N.J. Cannabis Career Fair & Business Expo
Galloway _ The N.J. CannaBusiness Association and the Stockton University Cannabis Studies program will host a Cannabis Fair and Business Expo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday Sept. 13. The event is open to the public and will also feature vendors and industry employers who will be available for job interviews.
Speakers include former N.J. Giant and co-founder of Community Greenhouse Amani Toomer, N.J. Senator Troy Singleton, N.J. CannaBusiness Association President Scott Rudder, and Executive Director of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana in New Jersey Ken Wolski.
Topics covered will include the New Jersey medicinal marijuana program, the role of nurses in medical cannabis, cannabis cultivation, cannabis careers and labor issues, and how cannabis businesses can strengthen communities,
Admission to the workshops is $25. College students with valid ID can attend for free. The vendor area will be free and open to the public.
Vendors will advertise their businesses and sell products legal in New Jersey.
Vendors in the Campus Center:
Shore Grow, LLC – Horticultural Equipment and Supplies
Plant Your Financial Seed – CFP Services
Holistic Solutions – CBD products, security team, educational info
Cannaway – CDB products
Pipe NJ – Pipes and CBD
Employer Tables9:00-4:00 in the Campus Center Event Room - literature from and informal discussions with representatives of cannabis related businesses. Participating businesses are:
Our Community Harvest, Cannabis Staffing Group, NewLife Medical Addiction Services, CannaCare Doctors, New Jersey Department of Health, Curaleaf NJ, Women Grow, UFCW Local 152, 420IT Solutions, Royal Knight Ag LLC, and Stewart Rose Farms LLC.
To register, or for more information, go to newjerseycannabusiness.com.
The day's agenda is:
9:00-9:30 a.m.: Welcome & Introductions by Ekaterina Sedia, Stockton University Cannabis Studies Program Coordinator and Scott Rudder, N.J. CannaBusiness Association President
9:20-9:50 a.m.: Keynote Address by N.J. Senator Troy Singleton
9:50-10:00 a.m.: Break
10:00-10:40 a.m.: Cannabis Cultivation with Joel Allcock
10:40-11:00 a.m.: (Tentaive) Dr. Joseph Savon from New Life Medical Addiction Services.
11:10 a.m. -12:10 p.m.: Medical Cannabis and the Role of Nurses with Ken Wolski, Executive Director of the Coalition for Medical Marijuana in N.J.
12:10-1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m.:Community Greenhouse – Evolution of a Socially Conscious Cannabis Start-Up with Amani Toomer, CG Co-founder, NY Giants Ring of Honor Inductee and Super Bowl Champion, and Todd Johnson, CG Co-founder, Financial Research & Investment Executive and Youth Sports Coach
2:00-2:30 p.m.: Cannabis Labor Issues and UFCW Cannabis Apprenticeship Program with Hugh Giordano, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 152
2:30-2:40 p.m.: Break
2:40-3:20 p.m.: Cannabis Industry Science Careers – Product Formulation, Plant Extraction and Manufacturing Quality Control Testing with Jennifer Worringer of Green Sea Quality and Jason Thomas of Grassroots Collaboration Group
3:20-4:00 p.m.: Ancillary Jobs Panel - Cannabis IT Management and Business Insurance with Gabi Haberfeld of IT4cannabis and Holly DeLorenzo of Hardenbergh Insurance Group
Cannabis Career Speed Interviewing Schedule (10 mins each): Six candidates each hour from 10 a.m. to noon and 2-4 p.m.
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