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  • The Cannabis Business Awards 2017
    17:00-23:30
    2017-12-07

    Hosted by Cannabis Business Awards

    The Cannabis Business Awards honors cannabis professionals deserving of historical recognition and esteemed accolades for industry progression and innovation.

    Join Clover Leaf and The Cannabis Business Awards for an exclusive celebration with special guests for a networking evening, comedy, and honorary awards ceremony. This will be an event not to miss and will feature the top business executives, producers, and industry professionals from around the world. This will be the most-talked about event of the year! There will be guest hosts, award presenters, full bar’s, music, entertainment, gift bags and much much more.

    Celebrate outstanding achievements with industry game changers, trailblazers and cannabis thought leaders. This is an amazing time in our industry, one of historic innovation and progression. Join us as we celebrate the fastest growing industry in America and the industry executives creating history as we take marijuana mainstream.

    Click Here to nominate an industry professional for the 2017 Cannabis Business Awards
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdBu6NVq6zjQ7Srrszod-KiFKPTM-TEGZijZRE0Jpn4t7LIsw/viewform

    Seawell Ballroom
    Denver Performing Arts Complex, Denver, Colorado 80204

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  • Michigan MMFLA Business Licensing Bootcamp
    09:00-17:00
    2017-12-08-2017-12-09

    Friday, December 8, 2017 9:00 AM until Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

    Here are some of the benefits of attending our 2-day Michigan Marihuana Facility Licensing Bootcamp If you are looking to become a part of this industry, it is essential that you take steps in the right direction.  By attending this workshop for future marijuana businesses, you can become more confident that you are doing the right thing. Check out the speakers we have lined up for our event!

    Most people make mistakes during the initial steps of starting a marijuana business and get their permits denied. You can avoid making the same mistakes by attending this workshop for marijuana business. It is always better to learn from professionals who have extensive experience in the field and this opportunity is only presented to you at our workshop. Don’t wait too long because if you don’t start now, you won’t be able to find success later on.

    This two-day workshop will provide an extensive overview of the following areas related to operating a legal medical marijuana business (and ancillary businesses) in Michigan:

    • A thorough review of Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, (PA 281, 281 & 283 of 2016 and PA 105 of 2017).
    • A step-by-step format of what is going to be needed to get municipality approval & community support
    • Help you select the correct corporate structure for your marijuana business.
    • How to deal with property contracts and landlords.
    • How much money will be needed to start a marijuana business.
    • A chance to reach out and meet others like you who are just getting into the industry. Our workshop is an excellent place to find like-minded people that are working towards similar goals!
    • Our WorkBook with the valuable information is a great asset in helping you with continuing education.
    • Understanding of risk and benefits of the industry for the patient, businessperson, and governmental officials on a local and statewide level
    • Assess the marijuana business successes and failures in other states and the lessons that have been learned
    • Discuss the needs, opportunities, and barriers for collaboration among, across, and within the governmental role, the healthcare role, the business person role, and the role of the patient.
    • Understand what you will need to interface with Michigan’s seed-to-sale system that uses serialized tags with bar-code, human-readable and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags attached to every plant, and labels attached to wholesale packages to track marijuana inventory.
    • Grower/Production and Dispensary site selection and required zoning
    • Compliance and legal issues
    • Investment limitations and opportunities
    • Teambuilding for application approval and long-term success
    • Ancillary business opportunities (legal, transportation, HVAC, security, real estate, insurance, marketing, accounting, plumbing, cleaning services, etc.)
    • Concentrates/extracts: Why it’s predicted to be the future of the Medical Marijuana industry.
    • Marketing and advertising for Medical Marijuana companies: Effective and proven methods.
    • Networking Luncheon where you can meet with established key players in the Medical Marijuana industry).
    • Get in now on the ground floor before the industry takes off!
    • Meet professionals who successfully navigated the application process and now run successful marihuana businesses in other states.
    • Get an in-depth legislative & regulatory update: what’s happening now and what’s going to happen.
    • How to start and operate a successful, compliant Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center (Dispensary)
    • Learn the business opportunities that this billion-dollar industry will bring to Michigan.
    • Comprehensive Marijuana Business Workshop Notebook. All those who attend will receive a comprehensive Medical Marijuana Business Licensing Workshop notebook. The notebook contains valuable information on being successful in the Medical Marijuana industry in Michigan. It includes information on the law, proposed regulations, business and investment opportunities, and essential Medical Marijuana basics. It also includes information on the dispensary application process, and on how to operate a successful and legal dispensary. There’s more! It is written by people who have already made money in the Medical Marijuana industry. It contains detailed information, to show you how you can as well. It will guide you through each step in developing your own successful Medical Marijuana business!

    Intersted in being a sponsor for the event? Visit cannamediaworks.com/sponsorship for more information!

    SCHEDULE

    Friday, December 8, 2017
    8 – 9 a.m. – Registration & Networking
    9 – 9:45 a.m. – Michigan Regulatory Overview – Paula Givens, Attorney & Licensing Consultant
    9:45 – 10:30 a.m. – Corporate structuring & background checks – Roma Thurin, Thurin Law Group
    10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Building your team – Avis Bubulyan, SIVA Enterprises
    11:15 – 12 p.m. – Taxes, accounting & cash management – Kareyna Miller, LC Solutions Michigan
    12 – 1 p.m. – LUNCH
    1 – 1:45 p.m. – Incorporating the medical in medical marijuana – Cathleen Graham, CS Health Stop
    1:45 – 2:30 p.m. – Gaining Municipality Approval & Community Support – Jamie Cooper, Canna Media Works
    2:30 – 2:45 p.m. – BREAK
    2:45 – 3:30 p.m. – Funding & investor relations – Avis Bubulyan, SIVA Enterpises
    3:30 – 4:15 p.m. – Building a brand for your cannabis company – Jamie Cooper, Canna Media Works
    4:15 – 5 p.m. – Seed to sale tracking software – Steve Flaks, BioTrack

    Saturday, December 9, 2017
    8 – 9 a.m. – Registration & Networking
    9 – 9:45 a.m. – Riding the Wave of the Industry Ripple Effect – Hilary Dulany, Aardvark Cannabis Company & AccuVape
    9:45 – 11:15 a.m. – Planning for a Successful Vertical Integration Facility – Ron Smalley, Vista Green Group LLC
    11:15 – 12 p.m. – Secure Transportation – Grady Emmons, PRGM Security
    12 – 1 p.m. – LUNCH
    1 -1:45 p.m. – Security Planning – Ted Daniels, National Cannabis Security Services
    1:45 – 2:30 p.m. – Putting together your application – Avis Bulbulyan, SIVA Enterprises
    2:30 – 3:15 p.m. – Policies & procedures – Paula Givens, Attorney & Licensing Consultant
    3:15 – 3:30 p.m. – BREAK
    3:30 – 4:15 p.m. – Insurance, bonds and securities – Stephanie Goodman & Amanda Kugler, Bricks & Mortar Cannabis
    4:15 – 5 p.m. – Preparing for Compliancy – Jenny Germano, ICS Consulting

    Learn from some of the best industry application writers and compliancy experts in the areas of cultivation, dispensary, edibles/infused products, extraction, and licensing.

    • Security Planning
      • Security Systems
      • Physical security
      • Product and cash vaulting
      • Cash handling
      • Transportation
      • Chain of custody
    • Processing and Extracting Facility Planning
      • Overview of Different Extraction Processes (This is just an overview. We will not be teaching you HOW to process or extract medical marijuana.)
      • Infused Product Categories
      • Packaging and Labeling
      • License Application Planning
    • How to interface with METRC – Marijuana Enforcement Tracking Reporting & Compliance — Michigan’s statewide monitoring system for integrated marihuana tracking, inventory, and verification under the Marihuana Tracking Act, 2016 PA 282.
    • Investor Targeting and Qualifying
    • Real Estate and Facilities: new construction or renovation?
    • Municipality Lobbying and Generating Community Support
    • Community Impact Plans – when needed
    • Industry Advocacy and Involvement
    • How to start and operate a successful Medical Marijuana Provisioning Treatment Center (Dispensary)
    • Learn more about the business opportunities that this billion-dollar industry will bring to Michigan.
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  • Winter is Coming Ganjasana Plant Ceremony & Yoga for Stress
    18:00-19:30
    2017-12-10

    Hosted by Greenlovedenver

    Join Greenlove Denver and Steven Wallace for “Winter is Coming” Ganjasana Plant Ceremony and yoga class for stress and anxiety.

    Great way to relax and unwind before the holidays start! Learn new techniques for utilizing cannabis, yoga, and the breathe to calm the mind and body.

    Greenlove Denver & Steven Wallace are both Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga Teacher Graduates.

    $15.00

    Must be 21+ to Register, 420 Friendly – BYOB.

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  • Ganjasana Ceremony – Cannabis Plant Spirit Yoga
    19:00-21:00
    2017-12-11

    Hosted by Earth Yoga Boulder and Ganjasana

    Join Ganjasana for a healing cannabis plant-spirit yoga ceremony – a transformative experience rooted in the Shipibo shamanism ancestral lineage.

    In a safe, sacred, setting, embody the practices of yoga, meditation and mindfulness as you connect with the ancient wisdom of the cannabis master plant!

    Founded on the principles of permaculture, cannabis used in ceremony is cultivated in no-till, living organic soil and grown with sustainably conscious methods mindful of the health of the plant, the environment and the people. Complimented with selected heirloom genetic cultivars, ceremonies are designed to model the regenerative nature of building plant-spirit relationships. Learn tools for plant communication, from soil to flower, as you deepen your alignment of body, mind and spirit with the earth.

    21+
    www.ganjasana.com

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  • GrassPosts Presents: Path To 2018
    19:00-21:30
    2017-12-13

    DESCRIPTION

    The legalization of cannabis is creating opportunity for existing and new cannabis entrepreneurs. With the recent news of Los Angeles allowing for volatile manufacturing, we will definitely see a surge of more manufacturers coming to the Los Angeles market. The challenge is getting yourself established and preparing your roadmap to success.

    Whether your a infused product, volatile or non-volatile manufacturer, there are a lot of questions and concerns that must be addressed prior to going all in. Everything from selecting the proper real estate to which equipment you really need to produce your final products.

    We will go over these topics and other operational and investment topics that can make a difference in how well your company does moving forward. We all have our multi-million dollar exit strategies but do we all have the roadmap on how we are going to achieve them.


    Topics to be Covered:

    1. Licensing

    2. Compliance for Manufacturers

    3. Infused Product Market

    4. Extraction Methods

    5. Sourcing Raw Material

    6. Path to Success

    The event format will be as follows:

    • 7-7:30 pm ( Networking)
    • 7:30-8:40 pm (Panel Discussion)
    • 8:40-9:00 pm (Q & A with panel)
    • 9:00-9:30 pm (Network)

    This is a non-consumption event.

  • Denver Norml’s 3rd Annual Holidaze Fundraiser
    19:30-23:00
    2017-12-13

    Hosted by Denver NORML and NORML

    **This is a PRIVATE, 21+, RSVP-ONLY event. We will not allow registration at the door. Sorry, it’s the law!** Message us to get on the guestlist at lisanorml5280@gmail.com.

    Please join us for Denver NORML’s 3RD Annual Holidaze fundraiser! This event is FREE thanks to our sponsor, Lightshade Labs. It will be a casual, 21+ event, infused with botanicals from start to finish. Enjoy amazing food and drinks including an awesome silent auction with tons of options for holiday gifts, with Rameau Control & Indigo Peak hosting for the night.

    This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Your generosity will ensure that we will have a successful local lobby day, and help us reform marijuana laws at the state and federal levels. This fundraiser allows us to have an educational experience in Washington D.C. with National NORML and other chapters from across the country!

    Dress Code // Come as you are!

    Food trucks: Burgerchief will be there for the munchies 😉

    Raffle // Every donation includes a raffle ticket to win the grand prize -TBD

    Silent Auction // Door prizes – Be prepared to bid and win amazing items.

    Fund the Cause // Learn about the impactful things Denver NORML is doing and how you can help.

    We are looking for the following Sponsorships:

    $5,000 – Platinum

    $2,000 – Gold

    $1,000 – Silver:
    Thank you Lightshade and IHeartJane, Metlo & Drone Ninja Photography.

    $500 – Bronze
    Thank you Quest Concentrates, Freely Loved Hemp and Concentrate Supply Co., Kaviar, BioTrack THC, Ripe Dispensary

    $Other Amount

    Q&A’S:

    Q:Will I be able to bring any extra guests to the door and register them there?
    A: NO, their names must be registered before the day of the event.

    Q:Will there be any specific dress codes?
    A: Come casual or anything holiday ready 🙂

    QHow can I become a sponsor? You have the information listed, but nowhere to donate!
    A: Actually, we come to YOU! Whether’s it’s cash, business check, or a debit/credit card, please email denverisnorml@gmail.com with headliner “SPONSORSHIP.” It will be a great way to reach out to a fresh crowd of ganja enthusiasts!!

    QAny music or food provided? I’m going to get the munchies won’t I…?
    A: Yes, we will have live music for the first half and house music spinning to end the night. Food is still in the works, but thank you to Oskar Blues Brewery for helping us out with Drinks :).

    QHow will silent auction work? Cash? Card? Prizes?
    A: Be ready cause we accept all forms and will be giving away freebies throughout the night!

    Date: Wednesday Evening, December 13th, 2017.
    Location: The Metlo Rooftop Event Space , 1111 Broadway, Denver, 80204.
    Music: Rameau Control// Indigo Peak

    We would love the following:
    -Volunteer
    -Catering
    -Donations
    -Sponsorships
    -Auction Items

    If you have any suggestions for us or would like more information on helping us out, please send a direct email to denverisnorml@gmail.com or lisanorml5280@gmail.com.

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  • Love Yourself More Cannabis Infused Yoga with Samatha Prock
    18:30-20:00
    2017-12-16

    Hosted by Greenlovedenver

    Join Samantha Prock and Greenlove Denver for “Love Yourself More” sponsored by Mary’s Medicinals.

    As the holiday season draws closer we can become overwhelmed and stressed. It’s important we take time to love and care for ourselves.

    Learn how to use Mary’s Medicinals products effectively and how to incorporate self love and self care into your life.

    Each participant will receive CBD samples to try and take home.

    $15.00.

    21+ to RSVP, 420 Friendly.

    DM Greenlove Denver or email greenlovedenver@gmail.com to Register.

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  • Light & Lit Yoga
    18:00-19:30
    2017-12-17

    Hosted by Greenlovedenver

    Greenlove Denver’s Signature Light & Lit Cannabis Infused Yoga Class just in time for the holidays!

    Join us for an evening of relaxation, yoga, mindfulness, and responsible cannabis consumption!

    $15.00

    Must be 21+ years old to register. 420 Friendly.

    No photography or video taping allowed in class.

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