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    • 24 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Cultiva Law, 222 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209
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    ORCA September Member Meeting - Portland 9/24/18

    Our September meeting will focus on 2 of our biggest legislative priorities cannabis legal export and social consumption. We will also get to hear from Logan Gilles, Chief Policy Advisor to Sen. Dembrow. The ICBC folks will be there raffling off a pair of VIP Passes (Value $1200) to their conference in Portland next week!

    Everyone will also enjoy socializing with appetizers and drinks provided by Cultiva Law and Coalition Brewing and pre-roll samples provided by our members.


    September 2018 ORCA Meeting, Portland
    Monday, Sept. 24th, 6:30-8:30pm
    @ Cultiva Law
    222 NW Davis St, Suite 420, Portland, OR 97209

    Sept. 2018 ORCA Agenda:

    1. OLCC Update
    2. Special Guest: Logan Gilles, Chief Policy Advisor to Sen. Dembrow
    3. Cannabis Export and Social Consumption Discussion with:
      • Casey Houlihan - The Oregon Retailers Of Cannabis Association
      • Adam Smith - The Craft Cannabis Alliance
      • Sam Chapman - New Revenue Coalition
    4. Social Hour

    Check-in: 6:00 (Please arrive before 6:30 we will start promptly)
    Meeting begins: 6:30pm
    Special guest: 6:45pm
    Social Hour: 7:30pm - 8:30pm

    *OPEN TO MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY*
    Not member yet, sign up today - Join ORCA!

    We'll start with a brief round of introductions and then quickly move through our agenda. Our special guest will speak from 6:45pm to 7:30pm. Folks can then relax and enjoy some casual networking with complimentary food provided by Cultiva Law.

    If you are a Producer [Silver Level or higher], Contact our staff if you'd like to be a Flower Sponsor for one of our upcoming meetings! It's great way to show off some strains you'd like to get into the hands of shop owners!

    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 28 Sep 2018
    • 10:00 PM
    • Hilton Portland Downtown, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

    The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is coming to Portland, Oregon Sept. 27-28.  As always it will provide attendees the latest information on local, state, national, and international cannabis policy and give business what they need to get to the next level. This is set to be their best conference yet! Better yet they are giving ORCA members a great discount on tickets (Members use the code "orcavip").  


    The ICBC will provide attendees the latest information on state and federal issues with sharp insight into the growing national and global industries.  Additionally, it always provides top-notch networking opportunities with investors, entrepreneurs, and activists. So be sure to get your tickets today and take advantage the great early bird discount they are offering.  ORCA Members can save up to an additional $100.00 - use the code "orcavip".  This discount is only good at time of purchase, no refunds will be made after tickets are purchased!    

    “When we first started the ICBC, we knew that the international cannabis industry would take off, but no one really had an idea that we would advance politically so fast. I’m so pleased to bring the ICBC back to Portland where it all started, to help continue the momentum for sound policies that will help those in the industry thrive.” ~ Alex Rogers, Executive Producer of the International Cannabis Business Conference.

    For more information, and tickets, visit www.internationalcbc.com or call 541-864-0090. Early bird pricing only last until September 12th. Tickets are $349 ($249 - ORCA Members) for the conference or $499 ($349 - ORCA Members) for the conference + VIP party. Get Your Tickets Today!

    ORCA Members can save up to an additional $150.00 - use the code "orcavip". This discount is only good at time of purchase, no refunds will be made after tickets are purchased! 


    • 10 Oct 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Oregon Convention Center

    What do 1000 retailers from WA, OR, AK, CA, and NV all have in common? They are going to be at RAD EXPO in Portland, OR Oct. 10-11. This B2B event is 100% focused on marijuana retail and dispensary businesses and is dedicated making sure that the Northwest is home to the best industry conference in the country.

    Admission is FREE (As it should be!) for all industry folks, store owners, and buyers, wholesalers, so register today at, www.theradexpo.com. They make this event as accessible as possible to the industry, ensuring that the networking is truly top shelf.


    Hey Vendors - As great ORCA members, they are offering ORCA members 33% off Exhibitor booths to ORCA members, (Use Code "ORCA33"at checkout). This discount is only good at the time of purchase, no refunds will be made after tickets are purchased!

    This is the Cannabis industry’s only retail-focused conference. It brings together the largest gathering of industry retail owners and operators country. (RAD is NOT a grow show!). The event offers unique networking opportunities to show off the latest technologies and business solutions for cannabis retailers.

    The RAD EXPO is cannabis business only and is free to industry professionals.

    Portland is the ideal location for the event as Oregon dispensaries can sell a wide variety of non-Cannabis products.

    For more information contact their sales manager at, ryan@marijuanaventure.com or 425-656-3621

    About The RAD Expo:

    Dates: Oct. 10-11, 2018
    Location: Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon
    Admission: Free for qualified future and current retail store/dispensary owners, buyers and employees. Register today!


    Exhibitors: Booths and a variety of sponsorship packages are available. ORCA members can use the discount code ORCA33 to get 33% off a booth.

    About Marijuana Venture:
    Marijuana Venture, the nation’s leading cannabis business magazine, is distributed at major retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Chapters, Indigo, Hudson airport stores and more. In 2015, it received an award as one of the nation’s fastest-growing magazines..

    www.MarijuanaVenture.com


    • 28 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Staver Locomotive, 2537 NW 29th Ave, Portland, OR 97210

    The DOPE Cup, one of the most anticipated cannabis competitions in the country, continues to elevate its game through a highly transparent and technical judging process coupled with an evening of food, friends and music. This year the DOPE Cup carries on its tradition as Oregon’s High-Halloween on Sunday October 28, 2018. And Growers, there is still time enter the competition and show why Oregon has the best cannabis in the country. 


    What To Expect - The 2018 Oregon DOPE Cup will bring together the Oregon Cannabis Community for one night. Guests will be transported into a post-apocalyptic world full of visual experiences. Music will be a highlight of the night with local artists and a special guest performance from the Wu Tang Clans - Ghostface Killah. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from some of Portland's top Food Carts. The night will conclude with the DOPE Cup Awards Ceremony.

    RSVP for free today or enhance your experience by selecting our VIP Experience to attend DOPE Cup Oregon, space is limited so get your tickets today.

    FREE GA - Get FREE entrance into the 2018 Oregon DOPE Cup. *No cannabis is included with ticket. Must be 21+ with ID

    VIP Experience - Want to elevate your DOPE Cup experience? Grab a VIP Experience pass ($35.00) to gain access to the exclusive VIP Lounge where guests will enjoy complimentary food and beverages along with a coveted swag bag with gifts from our partners. *No cannabis is included with ticket. Must be 21+ with ID


    Growers - Enter your product now to compete in DOPE Cup Oregon. Entry deadline is Friday, September 28th 5:00 pm. Are you ready to showcase why you are the best in Oregon?

    WHY COMPETE - Science-backed judging - The Trichome Institute utilizes their proprietary judging process to evaluate all products entered into the DOPE Cup. Click here (make this a hyper link to the Trichome Judging page) to learn more about the Trichome Assurance Grading (T.A.G.) process.​

    Transparent Scoring - Each entry into the DOPE Cup will receive a TAG Score Report Card shortly following the event that will give valuable feedback on the products entered.​

    Bragging Rights - Winning contestants will receive official "DOPE Cup Winner" badges to use for marketing endeavors. Previous winner Artizen’s “Dutchberry” experienced an estimated $520k lift in sales after winning a DOPE Cup in 2016!​

    COMPETE NOW




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