Seminar on running a cannabis business scheduled for Feb. 28 |

Seminar on running a cannabis business scheduled for Feb. 28

NNBW Staff

NCET, a resource for business-related technology and networking opportunities, is a behind-the-scenes look at Nevada’s  cannabis industry on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

The event begins at 11 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m. at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

Topics include:
  • The unique security challenges faced by the cannabis industry.
  • The role of experience, reliability and business culture when hiring employees in the retail, growth and distribution segments.
  • The impact of legal recreational marijuana on black-market / street marijuana.
  • The best arguments or “pitches” when facing the traditional stigma associated with cannabis.
  • The challenges faced in marketing cannabis goods and services.

The event will exclusively discuss aspects of running a cannabis business. It will not discuss workplace or employment issues related to the industry.

Speakers include Tray Abney of The Abney Tauchen Group, Karena Dunn, Larry K. Dunn & Associates, Steve Duque, Greenleaf Wellness, Mark Pitchford, KYND Cannabis, and Chad Strand, Blackbird Logistics Corp.

Cost is $40 for NCET members and $50 non-members. Display tables are also available for $320 for NCET members and $400 for non-members. RSVP deadline is 5 p.m., Feb. 27. Payments are encourage in advance; a $10 service charge will be applied for payments made at the event.

For details, call 775-453-0130, email, or go online at




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