Patrick Lane, Executive
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 America, returns for another
edition, recharged with an impressive list of speakers.
Check out the full lineuphere.
Benzinga is a fast-growing, dynamic and innovative financial
media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique
About Benzinga Events
The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference series is held
throughout the year in North American cities. Each event brings
investors face-to-face with top cannabis companies to hear about
advancements in the rapidly evolving sector.
About Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED,NASDAQ:CGC) is a world-leading
diversified cannabis and cannabinoid-based consumer product
company, driven by a passion to improve lives, end prohibition, and
strengthen communities by unleashing the full potential of
cannabis. Leveraging consumer insights and innovation, we offer
product varieties in high quality dried flower, oil, softgel
capsule, infused beverage, edible, and topical formats, as well as
vaporizer devices by Canopy Growth and industry-leader Storz &
Bickel. Our global medical brand, Spectrum Therapeutics, sells a
range of full-spectrum products using its colour-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-use consumers and have
built a loyal following by focusing on top quality products and
meaningful customer relationships. Canopy Growth has entered into
the health and wellness consumer space in key markets including
Canada, the United States, and Europe through BioSteel sports nutrition, and
This Works skin and sleep solutions; and has introduced additional
federally-permissible CBD products to the
United States through our First & Free and Martha
Stewart CBD brands. Canopy Growth has an established partnership
with Fortune 500 alcohol leader Constellation Brands. For more
information visit www.canopygrowth.com.
About Wana Brands
Wana Brands is the No. 1 edibles
brand in North America. Wana leads
the industry in quality, consistency and potency, providing a range
of different options that enable customers to select the specific
cannabis experience they want. Wana products offer diverse product
forms, a wide range of CBD/THC ratios, as well as a variety of
different dosages, onset times and duration of effects. Wana
products are available in 12 US states and 9 Canadian provinces,
among others imminently coming 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.