A who’s-who of the South African, and global cannabis industry will be coming together at the end of February for a virtual summit to promote the knowledge sharing so critical at this time for South Africa’s emerging industry. The two-day event hosted by South African cannabis education pioneer, Cheeba Cannabis Academy, will present 9 dynamic and interactive webinars covering a host of hot topics relevant to enthusiasts, growers, entrepreneurs, medical and wellness practitioners as well as investors.
“Whether you are interested in a career, looking for investment opportunities or just want to discover what the buzz is all about, it’s an exciting opportunity to learn and engage with a range of experts from our homegrown industry leaders to key players from Malawi and across the USA,” says Trenton Birch, CEO and Co-founder of Cheeba Africa. “The unique format that brings more than 50 panellists and the audience together in interactive webinars enables people to dip into the topics that are most relevant to them or stay tuned for the full experience over 25 and 26 February.”
Highlights of the Craft Cannabis Summit 2021 will include cutting-edge insights into the global industry and its immense potential as a sunrise industry to impact on socio-economic development, community change and increased well-being. Attendees can get the latest news and views about the increasing development of Cannabis Clubs and how they work. Webinars on medicinal cannabis and the rise of the psychedelics industry will explore the inroads plant medicine is making across the world when it comes to improving health and well-being. The Summit will close on a high note with a special Music and Cannabis session featuring South African rapper AKA on the panel which will explore the use of cannabis in the music and creative industries.
Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro, the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency says, “The 2021 Craft Cannabis Summit will profile the immense promise of the cannabis industry in South Africa, and Africa. From growing, to investing, to marketing, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for knowledge-sharing to help lay the foundation for a sustainable and profitable local industry.”
With the support of cannabis companies such as Druid Gardens, Grow One Africa, Atarmi and Dutch Passion, Cheeba Africa has drawn leading cannabis players into the virtual room for the Summit. Participants will be able to interact with over 50 speakers including the likes of Myrtle Clarke from Fields of Green for All, Robbie Hernstad from Deep Roots Cannabis Farm in Humboldt USA, Travis Scadron from Surfside in New York, cannabis and CDB educator and author, Dr Jake Felice of Washington USA, connoisseur grower, Cuban Zulu, John Kagia from New Frontier Date (USA / Kenya) and Tanya Clarke of Invegrow LTD in Malawi. Q&A sessions and live chatrooms will enable attendees to get expert answers to their burning questions and inspiring advice.
The upcoming Cannabis Craft Summit will take place virtually over 25 and 26 February. Attendance is free and registration is now open.