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The cannabis industry is blooming! CBD products are becoming mainstream, and 11 states have currently legalized marijana for adult use. The cannabis industry has sparked interest in new investors, start-ups, and small business owners to join the cannabis movement. As of June 2019, Texas passed legislation that allows local farmers to grow hemp as a crop. With this, we can expect new businesses to flourish.
As cannabis continues to thrive and become more mainstream, you might be wondering how the marketing, product development, and business works behind the scenes. Join us in a conversation with cannabis influencers and entrepreneurs on the future of the cannabis industry and gain insight on their day-to-day.
Director of Demand Generation,
Javi has been marketing technology solutions for over 10 years. He’s advanced his marketing expertise while developing varied, comprehensive, and inventive strategies for startups, mid-size and enterprise organizations across the country. Javi grew up in the Rio Grande Valley and moved to San Antonio to attend St. Mary’s University where he earned his BBA in Marketing and MBA from the Greehey School of Business. In his current role, he focuses on integrated targeted marketing campaigns to SMBs.
Last year, Javi identified a unique trait among a burgeoning set of new customers at Liquid Web. Many of these new customers were CBD merchants who experienced pain points around their previous host, merchant processor, or eCommerce platform provider. Javi has partnered with merchant processors to provide a solution custom-engineered for CBD entrepreneurs ensuring stability and ease.
Law Offices of Marshall Sales
Marshall Sales is a native Texan and long-time Austinite, He's proud to be a zealous advocate to end the unjust prohibition against cannabis. After graduating from the University of Texas School of Law, he worked in Denver at Simplifya, a regulatory compliance company founded by Vincente Sederberg, the law firm that led Colorado’s Amendment 64 campaign. There, he learned the in-depth history of the legalization of marijuana and how cannabis businesses operate and comply with federal law, state statute, and local ordinances. Since returning to his home state, he has educated himself of Texas’ laws concerning cannabis and hemp, met with legislative officials to devise strategies to pass comprehensive change, and advised businesses who are working diligently in this market despite the archaic laws.
Shayda Torabi (Moderator)
Shayda Torabi has been called one of the most influential Women in WordPress and now she’s one of the women leading the cannabis reformation conversation in Austin. She's currently the Co-Founder of RESTART CBD, a THC free CBD wellness company. And has formerly held marketing positions at WP Engine and WebDevStudios. Additionally, she runs an Austin based travel and lifestyle blog called "With Shayda” which has afforded her opportunities to work with brands ranging from Texas Monthly and SoulCycle to The Westin. When she's not busy looking for the best vegan ice cream on the road, you can find her in her hometown of Austin, Texas pursuing her passions for fitness, wellness, and self care.
RESTART CBD is an education first CBD wellness brand. Founded in Austin, Texas by two sisters, we take the stigma out of using CBD, and created a line of products with minimal ingredients for consumers to implement into a healthy routine to provide relief from everyday ailments.
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