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Training & Events
CAMA MB Lunch & Learn - Panel Discussion on the Hemp & Cannabis Industry in MB
You're invited to join us Thursday, December 5th, for an informative panel discussion on Marketing, Distribution and Supply Channels of Cannabis and Hemp in Manitoba.
Here’s What You’ll Learn at Event:
· The story behind how Delta 9 got started in the industry.
· What marketing tactics can be used for the sale of cannabis products?
· How healthy is the hemp industry in Manitoba? How are these commodities introduced to farmers and what are some of the benefits of growing hemp crops?
· What sort of marketing partnerships and business relationships have companies formed with different groups in Canada and the U.S. and how does the stigma around Cannabis alter the views people have of those relationships?
Here’s More About The Panelists:
Joceyln Advent, Director of Corporate Affairs, MJardin Group
Jocelyn Advent is the Director of Corporate Affairs at MJardin Group, a multi-national cannabis company with operations in Ontario, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Colorado and Nevada. Her previous role was with Economic Development Winnipeg where she oversaw the Agribusiness, Life Sciences and Transportation/Distribution sectors in her role as Business Development Manager with YES! Winnipeg. Jocelyn is a proud Winnipegger that graduated from University of Manitoba, is a former Board member of CAMA and a current Board member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.
Jeff Kostuik, Director of Operations Central Canada, US & International Hemp Genetics International (HGI)
In 2015, Jeff began a new career with Hemp Genetics International where he takes a lead role in sharing his agronomy knowledge to the HGI client base. Hemp research continues to be a focus for Jeff, both in Canada and abroad, determining what varieties will perform in varying conditions and climates. The company joins the global stage in working with producers and research affiliates to provide quality products as the benefits of hemp become more recognized. Jeff takes great pride in developing business relationships on a local, national and international level. Along with his work with HGI, Jeff is an enthusiastic hemp farmer working with his brother in law on the family farm producing pedigreed hemp seed.
Marshall Posner, Chief Marketing Officer, Delta 9
After working with Delta 9 since June 2013 as a marketing consultant, Marshall joined Delta 9 full-time as their VP, Sales & Marketing in June 2016. In his current position as Chief Marketing Officer, Marshall manages an in-house marketing team that is focused on developing the branding and promotional activities for both the corporate and retail divisions of the company. Activities range from developing marketing materials and promotions, coordinating trade shows & promotional products, retail store design and development, sourcing new products and a variety of additional initiatives related to the continued growth of the company.