The Phoenix chapter of Women Grow, a national network supporting female entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, will host its next monthly networking event on Thursday, March 5, from 6:30 – 9 p.m., at Optima Camelview, located at the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Highland Road, 7177 E. Rancho Vista Drive, Scottsdale. Open to the public, the event is an opportunity to learn about dispensary inspection laws in Arizona, as well as medical director compliance. Held on the first Thursday of each month, Women Grow chapter events offer opportunities for personal introductions, open networking, and a speaking program. Admission is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For information and to purchase tickets, visit womengrow.com/events. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP in advance. Women Grow is a national network educating, empowering and connecting women in the cannabis industry through monthly networking events, national conferences and shining a spotlight on aspiring and established women leaders in the cannabis industry.
Information: Sara Gullickson, Women Grow, 612-965-4980, email@example.com, or Kim Prince, Proven Media, 480-221-7995, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cannabis/Business/Women’s Event Women Grow Phoenix Hosting Cannabis Dispensary, Compliance Discussion at March 5 Networking Event Dispensary Medical Director Gina Berman, Healthcare Executive Elizabeth Dost Featured Speakers PHOENIX, Ariz., (February 23, 2015) – The Phoenix chapter of Women Grow, a na-tional network of female entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, will host its next monthly networking event on Thursday, March 5, from 6:30 – 9 p.m., at Optima Camelview, (7177 E. Rancho Vista Drive, Scottsdale). Open to the public, the event is an opportunity to learn about the legal cannabis industry and connecting with entrepreneurs shaping its future. This month’s meeting will focus on cannabis dispensary inspection laws and medical director compliance. Featured speakers are: • Gina Berman, MD, who owns and serves as Medical Director at the Giving Tree Wellness Centers in North Phoenix and Mesa, • Elizabeth Dost, a registered nurse and MariMed Advisors healthcare execu-tive experienced in the management and growth of healthcare ventures. on the first Thursday of each month, Women Grow’s chapter events offer op-portunities for personal introductions, open networking, and a speaking program. Admission is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP in advance.For information and to purchase tickets, visit the Women Grow Phoenix Chapter event page. The next event is scheduled to take place on April 2. The Phoenix chapter of Women Grow kicked off in December 2014 and is one of 16 chapters nationwide. Sara Gullickson, Executive Director of Dispensary Permits, serves as chair, and Kim Prince of Proven Media serves as co-chair. Since its inception in July 2014, Women Grow has seen enthusiastic response and rapid growth, demonstrating a distinct demand for organizations designed to sup-port women in the cannabis industry. While Women Grow is women-focused, it also welcomes business savvy men who understand that involving women in their organizations and partnering with women-owned businesses is good for the bottom line.