Industry Awards

February 7–8, 2018
Denver, CO

NCIA’s Industry Awards

Recognizing the Best and Brightest

NCIA’s Industry Awards are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations who are going above and beyond to advance our industry forward.

2018 Award Voting is now open until January 10, 2018!

NCIA's Excellence in Innovation Award

Nominate a Member who has disrupted and advanced the industry forward by bringing an innovative idea to life in:

  • Cultivation
  • Infused Products and Extraction
  • Business Strategy and Innovation

NCIA's Excellence in Technology Award

Nominate a Member who has developed new technology that will change the industry for the better in:

  • Cultivation
  • Infused Products and Extraction
  • Business Strategy and Innovation

NCIA's Industry Excellence Award

NCIA's Industry Excellence Award will be an open nomination process for all current NCIA members to apply to be nominated for this award. The NCIA Member will need to explain how they are leaders (in 50-100 words) and why they deserve the award according to the selection criteria based on NCIA’s three organizational/foundational pillars: Advocacy, Education, and Community. We want to hear how you exemplify as a leader within these three pillars!


  • Advocacy - Have you attended an NCIA annual federal Lobby Days in Washington, D.C.? Are you a part of a local working group working on cannabis policy? Have you called your local, state, and/or federal representatives to support an issue affecting your cannabusiness?
  • Education - Have you spoken or applied to speak at an educational event? Have you led a webinar or contributed to other educational content such as a white paper?
  • Community - How long have you been a member of NCIA? Have you recruited others to join NCIA? Are you a member of one of NCIA’s member-led committees?

Vote for an industry trailblazer 

2018 Award Voting will close on January 10, 2018.

Nominators and Nominees must be active NCIA members to participate.

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