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California: Member Reception & Federal Policy Update

Date: July 29th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Los Angeles, CA

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California Member Reception & Federal Policy Update
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Seasons 52
10250 Santa Monica Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a networking reception for California cannabis industry professionals on July 29th at Seasons 52 in Los Angeles! Attendance is free for members (up to two representatives each) and open to other guests for $40 donation to NCIA.

Join NCIA executive director Aaron Smith and fellow cannabusiness leaders for an evening of networking and information sharing, and learn more about the work NCIA is doing on your behalf in Washington, DC.

Light appetizers and beverages will be provided by NCIA.

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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Northeast: Member Reception & Federal Policy Update

Date: August 5th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Boston, MA

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Northeast Member Reception & Federal Policy Update
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Omni Parker House
60 School St. 
Boston, MA 02108
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a networking reception for Massachusetts cannabis industry professionals on August 5th at the Omni Parker House in Boston! Attendance is free for members (up to two representatives each) and open to other guests for $40 donation to NCIA.

Join NCIA executive director Aaron Smith and fellow cannabusiness leaders for an evening of networking and information sharing, and learn more about the work NCIA is doing on your behalf in Washington, DC.

Light appetizers and beverages will be provided by NCIA.

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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ServSafe® Food Safety Basics hosted by NCIA & Cannabis Trainers

Date: August 6th, 2014
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Denver, CO

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ServSafe® Food Safety Basics hosted by NCIA & Cannabis Trainers
Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
9:00 am – 12:00 pm (Registration at 8:30 am)
The Lower Level Conference Room at the Colorado Restaurant Association
430 East 7th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a series of ServSafe® Food Safety Basics presented by Cannabis Trainers™!

Cannabis Trainers™ is pleased to deliver the nationally recognized ServSafe® Food Safety training to Manufacturers of Marijuana Infused Products. The ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams, certifications and educational materials to professionals in the foodservice industry. The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research and years of food sanitation training experience. Employees and Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and work in a culture of food safety.

Maureen McNamara, the Founder and Chief Facilitator with Cannabis Trainers™ has 20+ years of professional training experience with a background in Food Safety and Responsible Alcohol Service. She has trained and certified 10,000+ employees, managers and owners in national certification programs, and is ready to bring her expertise to the cannabis industry.

NCIA is offering a special price of just $10 for member businesses and their employees to attend. The cost for non members to attend is $45.

Space is limited, register today to ensure you have a spot!

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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New York: Educational Luncheon & Fundraiser

Date: August 7th, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: New York City, NY

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New York Educational Luncheon & Fundraiser
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Registration at 11:30 am)
Humphrey’s at Eventi Hotel
851 Avenue of the Americas 
New York City, NY 10001
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting an educational luncheon and fundraiser for New York cannabis industry professionals on August 7th at Humphrey at Eventi Hotel in New York City! Featuring keynotes by NY Senator Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island) and NY Assemblyman Steve Katz (R-Yorktown), the discussion will focus on the recent passage of the Compassionate Care Act, as well as educate attendees on the work NCIA is doing federally to advance a legitimate and responsible cannabis industry.

Tickets are $300 and include lunch as well as an early evening networking reception following the speaking portion of the event.

Full Agenda Details:
Check-In: 11:30 AM – 12:30PM
Lunch: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Speakers:
12:50 pm – 1:10 pm: Aaron Smith, NCIA

1:10 pm – 1:30 pm: NY Assemblyman Steve Katz (R-Yorktown)

1:35 pm – 1:55 pm: NY Senator Diane J. Savino (D-Staten Island)

2:05 pm – 2:15 pm: Richard Yost, Ideal 420 Soil

2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Jane West, WomenGrow

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Networking Reception

Thank you to our generous Gold Sponsor Ideal 420 Soil for helping make this event possible!

Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event. If interested, please email Brooke Gilbert at events@thecannabisindustry.org asap.

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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Sell-SMaRT™ hosted by NCIA & Cannabis Trainers

Date: August 19th, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Denver, CO

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Sell-SMaRT™ hosted by NCIA & Cannabis Trainers
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Registration at 11:30 am)
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
1536 Wynkoop St. 
Denver, CO 80202
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a series of Sell-SMaRT™ training program presented by Cannabis Trainers™!

Cannabis Trainers™ is pleased to deliver the Sell-SMaRT™ course, a responsible cannabis vendor training program aimed towards owners, managers, budtenders, and all front line store staff to prepare in safely and effectively handling complex situations in your operation.

Maureen McNamara, the Founder and Chief Facilitator with Cannabis Trainers™ has 20+ years of professional training experience with a background in Food Safety and Responsible Alcohol Service. She has trained and certified 10,000+ employees, managers and owners in national certification programs, and is ready to bring her expertise to the cannabis industry.

NCIA is offering a special price of just $97 for member businesses and their employees to attend. The cost for non members to attend is $147.

Space is limited, sign your team up today and make sure you and your employees are properly informed and trained!

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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2nd Annual Southwest Cannabusiness Symposium

Date: August 23rd, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location: Las Vegas, NV

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2nd Annual Southwest CannaBusiness Symposium
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Registration at 9:30 am)
Plaza Hotel & Casino
1 S Main St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Save the date for the most comprehensive regional cannabis business symposium featuring packed agendas with speakers from across the nation with expertise in every area of cannabusiness.

This day-long educational program will provide a unique opportunity to glean information from cannabusiness professionals and experts with decades of combined experience in the fields of regulatory models, operations, and ancillary businesses and feature special presentations by industry leaders addressing trends in cannabusiness and emerging products or services.

Each symposium also includes lunch and an evening networking reception.

[Full Agenda & Speaker List Coming Soon]

Sponsors:
[Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event. If interested, please email events@thecannabisindustry.org asap]

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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Florida: Medical Marijuana Fundraiser at Mision Lago

Date: September 9th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Thonotosassa, FL

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Florida: Medical Marijuana Fundraiser at Mision Lago
Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Mision Lago (hosted by June & Tom Simpson)
11865 Fort King Highway
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a fundraiser on September 9th to help set the tone for a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry in Florida. Proceeds raised will go towards Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s statewide efforts in support of Amendment 2 as well as donated directly to the United for Care campaign.

Please join NCIA executive director Aaron Smith, founder & executive director of Harborside Health Center Steve DeAngelo and fellow cannabusiness leaders for an evening of networking and information sharing, while contributing towards cannabis reform in the Sunshine State. This event is being generously hosted by June & Tom Simpson at their nationally renowned estate Mision Lago located just outside of Tampa, we kindly thank them for their support of our cause!

Heavy appetizers will be provided by NCIA and a cash bar will be available. Registration will open at 6:30 pm.

Full speaker list and agenda coming soon, please stay tuned for updates.

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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Illinois: Member Reception & Federal Policy Update

Date: September 16th, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Chicago, IL

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Illinois Member Reception & Federal Policy Update
Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Registration at 6:30 pm)
Fadó Irish Pub
100 W Grand Ave 
Chicago, IL 60654
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The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a networking reception for Illinois cannabis industry professionals on September 16th at Fadó Irish Pub in Chicago! Attendance is free for members (up to two representatives each) and open to other guests for $40 donation to NCIA.

Join NCIA executive director Aaron Smith and fellow cannabusiness leaders for an evening of networking and information sharing, and learn more about the work NCIA is doing on your behalf in Washington, DC.

Light appetizers and beverages will be provided by NCIA.

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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Infused Products Symposium

Date: October 15th & 16th, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: Denver, CO

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Infused Products Symposium
October  15th & 16th, 2014
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Denver, CO
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The National Cannabis Industry Association invites you to come learn best business practices surrounding the infused product and extraction revolution. Follow the link above to fill out the form to be the first to hear about important symposium updates.

Discussion topics include:

  • Infused products manufacturing best practices
  • The art and science of extraction
  • The state of infused product regulation and policy
  • Labeling and packaging best practices
  • Expanding your infused products business
  • Infused product and extraction manufacturing tours and intensive workshops

More information will be announced for this event soon so sign up to be the first informed and stay tuned!

If you aren’t yet a member of NCIA, please consider joining today! Membership starts as low as $100 a month or $1,000 a year and supports the cannabis industry’s only unified and coordinated national campaign to change laws and public opinion.

NCIA is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit trade association. 75% of all contributions may be tax-deductible as a business or trade expense.

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National Cannabis Industry Association's 4th Anniversary Banquet

Date: November 13th, 2014
Time: TBA
Location: Las Vegas, NV

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Save the date for NCIA’s 4th anniversary banquet!

The National Cannabis Industry Association is celebrating its 4th year of industry advocacy and community building with an elegant banquet and reception in conjunction with the National Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas on November 13th.

Stay tuned for venue & event details in the coming weeks!

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