San Francisco | October 30, 2020

Chicago | November 3, 2020


What Does a Great Distribution Partner in Cannabis Look Like

Hannah Davis Tsumoto, Cannabis Marketing Consultant is set to discuss the ins and outs of a great distribution partner in the canna-world

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Cannabis legalization has surely opened up a lot of doors for brands to expand in the cannabis industry. However, there are still a strict set of rules about the distribution of cannabis, which can make it hard for brands to find their way into the growing cannabis market. The first step into having a successful cannabis distribution is to have a good distribution partner.

At the 2nd edition of the Cannabis Drinks Expo, Hannah Davis Tsumoto is set to take the stage and discuss all a good distribution partner in the cannabis industry.

In this new world of Cannabis, the distribution model is still developing. Great distributors need to understand the challenges of both the brands that they carry and the retailers that they sell to. From a service-oriented culture to a marketing strategy built on partnerships, distributors are built to connect this emerging supply chain, making it more turn-key and efficient for brands to effectively get their products into the hands of retailers. This talk will outline the current distribution model and various iterations in different states in the US.

Learn what to look for in a great distributor from both a brand and retailer perspective with case studies, success stories and “watch-outs” from brands, distributors and retailers.

About Hannah Davis Tsumoto

Hannah Davis Tsumoto is a Cannabis Marketing Consultant, who was formerly the Chief Marketing Officer at Mammoth Cannabis Distribution. Hannah brings 10 years of experience from working in craft beer to the cannabis industry. She consults her clients on marketing strategy, multi-state market entry, and strategic business practices. Her work with various brands and distributors in the cannabis industry includes product portfolio strategy, advertising, influencer and social media, public relations, consumer research, and retail marketing. Recently through her role as CMO at Mammoth Distribution, she worked with brand partners like Heavy Hitters, on product development and differentiation through positioning, packaging and marketing, and was responsible for identifying and cultivating new brand relationships and closing the gap between brands and retailers.

If you are interested in learning more about how to get your brand to market or how to best work with retailers, attend this session to understand the current distribution model and projections for the future of the cannabis industry supply chain.

Other speakers at the 2020 Cannabis Drinks Expo include

Speakers who will be delving into the ins and outs of the cannabis drinks industry throughout the day at CDE 2020 include:

  • Eric Becker, Director of Research & Analysis, MadisonJay Solutions

  • Shivawn Brady, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Justice Grown

  • Rachel Burkons, Co-Owner, Altered Plates

  • Michael Christophe, Co-Founder and CEO, mood33

  • Chris Cuvelier, CEO, Zola and Head of Beverage, Caliva

  • Christine De La Rosa, CEO & Co-Founder, The People’s Dispensary

  • Lauren Fraser, VP of Supply Chain, Flow Kana

  • Neal Levine, CEO, Cannabis Trade Federation

  • Michael Lewis, CEO, Sprig

  • Josh Lizotte, CEO & Co-Founder, Rebel Coast Winery

  • Dennis O’Malley, CEO, Caliva

  • Dr Alexey Peshkovsky, President & CSO, Industrial Sonomechanics

  • Eric Schnell, Co-Founder & President, mood33

  • Bill Silver, CEO, CannaCraft

  • Anna Symonds, Cannabis Educator & Advocate

  • Caroline Yeh, Director of Commercialization, Kiva Confections


About Cannabis Drinks Expo

Cannabis Drinks ExpoCannabis Drinks Expo is a must-attend event for those curiously eying the future of the burgeoning U.S. cannabis industry.

We also cover the key issues surrounding the likelihood and timescale for legalization to other countries, as well as the impact of legalized cannabis on the traditional alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks markets globally.

Who should Visit?

Cannabis Drinks Expo promises to be relevant for anyone involved in the development, production, distribution and retailing of cannabis and related products. It will also provide a vital networking opportunity for political analysts, medical experts and those involved in the development and implementation of legalized cannabis into new markets.

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Who should exhibit?

If you’re serious about the cannabis drinks category, we’re still keeping it as real as ever. At Cannabis Drinks Expo, our goal is to empower you with knowledge, network, and platform so you can grow and build your cannabis drinks business. CDE is where you will find cannabis brands and suppliers who are serious about building their business in this category exhibit.

Exhibit in preferred city

Potential exhibitors include (but not limited to): Medical marijuana producers, Cannabis growers, Cannabis producers/ product developers, Cannabis processors, Cannabis distributors/transporters, Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, Branded drinks companies, Drinks manufacturers/producers, Pharma companies, Equipments and service providers, CBD manufacturers, Marijuana-Infused products and edibles providers, Testing and laboratory services, Logistics and supply chain operators, Drinks distributors/wholesalers, Drinks importers, Lobbyists/ public affairs businesses, Political advisors, and more.

Important: The Cannabis Drinks Expo has been postponed to October 30, 2020, in San Francisco, and November 03, 2020, in Chicago, due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The decision was made to ensure the safety and health of those involved, including our team, visitors, and exhibitors.

Learn about new trends and key market forecasts at the 2020 Cannabis Drinks Expo. Get your visitor pass today.