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Kannaway Evolution National Convention Surpasses Expectations

Medical Marijuana, Inc. subsidiary hosts largest event in company history November 4th and 5th.

This past weekend, the Kannaway team gathered in Denver for the 2017 Evolution National Convention. Excitement ran high all weekend long with the feeling that Kannaway is only just beginning to realize the enormous potential of the international hemp and CBD oil markets.

The Evolution event was standing room only – over 700 brand ambassadors packed a room seating just 500. BAs from around the globe were eager to be among the first to learn about the newest developments from Kannaway and to hear about best practices from Kannaway’s top earners.

Kannaway celebrated its tremendous success since the Ignite National Conference less than 6 months ago. During this event, the company looked forward with new products, incentives, and ranks in seeking to position the company and its brand ambassadors for success going forward.

brand ambassadors taking it all in

Exclusive Black Tie Event

The weekend began early (Friday, November 3rd) for Kannaway’s top brand ambassadors, who were transported back to the Roaring 20’s at Bigsby’s Folly, a craft winery located in the heart of Denver’s River North arts district. This beautifully refurbished historical venue features exposed timber ceilings, delicate chandeliers, and original 1880’s brickwork.

Qualifying BAs decked themselves out in their finest attire and added Twenties flair, including feather hats, boas, white scarves and gloves, and plenty of smiles. There was delicious food and refreshments, and qualifying BAs mingled and danced to live music all night long. At the end of the night, attendees of the exclusive Black Tie Event were given a custom blended bottle of red wine, created on the premises specially for Kannaway’s top BAs to commemorate their achievement.

Starting with Celebration

Evolution officially kicked off Saturday morning. First, Kannaway CEO Blake Schroeder recapped the company’s accomplishments in his Year in Review. Kannaway has increased its sales revenue nearly 30 times since March of 2016. The company has added thousands of new brand ambassadors and improved its existing product line while adding over a dozen new CBD oil and hemp lifestyle products. Kannaway’s team of brand ambassadors has achieved levels of success above anything seen by the company before.

celebrating kannaway success

Going Global

Later that morning, Kannaway International VP Alex Grapov took the stage to detail the company’s efforts to expand its business in Europe, an expansion effort that is spearheaded by the company’s brand ambassadors. Brand ambassador Randy Schroeder and Kannaway executives like Alex recently completed a two week European tour to set the groundwork for the company’s upcoming official launch in the EU.

Building on this excitement, Kannaway is holding its first ever European regional event and Black Tie incentive later this month in Prague. However, Europe is just the beginning, and before long, Kannaway is sure to have its eyes set on a global CBD market.

going global with alex grapov

Launching Six New Products

One of the reasons Kannaway has been so successful has been its competitive line of hemp-based products. The company launched six new products in the Kannaway store during Evolution, giving its BAs even more opportunity to grow their hemp businesses.

Kannaway introduced a new hemp clothing line with the launch of a hemp hat and hemp wallet, both made with durable hemp fabric. Kannaway SuperGreens is the company’s newest hemp-based dietary supplement, featuring over 40 superfood and nutrient-dense ingredients. Just in time for the holiday season, Kannaway created new Peppermint Chocolate Energy Chews with all the benefits of Kannaway’s original energy chews with a refreshingly cool new flavor.

Finally, the company announced Kannaway Pure Gold – a unique full-spectrum hemp oil liquid. Removing all but the tracest amounts of THC, Pure Gold retains the full-spectrum benefits of natural hemp oil and removes any hesitation over THC in a CBD oil product. The company continues to diversify its retail offerings in order to remain a top competitor in the hemp market.

Donating to ECHO

Andrea Barnes and Jasmine Shafik of ECHO closed out Evolution’s first day, recapping the organization’s efforts on behalf of special needs families. They also brought with them a special guest. Craig Pagano, the father of a special needs daughter, spoke on behalf of the organization, revealing what ECHO Connection has meant to his family. His story had BAs in attendance in tears, as the impact of his experience washed over the crowd.

Kannaway BAs, always loyal supporters of the ECHO cause, donated $25,000 during the event.

CBD Oil and Business Education

National events like Evolution are excellent tools for brand ambassadors to learn what it takes to build a sustaining, successful business with Kannaway. BAs at events like Evolution hear from Kannaway’s top performers to discover what it takes to match their levels of achievement, including best practices, product education, and more. Attendees also heard from the company’s special guest, retired NFL placekicker Nick Lowery, who shared his insight into CBD’s potential role in sports.

expanding business development

Introducing New Ranks and Incentives

Kannaway also introduced new ranks and incentive gifts for its BAs. With several of the company’s brand ambassadors knocking on the door of its highest ranks, Kannaway created the new Double Crown Ambassador rank. Kannaway also launched Elite status for its highest ranks, with incentive gifts like exclusive Tumi luggage, Rolex watches, and a custom painted green Tesla.

celebrating new brand ambassador ranks and incentives

Next National Event Planned in Las Vegas

We are just months away from the company’s next national event. Empower, Kannaway’s upcoming National Convention, is scheduled for April 14th and 15th in Las Vegas.

Discover how to join Kannaway as a brand ambassador on the company’s website or stay up-to-date with developments from the entire Medical Marijuana, Inc. portfolio of companies on our news feed.

  • November 9, 2017
  • Jeffrey Stamberger