Brandon Kurtzman to Share New York Cannabis Licensing & Legal Insights During CWCB Expo Business Bootcamp Masterclass

May 16, 2023

Are you interested in getting into New York’s cannabis industry? If so, you need to attend the Master Class: Adult Use Retail Dispensary Business Bootcamp during the CWCB Expo. The CWCB Expo will take place at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from June 1-3, 2023. 

Vicente LLP partner Brandon Kurtzman will join other cannabis industry professionals during this masterclass to discuss everything related to owning and operating a retail dispensary. 

Saturday, June 3: 8:00 – 11 a.m. ET

Adult-Use Retail Dispensary Business Bootcamp: How to Execute Your Operational Plans for a Successful Launch and Business Operation 

This masterclass is an instructive bootcamp-style journey for those who are seeking to get an adult-use retail license, those who have been granted an adult-use retail license, or those seeking to invest in a dispensary operation. The class covers what is involved in owning and operating a retail dispensary. Not only will the presentation provide an overview for a successful business strategy for new and prospective licensees, but also offer insight on the value of medical and adult use marijuana licenses in legalized states and ancillary opportunities for stakeholders. 

While the focus will be on the emerging opportunities and logistics surrounding licensing and owning adult-use retail business in NY and NJ, it will also include a well-rounded and detailed national view of retail dispensary ownership. 

Attendees will get the following instruction during this Masterclass and Bootcamp in segmented programming modules, and they will meet and hear from professionals and dispensary owners: 

  • How to build a strong applicant team when applying for a cannabis license in New York, New Jersey, and elsewhere 
  • Social equity, diversity and inclusion licensing opportunities in New York and New Jersey with a focus on social equity programs for minorities, women, veterans and other groups 
  • Top things to consider when raising capital and developing a cannabis business plan tailored to your overall Company Structure 
  • Essential next steps operators need to take once they’ve had their license application approved 
  • Top things to consider when securing cannabis real estate and outfitting your dispensary 
  • Essential and actionable steps to ensure Approval to Operate (ATO) for a successful launch 
  • SOPs to launch and sustain an adult-use retail business 
  • Procuring product and honing in on your product mix 
  • Creating a solid Communications plan 
  • Marketing and branding 
  • Grand opening event plan 

Register for the conference using promo code SPEAKER23 to receive free 3-day expo passes and 20% off seminars. 

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