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ELEVATE Northeast Partners with Worcester Business Journal for Publication’s First-Ever Cannabis Event

WORCESTER, May 28, 2019 – In its ongoing efforts to break stigma and create opportunities for a diverse and inclusive cannabis industry, ELEVATE Northeast Events and Education is proud to announce it has partnered with the Worcester Business Journal to present the publication’s first-ever cannabis-related event, The Business of Cannabis Forum: A New Economic Engine for Central Massachusetts.

 

This special forum brings together some of the industry’s leading experts to provide a fresh perspective for entrepreneurs, municipal officials and other professionals interested in the latest cannabis trends, challenges and opportunities in the region. Keynote speakers include Cannabis Control Commissioner Kay Doyle and 4Front Ventures cofounder and president Kris Krane. ELEVATE cofounder Beth Waterfall will deliver opening comments.

 

“The Business of Cannabis Forum” takes place on Tuesday, June 11 at the DCU Center, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA. The event is sponsored by Bowditch Attorneys, Foster Insurance, Safe Harbor of Massachusetts by Gardner Federal Credit Union, and others. To learn more about the event and to purchase tickets or become a sponsor, visit: https://www.wbjournal.com/cannabis

 

“This type of event is precisely why ELEVATE was created,” said Beth Waterfall, executive director at ELEVATE Northeast. “Through education, collaboration, and inclusion, this event will empower its attendees and the Worcester business community with key facts and economic insight into the region’s most exciting and dynamic industry.”

 

Subscribers to ELEVATE’s email list (sign up here!) will receive a code for $20 off their ticket. ELEVATE business and individual members save $30. ELEVATE has also ensured that certified Economic Empowerment Applicants (EEA) may attend this event at no cost. Certified EEAs can reserve their seat by submitting their name and EEA number to kprosser@wbjournal.com.

 About ELEVATE Northeast Events and Education

Currently in the process of becoming a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, ELEVATE Northeast Events and Education was created to support the regional industry's need for workforce and community education, advocacy and networking in a professional and inviting atmosphere. And because cannabis businesses cannot succeed without inclusion of multiple perspectives, an educated community, and informed customer base, ELEVATE’s mission is to empower underrepresented populations to work and lead in the cannabis industry, and to empower our communities to be educated customers and responsible consumers. Learn more at elevatene.org.

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