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High-Velocity Impact at the Cannabis Drinks Expo - San Francisco, CA

Cannabis-infused Beverages: A Flood of Consumer Interest

07/10/2021

The cannabis entrepreneur who attends the Cannabis Drinks Expo Conference will be offered invaluable information on everything from the planning stages of crafting a cannabis-infused drink label to formulation, regulations, branding, marketing, and the distribution of a cannabis drink product. We have remarkable experts in their field to demonstrate and explain the whole process. No stone will be left unturned. 

Cannabis-infused drinks are not just the 'newest cannabis craze'. Studies show that in the US, consumers are steadily moving away from alcoholic choices. The population is becoming more health-conscious and looking for alternative beverage options. This is what attracts a whole new emerging segment of consumers to cannabis-infused beverages.

The Cannabis Drinks Expo will attract people from all over the United States. They will be heading in droves to San Francisco, CA on November 11, 2021. Coming to educate themselves about this exhilarating component of the cannabis industry. They will see firsthand what it takes to create a cannabis-infused beverage brand.

Networking possibilities are endless. Browse the expansive expo booths, and connect with companies that are on the cutting-edge of the cannabis industry. Connections and partnerships are key in this initiative.

The panel of experts will be presenting interesting and vital information that will demystify the whole process of cannabis-infused beverages. There will be a full day of presentations that includes some of the top names in the cannabis industry.

The morning session will consist of discussions from Rick Gillis, President of Tinley Beverage Co., Joy Hudson Founder of Nimble Distributions, and Ave Miller, Chief GSO at Fly Beverage Co. They will give insight into working with distributors and how to scale with contract manufacturing. Topics will also include product quality, food safety, and compliance.

This session also encompasses a discussion from Dr Alexey Peshkosky, President and CSO for Industrial Sonomechanics, LLC. This conversation will include presentations on how to formulate and manufacture water-soluble CBD and THC. He will show how they are infused, and relegated to different products.

Dr. Alexey Peshkosky at 2019 Cannabis Drinks Expo Conference

In Frame: Dr. Alexey Peshkosky at 2019 Cannabis Drinks Expo Conference

As this incredibly exciting morning session continues, Tracey Mason, Co-founder & CEO at House of Saka, Inc., and Jocelyn Sheltraw, Cannabis Consciousness at Headset will bring you everything you need to determine current trends, future predictions, and answer the question of why cannabis-infused drinks are inevitable to steal market share from alcohol.

The cannabis-infused beverage industry has some unique challenges and Judy Yee, CEO, and co-founder, K-Zen has the answers to share with you. Jamie Evans, CEO, Entrepreneur, Author, The Herb Somm will wow you with secrets of crafting cannabis-infused drinks at home.

Mingle and make connections on the trade show floor between sessions. Pick the brains of our exhibitors, and see what creative minds have innovated for the cannabis-infused beverage market. Enjoy. Let your imagination flow.

Then head back into the afternoon sessions with all the questions you might have. Be prepared to be amazed at the information to come your way from our esteemed speakers. Afternoon sessions will dig into many pertinent topics of interest.

Aaron Silverstein, CBA President and VP of Production & BD of House of Saka along with an esteemed panel will talk about the need to advocate for change. Aaron will explain what is currently happening in CA and how to make your voice heard. This will be of interest to entrepreneurs from other states, looking to bring the significance of cannabis-infused drinks to other geographical locations.

Bradley Mora of Spacestation will be giving insights into how to start your cannabis beverage brand. Following Brad, will be a lively dialogue with Christine De La Rosa, CEO & Co-founder of The Peoples Ecosystem. Christine will aid in figuring out what the untapped markets are, and how to strike where they are vulnerable.

We will also be shaking up the room with a Cannabis Alchemist who is an expert in Mixology. Author, chef and barman, Warren Bobrow of 6x, will show how to build an extraordinary cannabis beverage that tastes like a cannabis adult beverage and not an extremely sweet candy.

To effectively tell a compelling story that ethically portrays your brand to the world, Anna Symonds, Cannabis Educator and Advocate, will explain what it means to a brand with the goal of optimal consumer experience in mind. 

A still from the 2019 Cannabis Drinks Expo Conference

A still from the 2019 Cannabis Drinks Expo Conference

Michael Cooper, managing member, MadisonJay Solutions will traverse the regulatory compliance questions for cannabis beverages. Then take that knowledge and hear from Josh Lizotte, CEO and Founder of Rebel Coast on effective ways to market your cannabis drink brand from dispensary to the internet.

Cannabis-infused drinks are sweeping the country. Large quantities of consumers are looking to cast the alcohol away, with the hangovers and beer bellies to follow suit. The wiser and healthier alternative, cannabis-infused beverages, is establishing itself as a formidable choice.

Attendees will leave with a well-rounded understanding of what is involved in starting a cannabis-infused drink brand. They will have insight into formulating water-soluble cannabinoid emulsions and turning them into fabulous cannabis beverages. The expo will prepare entrepreneurs to tell their own brand stories and market to consumers that want their cannabis-infused beverages.

Whether you have a budding curiosity about cannabis, you are a cannabis connoisseur or have an interest in a shift to cannabis-infused beverages from wine and alcohol, this expo and conference is a must-attend event.