PARAMUS, N.J., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is excited to announce that Bruce Linton, Founder, Chairman and co-CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or "the Company"), will be featured at the 6th annual trade show and conference in New York at its "In Conversation With…" series. Mr. Linton will speak on Friday, May 31st at 12:00 PM EST. CWCBExpo, taking place May 29 – June 1, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, is the only event in the tri-state area focused on the entire legalized cannabis industry including medical use, adult recreational use and industrial hemp.
Canopy Growth, the first cannabis producing company in North America to be listed on the TSX and NYSE, is a world-leading diversified cannabis and hemp company, offering distinct brands and curated cannabis varieties. Driven by a passion for industry leadership and a commitment to building a world-class cannabis and hemp company, Canopy Growth has set the standard for product innovation. With operations in over 15 countries across five continents, Canopy Growth is committed to educating healthcare practitioners, conducting robust clinical research, and furthering the public's understanding of cannabis and hemp. Mr. Linton's experience as Founder, co-CEO and board member has directly influenced the success of Canopy Growth, which to date has achieved market support for capital raises of over $6 billion, including a $4 billion investment by Fortune 500's Constellation Brands. In the past 5 years and under the guidance and vision of Bruce Linton, Canopy Growth's market cap has grown from under $100 million to over $15 billion and is increasing at a steady pace.
Mr. Linton's focus has been driving the Company's overall strategy, including its Canadian and international expansion efforts as well as laying the groundwork for the Company's move into consumer products, including cannabis-based medicines and beverages. At CWCBExpo NY, Mr. Linton will share his views on the growth potential for the industry, Canopy Growth's accelerating expansion in the United States hemp market, and plans to work with American farmers to develop a wide range of products.
This year, CWCBExpo NY will have an expanded Hemp Pavilion on the show floor, with dedicated hemp educational programming that includes workshops and sessions such as "Hemp: The Dawning of a New Day in the USA," "Running a Hemp Business," "Crop Insurance Program for Industrial Hemp," "Hemp Processing: From Start to Finish," and "Hemp: Today and Into the Future."
The "In Conversation with Bruce Linton" is sponsored by Anewsha, a privately held U.S. global corporation based in in New York City, NY, and incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware. Anewsha has business units focused on health and wellness, agroscience, and biotechnology and through its affiliates has production and R&D facilities in Michigan, California, and Poland.
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