CEO, Jane West; Founder, Women Grow; Founder, Edible Events Company
With 20 years of experience in branding, marketing and corporate event and conference production Jane West’s extensive skill set includes directing operations, media relations and employee media training, and strategic community outreach and education campaigns.
Early in her career in New York, Jane produced branded educational events for nonprofit organizations (UNICEF, UNDP, NetAid, JDRF) and corporations (GE Medical, Cisco Systems, Presidential Inaugural Conference). She holds Master’s Degree in Social Work & Community Outreach from the University of Denver.
She founded Edible Events Co. in November 2013 pinpointing a need in the cannabis industry for large-scale events that rebrand cannabis consumption, build new consumer demographics through education, and offer experiential marketing. Edible Events garnered international attention was featured on the Nightly News with Brian Williams, CNBC’s 2014 “Marijuana in America”, New York Times, NPR, The London Telegraph and The Denver Post. In May of 2014, she converted the series to a collaborative fundraising effort with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, further emboldening the evolution of cannabis events.
Jane is the Founder of Women Grow, launched in July of 2014 in Denver, CO. Women Grow is a professional networking organization empowering women to succeed in the cannabis industry. Thousands of women attend nationwide monthly networking events in 44 cities.
Jane is the CEO and Founder of Jane West , a cannabis focused lifestyle brand creating high-quality smoking accessories and home goods distributed internationally and powered by high value media partnerships and original content. The first collection of Jane West products will be available in the fall of 2016 via 2500 retail partners.