West Denver 2022 Seminars

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Protecting Your Green: Utilizing Payroll, HR and Timekeeping to Your Advantage

Often overlooked, Payroll, HR and Timekeeping can drive your business to success or failure. Learn the essentials from a payroll professional. Teresa will discuss 1099 vs. W2, employee handbooks and job descriptions, HR/OSHA compliance and the legal ramifications of not having an electronic timekeeping system.

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Overview of Cannabis Seed-to-Sale Software Systems

Seed-to-sale software remains a major compliance hurdle for operators and the industry as a whole. This presentation frames the best practices and prepares the license holders how to approach the use of seed-to-sale software in their operations. All solutions will be discussed with emphasis on METRC compliance.

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Hop Latent Viroid – What is it, why you should care, and how to keep your facility safe

Pathogens are a critical barrier to successful cannabis cultivation.  While multiple pathogens impact cannabis, Hop Latent Viroid (HLVd) represents one of the most damaging. Because this  pathogen can initially present asymptomatically and spread undetected through a facility, HLVd can destroy an entire harvest(s), resulting in catastrophic economic consequences for a cultivator. With confirmed cases of…

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Payroll Vs PEO and how they help your business

What is the difference between a payroll company and Professional Employer Organization(PEO) and how do they help you grow and be the employer to work for.

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The Pot Brothers at Law

The Etiquette of Engaging Law Enforcement: How to Shut the F&*# Up (when cops ask questions) is a Performance Seminar that includes detailed instructions on how to peacefully engage with law enforcement when getting pulled over (or raided).  You will learn how to maintain all of your constitutional and civil rights, remedies and defenses to…

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Cannabis Packaging: Navigating Branding, Product Quality, & Regulations

The rapid commercialization and acceptance of cannabis has given growers of cannabis access to the techniques and products used by their most admired cultivars. With more options available than ever for curing, storing, and packaging cannabis, this session will arm the audience with a broad knowledge of the techniques the most advanced cultivation operations are…

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The Path of Seed to Sale, from Tech to CannaTech

The path from seed to sale is ripe for taking advantage of technologies and standards that other industries have built through trial and error. Learn from our expert about how data standards, simple barcode and RFID data capture, the use of a private blockchain to share data among trusted partners, and security technologies such as…

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There’s So Much Cash! Best Practices for Securing, Automating and Managing Your Cash Handling

Industrywide, it’s estimated that between 95 and 99% of all cannabis-related transactions are carried out in cash. There isn’t one reason why this is the case, rather it’s a trifecta of causes – legal, financial, and social. Until all three of those are relaxed, cash volumes will continue to pour into the cannabis space. This…

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Recruiting and Retaining Talent, Creative Rewards

This interactive presentation and discussion will discuss turnover and top reasons for turnover in the Cannabis Industry. Insights about the availability of crop, product liability, property and health care insurance options for mature and start up businesses will be shared. Innovative ideas for the creation of inexpensive and other rewards that do not require the…

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A Guide to Regulatory Compliance: In the Face of More Regulations

Colorado legalized Medical Cannabis in 2000 and Adult-Use in 2014. More than $12 billion in Cannabis has been sold since legalization in 2014, with the state collecting over $2 billion in taxes. As the Colorado market continues to mature, new brands/operators are still entering the market, even with the current saturation. Currently Colorado has 400+…

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Nobody wants to talk about Licensing – 3 important steps for improving your experience

Nobody enjoys licensing but without an “in good standing / current” license you could lose your business. This session will present three steps to improve your licensing experience: 1. Organization of corporate documentation. The importance of this step is to be compliant with record keeping requirements, using the regulations as a guide to develop a…

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Seed-to-Sale Sustainability in Cannabis

In this exclusive CannaCon information packed seminar discussion on sustainability in cannabis, industry experts from cultivation, packaging, and extraction will analyze what environmental challenges the industry faces today from seed to sale and most importantly what businesses can do to reduce their impact while maintaining profitability. This seminar features all local Colorado company industry professionals…

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Intro to extraction

The presentation will cover the following topics Types of extraction and solvent choices, equipment selection and overall budgeting and things not to forget when budgeting for your business. As well as things to look out for as your building and expanding your lab.

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7 Misconceptions About LED Grow Lights

Rumors and hearsay surround LED grow lights wherever they are implemented. FOHSE’s very own Tom Stanchfield will be shedding some light on common misconceptions concerning LED grow lights.

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High Times: Building a Cannabis Company Culture That Fosters Happy, Healthy Employees

Company culture is everything. Yes, the labor market is tight, employee recruiting and retention is challenged by the “Great Resignation” still in full swing, and good benefits don’t come cheap. But a company is nothing without happy, healthy & high-performing employees. This session will unveil HUB’s proprietary tools to help organizations understand who their employees…

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Challenges and Tips

Risks of a poor supply chain. Understanding how global events effect your manufacturing schedule and what you can do to control the controllable. Understanding your inputs and how a par level can keep the lights on. The need to stay agile with new regulations and how proper planning helps.

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Hierarchy of Loyalty: Advanced Marketing Tactics to Power Growth and Increase Revenue

You know the saying; it’s far easier to keep a customer than get a new one. But loyalty isn’t just about repeat business. You must create such a positive impact on your customer that they sing your praises to everyone in their orbit. In this session, we’ll analyze new market research that supports a hierarchical…

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Reputation Management – Do online reviews really matter?

Educational session to highlight the importance of inbound marketing and online reputation management for dispensaries. Impact of online reviews on revenue, customer satisfaction and employee morale. How to handle negative customer reviews? What is ROI for marketing activities – inbound vs. outbound?

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