Tommy Chong Named Celebrity Keynote Speaker of TPE 2017

First big tradeshow of 2017 to feature host of industry leaders offering new ideas and insight

Tommy Chong | TPE 2017

Known for his advocacy of alternative products and category growth, iconic actor and activist Tommy Chong will be the celebrity keynote speaker at TPE 2017, held January 25–26, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Chong is part of the TPE’s new educational track offered at the show that features conferences, panels, and roundtable discussions on a variety of topics intended to provide information and support for many facets of the tobacco business.

“We are pleased to feature Tommy Chong as our keynote speaker,” says Jason Carignan, Chief Marketing Officer of Kretek. “We admire his outspoken bravado and tireless efforts to educate consumers and corporations alike on the benefits of cannabis. With the TPE show expanding its offerings for the alternative market, and the industry growing at a breakneck pace, we feel all attendees will benefit from his insights on the opportunities and challenges this sector faces.”