Past Events

Social Justice Committee Meeting

The Social Justice Committee supports BIPOC, Native, LatinX, and marginalized communities who were disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs through OCA membership, programming, legislative changes, and criminal justice reform. The areas of focus for the Social Justice Committee are: 

Lobbying & Advocacy
Expungements
Business Owner & Community Education, including DEI work
Business Resources for BIPOC owned Cannabis Companies

Member Event: State of the OCA

Our First Virtual Happy Hour of the New Year will include a special Members-Only mixer before the main event. Leadership Circle members, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn are hosting us on an innovative virtual platform, that will allow you to catch up with old friends and make new connections.  This Virtual Happy Hour event will be a State of the Oregon…

Leadership Circle

The Leadership Circle is a group of our industry’s top leaders. Members meet monthly to participate in setting policy for the OCA & guide our regulatory work with the OLCC. Meetings are open to Leadership Circle level members and the Board of Directors only. If you are interested in joining the Leadership Circle, contact Kim Lundin at kim@orcannabisassocaition.org

Membership Committee Meeting

The Membership Committee oversees member engagement, satisfaction, and growth. The areas of focus for the Membership Committee are:  Member Stewardship: connecting with members about their membership Member Benefits: Advising on benefits and event topics Member Acquisition: Reaching out to new members & advising on marketing materials Please click on the title of the application below to join: Membership Committee Application

Information, Education & Empowerment Summit

Green Enterprise, produced and operated by Digital Venture Partners and Black Enterprise, along with Weedmaps, the leading online tech platform for cannabis businesses and consumers, announced today its first Information, Education & Empowerment Summit. The two-day virtual event will bring together entrepreneurs, politicians and thought leaders to discuss the challenges facing BIPOC in the emerging cannabis industry and pathways to…

Information, Education & Empowerment Summit

Green Enterprise, produced and operated by Digital Venture Partners and Black Enterprise, along with Weedmaps, the leading online tech platform for cannabis businesses and consumers, announced today its first Information, Education & Empowerment Summit. The two-day virtual event will bring together entrepreneurs, politicians and thought leaders to discuss the challenges facing BIPOC in the emerging cannabis industry and pathways to…

Virtual Happy Hour: Marketing from a Social Justice Lens

Join us for our February Virtual Happy Hour, which will focus on marketing from a social justice lens. Our expert panel will explore ways cannabis businesses can authentically support and celebrate Black voices.

Board Meeting

The OCA’s Board of Directors consists of 13 individuals, voted on by the Association’s membership. Board membership is open to all Association members at the Business level or above. Board terms are for two years, with the option to renew for a total of 3 consecutive terms (6 years). Board members meet once a month, and are encouraged to attend…

OCA Members Mixer

Connect with Cannabis Industry Professionals, and learn how you can make the most of your membership.

Board Meeting

The OCA’s Board of Directors consists of 13 individuals, voted on by the Association’s membership. Board membership is open to all Association members at the Business level or above. Board terms are for two years, with the option to renew for a total of 3 consecutive terms (6 years). Board members meet once a month, and are encouraged to attend…

BLAZE Connect: Where Operators Talk Shop

Weedmaps and BLAZE Partner Up for a Better Customer Experience Join us on Wednesday, March 31st to learn how Weden streamlines the buying experience to better serve their customers by utilizing the Weedmaps Orders Integration on BLAZE. Weden is a longtime customer of both BLAZE and Weedmaps. They operate in San Diego, Oakland, Santa Ana, and Yolo County and are…