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ICBC San Francisco

Thank you all for attending and making the 2017 ICBC in San Francisco such a wonderful event! We had Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom deliver a compelling speech at our VIP Reception, which also included appearances by cultural rock icon Henry Rollins, the 4-time NBA champ John Salley, as well as the world renowned Tommy Chong.

The conference itself kicked off with an amazingly impassioned speech by our keynote Henry Rollins, who doesn’t use cannabis himself but said “if I ever wanted to use it I would like it to be legal so I could obtain it”. Following Henry was our very informative California Rules and Regulations panel with California’s first cannabis czar, Lori Ajax. Other panels included Distribution Models and License Types, Public Market Financing and Cannabis Stocks, Consumer Tech and Branding, and finally our celebrity interview with John Salley, an extremely knowledgeable and gifted speaker on the subject of cannabis and being a vegan.

We look forward to returning to San Francisco in 2018 and hope you’ll come join us once again for the longest continually running cannabis business conference in California!

"The ICBC was an extraordinarily energized and positive event. Those in attendance will be changing perception and acceptance of cannabis. This is the beginning of something great."

~Henry Rollins

Here are just some of the speakers we had for San Francisco 2017

We once again brought a wide range of industry experts and policymakers to San Francisco. For a full list of speakers with bios, please visit our Speakers page.

Lori Ajax

Chief of the California Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, Lori will be on Rules and Regs panel.

Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin spoke and appeared at our VIP Reception.

Henry Rollins

Henry delivered our keynote and appeared at our VIP Reception.

John Salley

This four-time NBA champion was our celebrity interview and appeared at our VIP Reception and After Party.

Scott Bonagofsky

Co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of the Cannaplex in Oakland, California.

Dasheeda Dawson

Founder & President of MaryJane Marketing, LLC., a digital-focused Cannabis consulting firm.

David Hua

Founder of Meadow.

Lauren Fraser

Co-founder and President of River Collective, a medical cannabis distributor.

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