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Cannabis Drinks Industry To Gather In San Francisco

Industry leaders will discuss opportunities for growth and share insights on market trends at July 2019 event.

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Cannabis drinks industry leaders are planning to meet in San Francisco, California in July 2019 at the first-ever Cannabis Drinks Expo. The event, which is being organized by Beverage Trade Network, will mark the first global gathering of the cannabis drinks industry and is expected to draw some of the biggest names from within the industry.

With the cannabis drinks industry currently segmented along a state-by-state basis, the Cannabis Drinks Expo will be an attempt to widen the perspective of market participants on the national dimensions of the industry. Regulatory and legal changes at the state level are now showing the potential to be expanded to a truly national level, and that has raised the interest level of all participants within the global drinks industry.

Since the event is being hosted in San Francisco, one focal point of the expo will be the emerging relationship between the state’s wine industry and the state’s newly legalized recreational cannabis industry. While many winemakers and grape growers initially viewed the rise of the cannabis industry as a threat, the competitive dynamics have recently shifted. Now, winemakers appear ready to seize new opportunities for collaboration.

The expo in San Francisco will feature wine and cannabis industry experts, distributors and retailers, as well as political and legal analysts, medical researchers, and marketing & branding experts. They will discuss topics such as the current regulatory and policy landscape for cannabis drinks, licensing requirements, and market opportunities within the hospitality and tourism sectors.

In addition to a trade show floor showcasing the latest products and services, the expo will feature a one-day business conference. Speakers from the cannabis drinks industry will discuss a range of important topics, including:

What innovations are coming to market soon in the cannabis drinks industry

- Insights and observations about the current legal and regulatory environment

- New business models for the cannabis drinks industry

- New routes to market and distribution channels for the cannabis drinks industry

“Choosing San Francisco as the host city for the venue just made a lot of sense,” says Sid Patel, CEO and founder of Beverage Trade Network. “We’ve hosted events in San Francisco previously for the global wine and spirits industry, and California has now emerged as an influential voice determining the future growth of the cannabis drinks industry.”

Registration for Cannabis Drinks Expo is now open, both for participants and exhibitors, but spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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.

Attend Cannabis Drinks Expo in preferred city


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.