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New York’s Premier Business Event—Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is Here!

June 17-19, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York

Educational Programming & Networking Opportunities for Women in the Marijuana Industry Part of Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

PARAMUS, N.J.April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Women Grow, a national professional organization supporting women leaders and entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry, will be a major sponsor of the 2ndAnnual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo).  Taking place June 17-19, at the Javits Center in New York, CWCBExpo is the largest event on the East Coast for the legal and medical marijuana industries.

At CWCBExpo in NY, Jazmin Hupp, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Women Grow, will moderate a discussion panel titled “Creating Cannabis Products for Women,” on Thursday, June 18.

“Women are a powerful force in the consumer market, at the polls, and in successful companies. Women Grow is excited to partner with CWCBExpo to present opportunities for businesses to learn more about female consumers’ preferences and the market for cannabis brands designed for this influential demographic,” said Ms. Hupp.

The Women Grow activities at CWCBExpo in New York are part of a comprehensive educational program that covers important topics and business objectives needed to succeed in this rapidly changing and growing industry including a keynote presentation by the Drug Policy Alliance Founder and Executive Director, Ethan Nadelmann.

“As the cannabis industry continues to grow, women have an opportunity to design new careers and products as well as influence regulatory and legal outcome,” added Dan Humiston, President of the International Cannabis Association and a Managing Partner of Leading Edge Expositions, LLC., the producers of CWCBExpo in NY.  “Having Women Grow at CWCBExpo connects our attendees with an organization that can help them flourish and succeed.”

During CWCBExpo in NY, Industry experts from the medical, legal, financial and product development fields will present more than 40 sessions on June 18-19.  A special in-depth “Add-On Workshops” day will be offered on Wednesday, June 17th and a Regulatory Summit will take place on June 18th.  CWCBExpo in NY will also feature an exhibit floor (June 18-19) with suppliers in the industry showcasing cutting-edge products and services to those in the business, entrepreneurs looking to enter the market, medical professionals, dispensary owners, investors, and providers of professional services.

To register for CWCBExpo in NY at advanced online rates go to:

Women Grow Attendee Discount Code Is: BBWG

With the code, the rate is only $495, a savings of up to $400.  For the expo, the rate is only $95 and you’ll be saving up to $200.

For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting, contact Don Berey, Show Director, at [email protected] or call 201-881-1614.

About International Cannabis Association

The International Cannabis Association (ICA) provides the resources necessary for professionals to succeed in the cannabis industry. Whether considering starting a cannabis business, taking an existing cannabis business to the next level or expanding service to support the cannabis industry, the ICA is here to help.

By offering educational conferences and networking events, the International Cannabis Association brings together experts from across the cannabis industry as well as individuals simply interested in getting started.  As the cannabis industry’s business-to-business association, the ICA is the professional’s source for timely, entrepreneurial and high-quality information.  For more information visit

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 will take 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.  To learn more about the CWCBExpos go to    Connect with CWCBExpo on and

About Women Grow
Women Grow is a national network 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 leaders in the cannabis industry. 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, marketing, and others. Women Grow currently has more than 20 chapters, with additional chapters slated to launch this year. Current chapter locations include Anchorage, AKAlbuquerque, NMAsheville, NC; the Bay Area, CA; Boston, MABoulder, COChicago, ILDenver, COHumboldt/Arcata, CALos Angeles, CALas Vegas, NVNew York, NYPhoenix, AZ; and Seattle, WA. Visit to learn more about the organization, locate or apply to start a chapter, and tap into the organization’s knowledge base and speaker’s bureau. Follow Women Grow at, or on Twitter at

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Highlights of  CWCBExpo in New York include:

–“Marijuana Isn’t Going to Legalize Itself!;” Keynote Address by Ethan Nadelmann, Founder of Drug Policy Alliance

-The first ever certification program for “How to Open A Cannabis Business,” presented by CloverLeaf University

-Medical  Marijuana Regulatory Summit led by New York State Senator Diane Savino and other federal and state lawmakers

-More than 40 educational sessions including “Cannabis Products for Women,” presented by our own Jazmin Hupp.  The comprehensive education program will teach attendees how to navigate the regulatory, legal, financial, product development and logistical challenges of this fast moving and dynamic industry.

Doctor & Health Care Providers Conference on Medical Marijuana for New York & Cannabis Careers Workshops

-“Investing in the Cannabis Industry While Managing Risk,” exclusive investor briefing hosted by Viridian Capital Advisors

-Networking and learning events with industry veterans and cannabis innovators who have propelled the rapid growth of the cannabis industry in the United States.

-New products, services, and technologies on the exhibit floor that are revolutionizing the industry.

To learn more visit and use Promo Code: BBWG  to receive a deep discount and join the leaders of the cannabis industry.