By 2025 the global legal cannabis market is expected to reach USD $146.4 billion! For a legal cannabis business to thrive and succeed, it must build its network! Help is on the way as Collective Strategies, Social Equity LA, the California Cannabis Coalition and Eaze are sponsoring the inaugural State of Cannabiz - 2019 Legislative Update & B2B Expo, on Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles CA, 90015, 10 am – 4 pm.
This show features Luis Rivera and Adriana Gomez the creators and producers of the State of Cannabis Expo a powerpacked line up of speakers, panels and presentations with 500+ licensed cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, service providers and government representatives.
Luis Rivera is the Founder and CEO of Collective Strategies, which is committed to promoting fairness, justice, opportunity, and equity in the design and implementation of cannabis related public policy, enforcement and in the economic and workforce opportunities.
As a licensed Cannabis Event Organizer with the State of California, Mr. Rivera promotes the responsible advancement of the legal cannabis economy and marketplace by working with the industry, small businesses, and local municipalities and authorities to coordinate professional, business and consumer expo’s, policy summits and conferences, festivals, concerts and community events as well as other public and private events.
Adriana Gomez, is a Gates Millennium Scholarship recipient and a graduated of UCLA with a Political Science Bachelor’s Degree. Adriana Co-Founded Social Equity LA in 2018, which is an online and in-person platform that provides free, accurate and timely information on legislation, enforcement efforts, and the economic and workforce opportunities in the cannabis industry for individuals that qualify for the Social Equity programs in Los Angeles and throughout California.