Our 2nd Annual Consumer Day


At a much lower ticket price for those new to Cannabis Industry and following New West’s two iconic days of B2B networking and Expo, we are bringing together dispensaries, retailers, cultivators and brands for a day of building relationships, business, advocacy and education.

We are hosting our 2nd Annual Consumer Day focused on attendees that are new to cannabis and/or long-time consumers for recreational and medical purposes. This is where you discover the freshest products, gain knowledge and meet fellow enthusiasts, experts and consumers. 

Join us for a HUGE DAY on Saturday, Consumer Day

Panels & Celebrities

We have some big names for sports and celebrities on our panels for Consumer Day.
Check out our panel Schedule
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Some of our sport celebrities that will be speaking:
Bob Burnquist
Professional Skate Boarder and Athlete
Frank Shamrock
Former UFC Champion, Mixed Martial Arts Athlete
Travis Rice
Professional Snowboarder, Award-Winning Filmmaker

Career Fair

From bud tender jobs to executive level careers. A Career Fair, hosted by Vangst, for those looking for work in the industry will be held from 10 to 4 pm on Consumer Day.


Learn from top industry leaders and explore the companies making a difference and leading the way in the new generation of cannabis.


Meet the people you have read about and get face time with the players who have shaped the industry to this point. Come join us and become a part of this amazing and quickly growing industry!


Talk and interact with the top cannabis brands to check out the newest products and brands that will be unveiling in late 2018 and into 2019.


New West Summit 4.0 comes to Oakland for a big, bright experience in one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world.

Matthew Greene

New York, NY, USA
CEO & Founder, Edible Science, LLC

Matt Greene has spent his entire career in the marketing, advertising and AdTech industry. His fascination with technology began in 1987 while working with his client Steve Jobs in developing the launch strategies for NeXT Computers. Starting in 1998, Matt pioneered online advertising and supporting technologies for the digital ad agency he founded, Blue Ribbon Digital, where his team drove innovation across all aspects of digital media - from Search to Mobile and Video, his agency measurably generated over $2BB in revenues for their Fortune 100 clients. In this capacity, Matt has spoken at leading conferences such as AdTech, iMedia Summits and the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Starting in 2015, Matt re-focused his energies on the burgeoning cannabis industry knowing that the need for innovation in technologies to support the industry would be mandatory. With his his new company, Edible Sciences, he and his team on concentrating their energies in solving the #1 problem facing the edibles sector: Dosing Accuracy. He will be speaking at Binghampton University's TIER Talks in SEPT '17 on technology innovations occurring in the cannabis ancillary space.

Brett Finkelstein

Boca Raton, FL
Managing Director, Phyto Partners LP

Brett is an experienced executive, venture capital and private equity investor and advisor. He has partnered with, worked with and developed key relationships with numerous premier private equity, investment banks, and venture capital companies. As one of the founders of Phyto Partners LP, Brett’s fundamental ambition for the company’s stakeholders is to creatively apply his unique resources of extensive operating skills, certainty to close, access to capital, extensive network of resources and relentless pursuit of excellence to facilitate a more super-charged evolution for enterprises we fund, launch, and maintain activist roles in. For the powerhouse companies we invest in, advise, and or buy we will be providing more investment value and a comfort level for our financial capital partners, as well as our portfolio companies that join us. Phyto Partners LP was profiled in Forbes as one of the leaders in the cannabis industry. Phyto has invested in half of what CB insights profiled as the trailblazers of 2017.