“The Marijuana Show” To Hold Free Auditions at the Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo for Marijuana Millionaires Contestants
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, February 16–The Marijuana Show, a reality cable TV show called the “Shark Tank for Ganjapreneurs” by CNBC, will be making a free presentation combined with auditions at the first-ever Texas marijuana conference, The Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo in Ft. Worth, Texas.
At the Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo, cannabis entrepreneurs will be able to participate in the “Pitchfest” and make a three minute presentation to Karen Paull and Wendy Robbins, The Marijuana Show’s producers. Pitchfest winners may star in season three of the show in which over $15 million has been offered to previous contestants. All Expo attendees are invited to participate and watch the Pitchfest at no charge.
The “Pitchfest“ auditions for the The Marijuana Show will be held at the Ft. Worth Convention Center, Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (CST). To register and find out more details about the Pitchfest, visit this site.
People interested in the Pitchfest should be able to present business plans and proof of applicable licenses and permits. They must be over age 21 and present a valid ID.
At this same Pitchfest, the producers will also make a presentation, “7 Secrets to a Successful Pitch,” to all interested Expo attendees on February 27.
In addition, a free webinar on “7 Secrets of a Successful Pitch” will be held on February 23 at 6pm Mountain Time. To register, go to www.greenequitymedia.com.
The Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo will highlight medical cannabis and hemp, and include business-to-business networking, industry expert guest speakers, interactive workshops, education opportunities, and more than 250 floor exhibitors. The Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo will be held Friday, February 26 through Sunday, February 28, 2016 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
Robbins said, “We hope to find the next marijuana millionaires at this event in Ft. Worth and we are excited that cultivation of cannabidiol (CBD) will now be legal in Texas. What a perfect way to celebrate.” (CBD is is non-psychoactive chemical present in cannabis and does not have any mind-altering effects.)
Paull said, “We look forward to hearing innovative pitches for CBD, hemp, ancillary, edibles, real estate and tech businesses. This season we can also offer short-term loans to innovative, established businesses.”
Over the next six months, the show’s producers will be hosting live PitchFest auditions in Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver, New York, the District of Columbia, Boston and Florida.
About The Marijuana Show
The Marijuana Show, the first-ever reality show about marijuana, was launched on November 18, 2014. The new “Shark Tank meets The Apprentice” reality-competition show profiles a group of ganjapreneur hopefuls and gives contestants the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of investors. They then participate in a boot camp to develop a variety of cannabis technologies and products through mentorship and investment. For more information, please visit www.themarijuanashow.com.
About Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo
The Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo is presented by the Southwest Expo Group, the Dallas Observer, and MJ Freeway. This historic cannabis event will be held from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, and is expected to draw attendees from across the country and throughout the state. Information and tickets are available at swccexpo.com, or by calling 1-888-729-8199. The Convention Center is located at 1201 Houston St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102.