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Kelowna (British Columbia)/Syilx (Okanagan) – The Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers (ACCRES) and BC Craft Farmers Co-Op (BCCFC) today announced a new partnership to support the BC Cannabis Summit in Kelowna April 20-22, 2022.
Founded at Stanford University in 2015, Onfleet has established itself as one of the cannabis industry’s top delivery management software. Onfleet’s mission is to make it easy for all retailers to offer fast, affordable and delightful customer delivery service.
“We are very excited to welcome Onfleet as a new partner to our first BC Cannabis Summit,” said ACCRES Executive Director, Jaclynn Pehota. “Thanks to their support, participants will experience a safe and memorable event that celebrates cannabis and our sector’s innovative spirit. We look forward to rolling it up and hashing it out together in BC’s Okanagan Valley.”
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Onfleet joins ACCRES, BCCFC, Dutchie and the Saskatchewan Weed Pool as Summit co-hosts.
Subject to public health orders, The BC Cannabis Summit will take place at the Eldorado Resort, Kelowna’s finest full-service waterfront resort, featuring two hotels beautifully located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, minutes from downtown, golf, wineries, and ski resorts. The Eldorado has provided accommodation options.
An online portal has been established at bccannabissummit.ca to facilitate Summit registration. Since the portal opened in December, over 200 delegates have been confirmed. With current capacity limits, the event is virtually sold out.
The Summit Planning Committee has suspended registration and is working to secure additional venue space. In the meantime, a waiting list link has been established on the Summit website. Live-streaming options are also being explored to facilitate remote participation. Watch for updates soon.
ACCRES is a non-profit, member-driven industry association that represents more than 100 storefronts across BC. It is the goal of the organization to serve as a positive, proactive advocate to protect and expand business opportunities for the private cannabis retail industry. Building a thriving and sustainable private cannabis retail industry in BC is the Association’s primary focus.
BCCFC was founded in 2020 to provide B.C.’s small cannabis producers and processors with s safe, accessible, and sustainable alternative to the illicit market, while ensuring B.C.’s top position as an international cannabis leader and innovator is maintained. BCCFC is led by over 200 highly-skilled members and supporters who are working to accelerate market access for B.C.’s legendary micro-cultivators, processors, and independent retailers.