How the Legalization of Cannabis is Driving Innovation in Advanced Engineering, Rapid Construction and Facility Automation in Canada

The Imminent legislature to nationally legalize the use of cannabis across Canada has resulted in a technological and economic boom across the country. Developing cannabis facilities is now required at a faster rate and lower cost all while striving for the highest quality possible. Owners and investors are actively looking for facilities to be developed within a fraction of the time and at lower costs, benchmarks that were once limited using traditional construction methods. Ehvert is paving the way to modernize and revolutionize the engineering and construction sector with innovation in automated construction, virtual and augmented reality and building automation. This session discusses the various advanced engineering and construction technologies that are being used, how [...]

By | 2018-06-06T13:27:00+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Comments Off on How the Legalization of Cannabis is Driving Innovation in Advanced Engineering, Rapid Construction and Facility Automation in Canada

Clear Insight and Bright Ideas – Big Data for Medical and Recreational Cannabis Markets

(Panel Discussion) Big data and cloud computing are changing the way businesses and healthcare run around the globe. But one area you might not expect it to be making waves is in the medical and recreational cannabis industry. Cannabis provides a unique challenge for patients, health care providers, researchers and consumer packaged goods because there are so may different types of cannabis (different strains, potencies, ingestion methods and dosing), that it is difficult to scientifically track the individual benefits that are associated with each plant. In the medical world, this is extremely important as dosages and medicines are typically prescribed based on the type of ailment and clinically studied outcomes. From a recreational perspective, its [...]

By | 2018-05-29T10:09:26+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Clear Insight and Bright Ideas – Big Data for Medical and Recreational Cannabis Markets

Toke-nology: What’s New In Tech & Innovation

(Panel Discussion) From newly developed high-yield LED lighting, to “terpene isolation” technology borrowed from perfume labs to perfect the flavouring, to solvent-extraction breakthroughs that are revolutionizing the science of cannabis concentrate, inventors and innovators are turning their full attention to bringing marijuana to market with the newest techniques. Learn what science can yield for you in this session.

By | 2018-05-23T11:38:31+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Toke-nology: What’s New In Tech & Innovation

The Herb is the Word: National Branding & Marketing

(Panel Discussion) When the green light flashes, it’ll be the entrepreneurs with the most noticeable brand who’ll take the lead in the marketplace. And there is already an elite group of industry strategists who’ve created effective marketing and branding strategies that are already getting results. In this valuable session, they’ll give a step-by-step run-though of key approaches necessary to grab consumer attention – including logo and differentiation, website design, packaging and sales collateral. It’s a session with a literal wealth of information.

By | 2018-06-04T17:26:04+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on The Herb is the Word: National Branding & Marketing

Microdosing for the Medical Market: Why, Who and How?

(Presentation) Medical marijuana companies are increasingly realizing the value of microdosing, which offers patients more control over their medicine and can help them decrease unwanted side effects. It can also help infused products companies and dispensaries attract new customers and increase patient loyalty – which in turn can help boost the bottom line. In this session, a physician who also consults for infused product makers will provide an in-depth look at microdosing and offer insight on how businesses can capitalize on this trend.

By | 2018-05-23T11:41:27+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Microdosing for the Medical Market: Why, Who and How?

Increasing Sales in the Medical Market: Tools and Tips on Increasing Sales Without Upselling to Patients

(Presentation) Owners, operators and employees face a challenge in the medical market. Running a retail store while catering to a patient is controversial by itself. Up-Selling to patients is distasteful and unethical, how can a medical dispensary maximize profit while keeping its integrity and welfare of the patient in mind? It starts with training and educating your patient-facing team to ask questions, listen, assess and present in a caring thoughtful way, this will lead to achieving combined goals - increase sales, customer loyalty and healthier patients. Running a dispensary focused a long term goal for the business and the patient will create long term value to both. We’ll go over tips and techniques focusing on [...]

By | 2018-05-23T11:41:43+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Increasing Sales in the Medical Market: Tools and Tips on Increasing Sales Without Upselling to Patients

Licensed Cannabis Production and Dispensaries: The Impact of Real Estate/Leasing and Zoning By-Laws on Your Business Plan

(Presentation) Legal recreational cannabis sales for sellers and users alike has seemed like an unattainable dream for decades. A dream which is becoming a very real and lucrative reality in Canada. Cannabis stock values are surging, licensed producers (LPs) are reaping huge gains and it appears that now everyone wants stake in this new and thriving sector, despite the legalities to enter the sector being dense and involving federal, provincial and municipal regulations. So what needs to be done in order to move forward with an existing business or to plan for a new cannabis-related business?   Join our panel of experts as they unravel the red tape, including municipal zoning and land use by-laws, [...]

By | 2018-06-06T14:55:30+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Licensed Cannabis Production and Dispensaries: The Impact of Real Estate/Leasing and Zoning By-Laws on Your Business Plan