NECANN Speaker Applications

Speaker Opportunities!

Have a content session idea for New England cannabis business professionals or medical marijuana patients?  We are now accepting submissions for our Portland, ME (October 14-15, 2017) Providence, RI (October 28-29, 2017) and Boston (March 24-25, 2018) conventions.  To be considered for a speaking spot at the largest industry convention series in the northeast, complete the form below.

Important notes before beginning to fill out the form: 

  1. If you wish to apply for multiple conventions you must submit a separate form for each one (It might be helpful to write out the longer answers on a word doc first so you can cut and paste them into each submission).
  2. Submissions with not be accepted without a  bio and head shot, make sure you have them before starting the form.
  3. This form is the ONLY method we will be using for considering speakers. If you have questions regarding the form send them to, but please don’t call/email with speaker inquires/pitches.

Online applications for Portland and Providence will be open through July 28th, 2017.   Potential candidates will be notified by August 4th.  Speakers will include both those who have spoke at cannabis events in the past and those who have not, and who come from a diverse range of geographic areas.  We are looking specifically for content relevant to the industry, consumers, and patients of the home state of each convention. Preference will be given to sessions that have not been presented in these markets before.

Solo presentations should last between 30-45 minutes (depending on the topic and structure of the session), followed by Q&A from the audience. We will also be looking panel style sessions and may ask that you alter your presentation to fit a different style.  Speakers MUST abide by a “no pitching” policy.  Presentations can not include information on speaker’s professional background, personal expertise and/or company history.

Speakers who are selected must agree to follow specific guidelines on crafting their presentations and compiling PowerPoint presentations. NECANN reserves the right of final approval on all content for speakers, and may require revisions during the process.

Which event is submission for?*
Your title:*
Your email:*
Home State:*
Submit a short bio. Please limit to educational and professional experience relevant to the session topic and/or the cannabis industry as a whole. *
Please upload a headshot, (jpg, jpeg, png, or gif) 100px x 100px *
If available, include a link to a previous presentation you have made
Presentation Catagory*
If Other, topic:
Session Title*
Session summary (250 words or less):*
Presentation Objective(s)*
Have you given, or will you be giving this presentation at another educational conference?*
If yes, where and when?
To help us cross-promote your session, provide social media post copy (limit to 140 characters)*
Your Facebook page url
Your Twitter handle
Your Instagram handle
Your LinkedIn page
Your YouTube channel
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