New England Cannabis Greenhouse Cultivation Tour & Business Seminar

Gain essential knowledge of operating a cannabis grow facility from licensing to construction to operations.

Seminar Dates & Location:

September 14, 2018
The Landing Restaurant
30 Bowen's Wharf
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-4514
7:30am to 5:30pm

  • Seminar Includes a tour of a greenhouse project
  • Breakfast and Lunch included

Topics Include:

  • P&L for Grow Operations
  • Avoiding Cannabis Legal Trouble
  • Grower 101
  • High-Tech Greenhouse Design & Layout
  • Management of Cultivation Operations
  • Keys to Cultivation Success
  • Cannabis Cultivation Greenhouse Tour

Plus more!

Seminar Agenda:

If you would like to view the agenda for the seminar, please click here to download.

Featured Speakers to Include:

Keynote Speakers

Ed Warpinski
EVP, Director of Operations, Revolution Cannabis

Dusty Shroyer
COO, Revolution Cannabis

Revolution Enterprises is an Illinois-based fully integrated national cannabis company operating two 75,500 sq ft indoor cultivation facilities while adding substantial greenhouse operations to its platform. They breed, grow, process, extract, formulate and manufacture consumer goods from the cannabis plant and its refined / isolated constituents while maintaining a double-digit market share and 98% penetration in a strictly regulated environment.

Their experience across all aspects of cannabis manufacturing includes:
License procurement, facility design, security, compliance, breeding proprietary genetics, crop management, harvest management, processing, packaging, extracting, formulating, manufacturing, inventory management, supply chain management, production pipeline management, branding, packaging, marketing, patient education, distribution, and logistics.

Anthony Brach
Director of Operations, Photo-Science Management Group

Anthony is the Director of Operations at Phyto-Science Management Group, a Vermont medical cannabis company. He has a proven track record due to his passion and accumulated knowledge over 15 years of cannabis exposure. His cannabis industry teeth first got cut being a part of the first state licensed medical cannabis dispensary outside of Fort Collins, CO back in 2010. He has held an occupational license since 2010 in both the medical and recreational markets nationwide giving him great insight into the specific needs of each state and market. He has developed, operated and scaled high-tech indoor and greenhouse operations in CO, AZ, CA, and IL by utilizing several different cultivation methods. Anthony is currently designing a new greenhouse facility in central Vermont where he will lead operations. His drive is to provide the consumer with the highest quality and safest product while maintaining an efficient and effective work environment for his colleagues.

Tim McNamara
Attorney, McNamara & Yates, P.C, Co-Owner of Holistic Health Group

Tim McNamara is the principal at the law firm of McNamara & Yates, P.C., and counsels businesses in Cannabis licensing for the medical and adult use markets. Tim is also a co-owner of Holistic Health Group, a Massachusetts registered marijuana dispensary engaged in the medical licensing process for 2.5 years and presently seeking adult use licenses in various locations throughout the State.

Cory Parnell
COO, Bridge West CPAs

Cory has over 25 years of experience working with business owners and senior management in developing strategic business plans, dealing with complex tax and accounting issues, assisting in the implementation of "best practices," and increasing shareholder value. He has been involved in the cannabis industry since 2014, and as one of the leaders of Bridge West, he assists in managing the Firm's Cannabis Team to provide exceptional client service to their clients. Advises cannabis clients through challenging business and regulatory environments. Cory's technical and advisory services ranges from minimizing the effects of IRS 280E, inventory management, inventory costing, cash management, and preparing financial statements.

Jeff Warschauer
VP of Sales Nexus

Jeff is the Vice-President of Sales for Nexus and is also responsible for the Northeast market. Jeff has been with Nexus for 30 years. He has developed many large-scale cannabis projects in NY, PA, MD, MA, and RI. This experience in highly competitive cannabis markets gives him industry experience, which is second to none. Jeff is a seasoned greenhouse industry speaker at countless trade shows and seminars over his long career.

Al Sray
Director of Cannabis Sales, Eastern US & Canada Nexus

Al has worked with multiple medical cannabis cultivators in IL, MN, NY, PA, OH on issues ranging from licensing, to design to construction. He has also assisted cannabis grow designs and builds in MD, FL, MA and OH. He has been with Nexus and working in the greenhouse industry for more than 11 years.


The hotels closest to the event are the Newport Harbor Hotel, the Marriott Hotel, and Hotel Viking. Those may be expensive. There are hotels in Middletown, RI that may be less expensive, Hampton Inn and Suites, Homewood Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Quality Inn and Suites. Uber or Lyft is a great way to get into Newport from Middletown.

All paid attendees will receive a $500 credit toward a future equipment purchase or facility design services.

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 September 14th - Newport, RI
 $449 - Attendee + 1 Guest ($299 + $150)
 $599 - Attendee + 2 Guests ($299 + $300 (150 per guest))
 $749 - Attendee + 3 Guests ($299 + $450 (150 per guest))


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