Blunt Talks

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Apr 25, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

You're invited to an evening of Ted style presentations by cannabis professionals, networking, and an awesome raffle. Did we mention Tacos? Blunt Talks are Ted style presentations given by innovators of the cannabis industry who want to share their knowledge so we can grow together! With the passage of Proposition 64 (legalization of recreational marijuana use), the California cannabis industry is experiencing a period of rapid growth! There are more businesses, brands, products, and services than ever before, and now is your chance to learn from a few that are really changing the game! Whether youre a professional looking to transition careers into the cannabis industry, a canna-professional looking to keep up to date with whats going on, or a business owner that is looking to add talent to your team, this installment of Blunt Talk is for you!Recent events:Boulder CO,Hollywood CA,San Francisco CA, Courtney Maltais, Co-Founder, TheClearCourtney Maltais is co-founder of The Clear California and head of botanical research at The Clear. Earning dual degrees in Molecular Biology and English Literatureat The University of New Hampshire, Maltais has a passion for agricultural research and science journalism. Maltais joined The Clearin 2013 when they released the first distillate cannabis oil to market in California. Since then, The Clearhas established numerous licensees across the United States. She has conducted numerous research grows in California, working with industry leaders on cannabis cultivation and tissue culture projects. She is an advocate for sustainability in both growing and concentrate manufacturing. Her combined love of science and cannabis has been the foundation of her work with The Clear. Pranav Sood, CEO, Trellis Serial entrepreneur Pranav Sood is paving the way for regulatory change and acceptance within the emerging cannabis industry. His company, Trellis, helps regulated cannabis growers, manufacturers and distributors across the globe manage compliance, increase yields and optimize business. Prior to founding Trellis, Pranav worked in management consulting, IT for a leading global retailer, and launched various startup ventures where he developed a passion for growing B2B companies. He holds a HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Pranav now splits his time between Toronto and San Francisco, California. Kirsten Yoder,Founder/CEO, Cannabis Industry Advisory Group Kristen Yoder advises entrepreneurs, investors and companies interested in entering the CA cannabisindustry. Over the past 12 years, she has managed and/or set up successful cannabis businesses inEVERY SECTOR of the industry (from the soil to the oil), including managing the first dispensary in theCity of Los Angeles, doing product development and operations management for one of the largestedible companies in CA, as well as set up operations for an I502 edible company in WA, followed byproject management for a cannabis testing lab and processor with locations in CA, WA and OR, and 2years apprenticing under a master grower. She currently serves as the Social Chair for The Cannabis LABLos Angeles Chapter, an organization focused on providing higher education and up to date complianceworkshops to Lawyers, Accountants and Business professionals in the cannabis industry. Hosted bySam Zartoshty SPECIAL THANKS TO: Paragonhelps talented individuals find their place in the cannabis industry. If you're a business that needs to hire, a professional looking for a new career, or have any questions at all, email team@joinparagon.us Stay Regular Design & Development: Creating media & products exclusively for the cannabis industry since 2008. If you are interested in our high quality work- check out sour portfolio: Stayregular.net/projectsWe Know Weed Hitman Coffeeshop & Galleryis 21+. A beautiful & unique multifunctional Art Gallery Space that will host a variety of Art Shows. From canvas, to sculpture, to glass pipes, Hitman Coffeeshop & Gallery will proudly feature: Launch Parties, Brand Features, Meet & Greets with artists-musicians-and company owners, Art Shows, Photo Shoots, Concerts, Educational Seminars & Classes, Yoga, Private Parties, Networking Socials, Tastings, Private Dinners & Catered Socials, Black Tie Events, Monthly Brunch, Fundraisers, Job Fairs, Company Features, & so much more. Come and help us set a new standard.

Event Date

Apr 30, 2018