Derek Dickow Presents:


Building powerful connections in the Cannabis Industry

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

3 pm – 9 pm
The Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend Street | Birmingham, Michigan

Thursday, November 18, 2021

3 pm – 9 pm
The Townsend Hotel
100 Townsend Street | Birmingham, Michigan


Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to connect with key members of the cannabis industry and build powerful, long-lasting connections. Derek Dickow has assembled an informative array of professionals to provide key insights into the cannabis business, including top technology trends and best practices. The event also includes a Cannabis Industry Outlook, the largest 1:1 speed networking event in the region, and an evening reception that allows for ample networking opportunities.
Our program features:
• Keynote from Derek Dickow: “How to Build Power Connections”
• 1:1 Speed Networking Session
• Exhibitor Trade Show
• Informative panels with industry professionals: Leveraging Technology in Cannabis, Predicting the Future, & How Can Michigan Win?
• Keynote from Doug Gordon, EVP & Head of LeafLink Financial
• Keynote from Andrew Brisbo, Executive Director of the Marijuana Regulatory Agency
• Afterglow Reception
Register now for the largest Cannabis-focused networking event in the region!


Derek Dickow
Event Host, Power Connector
“How to Build Power Connections”
Andrew Brisbo
Executive Director, Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA)
Doug Gordon
EVP & Head of Payments, LeafLink, Inc.
Jeff Sloan
Founder & CEO, StartupNation.
Shelly Edgerton
Management, Michigan Operations, LivWell Enlightened Health
RJ King
Editor, DBusiness Magazine
Speaker Jason Wentworth
Representative, State of Michigan
Ankur Rungta
Co-Founder & CEO, C3 Industries
Terry Judge
Founder & CEO, CORE Solutions Group, LLC
Matt Hutchinson
Vice President & Head of Logistics, LeafLink, Inc.
Charlie Langton
Reporter & Anchor, FOX 2 Detroit
Nowfal Akash
Chief Information Officer, Trucenta
Rudy Patros
Owner & President, Securatech
Jon Baugher
Co-founder & Chief Revenue Officer, POSaBIT
Jim Mattson
VP of Business Development & Risk Management, Canopy Insurance


3:00 pm – Registration, Trade Show, Networking
3:30 pm – Keynote: How to Build Power Connections – Derek Dickow
3:45 pm – 1:1 Speed Networking
4:35 pm – Panel 1: Leveraging Technology and Resources in Cannabis
5:25 pm – Panel 2: Predicting the Future
6:15 pm – Cocktail & Hors d’oeuvres Reception
7:15 pm – Program begins
7:25 pm – Keynote: Doug Gordon, EVP & Head of Payments, LeafLink, Inc.
7:40 pm – Keynote: Andrew Brisbo, Executive Director, MRA
8:00 pm – Panel 3: How Can Michigan Win?
9:00 pm – Afterglow Reception


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