DENVER, Dec 8., 2015 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), alongside leading cannabis industry software and service provider MJ Freeway, will host “Cannabusiness Compliance 101,” a 3.5-hour seminar on December 9th in Honolulu, HI, dedicated to educating new cannabis professionals in best practices for establishing and growing their businesses.
With the impending launch of Hawaii’s medical marijuana program, Hawaii cannabis entrepreneurs will plunge head-first into a complex and often confusing legal and regulatory maze. But they don’t have to do it alone! The seminar will feature insights from some of the cannabis industry’s most accomplished leaders.
Amy Poinsett of MJ Freeway will cover the 101 of seed-to-sale software for managing inventory and ensuring compliance. Joining MJ Freeway are other leaders in the industry, including Étienne Fontán of Berkeley Patients Group to speak about best practices for running a successful cannabis business. Stephen Keen of top cultivation technology manufacturer Surna will share insights on cultivation practices and the latest in grow technology operation.
The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance are also partnering with NCIA for this event, and will provide an update on the local regulatory landscape. NCIA staff will lead a discussion on the latest in responsible, sustainable business practices, and the importance of the industry’s continued investment in political advocacy at the federal level.
Since 2010, MJ Freeway has been a leader in the developing cannabis industry. Currently in 23 states and 4 countries, MJ Freeway is a Denver-based woman-owned software company, and is the market leading provider of marijuana business software including point of sale, inventory tracking, manufacturing, and cultivation management.
This fall, the co-founders, Amy Poinsett – CEO and Jessica Billingsley – COO, have garnered 3 prestigious awards for their innovative approach to business and leadership in the tech sector from FORTUNE Magazine, INC 5000, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Additionally, these top women leaders continue to be sought after speakers in the fast-growing cannabis, technology and science industries, recently featured speaking at The New West Summit.
This October, Jessica Billingsley was the first woman ever from the cannabis industry to accept the prestigious 2015 Fortune Most Promising Women Entrepreneur Award. This tremendous accolade is presented to 10 female founders of thriving, innovative, groundbreaking companies with revenue in the $1 million-to-$25 million range.
Inc Magazines Top 5000 List
MJ Freeway co-founders Amy Poinsett and Jessica Billingsley were placed on the Inc 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies in America.
They attended the INC 500/5000 Conference & Gala. The elite event features superstar speakers, workshops for growing entrepreneurs and networking for the INC top companies in the nation.
Entrepreneur Magazine 360 Award
MJ Freeway joined the ranks of companies that represent “best of the American entrepreneurial experience” this year as one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America.
Amy and Jessica are both recognized nationally as industry experts and have been frequent guest speakers at many industry events for the last 5 years. They have been interviewed and quoted by local and national media outlets including CNN Money, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, WIRED, CNBC and Forbes. They were both featured in Cannabis Now’s Eight Cannabis Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2014, and were included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Annual List of 100 Brilliant Companies.
About MJ Freeway
MJ Freeway is the solution for marijuana producers, processors, infused product manufacturers, and retailers. MJ Freeway makes running a cannabis business easy with seed-to-sale tracking software that manages every plant, gram, and dollar, saving cannabis businesses’ time and money. Founded in 2010 by a team of career software and IT professionals, our industry-leading technology provides patent-pending inventory control and grow management applications, with unlimited remote technical support. We guarantee to meet any state tracking requirements, creating a legitimate, sustainable and professional industry. With SuccessMap from MJ Freeway, maximize your investment by streamlining workflow and increasing productivity. Our suite of consulting services will help you get the most out of your solution.
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