NJ Cannabis Symposium

An in-depth professional workshop to prepare NJ’s future adult-use cannabis industry participants

January 25th
NJPAC, Newark NJ

Join us to cover the specifics of what you need to know and how you can prepare now in order to contribute to a competitive application for an adult-use cannabis license in New Jersey

Hosted by Ansell Grimm & Aaron PC, BSC Group, Viridis Security Group, Longview Strategic, Marcum LLP, and the NJ CannaBusiness Association

What to expect:

This unique event program was designed by experienced cannabis industry professionals who have been through successful licensing processes in other states, for professionals who are strongly considering New Jersey’s future prospects.

Our goal is to equip attendees with tangible action steps, and answer crucial questions as they pertain to timelines, application requirements, finances, talent acquisition, and more.

Who will benefit:

  • Those in pursuit of plant-touching licenses
  • Ancillary business owners who could provide valuable contributions to applications
  • Investors, private equity groups & family offices looking to assemble attractive teams who need to know who/what to look for


• An organized approach to Q&A - after completing your registration, submit questions that you'd like to see be addressed by our expert panel. Additional Q&A will also be available for a short window after the program concludes.
• Pre-event education and resources provided to all registrants
• Post-event opt-in directory
• Categorized networking for those looking to meet specific types of professionals
• An event program completely designed around preparation and readiness

Event Schedule

  • 5:00 – 5:30  Registration & networking
  • 5:30 – 6:25  Welcome & Session 1
    • Legislative Updates & Program Timelines
    • Opportunity Assessment
    • Application Overview, Requirements & Timeline
  • 6:25 – 7:00  Formal Networking Session
    • Enjoy the delicious spread & Open Bar
  • 7:00 – 7:45  Session 2
    • Application Preparation – What to Expect & Mistakes to Avoid
    • What you can/should be doing now to prepare & Why
  • 8:00 – 8:45 Session 3 
    • Real Estate Insights & Zoning
    • Business Plan & Pro Forma
    • Hierarchy of Operational Decision Making
    • Facility Considerations
    • Influence Mapping
    • Equipment & Talent Sourcing, etc
  • 8:45 – ? Additional Networking

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After completing your registration, you’ll be directed to an optional form where you can submit questions as they relate to your interests in NJ’s cannabis industry. While not every question will be addressed live by our panel, we’ll do our best to make sure you receive the info you’re looking for!

You’ll also have the option to provide additional business information if you’d like to be featured in the directory of attendees for networking purposes. (simply opt out if you do not wish to be listed)

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