Events

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Calendar of events

Work in Cannabis: Live Q&A

This quick, 20-minute session will allow attendees to ask questions directly to industry experts about navigating an entry into the industry.

Merchant Services 101: Learning Payment Processing

In this session, you’ll learn about all of the players in the payments industry and their roles from the very start of the transaction until you see the money hit your bank account.

Cannabis Resume Writing Workshop

This interactive workshop will help you sharpen your resume as you prepare for your career in cannabis.

Founders’ Agreement Workshop

In this workshop, we will discuss the importance of these agreements and certain key terms that founders should consider including.

Responsible Vendor Training

Taught by industry experts with actual dispensary experience, we don't just read the rules and regulations out loud, we provide instruction on how to build customer relationships while operating in a compliant manner.

Responsible Vendor Training

Taught by industry experts with actual dispensary experience, we don't just read the rules and regulations out loud, we provide instruction on how to build customer relationships while operating in a compliant manner.

IWC at SXSW: How To Cultivate a Canna-Career

Looking for a career in cannabis is, for most, uncharted territory. Illinois Women in Cannabis, through community-building, programming, and advocacy work, has an in-depth understanding of Illinois’ newest business, with insight on everything from best market entry points to how to map a career trajectory. IWC will host a discussion to advise on navigating the cannabis job market and best practices for potential candidates.

Trademark Workshop

We will discuss how to conduct a trademark search to identify other companies existing trademark rights in a proposed mark. We will then discuss how to determine the strength of a proposed trademark and how best to protect trademark rights on a federal level.

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