Type of Event Expo
The National Cannabis Diversity Awareness Convention (NCDAC) ~~The NCDAC is bringing together Cannabis Companies and Consumers to support the movement towards greater Diversity within the Industry.~~ We're featuring prominent industry speakers on
The National Cannabis Diversity Awareness Convention (NCDAC)
~~The NCDAC is bringing together Cannabis Companies and Consumers to support the movement towards greater Diversity within the Industry.~~
We’re featuring prominent industry speakers on Policy and Education issues with the goal of increasing Community Engagement & Economic Development. We will also be showing support to the importance of Representation for African Americans as business allies in the Cannabis Industry.
This is sure to be a HIGH ENERGY, EDUCATIONAL and ENTERTAINING convention. The Hip-Hop Artists showcase is the highlight of the day. One winner will be picked by our guest celebrity judge panelist. Winning them their very own music video. The video will be shot, filmed & placed by HOODRICH Films. This convention is not only for those in the Cannabis Industry but also for the supporters of Diversity and Inclusion throughout ALL industries. A special video reel will be created at this convention and placed by HOODRICH Films to bring media attention to ALL music artists, entrepreneurs & brands that are a part of this event as sponsors. The video created will be placed on multiple media platforms including World Star Hip-Hop (WSHH). This platform receives over 100k site visitors a day & your brand can be a part of this exposure opportunity.
GUESS WHAT?! The sponsors are YOU!! This is the 1st time in Portland history that the community will be a part of starting a National convention that will benefit our City and we can ALL authentically say we did it TOGETHER! Every ticket holder is a supporter.
If you are a music artist/group, POC Business Owner or your a Company that Supports Diversity & Inclusion in ANY field or work from ANY background, then please reach out about how you can become a supporter today.
Are you just a supporter of Cannabis or looking to get into the Industry? Job searching or maybe you just want to come receive the Education that you have been hearing about, then this is for YOU too! There are Special supporter ticket prices for Budtenders & Seniors as well. Your network is your net worth, so come network!!
The day will include so much. Here is a preview:
~ Education on Public Policy updates surrounding cannabis
~ Shopping with local fashion vendors
~Education from our cannabis vendors (No sales, No consumption & No touching of cannabis will take place)
~Live Cooking Shows (Non-Medicated)
~Breakaway Conference Sessions
~ Live Hip Hop Music Showcase
~Onsite FREE EXPUNGEMENT BOOTH!
~NAACP Membership sign-up
~ Local Food Vendors (non cannabis)
~ NO-Host Bar
~ Entrepreneur Motivational Session
~ AFTER PARTY @ Private location (TBA)
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****Must be 21 w/ valid ID to attend ( NO CONSUMPTION OF CANNABIS WILL TAKE PLACE AT EVENT, ALL SAMPLES ARE NON-MEDICATED, There will not be grow or extract training. There will be no cannabis or CBD from cannabis present for attending guests to handle at this event) this event follows all eventbrite community guidelines.****The Main Food will be from Local Portland vendors that are NOT cannabis affiliated. This event is to Educate the Public about New Policies, Laws & Opportunities. Also to Create Social Awareness around Social Justice Issues.****
(Friday) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Speakers, performers, and interactive experiences to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation for positive social, environmental, and economic impact. Social Innovation Inspired by Patterns explores how we reveal patterns, break them, and shape
Speakers, performers, and interactive experiences to celebrate entrepreneurship and innovation for positive social, environmental, and economic impact.
Social Innovation Inspired by Patterns explores how we reveal patterns, break them, and shape them.
(Friday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
128 NW 11th Ave
Portland State University
Registration is now open for the Oregon Farm to School Showcase at the Oregon School Nutrition Association Food and Equipment Show on Saturday, March 16th at the Salem Convention Center.
Registration is now open for the Oregon Farm to School Showcase at the Oregon School Nutrition Association Food and Equipment Show on Saturday, March 16th at the Salem Convention Center. This annual event draws 400 school food and nutrition service buyers and culinary staff from all over Oregon. The Oregon Farm to School Showcase highlights companies who have Oregon grown, harvested, caught or processed products that qualify for the Oregon Farm to School Procurement Grant.
Does my business qualify for the showcase?
- Ready for School Food Service
- To exhibit in the showcase you must have the capacity to serve school food service. You should offer products, pack sizes, distribution and competitive pricing for food service.
- Oregon Products
- You must highlight Oregon produced or processed products the day of the showcase. You may include sales sheets for products made or processed out of state, but booth samples must be Oregon produced and processed products.*
- Meet Nutrition Standards for Schools
- Schools are more confident when its clear how products credit towards the school meal program. You are encouraged to provide product formulation statements for Oregon product.*
Showcase vendors will have the option to share a booth. Also, scholarships are available to offset exhibitor fees for this show. Vendors set up Saturday morning between 7:00am and 9:00am. The buyer only hour begins at 10:15am and the food show opens to all attendees from 11:45am to 2:00pm.
For more information and to complete registration materials please visit the Oregon School Nutrition Association and download the registration packet found at the bottom of the page.
For more information please contact Amy Gilroy, Farm to School Manager, at the Oregon Department of Agriculture at email@example.com or 503-872-6620.
*If you need assistance determining whether your product qualifies for the showcase and help with product formulation statements please contact Amy Gilroy, Farm to School Manager, at the Oregon Department of Agriculture: firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-872-6620.
Oregon School Nutrition Association (OSNA)
The Oregon Science Startup Forum is a one-day course in science entrepreneurship, hosted by the Portland Section of the American Chemical Society. - Hear the startup experiences of science entrepreneurs from
The Oregon Science Startup Forum is a one-day course in science entrepreneurship, hosted by the Portland Section of the American Chemical Society.
– Hear the startup experiences of science entrepreneurs from around Oregon
– Learn from investors, intellectual property lawyers and experts in turning science into businesses
– Equip yourself with specific steps to start a successful science business
Date: April 20, 2019
Location: Robertson Life Sciences Building, Portland, OR
All Day (Saturday)
OHSU Robertson Life Sciences Building
2730 S.W. Moody Ave., Portland, OR 97201
American Chemical Society Portland Sectionjimtung@gmail.com 2823 North Terry Street