Colorado Chapter

Our founding chapter based in Denver, Colorado hosts educational monthly meetings at Cultivated Synergy on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm.


May 16th: Social Media and Cannabis Best Practices Panel


• Mike Leibowitz, Owner, Veritas Cannabis, Olio, & Higher Grade Medical Dispensary

• Katie Steinharter, Digital Solutions Manager, The Cannabist

• Brett Schklar, CEO, The Cannabis Creative

• Ashley Riley, Founder & CEO, Cannabiz Calendar

*This is a paid event. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite, here. 
Make sure to get tickets in advance to save with early bird pricing.

Panelists will address questions from CMA moderator, Elise Grosso. There will be plenty of time for a great Q&A session. Join us as we meet to unlock some of the best-kept secrets in cannabis social media marketing.

The goal of the CMA is to build local communities in which cannabis entrepreneurs can cultivate effective and responsible marketing and PR practices through speaker events, workshops, and networking.

Come join us and let’s build a solid community together. 


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Elise Grosso,, with any comments or questions.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No; simply your drivers license or an alternate form of ID.


Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Yes. However, you can save by purchasing early bird tickets, here.


Panelist Bios

Mike Leibowitz is the owner of popular Colorado brands Veritas Fine Cannabis and Olio concentrates. He is also the owner of Higher Grade Medical Dispensary in Denver's Highland neighborhood. Mike is an expert cannabis grower who has been featured in Westword, The Cannabist, and Cannabis Business Times.

Katie Steinharter is the Digital Solutions Manager for The Cannabist and The Denver Post, with 5+ years of digital marketing experience. She specializes in social media advertising and content marketing, and has worked across industries that include cannabis, travel, and local retail.

Brett Schklar is the CEO of The Cannabis Creative - a boutique brand consultancy, and has worked alongside the CEO's of major companies, including Fortune 500, Global 50 and a large number of emerging companies to find their brand story that aligns staff, builds brand stories that create contagious followers, turns customers into cult members and helps companies drive true financial value from a strong brand execution of B2B and Consumer companies.

Ashley Riley is the Founder and CEO of the Cannabiz Calendar, a weekly newsletter for business and networking events in the Cannabis space in Colorado. Cannabiz Calendar tracks events in thirteen cities and uses social media to get the word out.


ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Tickets are non-refundable, unless the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. 


All of our events are detailed on our Colorado Meetup Group page, here.

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Our Meeting Space

2901 Walnut Street
Denver, Colorado, 80205