With summer time company conferences out of the way, awards season is now officially arriving in the North American cannabis business.
Moncton-based Organigram Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OGI TSX: OGI) is one particular of the most up-to-date cannabis providers to acquire recognition for their function in the fledgling licensed industry.
The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium’s (EMC) annual Awards of Excellence occasion was held in Toronto this week, at which Organigram was bestowed the Outstanding Member Contribution award. The organization was also nominated and became a finalist for the Outstanding Manufacturer category.
Organigram’s SVP of Operational Solutions Jeff Purcell commented on the company’s recognition at the awards occasion:
Generating higher excellent cannabis in a state-of-the-art indoor atmosphere, Organigram operates in an intriguing cross section of horticulture, customer packaged goods and manufacturing. We are really proud to accept this award and assistance EMC, a group that sets the common for manufacturing excellence in Canada.
Organigram held a strategic interest group occasion for the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium final month at the company’s Moncton develop facility, education 50 EMC members on cannabis item practices.
In other awards news, grower Agnes Kwasniewska from HEXO Corp. (TSX: HEXO NYSE: HEXO) took property the Master Grower Of The Year trophy at the Grow Up Conference and Expo final month.
Other awards ceremonies are scheduled for November and December, despite the fact that the finish-of-year awards season could be overshadowed by an historic downturn in stock rates business-wide and a quantity of key scandals considering the fact that recreational usage was legalized final year.
The Lift & Co. Corp. (TSXV: LIFT) 2018 Canadian Cannabis Awards notably saw several key awards granted to CannTrust, a organization that would go on to have developing and promoting licenses revoked immediately after an unlicensed develop scheme was found by Overall health Canada.
Entries for nominating person cannabis item categories are opened via October 25 for the upcoming 2019 edition of that annual awards ceremony, with the winners to be honored for the duration of a gala at the Royal York on November eight.
In other Organigram news, VP of Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations Cameron Bishop just joined several international cannabis advisory boards, whilst the organization was in addition granted Overall health Canada approval for 17 additional develop rooms final month.