2022 Cannabis Opportunities Conference

2018 Cannabis Opportunities Conference

Over 700 Gather for Philadelphia’s First Cannabis Opportunity Conference hosted by Senator Street & DACO

Cannabis Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA − October 25, 2018 − ‘2018 Cannabis Conference: Seeking Higher Ground’  − PA Senator Sharif Street, 3rd District joined the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) to host a two-day conference on the emerging opportunities in the Cannabis Industry for marginalized communities on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at Temple University Medical School located at 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.

The event which drew over 700 participants in two days was hosted by The Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities and opened with a  welcome address by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a message on Social Justice from US Senator Cory Booker. Senator Street and  DACO aims to open the dialogue for opportunities in education, wellness, social justice, policy, entrepreneurship and workforce development. A diverse group of exhibitors and speakers converged to offer a variety of programming including a job fair, legislative panel of past and pending cannabis reform, expungement clinic and more. 

Senator Street’s Opening Remarks

 

Mayor Kenney’s Opening Remarks

 

Vendors and Workshops

 

Education and Benefits

 

Reason for the Conference

 

Message from Senator Booker

 

Senator Street Remarks

 

Legislative Panel

 

LOCATION

Temple University

Medicine Education and Research Building // 3500 N. Broad Street //  Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple University

Medicine Education and Research Building // 3500 N. Broad Street //  Philadelphia, PA 19140