Marijuana Business Magazine - January 2017

72 • Marijuana Business Magazine • January 2018 Business Takeaways From MJBizCon F rom learning how to start a marijuana company to discovering strategies for expanding an existing business, the 18,000-plus attendees at MJBizCon in November got loads of actionable advice from more than 100 cannabis industry experts. The event - run by Marijuana Business Daily , which pub- lishes this magazine – was held at the Las Vegas Conven- tion Center and featured 45 sessions focused on cultivation, retail, infused products and concentrates, business strate- gies, investing, marketing and Canada’s cannabis industry, among other topics. MJBizCon also hosted pre-conference tracks on the hemp industry, the science of cannabis and the basics of operating a marijuana business. Marijuana Business Magazine journalists fanned out across the conference to collect business insights and tips from the sessions. Below are 10 takeaways. by Marijuana Business Magazine staff Tips & insights from the largest gathering of cannabis professionals in the world Marijuana entrepreneurs had their pick of more than 100 speakers and over 45 sessions at MJBizCon. Photo by Keoni Concepts