Former NFL star and budding cannabis entrepreneur,Terrell Davis, has been tapped to be the keynote speaker at an upcoming marijuana business summit that will be held in Denver from March 22nd to the 24th. The Minority Cannabis Business Association Summit is an annual gathering for minorities involved in the marijuana industry to get together and network, share ideas as well as news and potentially resources. Davis is looking froward to the opportunity to speak about his experiences as a person of color in both the business world and as an NFL player and with them, bring a unique perspective to the industry. He also hopes that by pointing out the potential struggles minorities in the industry may face along with the tremendous gains that are possible, more persons of color may be inspired to enter the blossoming cannabis markets.
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Terrell Davis, two-time Super Bowl champion, Hall-of-Famer and former Denver Broncos star with 40 rushing records, will be the keynote speaker at the Minority Cannabis Business Association Summit in Denver on March 22-24.
“I am sincerely looking forward to the opportunity to address fellow minority business owners and supports of minority entrepreneurs,” Davis said in a press release announcing his speech.
The summit will be hosted by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and the Hoban Law Group, the attorneys who took Jeff Sessions and the DEA to court earlier this year on behalf of the hemp industry.
“As an entrepreneur myself, I am well aware of the struggles that people of color face in the business sector,” Davis said. “And as a professional football player, I’ve seen first-hand how teamwork and collaboration benefit from adopting inclusive hiring practices and policies.”