Variety, value and vision are what you can expect at all ELEVATE events. Whether it's one of our business- and career-nourishing networking events, career fair, volunteer day with a local charitable organization, or an evening reception with a fun twist, you are sure to enjoy ELEVATE events.
Business of Cannabis Forum
Wednesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Presented by the Worcester Business Journal
After our first three sold-out events with the Worcester Business Journal, ELEVATE Northeast is proud to partner once again as the exclusive community partner for the Worcester Business Journal's Business of Cannabis Forum. Attendees will leave with a fresh perspective on the latest economic data, business opportunities, and lingering obscurities and risks that remain for cannabis industry participants, whether as a licensee, ancillary service provider, or consumer.
Preparing Your Massachusetts
Cannabis Business for Inspections
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Onsite compliance is as complex as it is essential for creating and maintaining a viable cannabis business. Will your business be ready when the Cannabis Control Commission resumes unannounced onsite compliance audits? During this information-packed 30-minute event, members of Vicente Sederberg's compliance team will dive into what you need to know now to best prepare your facility and team for inspection at any given time.
Topics of discussion included: Ongoing security requirements; Recordkeeping requirements; Inventory control best practices; Sanitation and facility upkeep; Commission notification requirements; Empowering employees to understand their role in compliance.
Thank you to our community partner, ELEVATE Northeast!
Positive Impact Planning & Meaningful Follow-Through for Cannabis Businesses
Thursday, April 29, 2021
In Massachusetts and other regulated states, licensed cannabis business operators are mandated by law to include a positive impact plan to show regulators and host communities what actions that operator will take to make a positive impact in the community where their business operates.... Regardless of whether you are a business operator, employee, regulator or community member, this conversation with leaders of some of the most innovative and ethically responsible cannabis businesses will inform and inspire you to improve your positive impact work or bring that passion to a new employer or team.
Cannabis Real Estate Summit
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Presented by Mannada Events in partnership with ELEVATE Norhteast and others!
We excited to partner with Mannada for the Cannabis Real Estate Summit, a first of its kind event where attendees will gain expert insight regarding regulatory frameworks rolling out in the Northeast, the financial impact of legal cannabis on commercial real estate, the path from site selection to leasing when dealing with tricky licensing and zoning issues, also cannabis-specific design & construction considerations... and so much more! Attendees can also visit the Virtual Exhibition Hall where an audio and video connection allows for direct networking with important players in the burgeoning industry.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
In partnership with MCR Labs, EZ Hire, Cannabis Center of Excellence and more!
From 4-6pm you will be able to network one-on-one with companies actively hiring via virtual rooms on Discord. In each "room" will be a designated representative from each company present available to answer any questions you may have about their company or positions available. There will also be a room designated to interview prep.
You will also gain access to a list of open positions with participating companies.
Womxn in Cannabis - Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 25, 2021
In recognition of Women's History Month and the amazing womxn pioneering the cannabis industry, we're bringing together a panel of leaders from across the cannabis spectrum to reflect on the challenges they face and to share tips and motivation for others entering the space.
Renee Gagnon, Founder and CEO of HollyWeed North Cannabis Inc
Shanel Lindsay, Founder and CEO of Ardent Cannabis
Meg Sanders, Founder and CEO of Canna Provisions Group
Payton Shubrick, Founder and CEO of 6 Bricks LLC
Beth Waterfall (moderator), Founder and CEO Beth Waterfall Creative and ELEVATE Northeast
4th Annual 'What the Hemp?!?!'
Thursday, February 25, 2021
It's an ELEVATE family tradition!
We're baaack.... for the fourth year to discuss the wonderful world of hemp! But within that wonder there is a lot of confusion for hemp farmers and CBD producers. Don't miss this popular event to learn from the advocates and business leaders who are fighting to create opportunities and jobs in the hemp space.
2021 Kick-off Event: New States, New Data, New Opportunities
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Don't miss ELEVATE's first event of 2021!
Join ELEVATE Northeast for our first event of 2021 and first installment of our monthly virtual event series designed to keep cannabis professionals, businesses, advocates, patients and members of the communities in which cannabis businesses operate informed of the latest news and opportunities coming to the Northeast.
Kick off the new year empowered with information that can help you make the best decisions for your business, community, or career.