Hello, we're the Washington Cannabusiness Association (WACA).

WACA represents licensees and support businesses in the regulated cannabis sector in Washington State. As one of the first states to legalize and regulate cannabis, Washington has had ten years to develop and improve public policy for an industry that is still evolving nationwide. For ten years, WACA has been there every step of the way.

Learn more about what we do.

Registration Open for WACA's Annual Bowl-in-One Golf Tournament (wine tasting) & Spring Meeting

Come meet us for a little work and a little play! We are returning to Walla Walla June 2-4 and there is something for everyone. Sponsorships are currently available but go fast. Click HERE for more details.


What's New (May 1, 2024) 

It's official! We are hoping to see you in Walla Walla for our annual Bowl in One Spring Meeting June 2 - 4. Scroll down for more details on how you may help sponsor this statewide industry event.

The emerging, regulated cannabis and hemp industries are still misunderstood by some. WACA works tirelessly to ensure its members acknowledge and embrace their responsibility to follow the law, earn public trust, and collaborate to strengthen the system that protects consumers and communities alike. As we reflect on the first 10 years of legalization and prepare for the next 10 years, we are proud to advocate on behalf of a regulated marketplace that directly employs 11,330 workers, supports 18,360 jobs in our state and in 2020 generated $660.8 million in state and local tax revenues for public services.

Interested in learning more about the economic impact of the legal cannabis marketplace in Washington? Please reach out to us to receive a copy of our Economic Impact Analysis commissioned by WACA in 2021 and conducted by Dr. Spencer Cohen of High Peak Strategy.

Upcoming events

    • June 02, 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • June 04, 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Walla
    Register

    We are counting down to WACA’s 2024 Bowl in One Golf Tournament & Spring Meeting to be held in Walla Walla from June 2 to June 4. Attendees can plan on a fun couple of days with time to reconnect with others from the industry and decision-makers in public policy.

    This meeting is open to both members and non-members; the information presented is essential to all industry members.

    Here’s the overview:

    • Who:     Everyone is welcome 
    • What:    Spring Meeting and WACA’s Bowl in One Golf Tournament. For those who don’t golf, don’t fret - you can choose to wine taste instead!
    • When:  June 2-4 2024
      • June 2 – Welcome Reception & Golf Pairing
      • June 3 - 1/2 day meeting followed by golf tournament OR Wine Tasting, and then our popular dinner and auction
      • June 4 – 1/2 day meeting
    • Where:  The Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Walla
    • Why:  To connect with peers in the regulated cannabis space, to hear from stakeholders in our industry, to have fun and unwind.

    You will have a chance to hear from them all firsthand, ask questions, and engage in the critical topics facing the cannabis industry. 

    Reception & meetings will take place at the Marcus Whitman in downtown Walla Walla.  Hotel room block available - book directly here!

    We’re looking forward to seeing you.

    WACA Team


    Thank you to our sponsors:

     

     

    • June 02, 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • June 04, 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Walla
    Register

    WACA BOWL IN ONE GOLF TOURNAMENT & SPRING MEETING

    June 2-4, 2024

    Marcus Whitman Hotel

    Walla Walla, WA

    *Due to production times, sponsorships received after May 1st may not receive custom promotional flags.*

    1. Diamond Sponsor $7,500

    a. This level is open to only one sponsor. At this level you will receive the

    following:

    i. 6 event tickets ($2970 Value) 

    ii. Largest logo on promotional material

    iii. 17-ft. custom vertical flag next to player registration

    iv. Unlimited signage and swag through the course

    v. Signage and swag at dinner on Monday

    vi. Opportunity to speak at Monday dinner

    2. Gold Sponsor - $5,000

    a. At this level you will receive the following:

    i. 4 event tickets ($1980 value) 

    ii. Swag and signage at check in

    iii. Logo on promotional material for event

    iv. 17-ft. custom vertical flag at one hole on the course

    v. Opportunity to speak at welcome reception

    3. Silver Sponsor - $2,500

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. 2 event tickets ($990 value)

    ii. Swag and signage at check in

    iii. Logo on promotional material for event

    iv. 17-ft. custom vertical flag at one hole on the course

    4. Wine Tasting Sponsor - $1,500

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. 1 event ticket ($495 value)

    ii. Exhibitor table in conference room

    iii. Recognition of sponsorship from podium and signage during dinner

    iv. Logo on promotional item in swag bag

    5. Hole Sponsor - $1,000

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. 1 event ticket ($495 value)

    ii. 9-ft. custom vertical flag at one hole on the course

    6. Lunch Sponsor - $1000

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. Exhibitor table in conference room

    ii. Recognition of sponsorship from podium and signage on lunch buffet

    7. Coffee Sponsor - $500

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. Exhibitor table in conference room

    ii. Recognition of sponsorship from podium and signage on coffee bar

    8. Lanyard Sponsor - $500

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. Exhibitor table in conference room

    ii. Your brand on the official attendee lanyards

    9. Swag Bag Sponsor - $500

    a. At this level you receive the following

    i. Exhibitor table in conference room

    ii. Your brand on the official attendee swag bags



    • June 03, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Marcus Whitman Hotel, Walla Walla, WA
    • 5
    Register

    Bring your best smile to Walla Walla! We will have a professional photographer on-hand to take headshots during the WACA Spring Conference. The regular price for a headshot session with Brittani Smith Photography would cost around $250, but for those of you attending the conference you can book a headshot session for only $50. This price includes one final professionally retouched, high resolution digital headshot delivered to you through an online gallery within 2 weeks after the conference.

    We know that all of you are busy running your business and rarely have time to do things like schedule a headshot session so we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. The session will take 5-10 minutes. You can view sample headshots from Brittani here.  There will be limited availability so make sure you register for your headshot early.

    After payment is received, you will be able to select your time slot.

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