• WA Member Reception & Federal Policy Update

    December 1, 2015
    7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Seattle, WA

    The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting the final event in our “2015 Cannabis Industry Networking Reception Series” for our Washington based members on Tuesday, December 1st at Eden Lab’s production facility in Seattle.

    This event is complimentary for NCIA members and open to other cannabusiness professionals for a nominal donation of $40.


    Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about recent policy developments on the federal front from those working directly on the issues everyday and what membership with our association can do for your cannabusiness while supporting these efforts.

    On top of this invaluable access to information that impacts your business, these events allow the opportunity for our members to network in an intimate setting while sharing successes and hardships among a group of established peers.

    As always, light hor d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided by NCIA. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at a cash bar throughout the event.


    Special thanks to all our member businesses who are supporting our community building efforts in 2015 through sponsorship of this event!

    2015 NCIA Community Builder Sponsors:

    The ArcView Group

    Cannasure Insurance Services

    Eden Labs

    ProVerde Laboratories
    Make sure to follow the links above to learn more about each and stop by their setup during the event to learn more about how they can help your cannabusiness grow.


  • CannaBusiness Compliance 101: Presented by NCIA & MJ Freeway

    December 9, 2015
    5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Honolulu, HI

    National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), alongside leading cannabis industry software and service provider MJ Freeway, will host “Cannabusiness Compliance 101,” a 3.5-hour seminar on December 9 in Honolulu, HI dedicated to educating new cannabis professionals in best practices for establishing and growing their businesses.

    The seminar will take place from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at The Plaza Club, and feature insights from some of the cannabis industry’s most accomplished leaders including representatives from MJ Freeway, pioneering dispensary Berkeley Patient’s Group & top cultivation technology manufacturer Surna.

    The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance are partnering with NCIA for this event, and will provide a short update on the local regulatory landscape. Aaron Smith, executive director of NCIA, will also lead a discussion on the latest in responsible, sustainable business practices and the importance of the industry’s continued investment in political advocacy.

    This event is FREE for current NCIA members and open to other cannabis industry professionals for a nominal donation of $50. Seats are limited for this event so we highly encourage you to act fast in order to reserve your seat. Not yet a member of NCIA? You can join online now for as little as $100 a month plus if you join immediately following the event your admission can be applied towards your first membership dues payment!


    Amy Poinsett – CEO of MJ Freeway

    Etienne Fontan – Berkely Patient’s Group

    Stephen Keen – President & CEO – Surna

    Aaron Smith – Executive Director – National Cannabis Industry Association



    06/20/2016 to 06/22/2016
    Oakland, CA

    NCIA will be hosting our 3rd Annual Cannabis Business Summit & Expo from June 20-June 22nd at the Oakland Convention Center.

    • 3000 + attendees
    • 100 + exhibitors
    • 75+ speakers
    • 30 + sessions
    • 10+ hands-on workshops

    Topics to include;

    • Industry & Reform Updates,
    • Cultivation Management,
    • Investment, Finance & Accounting
    • Retail Management
    • Infused & Extracted Products
    • Legal Issues
    • Policy & Regulation
    • Emerging Topics and More.

    Take part in the cannabis industry’s most influential event of the year.

    • Where the Cannabis Industry is shaped by: Senators, Congressional Representatives and Policy Influencers that converge with Leaders and Entrepreneurs
    • Network with 3000 of your peers – including growers, dispensaries and infused makers product producers.
    • Gain exposure to the highest concentration of legitimate buyers and sellers in America’s fastest growing industry, all in one place
    • Gain knowledge in 30+ Sessions with over 75 speakers to bring you up to speed on the rapid improvements of your industry
    • Third edition of acclaimed multi-sensory networking experience Cannabis Carnival III!

    Stay up to date on all things Cannabis Business Summit related and purchase tickets now at the event website here.