Cornerstone Campaign

Join Women Grow in building the foundation for a cannabis industry based on inclusive business practices. This is an opportunity to radically reimagine corporate culture to support equality, diversity, and true social responsibility.

Women Grow is seeking Cornerstone Members who are dedicated to creating an inclusive & fair industry. The cannabis industry can and should exist at the intersection of profit and purpose, but it is up to the leaders in the industry to shift the paradigm. 

 

Women Grow’s IMPACT

  • Largest professional networking organization in the industry with a community of over 20,000 professionals in 45 cities across the US and Canada
  • Welcomes 1,000 women into the cannabis industry every month at Signature Networking Events
  • Female-forward network with 70% participants identifying as women and 30% identifying as men
  • Monthly events in 45 cities in the US and Canada (largest monthly event system in the industry)
  • Robust business to business referrals through our vetted network of business members
  • Featured on the cover of Newsweek and in Forbes, Fortune, and The Economist with combined press impressions of over 6.3 billion
  • Combined social media reach of over 84M, with highly engaged followers
  • Business-focused dialogue with legislators on the right side of the legalization debate

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CORNERSTONE LEADER MEMBERSHIP $5K PER YEAR

Includes All Benefits Listed Below. NEW Benefits Continuously Added!

  • Inclusion in Women Grow’s Speakers Bureau for one qualified person from your company *Only Speakers Bureau members are eligible to apply for Lightning Talks on the main stage during our 2018 Leadership Summit
  • Quarterly Highlight on Social to leverage our 84M combined reach (content created by Women Grow, scheduled in accordance with Women Grow’s editorial calendar)
  • Quarterly Highlight in Member Newsletter (content created by Women Grow, scheduled in accordance with Women Grow’s editorial calendar)
  • Discount and pre-sale access to the annual Leadership Summit
  • Discounted access to select Regional partner events
  • Premier access to services from companies in our Preferred Partner network
  • Professional Women Grow name tag for up to 2 employees
  • Two All Access Memberships for up to two individuals to attend Signature Networking Events in any city (registration required).
  • Listing in Women Grow Directory of trusted companies and service providers.
  • Hire diverse candidates through Women Grow’s job board, distributed to over 50K professionals weekly through our bi-weekly newsletter
  • Digital badges for display on your website and social media
  • Access to Member Only events
  • Complimentary access to all Women Grow online educational content, including, but not limited to:
  • 2016 Leadership Summit Lightning Talks with 30 speakers including Melissa Etheridge
  • 2015 Leadership Summit with a half-day session on Creating Your Investor Pitch, plus Media training.
  • 7-Part How to Create Your Cannabis Business webinar series with Jazmin Hupp & Maureen McNamara
  • 3-Part Modern Mentoring webinar series with Jane West

 

 

 

 


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CORNERSTONE ALLY MEMBERSHIP $1K PER YEAR

Includes All Benefits Listed Below.

 

  • Professional Women Grow name tag for 1 person
  • One All Access Membership to attend Signature Networking Events in any city (registration required.)
  • Welcome Tweet and Facebook post
  • Pre-sale access to the annual Leadership Summit
  • Digital badges for display on your website and social media
  • Listing in Women Grow Directory of trusted cannabis companies and service providers.
  • Hire diverse candidates through Women Grow’s job board, distributed to over 38,000 professionals weekly through our newsletter

 

 

 

 


MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

I cannot tell you how important Women Grow has been to my marketing agency, Refined Bud. Women Grow gave us the opportunity to have a space within the industry to talk openly and honestly about women’s role within cannabis.  In a lot of other industries, competition trumps collaboration, but the mentoring and connections that Women Grow facilitate and encourage jumpstarts businesses and brands at whatever level they may be entering the industry. For example, Refined Bud was just a twinkle in my eye before I started attending the monthly events. Shortly thereafter, I had my first client, another Women Grow member. By offering scholarships to women in the industry to attend CWCB Expo, they gave 200 women the chance to cultivate relationships and learn from industry insiders. The best of the best. This rarely happens in other industries and if it does happen it is rarely on this large of a scale.  It’s been a true honor working alongside the Women Grow team, learning from their experience and expertise, but also being able to be part of their successes. They make each member whether they have only attended a single event, to a founding member feel like they belong in this space.  Regardless of where you begin in the industry — Women Grow grow has a place for you. Women Grow is a launching pad for any women interested in finding their fit within the budding industry.  I’m incredibly grateful to the Women Grow team for recognizing the importance of supporting women entrepreneurs. They’ve given me, and so many others the chance to grow and thrive in this industry — an industry that very few women dare enter a decade ago. Linsey Pecikonis

CEO, Refined Bud


Women Grow was the best investment I made last year–professionally and personally. I have multiple new clients from WG and even have several new contacts from the recently launched directory. The monthly Signature events are a stellar opportunity to connect with industry representatives, colleagues, clients and prospective clients — and to see old friends and meet new ones.  The Bay Area chapter Signature events have been rich in bringing industry veterans in as speakers to inspire those entering the business, as well as those experienced in the cannabis sector. Mary L. Shapiro, PC

Trademark and Copyright Attorney, Mary Shapiro Law


Women Grow has provided a well vetted and reliable network of businesses and entrepreneurs to support whatever may come up for us in the cannabis industry. As the conversation towards legalization shifts from an underground culture to an industry of budding professionals, organizations like Women Grow play a critical role in supporting a powerful and creative industry in problem solving and troubleshooting through the national paradigm shift around cannabis. Personally, I have found the support of other women in the cannabis industry to be necessary in not only keeping the legalization conversation moving forward but to demonstrate a new way in which industry can grow with women at the helm of being some of the most powerful leaders. Who women are in cannabis industry is unlike any out there and Women Grow provides the support needed to keep that thriving. Nicole Kennebeck

Manager, Compassionate Pain Management


Being a part of Women Grow has been a very positive experience for the growth of my business and for me personally as well. When in Washington with the lobby days Women Grow organized, I got to meet one of the top executives of one of the largest dispensary chains in Colorado. We connected right away and as a result of that meeting her company picked up my line, and now carry it in all seven of their stores. On a personal note I have found that the women in this industry are smart, creative, courageous, and super fun to be around, and WomenGrow is a great way to meet lots of them.  I have certainly made some life long friends as a result of WG. Dahlia Martens

Mary Jane's Medicinals