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Events: Women Grow hosts education series at Cannabis World Congress Sept. 16-18, 2015

PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 27, 2015 — Women Grow, the fastest-growing professional networking organization for women leaders in the cannabis industry, is partnering with the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in Los Angeles to produce 15 business-focused educational sessions. CWCBExpo in LA will take place September 16-18, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA, and is the leading business event on the West Coast for the marijuana industry.

The Women Grow tracks at CWCBExpo in LA will feature leading industry experts from the Women Grow Speaker’s Bureau. These women and men will draw on experience to share entrepreneurial insight with the next generation of industry professionals. Topics include: “Upcoming States for New Licenses;” “Future Billion-Dollar Segments: Pets & Skin Care;” “New Technology for Efficient Grows;” “What Women Want From the Cannabis Industry;” and “Capitalizing on the Senior Market While a Providing a Service.”

“Women Grow’s ongoing partnership with CWCBExpo is an exciting opportunity for us to educate and inspire the next generation of cannabis industry leaders. By offering expert-led educational programming that focus on the topics that matter to new entrepreneurs, we are setting the stage for the industry’s long-term success,” said Jazmin Hupp, Co-Founder & CEO of Women Grow.

Women Grow’s national leadership team will be in attendance at CWCBExpo in LA. They will network with attendees and share insights on investment, cultivation, retailing, brand marketing, advocacy, and more.

“These sessions will be important educational platforms for all stages of business development.  We look forward to working with Women Grow in providing the West Coast with best in class information on how to succeed in the cannabis business,’ said Dan Humiston, President, International Cannabis Association (ICA) and sponsors of CWCBExpo in LA.

Headlining the CWCBExpo in LA are three powerful keynotes—Melissa Etheridge, Grammy and Academy Award winning singer/songwriter, Ethan Nadelmann, founder of Drug Policy Alliance and George Zimmer, iconic businessman—sharing their unique views on advocacy, entrepreneurship, and industry beliefs.

The educational program on September 17-18 provides unmatched insight on what is needed to succeed in this rapidly changing and growing industry including in-depth workshops on September 16th. CWCBExpo in LA also features an exhibit floor (September 17-18) with suppliers in the industry showcasing cutting-edge products and services.

More information for CWCBExpo in LA, and discounted advanced rates, can be found at For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting contact Christine Ianuzzi, Show Director at or call 201-881-1602.

About Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo)
The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) are produced by Leading Edge Expositions in partnership with the International Cannabis Association (ICA). The events are the leading professional forums for dispensary owners, growers, suppliers, investors, medical professionals, government regulators, legal counsel, and entrepreneurs looking to achieve business success and identify new areas of growth in this dynamic industry. In 2015, CWCBExpo took place June 17-19, at the Javits Convention Center in New York, and the CWCBExpo Fall will be held September 16-18, at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on ICA visit To learn more about the CWCBExpos go to Connect with CWCBExpo on and

About Women Grow
Women Grow is a national network dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting women in the cannabis industry through monthly networking events and national conferences that shine a spotlight on aspiring and established women industry leaders. The organization welcomes women entrepreneurs at all stages of business development from within the many sectors of the industry including cultivation, sales, advocacy, investment and ancillary businesses such as legal advocacy and representation, medicine, and marketing. Women Grow currently has more than 30 chapters from coast to coast, with additional chapters slated to launch this year. Current chapter locations include. Anchorage, AK; Ann Arbor, MI; Albuquerque, NM; Asheville, NC; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD, the Bay Area, CA; Bend, OR; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; Dallas, TX;Humboldt/Arcata, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Mendocino, CA; New York, NY; Orange County, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Sonoma County, CA; Springfield, MO; Washington, D.C., and Vancouver, BC.   Visit to learn more, locate or apply to start a chapter, and tap into the organization’s knowledge base and speaker’s bureau. Follow Women Grow on Facebook, and on Twitter and Instagram (@womengrow).

Contact: Annie Scully,, 201-310-9252

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