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Bi-Annual Cannabis Event MJ Unpacked Announces the Debut of the MJU Venture Summit


The event will be exclusively available to venture fund managers, family office executives and UHNW individuals, featuring speakers from leaders in the cannabis industry

Las Vegas, August 11, 2022Recently dubbed the cannabis industry’s most inventive conference, MJ Unpacked announced the launch of the MJU Venture Summit to be held on Wednesday, September 28, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, in conjunction with the larger exclusive cannabis trade event.

Attendance at the MJU Venture Summit is exclusive to venture fund managers, family office executives and UHNW individuals actively investing in the cannabis space and requires registration for MJ Unpacked.

The half-day program will kick off at noon on Wednesday with a hosted lunch and networking, followed by high-level relevant discussions for the investor set in the cannabis space. The program will close with a champagne networking session before feeding into the Brand Experience Hall opening reception at MJ Unpacked, featuring some of the most innovative and successful brands from every adult-use market in the United States.

Speakers from Verano, Terrapin Care Station, Cowan & Co, the Canadian Stock Exchange, American Trade Association for Cannabis and Hemp (ATACH), the US Cannabis Council, Poseidon Investment Management, Merida Capital Holdings, and BDSA will headline sessions at the MJU Venture Summit. Sessions will focus on investor-relevant topics, including utilizing public market capital, the latest updates for federal reform, global markets reports, and an exits panel.

“There has been strong interest by the investment community to have a private gathering of fund managers to connect,” stated George Jage, co-founder of MJ Unpacked. “Most deals today are being syndicated, and new funds and sources of capital are emerging in the space that will greatly benefit from the networking and learning opportunity. And as we grow, the opportunity for private equity and institutional investors to have a home to glean the insights they need will be essential.”

MJ Unpacked is the only national cannabis event exclusively for cannabis brands, retail executives, and accredited investors actively investing in cannabis. The event will be held September 28-30 at the MGM Grand Convention Center in Las Vegas. Registration is available through

About MJ Unpacked

All it takes is a spark. MJ Unpacked is the first cannabis event of its kind that places passionate cannabis retailers, THC CPG brands and investors together to drive the future of the industry, determine the next stage of market growth and deliver a true return on investment. The event, founded by George Jage, former president of MJBizDaily/MJBizCon and CEO of Dope Media, and Kim Jage, former EVP and CMO of World Tea Media, creates unique opportunities for executives to learn from fellow professionals, explore expansion opportunities and prepare to be competitive in a national market. Launched in 2021 and held biannually in Las Vegas and New York City, MJ Unpacked features over 100 nationally-recognized cannabis brands alongside impressive speaker panels and an invite-only Venture Summit. For more information, visit and and follow on Instagram and Twitter.


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