Location: Morial Convention Center
Date created: Mar 24, 2020
Join us for the The Women Grow Strong|Cannabis Meets Healthcare Expo!! CannaOne speakers bring the cannabis and hemp industry to life! Each show presents an exciting educational experience featuring keynotes, educational sessions, panel discussions, workshops and live demos. Our speakers are top industry experts taking the educational experience to the next level. Attendees take away informative, engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s industry trends and evolving policy regulations. THE CONFERENCE: The Women Grow Strong|Cannabis Meets Healthcare Expo will be held Thursday, April 15 - Friday, April 16, 2021. Wednesday, April 14 is a PRE-CON Workshop Day. The conference will be held at the Morial Convention Center, Hall C, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130._______________________________________AIRLINE TRAVEL DISCOUNTS:**DELTA AIRLINES: Book online via www.delta.com/meetings or call the Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. When booking online at www.delta.com/meetings, select Book Your Flight and enter your Meeting Code in the box provided.Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA (MSY) Valid Travel Dates: 4/01/2021 - 4/24/2021 Meeting Code: NMTAX**UNITED AIRLINES: Book online via www.united.com or call the United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122.Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA (MSY) Valid Travel Dates: 4/01/2021 – 4/24/2021 Provide Z Code ZHQD and Agreement Code 868793_______________________________________3-DAY QUICK GLANCE SCHEDULE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021: 8:00AM - 8:00PM Registration 7:00am – 12:00pm
CannaOne Golf Tournament *Ticket Add-On* 8:30AM - 12:30PM Morning Workshops *Ticket Add-On* 10:00am - 12:00pm CannaOne Yoga and CBD AM Mixer1:00PM - 5:00PM Afternoon Workshops *Ticket Add-On* 2:00pm - 4:00pm CannaOne Yoga and CBD Mid-Day Mixer_______________________________________Thursday, April 15, 2021:8:00AM - 7:00PM Registration 10:00AM - 2:00PM Sessions 11:30AM - 1:00PM Expo Floor Lunch 1:00PM - 2:00PM Women Grow Strong Keynote: Joining in Unity and Leveraging in Power3:00PM - 5:00PM Sessions 5:00PM - 7:00PM Opening Night LIVE Entertainment Mixer -Expo Floor (FOOD INCLUDED)_______________________________________Friday, April 16, 2021:8:00AM - 5:00PM Registration 10:00AM - 2:00PM Sessions 11:30AM - 1:00PM Expo Floor Lunch 1:00PM - 2:00PM Cannabis Meets Healthcare Keynote: Cannabis Healthcare Now & The Future3:00PM - 5:00PM Sessions5:00PM - 7:00PM Post Conference Meet-Up Networking Mixer (LOCATION TBD)DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 31, 2021. Please note, Speaker Session Slots typically fill prior to the deadline date. We encourage you to submit early.QUESTIONS: For additional information and questions, please email speak@CannaOne.com SPEAKER SESSION DETAILS: All Speaking slots are 45 minutes long (40 mins presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A). At the conclusion of your speaking slot, encourage attendees to meet you at your booth for further follow-up and assistance.NEW ORLEANS SPEAKER SESSIONS: THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021: 10:00AM - 5:00PMFRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021: 10:00AM - 5:00PM_______________________________________________________Time Allotment: 45 minutes of presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A.Equipment: Podium, hand held/lavalier lapel mic, projector, screen, laptop for PowerPoint presentation. Additional AV needs will be billed to the speaker.Panel Discussions: All panel discussions are held on a designated stage/rooms. The stage/rooms are setup with 5 captain chairs (4 speaker chairs and one moderator chair, if needed)._______________________________________________________SPEAKER SELECTION DETAILS:All speakers are evaluated on their expertise and what topics they can speak to. The number of track sessions and presentations changes from event to event and the number of speakers fluctuates to reflect that. We make every effort to contact successful applicants a minimum of 1-2 months before each event. However, there may be additional opportunities that arise prior an event for which additional speaker applicants may be contacted.Selected speakers for the conference will include both those who have been cannabis industry speakers at past events and those who have not, as well as those who come from a diverse range of geographic regions. We are looking specifically for content relevant to the cannabis industry and the consumers and patients located in the US markets. To be considered for a cannabis industry speaker role, complete the speaker application.Solo presentations should be planned out to last between 30-45 minutes (depending on the topic and structure of the session), followed by Q&A from the audience. We will also assemble panel-style sessions and may ask that you alter your presentation to fit a different style.Cannabis industry speakers MUST abide by a “no pitching” policy. Presentations are meant to be educational and cannot include information on speaker’s professional background, personal expertise and/or company history.Cannabis industry speakers who are selected must agree to follow specific guidelines on crafting their presentations and compiling PowerPoint presentations. A Speaker Agreement and PowerPoint Template will be provided to you. CannaOne reserves the right of final approval on all content for speakers and may require revisions during the process.Please note that CannaOne does not provide speaker stipends or travel reimbursements. This helps us keep ticket prices low and accessible to the broadest audience for the event and your session.__________________________________________________________________________SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:Submissions will not be accepted without a bio and headshot, so make sure you have them before starting the application. Your content session description should communicate the value that attendees will gain from listening to you. Remember our no-pitch policy and tell us what people will learn from you during your session.Speakers are required to submit their Speaker Agreement, Speaker Slot Fee and PowerPoint Presentation by a specific stated deadline. Failure to due so will be considered Speaker Slot Abandonment. Show management will release your slot back into inventory.The Speaker Application is the ONLY method we will use for considering cannabis industry speakers. If you have questions regarding the form send them to speak@CannaOne.com but please don’t call with speaker inquires/pitches.____________________________________________________________________________ONSITE DETAILS:Speakers are required to report to their assigned stage/room, 45 minutes prior to the start of their sessions. During this time, Speakers will confirm their time slot, Presentation details, AV needs, etc.
Date conference starts: Wed Apr 14, 2021
Date conference ends: Wed Apr 14, 2021
Date CFP opens: Nov 6, 2019
Date CFP closes: Jan 31, 2021