According to cannabis industry research firm The Brightfield Group, the market for CBD-based hemp products is expected to reach $22 billion by 2022. Since first reporting on this trend in 2016 and continuing our coverage with webinars, articles, an online channel, a new CBD newsletter, and more, American Spa has been at the forefront of CBD education and coverage. We are advancing this position of thought leadership with the launch of the American Spa CBD Summit, an exciting event that will take place in August 4-6, 2019 in Denver.

CBD is creating an incomparable buzz in the wellness world, particularly since the recent passing of the Farm Bill, but it is also creating confusion. This summit aims to help clarify the topic with powerful education aimed at helping wellness decision-makers and providers. With experts and subjects culled by American Spa’s seasoned editorial team, the event will feature speakers who will tackle the following topics and offer tangible tools, solutions, and strategies to best help you tap into this multi-billion-dollar market:

  • Best Practices and Strategies for Selling, Marketing, and Promoting CBD Products and Treatments
  • CBD & the Science Behind It
  • Benefits of CBD Use
  • Advice for Selecting an Effective CBD Brand
  • Legal, Insurance, and Liability Info
  • Tips for Answering Client CBD Questions
  • Ideas for Avoiding Weedwashing and CBD
  • Advice for Managing Social Media and Other Promotions Amid ‘Illegal Substances’ Rules and Regulations
  • And much more

Along with education, the event will also offer a showcase area where attendees can discover CBD brands, take advantage of opportunities for networking, and experience CBD treatments. The Summit offers two levels of attendance. The Three-Day VIP Pass ($450 Through April 19; $500 through June 7; $550 after June 8) includes an opening night VIP party with early access to the showcase area; access to the full conference program, product showcases, meals, and day-two cocktail reception; and a gift bag filled with CBD products. The Two-Day Pass ($350 Through April 19; $400 through June 7; $450 After June 8), includes access to the full conference program, product showcases, meals, and the day-two cocktail reception.

“We have been watching and reporting on CBD for the past several years and have been amazed and inspired by the explosive growth of this market,” says Julie Keller Callaghan, editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and event founder. “My team has, by necessity, become CBD experts, and we look forward to creating a conference that will help attendees sift through the confusing influx of information on CBD and more effectively tap into an exciting and incredibly lucrative market.”

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