The Cannabis Business Awards recently celebrated leaders and trailblazers of the growing global cannabis industry, honoring those deserving of recognition and accolades for their innovative and progressive contributions. Executives and advocates engaged in America’s $7.1 billion marijuana industry (medical and recreational) came from countries spanning the globe to the birthplace of U.S. retail cannabis, Colorado.
“We have people coming in from all over the world for this awards show, and the cannabis businesses are in the spotlight,” said Villano.
An accomplished entrepreneur featured in People Magazine’s “Marijuana Millionaires” and one of the first and most sought-after consultants in the cannabis industry, Villano has led the Cannabis Business Awards’ rise in prominence, parallel to legal cannabis’ increased relevance throughout the United States and internationally.
The first executive to receive full accredited approval from Colorado’s Department of Higher Education Division of Private Occupational Schools for Clover Leaf University, an institution specializing in the study of cannabis Villano held the fifth installment of awards in the luxurious Seawell Ballroom of the Denver Performing Arts Complex.
“We are celebrating the visionaries that made this industry happen.”
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