Over the past few years we have embraced the power of a virtual world. From work, to meetings and conferences, many people were unable to meet in person for over a year. As the world emerges from lockdown and are able to attend conferences, many are seeing the importance of a simple hand shake. Being able to gather in person helps establish connections, offers a platform to reconnect with clients and partners, builds your brand, and so much more. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech groups sits down with Bryan Lopez of Brytemaps at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference to discuss the importance of in person events.
Customer insight is all about analyzing your customers data to better understand who your customers are, what brands they like, and how to provide better customer service to them. Gathering, and evaluating this data not only allows you to make better decisions on how and when to sell, market, and improve customer experiences, it also provides you the opportunity to grow your business by increasing profits through targeting the correct customers. Although, many businesses have insight into their customers data, they are not leveraging the information to optimize customer experiences. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Bethany Gomez of Brightfield Group, LLC to discuss the importance of customer data and how to leverage it.
Imagine being able to track products without a battery. Wiliot has developed a way to track items without a battery by harvesting energy from Bluetooth in the air, and using it to charge tiny chips that are actually printed on a label. This tiny chip could be a game changer for the Cannabis industry. From being able to measure product temperature as it moves from location to location, to tracking inventory in the office the options are endless . Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with John Gunn of Adentro to chat about this revolutionary new way to track products without the need for a battery.
With the increase of legalization of Cannabis and the rise in social acceptance the global cannabis market is estimated to reach 90.4 billion dollars by 2026. Although the rules and regulations concerning use vary from country to country, the worldwide market continues to grow. Harry Brelsford of the CannaTech Group sits down with Eric Boone of Meristematix to discuss the global mindset of the cannabis industry.
Although the cannabis industry is growing each year, with legalizations, normalization, and demand, the federal classifications of cannabis have not changed. Marijuana remains a schedule 1 drug under the Federal Controlled Substance Act, leading to cannabis business owners facing hardships regarding finances. One of the most common issues many businesses face around cannabis is payment services, from credit cards, cryptos, debit solutions, and cashless ATM’s, business owners are always seeking alternative solutions. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Jim Roddy of the RSPA to discuss alternative payment solutions in the cannabis space.
Education is key in any industry, and cannabis is no different. Spark Mobile has made it its mission to help consumers find the right products through education and connecting consumers and experts together. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Groups sits down with Gabrielle Smith of Spark Mobile to discuss Sparks education based social platform that gives cannabis enthusiasts the ability to connect directly with bud tenders.
With the cannabis industry continuing to grow and mature we are starting to see partnerships form between businesses. As the industry expands many have realized this is not a standalone industry, and cannabis businesses are partnering with tech companies, beauty product companies, and more. As these partnerships are formed business owners are discovering the value of working with others to achieve a greater success. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Socrates Rosenfeld of Jane Technologies to discuss the growth and partnerships within the cannabis industry.
Due to federal restrictions the federal government has prohibited banks from servicing the cannabis industry, thus making the cannabis industry primarily a cash based business. With banking providers in short supply, cannabis businesses are struggling to maintain the same financial services as other industries. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Katherine Corby to chat about the cannabis industry’s first digital credit and loyalty-enabled payments solution.
Harry Brelsford of the CannaTech Group sits down with Chuck Mains a Texas Government Affairs Consultant and Lobbyist to discuss the special sessions, hemp legalization, last session bill status and more.
Cannabis cultivators are looking to technology to help automate, cut cost, and grow their cannabis business. Despite the legal barriers in the US the cannabis industry is growing at extraordinary rates, and are expected to continue to see growth in the future. With the industry growing, and customer demands raising, companies are looking to automation to be able to scale their business.
The cannabis industry is booming and it is no secret. With the industry booming and new jobs coming on board every day how are business owners, and employees setting themselves apart? The cannabis industry requires a unique knowledge set and investing the time and money into educating yourself through certifications can make the difference of running a profitable business, and or landing a job and turning it into a long termcareer.
Entering the cannabis industry is hard enough, but building long term success in a continually changing, fast pass market, is even tougher. Having a plan, being able to pivot, making sure the correct people are in the in the right seats, and so much more is just the start to building success. Harry Brelsford of The CannaTech Group sits down with Lilach Mazor Power of the Mazor Collective to discuss keys to long term success in Cannabis.