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Bisnow Chicago Cannabis Event

Weed Is Legal Recreationally, What Impact Will It Have On Chicago & CRE?

Event Ended On: Thursday February 6 2020

Registration Questions? **Please note we have pricing tiers based on ticket availability. Ticket prices will increase once we sell out of the current pricing tier. We cannot redeem a lower price once the ticket prices have been raised. **Bisnow is a cashless, checkless operation. Please only submit payment via credit card.

Speakers and Panels

The Rules & Regs of Reefer

Dina Rollman

Dina Rollman

SVP, Government & Regulatory Affairs, Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Wendy Berger

Wendy Berger

CEO & Founder, WBS Equities
John Sullivan

John Sullivan

EVP, Cresco Labs
Jeff Dowd

Jeff Dowd

Partner, CohnReznick

Anthony Zeoli

Partner, Freeborn & Peters

Cannabis Industry: Impact on Retail & Industrial

Kevin Pilarski

Kevin Pilarski

Chief Commercial Officer, Revolution Enterprises
Andy Poticha

Andy Poticha

Principal, Cannabis Facility Construction
Stanley Jutkowitz
Moderator

Stanley Jutkowitz

Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw

Fireside Chat

Venue

Radisson Blu Aqua
221 N Columbus
Chicago IL 60601

Ballroom: Atlantic Ballroom- first floor

Parking Information:
Discounted Valet: $28
self serve parking garage on site

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Agenda

Time Activity
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Coffee, Breakfast, & Networking!
9:00 AM
9:45 AM
The Rules & Regs of Reefer
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Cannabis Industry: Impact on Retail & Industrial
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
Fireside Chat
10:50 AM
11:30 AM
More Networking!

Summary

  1. What are dispensaries doing from a design standpoint to maximize the in-store experience for customers? 
  2. Is there a stigma about leasing to cannabis tenants? Do owners worry about upsetting other tenants? 
  3. What are the zoning and regulations for cannabis stores? What about regulations for industrial grow houses?
  4. What is the criteria and process of retail site market selection for retailers, distributors, and manufactures?
  5. Retail has been struggling for years, will the legalization of cannabis help out retail?