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Minority Cannabis Business Association Announces 10 City Equity Workshop Tour Kicking off in Chicago

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Chicago News Weekly is proud to announce our media sponsorship for the The Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) national Equity Workshop Tour (EWT). The tour is visiting 10 cities this coming October with the goal of empowering social equity applicants and operators in the Cannabis industry. Registration is FREE, but spaces are limited. Priority will be given to members of MCBA and partner organizations of the tour. With the collective aim of strengthening industry footholds for social equity applicants and operators, the tour promises an enriching blend of immersive learning and purposeful networking opportunities.  Mike Lomuto of Dao Mastery is the host of the tour whose expertise prior was to create and implement all the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programming and  social equity scholarship program for the National Cannabis Industry Association. The days event will include:

  • Roundtable Discussions: Engage with industry experts intent on delivering tangible takeaways.
  • Group Discussions: Identify synergies and galvanize collective efforts towards industry equity.
  • Panels & Listening Sessions: Get firsthand insights and direct access to influential leaders in the cannabis space.
  • Networking: Connect with peers and thought leaders in an environment curated for meaningful interactions.

MCBA has partnered with several organizations that share a commitment to fostering Social Equity in cannabis to bring you this immersive learning and networking experience. Designed to strengthen the industry foothold of Social Equity Applicants and Operators, while serving as an access point to MCBA’s extensive national network.

The Program:

*Opening Session

*Roundtable Breakout Sessions w/ Industry Veterans

*Panel Discussion and Listening Session w/ State Regulators

Registration is FREE to anyone committed to the equitable development of the cannabis industry, upon completing the Registration Form. All Social Equity Applicants & Operators, or anyone who qualifies for Social Equity, are especially invited to join us. To maintain the intimate workshop setting, space is limited with a hard cap, so please be sure to REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot. Doors open at 11.30am. To maximize this time together in-person, please plan to arrive, ready to start at 12pm sharp, and stay through the entire program located at 171 N Aberdeen St. Suite 400, Industrious - Fulton Market, Saturday, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM.

Questions, please contact Mike Lomuto - Mike@MinorityCannabis.org

Cannabis Corner is pleased to provide coverage for this 10 city tour through the month of October. Follow MCBA on their social media and spread the word!

Chicago - Saturday, October 7  (12pm-4pm)

Minneapolis - Tuesday, October 10 (10am-2pm)

Detroit - Thursday, October 12  (5pm-9pm)

Hudson Valley (NY) Facilities Tour - Tuesday, October 17 (ALL DAY)

Bronx, NY - Thursday, October 19 (10am-2pm)

Jersey City, NJ - Friday, October 20 (10am-2pm)

Trenton, NJ - Tuesday, October 24 (10am-2pm)

Baltimore, MD - Thursday, October 26 (10am-2pm)

Atlanta, GA - Saturday, October 28 (11am-3pm)

Saint Louis, MO - Monday, October 30 (10am-2pm)

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