Cannabis, Technology, Media, Science & Investment to Converge at New West Summit in San Francisco

September 10, 2019 11:53:23
  • New West Summit will present its fifth year of cannabis industry insights and networking opportunities, October 10-11 at San Francisco’s Bespoke Event Center
  • The summit will feature a variety of speakers, including entertainment industry personalities, business executives, media experts and pavement-level advocates presenting on topics ranging from wellness trends to gray market banking
  • More than 2,000 attendees are expected in the City by the Bay to take advantage of exhibitor connections, business networking and investment pitch opportunities
  • Follow the link below to secure a 50 percent discount on tickets

The fifth annual New West Summit (“NWS5”) will open its doors to cannabis consumers, business builders and investors next month in San Francisco to provide a peek into where the industry’s interests are going and what has been attained following continued explosive opportunity growth during the past year in North America and around the world.

NWS5 will take place October 10-11 in San Francisco’s Bespoke Event Center, a collection of tech-forward spaces designed specifically to promote in-person inspiration. It’s the ideal setting for a comfortable, game-changing experience for cannabis enthusiasts of all varieties.

The conference will showcase the success of innovators ready to share their perspectives on disruptive developments in science, technology, investment and media influencing within the cannabis space while bringing businesses and buyers together on the exhibitor floor for a street-level view of how the trade in wellness and wellbeing products is moving.

Events will spill over into other parts of the City by the Bay throughout the week, providing an opportunity to experience the candor of a West Coast global tourism hub. The Bespoke Event Center is located on the BART/municipal transit line and is within walking distance of most flagship hotels.

More than 2,000 attendees are expected this year. Tickets can be obtained online through the portal at, including early bird deals through September 15 and access to the event’s VIP rooftop party and MediaJel DJ-driven afterparty.

Visit to receive a 50 percent discount on tickets.

Among the speakers expected to present targeted addresses are actress and advocate Alicia Silverstone, Seymour Asset Management (SAM) and CNBC trader and market strategist Timothy J. Seymour, Generation Tux founder and former CEO of Men’s Wearhouse George Zimmer, and Treehouse Global Ventures co-founder and media relations expert Gaynell Rogers.

Moderated panel topics span interests such as banking in a gray market, gene-to-sale tracking apps, brand expansion to other geographical locations, psychedelic plant medicines, wellness industry trends, and marijuana trends in fashion industries.

On the investment side, startups can jump into the Leafwire Pitch Slam, which will bring together up-and-coming cannabis innovators for a live on-stage quick-fire contest with $10,000 on the line.

For more information, visit the event’s website at

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