MariMed's Gullickson to Discuss "Choosing the Right Investor" at Women Grow Leadership Summit, May 15
BOSTON, MA and DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/15 -- Sara Gullickson, VP of Marketing for MariMed Advisors (a subsidiary of Worlds Online) (OTCQB: WORX) and co-chair of the Phoenix Chapter of Women Grow, has been selected as one of 125 female marijuana business executives to attend the first annual Women Grow Leadership Summit, May 15-18 at the Edwards, Colorado Lodge & Spa at Cordillera. Women Grow is a national network supporting women entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. Gullickson will be speaking on "Choosing the Right Investor for You" as part of a three-member panel that includes representatives from Dutchess Capital and CannLabs. The first of its kind Leadership Summit is designed to bring entrepreneurial executives together for peer-to-peer learning, networking, leadership skill building and to develop a greater understanding of the national cannabis industry and issues surrounding it.
"Women Grow has become a catalyst to empower women to take leadership roles in the legal cannabis industry as both entrepreneurs and vocal advocates for legalization and fair policy," stated Gullickson. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to participate in the event and panel at the Leadership Summit, as it is a powerful resource that will help executives collectively develop strong relationships and hone business skills to grow the industry and better advocate for favorable policy at the local, state, and national levels."
Gullickson, also Executive Director of MariMed subsidiary DispensaryPermits.com, has four years of experience as a leader in the medical marijuana (MMJ) industry and has successfully assisted medical marijuana clients in eight states, including Ill., Nev., and N.Y., through the medical marijuana license application process, laying out every aspect of their business strategy from identifying locations all the way through developing product and tracking customer results.
Visit MariMed Advisors at Booth # D311 at Marijuana Business Daily's Marijuana Business Conference and Expo, May 19-21, Hilton, Expo Center, Chicago and hear Ms. Gullickson speak on "Tapping Big New Medical Marijuana Markets: NV, IL and NY" on May 20, 3 pm.
About MariMed Advisors/DispensaryPermits.com:
MariMed Advisors provides total solutions for the design, development, operation, funding and optimization of medical cannabis cultivation centers and dispensaries. The MariMed team developed the highly regarded, state of the art and regulatory compliant, Thomas C. Slater Compassionate Center in Rhode Island, which serves as a replicable and scalable model of excellence. It merges commercial horticultural principles with proven cannabis production techniques. With its affiliate, DispensaryPermits.com, MariMed has secured both award winning license applications and market shares for its clients in eight states, creating one of the best track records in the industry. MariMed provides turn‐key management, funding, staffing and personnel training, implementing best practices in the industry. It is on the forefront of medical research working with physicians and scientists to create precision dosing to treat specific conditions.
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ABOUT WOMEN GROW:
Women Grow is a national network educating, empowering and connecting women in the cannabis industry through monthly networking events, national conferences and shining a spotlight on aspiring and established women leaders in the cannabis industry. The organization welcomes women entrepreneurs at all stages of business development from within the many sectors of the industry including cultivation, sales, advocacy, investment and ancillary businesses such as legal advocacy and representation, medicine, marketing, and others. Women Grow currently has more than 20 chapters, with additional chapters slated to launch this year. Current chapter locations include Anchorage, AK; Albuquerque, NM; Asheville, NC; the Bay Area, CA; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Humboldt/Arcata, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Las Vegas, NV; New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ; and Seattle, WA. Visit WomenGrow.com to learn more about the organization, locate or apply to start a chapter, and tap into the organization's knowledge base and speaker's bureau. Follow Women Grow at facebook.com/womengrow, or on Twitter at twitter.com/womengrow.
Source: Worlds Online Inc.
Released May 13, 2015