Member benefits

Your business. Your way.

With the support of the whole Co-op behind you.

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Access to resources

Shared RESOURCES & EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS

Using our collective voice, we can negotiate better prices and ensure fair treatment for all members.

Financing support

Exclusive member plans with financial institutions.

Community Partnerships

Take advantage of exclusive member offers from businesses that will help your business thrive.

Networking & Events

Attend networking events, education and training opportunities, and stay ahead of the curve with the latest industry and policy information.

Public Education

We work to adjust government policies to support a vibrant craft cannabis sector.

ADVOCACY

Add your voice to the positive movement and help develop innovative solutions on one of our working committees.

work with industry leaders

Our members say that the Co-op plays a vital role in the development of their businesses and professional experience in BC’s craft cannabis industry. Watch this brief member interview to learn more about the benefits. 

MEMBERS SUPPORTING MEMBERS

The Co-op is a place to share experiences, knowledge, and ideas with like-minded peers in the craft cannabis sector. The Co-op is also open to suppliers and service providers that want to help BC’s legendary craft cannabis farmers get their products into the legal marketplace in the most cost-effective and efficient way possible.

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS SUPPORT (B2B)

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The Co-op has a pool of cannabis-friendly suppliers and service providers actively serving our industry. These supporters have gone through a rigorous application process and offer preferred rates for our members. If you need help with your cannabis business, we have talented people ready to help.

do you qualify for membership?

Membership is available to any resident of British Columbia (19+) who meets the criteria outlined in our three categories below.

BC Micro-Cultivators and Processors

BC-based & Health Canada Licensed:

  • Medical cannabis cultivators, including ACMPR producers
  • Micro-cultivators
  • Processors serving micro-cultivators
  • Outdoor cultivators
  • Cannabis testing laboratories
  • Nurseries
  • An individual initiating a formal application to the Province

Independent retailers

BC-based & Health Canada Licensed:

  • Independent cannabis retailer
  • Independent medical cannabis retailer
  • An individual initiating a formal application to the Province

suppliers & service providers serving bc’s craft cannabis industry

  • Create a significant market for your product or service
  • Priority sponsorship opportunities and discounted event admission rates
  • Receive regular Industry updates from the Co-op
  • Be eligible to participate in Co-op programs and services
  • For equipment suppliers, professional service providers, consultants, financial institutions, insurance services, and many more

Ready to join the co-op?

STEP 1: Complete the application form.

STEP 2: Our membership team will reach out within 7 business days to verify your information.

STEP 3: Our membership committee will then review your application at their next meeting.

STEP 4: Once approved, you will be invited to submit payment and attend an upcoming event.

Membership investment

$420 annually

 Each active member must pay $420 per year in annual dues. There is also a one-time $25 fee to purchase a membership share.

SUPPORTER investment

From $500 annually

Annual fees vary by supplier or service provider location and size starting at $500 per year. See the supporter rates HERE.