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    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Oregon Convention Center

    The RAD Expo is going to be a great event for cannabis retailers. This event isn't like many of the other trade shows out there that dispensary owners have stoped attending because they cost too much; have a hodgepodge of vendors; allow in the general public; lack focus; and have the same old speakers talk about the same tired subjects.

    RAD Expo is different - It is businesses only and 100% focused on the retail side of the industry.

    Attendance is FREE for licensed retail stores and dispensaries, as well as qualified applicants in states not yet issuing licenses.  All exhibitors will have products and services aimed at making retailers more profitable. It’s a national show featuring businesses from all over the U.S.


    Located at Portland's Oregon Convention Center the conference is squarely in the middle of the biggest legal marijuana market in the world, (60 million consumers in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska).

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 

    The RAD Expo will feature retail-specific exhibitors, including: POS sales products, shelving, display cases, accessories, food, drinks, refrigerators, programming consultants, packaging, POP displays, legal, accounting, CBD products, medical products, and just about everything and anything a retail store owner or dispensary will need to set up a store, or would want to sell. 

    EXHIBITORS - Businesses serving retailers including branding & marketing, POS, inventory management, security, merchandising, tech and software, displays, accounting, lighting, design, food and drink,  and everything in between.

    EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION


    RETAILERS and dispensary owners from around the U.S. can find everything they need to operate in one organized, professional environment.

    REGISTRATION IS FREE

    THE FARMERS MARKET will give licensed cannabis cultivators the opportunity to network with retailers and create lasting business partnerships. 

    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • The North Warehouse, 723 N Tillamook St, Portland, OR 97227

    High Times Cannabis Cup Competition is coming to Oregon Oct 26th!

    That means its time to enter your products now! Join the competition and prove you are the best of the best in any of the seventeen categories below.  Not a competitor, be a judge. High Times is still accepting applications for judges, apply today before all the slots are filled.


    This is one of the most anticipated cannabis events of the year and its guaranteed to be an amazing evening of friends, food, music, and celebrating. Don't miss it join the competition, become a judge, or get a vip ticket (ORCA Members get 10% off with code "ORCA10")



    2019 CANNABIS CUP

    COMPETITION CATAGORIES

    • Indica Flower
    • Sativa Flower
    • Hybrid Flower
    • CBD Flower
    • Sungrown Flower
    • Indica Concentrates
    • Sativa Concentrates
    • Hybrid Concentrates
    • CBD Concentrates
    • Non-Solvent Hash

    • Ingestibles
    • CBD Ingestibles
    • Topicals
    • Vape Pen & Cartridge
    • CBD Vape Pen & Cartridge
    • Infused Products
    • Pre-Rolls


    Competitors:
     Product intake will take place in Portland, OR on October 15 & 16. You can join the competition on the Cannabis Cup webpage. Be sure to read all of the entry guidelines and follow the simple instructions. Competitors get free tickets and goody bags.

    Judges: Every great competition needs great judges, are you up to the task? High Times selects its judges from the cannabis community and has a limited number of slots left. To apply just visit the Cannabis Cup webpage and fill out the judges application. Judges get free tickets and goody bags.

    VIP Tickets: Not a competitor or judge? Well there is no reason to miss one of the best cannabis parties of the year get your vip tickets today! (ORCA Members get 10% off with code "ORCA10")

    If you have any questions, please contact your High Times rep or email our Competition Team at Competition@HighTimes.com

    You may also email us at enterthecup@hightimes.com.


    • 28 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Cultiva Law, 222 NW Davis St, Suite 420, Portland, OR 97209
    Register

    ORCA's October Members Meeting will be on Monday, October 28th. Our Guest speaker will be Oregon State Rep. Rob Nosse HD-42.   He is one of our biggest champions in the Legislature and he he wants to connect with the industry as he gears up for Oregon's short legislative session in February 2020.   Additionally, we continue our coverage of the OLCC's 2019 rules writing and how you can influence the outcome. 


    Food and drink will be provided by our meeting sponsor Cultiva Law. As always this will be a great meeting with great people -  RSVP today!


    Cultiva Law

    222 NW Davis St, Suite 420

    Portland, OR 97209

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    October 2019 ORCA Agenda:

    1) Guest Speaker - Rep. Rob Nosse HD-42

    2) OLCC Rule Making Update

    3) Social Networking


    Check-in: 6:00 (Please arrive before 6:30 we will start promptly at 6:45)

    Special Guest: 6:45pm

    ORCA Updates: 7:15pm

    Social Time: 7:45pm - 8:30pm (or when the conversation dies



    *OPEN TO MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY*
    Not member yet, sign up today - Join ORCA!

    Contact Jesse Bontecou 541-632-4442 with any questions or concerns.


    • 5 Dec 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Oregon Liquor Control Commission Headquarters 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Room 103A (Commission Hearing Room) Portland, OR 97222-7355

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will hold a Metrc Licensee User Group meeting, which is open to the public.

    Metrc is the Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) utilized by the state of Oregon.

    The User Group, and members of the public who wish to observe this meeting, will be able to preview new functionality in CTS.

    The User Group will also recommend additional changes to CTS.

    The Metrc Licensee User Group is made up of OLCC licensed producers, processor, wholesalers, retailers, and labs, and OHA registered grow sites, processors, and dispensaries that report into CTS.

    The User Group identifies and prioritizes system enhancements to CTS for the OLCC to consider.

    The calendar for future OLCC Metrc User Group meetings can be found on the Oregon Metrc Wiki.

    Other licensees and members of the public are welcome to attend the user group meeting as observers. Space for observers will be limited and is first-come, first-served.

    Parking at the OLCC headquarters is limited.

    Oregon Liquor Control Commission Headquarters

    9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Room 103A (Commission Hearing Room)


    For More Information:

    www.marijuana.oregon.gov

    Email: marijuana@oregon.gov

    Phone: 503-872-5000 

    Toll Free: 800-452-6522

Past events

18 Oct 2019 Cannabis Community Talks (Sponsored by CPOT)
10 Oct 2019 Cannabis Community Talks (Sponsored by CPOT)
16 Sep 2019 September 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting - Portland, OR
12 Sep 2019 City of Portland- CPOT
4 Sep 2019 Q3: Metrc Licensee User Group Meeting
4 Sep 2019 Cannabis Science Conference
8 Aug 2019 City of Portland- CPOT
3 Aug 2019 INDO EXPO Portland August 2019
31 Jul 2019 ORCA Policy Working Group- July
31 Jul 2019 Shift Processing Webinar - What a Merchant Account can do for Cannabis Businesses
29 Jul 2019 July 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting - Portland, OR
18 Jul 2019 ORCA Regional Town hall, Mixer, & Speed Networking - Medford, OR
16 Jul 2019 ORCA Regional Town hall and Mixer - Bend, OR
15 Jul 2019 ORCA's Regional Town hall and Mixer - Eugene, OR
11 Jul 2019 City of Portland- CPOT
26 Jun 2019 ORCA Policy Working Group- June: National Market/ Export
13 Jun 2019 City of Portland- CPOT
6 Jun 2019 Members Brown Bag Update
6 Jun 2019 Metrc Licensee User Group Meeting
3 Jun 2019 May/June 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting
1 Jun 2019 The Hemp & Cannabis Connection - Medford, OR
24 May 2019 City of Portland 2019 Cannabis Social Equity Grant Application Due
21 May 2019 NCIA Lobby Day's DC
19 May 2019 The Grow Off Competition Kick Off
17 May 2019 Cultivation Classic 2019
14 May 2019 Right-Size Your Cost-Per-Gram
29 Apr 2019 April 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting - Portland
11 Apr 2019 City of Portland- CPOT
25 Mar 2019 March 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting: Portland
14 Mar 2019 City of Portland: Cannabis Policy Oversight Team (CPOT)
12 Mar 2019 Energy Efficient and Solar-Powered Mixed Light Cultivation
12 Mar 2019 ORCA Cannabis Lobby Day 2019- MARCH 12
7 Mar 2019 Cannabis Lobby Day Training & Leg Update - Bend, OR
5 Mar 2019 ORCA Lobby Training & Leg Update - Eugene, OR
4 Mar 2019 Grants Pass - Women in the Industry and Lobby Training
28 Feb 2019 Feb 28: OR Senate Committee On Business and General Government
25 Feb 2019 February 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting - Portland, OR
22 Jan 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference - Focus on the Future
7 Jan 2019 January 2019 ORCA Members' Meeting - Portland, OR
13 Dec 2018 New Revenue Coalition - Pre-Session Fundraiser 12/13
5 Dec 2018 Stomping Out Prohibition - A party for cannabis export!
26 Nov 2018 Nov. ORCA Members Meeting - Portland, OR
29 Oct 2018 Oct. ORCA Members Meeting - Eugene, OR with US Rep Peter DeFazio
28 Oct 2018 The DOPE Cup Oregon 2018 - Portland
10 Oct 2018 RAD EXPO: Retail & Dispensary Expo - Portland, OR
27 Sep 2018 International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) - Portland
24 Sep 2018 September ORCA Members Meeting - Portland
28 Aug 2018 Cannabis Science Conference - Portland, OR
27 Aug 2018 August ORCA Members Meeting - Portland
4 Aug 2018 INDO EXPO Portland August 2018
30 Jul 2018 July ORCA Members Meeting - Portland
25 Jul 2018 NCIA's Cannabis Business Summit & EXPO - San Jose, CA
12 Jul 2018 NCIA - Pacific Northwest Quarterly Cannabis Caucus
20 Jun 2018 Deschutes Cannabis Industry Mixer - June 20th
4 Jun 2018 ORCA Members Meeting - Portland
30 Apr 2018 ORCA Members Meeting - Eugene
27 Mar 2018 March Cannabis Mixer and Legislative Update - Eugene
26 Mar 2018 ORCA Members Meeting - Portland
26 Feb 2018 February 2018 ORCA Meeting
17 Jan 2018 RAD EXPO: NATIONAL RETAIL & DISPENSARY EXPO - PORTLAND, OR
18 Dec 2017 ORCA HOLIDAY PARTY 2017
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