Women of Cannabis Conference Comes To Las Vegas November 13, 2018

Includes A Full Day of Networking, Collaboration and Empowerment While Addressing Issues and Progress

NEVADA: While women have a higher representation in executive positions in the marijuana industry than in corporations in general in the country, their numbers are being reduced as more state legalize recreational pot.  In an effort to empower more women entrepreneurs, Women of Cannabis will be hosting Women of Cannabis Conference, a full-day conference taking place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Enclave in Vegas.

13+ Speakers, 400+ Attendee’s, 10+ Exhibitors, and 1 Life Changing Event.

WHAT:                      Women of Cannabis Conference

WHEN:                     November 13, 2018 — 9am. -5pm.

WHERE:        The Enclave in Vegas, Venue is the Enclave in Vegas.  –  

5810 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, 89119

702-747-9900

WEBSITE:     www.womenofcannabisconference.com

According to conference organizer, Stacy Thompson, “It is time to rise up and lift each other in this industry!  Together we are limitless! Our goal is to focus on networking and close collaboration with female driven organizations and entrepreneurs, while addressing women’s empowerment and progress in the cannabis industry.”  The full-day event is open to all women and men and tickets are still available.

womenThe Speaker roster for the 2018 Women in Cannabis conference include:

Wanda James 

Founder of Simple Pure Dispensary

Navy Veteran

Industry Thought Leader

Managing partner at the Cannabis Global Initiative (CGI)

 

Dr. Dina

Co-Founder  

AHHS Dispensary

Lessons from a Business Pioneer

Co-Founder OGG Collective

Consultant on Netflix’s Disjointed

 

Larisa Bolivar

Co-Founder  

TCMS Global

Recognized Colorado Cannabis Pioneer

Executive Director of the Cannabis Consumers Coalition

 

Renee Gagnon

CEO  

Hollyweed Canada

CEO / Thunderbird Biomedical Inc

Founder/CTO- GTP Financial Services

Founder FroZen Dirt Media Cannabis conference

 

Stacy Thompson

Founder

Canna Closet

CEO Nubo Botanicals

Founder of Women of Cannabis Conference

 

Kalee Hooghkirk

President Illinois

Hemp Association

– Co-Owner of Entourage Clinical Service

– Co-Founder of Midwest Medicinals

 

Medical & Patient Panel

“We have an amazing panel of pioneers in medical cannabis sharing their personal stories and progress through legalization,” promises Thompson. The medical panel moderated by Nichole West, with guest speakers, Dr. Sue Sisley from Patients of out Time,  Heather Sobel, RN Founding Member of the Cannabis Nurse Network, and Juhizie Monteiro, RN from Ask Nurse Juhlizie.  Joining the panel will be special guest speaker Sierra Riddle, a mother who defied medical authorities and fought to give her son, affected by cancer, cannabis oil.

420MEDIA, full service digital marketing agency dedicated to the Cannabis, Hemp, and CBD industry has been named Media sponsor for the event. Event sponsors include, Indiva Advisors LLC, TCMS Global, Entourage Clinical Services, VRXLabs, CannaCloset, Evergreen Organix and NUBO Nubotancials.

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Stacy Thompson, Founder Women of Cannabis Conference

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Stacy Thompson, Founder of the Women of Cannabis Conference.

1. Tell us about your Company

Women of Cannabis emerged because I saw a need to empower women as the industry continues to grow. With the rise of the female entrepreneurs and women leaders, it is pivotal to the cannabis industry to create and accept an environment where we step it up and stand together. The opportunity is here for women to pioneer this industry and hold higher level positions in companies. According to Marijuana Business Daily, women make up 27% of the industry, which is higher than the average other industries. When creating this event, I reached out to women I respect and admire and asked them to get involved. The most amazing thing is they are, rapidly! Together we can achieve greatness.  As an entrepreneur myself, a large problem that often stands in our way are women getting to know and meet other women in this business. I knew I had to build an open community like this. Women of Cannabis evolved into an amazing conference to start the conversation. I envision leaders building other leaders, lifting us to our fullest potential.  

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2. Why did you choose the cannabis/hemp business?

I realized the opportunity to enter a brand-new market, and as an entrepreneur I found my place in this industry. It all started when I decided to go back to using cannabis after I stopped -while my kids were tweens and went on the doctor prescribed Adderall for my ADD instead of cannabis.  I quit because of the fear of having the “drug” talk with them and me using “pot”.  When they got older, I decided to go back to using cannabis.  Once I uncovered the truth about cannabis, I couldn’t do anything but join forces with others to break the stigma about this plant. The only way we are going to do that is if we all work together. We all want the same outcome, this plant to be free for all to use.

3. What change will your firm address in the industry? Does it address an unmet need?

We are hoping to empower women to take the chance and go for it!  Creating bonds, leadership, and unity as we maneuver through the legalization and laws changing along the way.  Together we can accomplish much more, so providing a space for that is our goal.

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4. What has been the reaction to your product/service/technology?

The reaction to the Women of Cannabis conference has been overwhelming.  I am so excited for the women that have stepped up and have agreed to be a part of the conference.  We have an amazing lineup of speakers, Dr. Dina Browner, Wanda James, Larisa Bolivar, Renee Gagnon, Kalee Hooghkirk, Sierra Riddle, Nurse Juhlzie Monteiro, Nurse Heather Sobel, Carrie McClain and more coming. We are in for a treat to have all of these women trailblazers on one stage!

5. Are there any upcoming milestones for your company?

We have had such a great response for this conference, that we have been asked to take it on the road, add more breakouts, more speakers, more days… So, we shall see what the future holds for Women of Cannabis, but I do know one thing: we are not going anywhere.

Where can readers learn more?

Please check out our website, www.womenofcannabisconference.com for more information on our speakers that will be joining us, and how you can be a part of ‘herstory’ in Vegas!

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