Join us as we recap our live CREC Directory webinar from Wednesday, 08/3/22.

This forward-thinking and exploratory webinar will focus on the fun topic of consuming cannabis and how cannabis tourism is impacting the market. Operators, land lords, entrepreneurs, bud tenders, consultants and more will all benefit from the teachings of two very experienced women in the industry.

CREC Directory Partner, Architectural Concepts, Inc presents an important perspective on the future of how health and wellness are two key ingredients in the design of cannabis dispensaries and cannabis retail shops.


Designing Cannabis Friendly Hotels, Resorts, and Lounges Webinar Featured Two Key Industry Members:

Architect Margit E. Whitlock AIA, LEED AP

Architect Margit E. Whitlock AIA, LEED AP shares personal experience with the plant and how it is influencing her vision of the cannabis dispensary of the future.

Georgi Gordon, Membership Chair of The Cannabis Travel Association

Georgi Gordon, Principal at GBG & Associates, Membership Chair of The Cannabis Travel Association, discusses the history and evolution of consumption lounges, once a stronghold for medical cannabis patients before recreational market.


Examples of cannabis tourism topics to covered in webinar:

  • Where is cannabis tourism the strongest and how do you see the US market responding?
  • How does it differ to cater to both patients and retail consumers?
  • Is there a solution to embrace both medical cannabis patients and recreational adult use consumers?
  • Vertical integration with multi-use premise licenses is coming. What does that look like? Why is this important
  • How is hospitality design effecting the Cannabis market?
  • Development process from getting a Conditional Use Permit to opening a facility.
    What are the hurdles facing the industry at this time?


Watch Webinar Recording – Cannabis Tourism, Lounges, Hotels and Hospitality


Margit Whitlock Slide Deck – Cannabis Tourism & Hospitality

Georgi Gordon Slide Deck – Cannabis Tourism & Hospitality


About Architectural Concepts

Every business needs space to operate and that environment is important to customers and employees. Architectural Concepts Inc. (ACI) has been involved in design and permitting a number of project types including Conditional Use permits, cultivation, manufacturing, kitchens, dispensaries and soon lounges.

With a background in commercial and hospitality design, their services translate well to the cannabis industry.

Whatever your budget or goals, ACI has the ability to deliver results that will excite and satisfy. Their decades in the business give the knowledge and experience to tackle any challenge with a team made up of seasoned industry experts.

ACI creates exciting and effective solutions that add value and enrich the end-user experience while never losing sight of the bottom line. ACI is known for expertly managing the complex communication and coordination involved in every size project.


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