The Cannabis Society Business Conference NYC (Invite Only)

The Cannabis Society is dedicated to fostering the cannabis community through events, conferences, dinners, & many more. Join us together with Industry experts, entrepreneurs, investors and service providers for Cannabis Business Conference on February 19th in New York City. Tentative Schedule (subject to change) 5:00 PM: Registration and Deal Making5:25 PM: Opening Remarks by The Cannabis Society5:30 PM: Keynote 5:50 PM: Keynote by Zuber Law6:10 PM: Keynote by WVC Holdings 6:30 PM: Keynote6:50 PM: Private Investments in Cannabis Panel7:15 PM: WVC Holdings CBD & Hemp Panel 7:45 PM: Public Investments in Cannabis Panel8:10 PML Product Innovation Panel8:30 PM: Deal Making9:00 PM: Conference Conclusion Confirmed Guest Speakers: Tom Zuber, Managing Partner of Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP. Tom Zuber has advised some of the most iconic companies in the world on their patent and trademark portfolios. He is at the cutting edge of cannabis patent and trademark law. Tom holds a law degree from Columbia Law School, a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard Government School, and a biomedical engineering degree from Rutgers University, where he graduated with highest honors. Eugene Morgulis, Director of Legal & Strategic Initiatives, National Association of Cannabis Businesses  As the NACB’s LA-based executive and Director of Legal & Strategic Initiatives, Eugene Morgulis oversees the creation of the organization’s National Standards and heads up its Symposium program. Eugene's legal career began at the international law firm Ropes & Gray in Boston, MA. His practice included Regulatory, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy law. In 2013, he was awarded the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice Recognition Award for his work on NAACP v. Galvin, which expanded access to voter registration for low-income Massachusetts citizens. More information about the NACB can be found at Matt Wolf, CEO, WVC Holdings, Inc. & CEO, Contract Pharmacal Corp (CPC) Matt is the CEO of Contract Pharmacal Corp. (“CPC”), a contract development and manufacturing organization focused on OTC and Rx drug products as well as nutraceuticals. Matt has been with CPC for over 20 years, and has grown the business from $15 million in 1997 to $180 million in 2018. CPC's manufacturing operations span more than 625,000 square feet across several facilities with the capacity to produce more than 17 billion capsules, tablets and other solid dose formats annually, with the ability to fill more than 120 million bottles per year. CPC maintains strong relationships with hundreds of customers globally and has commercialized more than five thousand products worldwide. Matt has been instrumental in establishing a company mission and culture that is focused on quality, efficiency, and service. In early 2016, Matt recognized the opportunity within the cannabis industry and moved to Colorado to get involved. Since then, Matt has assembled a team with deep investment, operating, marketing and scientific expertise to form WVC Holdings, Inc. ("WVCH"). WVCH is now building a synergistic portfolio of distinct businesses to capitalize on the opportunities presented in the industry. WVCH's current investments include: Uleva, a hemp supplement targeted at the mass market; Ascent Naturals, a botanical extraction operation including hemp; Cultivarian, a line of THC products for legal states; and Kindred Wolf, a full service marketing agency serving the industry. WVCH strives to capitalize on the team’s decades of experience to positively affect an energized industry and deliver products that will make a difference in peoples’ lives. Marty Ford, President of Ascent Naturals With degrees in engineering and business administration, Marty Ford’s career as an operations leader has been spent turning underperforming companies into peak performers. His experience has been focused in the medical device and nutraceutical manufacturing industries with an added stint as VP of Operations at the largest manufacturer and wholesaler of high-end kayaks in the world. Paul Hennessy, Sr. VP, Biz Development WVC Holdings, Inc. With a legacy of experience gained while working for many world renown healthcare brands, Paul helps lead the strategic direction and business integration of CPC and our many partners. A well-rounded professional, when he isn’t negotiating a deal, Paul can be found lending his engineering background to our packaging team. Sam Potter, President WVC Holdings, Inc. Sam Potter is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business with 11+ years in investment banking, principal investing and working with early-stage companies. He has also served as VP of Finance for a Colorado-based start-up company. Nick Kingsbury, Regulatory Compliance Director WVC Holdings, Inc. Nick is a licensed New York attorney specializing in regulatory and compliance. He provides an extra layer of security for ensuring our clients’ messaging stays on point and above board. Rich Roginsky, Executive Producer WVC Holdings, Inc. Rich has shot on 6 of 7 continents, but is still holding out for Antarctica. From corporate giants, to pharmaceutical brands involved with some of the rarest diseases, his production skill is matched only by his contagious personality that clients, crew, talent, and patients adore. More speakers to be announced in the upcoming weeks! Gold Sponsors Community Partner

Event Details

10:00 PM on February 19, 2019

02:00 AM on February 20, 2019


One Penn Plaza
Suite 4430
New York City, NY