DENVER, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days after an unprecedented 8 states passed medical or recreational marijuana initiatives, all of the nascent industry's key players will gather at Marijuana Business Daily's 5 th Annual Marijuana Business Conference & Expo at The Rio in Las Vegas, November 15-18, 2016.
The publishers of Marijuana Business Daily project that after Tuesday's election, the industry could see up to an additional $8 billion in annual retail cannabis sales in the coming years. The cannabis industry already has a $14 billion impact on the economy, and this confirms that this industry is here to stay. State-by-state retail sales estimates for states that legalized on Election Day will be released at Marijuana Business Conference & Expo on Wednesday, November 16. Named the Fastest Growing Trade Show of 2015 in the U.S. by Trade Show Executive Magazine, the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo shows no signs of slowing down. This is reflected by the 7500+ attendees expected next week, representing all 50 states and 18 countries. Begun in 2012, Marijuana Business Daily's annual conference is the oldest and largest show in the cannabis space, playing host to entrepreneurs and major private investors, along with more than 320 exhibitors on a 45,000 net square foot expo floor. All seven key industry sectors will be fully represented: dispensaries and rec retailers, wholesale growers, professional and financial services, infused product makers, private equity investors, ancillary products and tech, and testing labs.