Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), the largest and most professional producer of news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking an Events Manager. This is a full-time position reporting directly to Event Operations Director and is based in our Denver office, offering a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Forbes and Trade Show Executive Magazine, we are an award-winning, fast-growing company. 

The Event Manager is responsible for the organization and execution of an assigned B2B trade show and conference with support from the Event Operations team. (  The Event Manager will work in partnership with other members of the team to execute the large, anchor show, MJBizCon each November. 

Day to Day Job Responsibilities:

Trade Show Operations
  • Partner with designated General Contractor to ensure all deliverables for internal show materials are met, including but not limited to show booth, graphics, carpeting, materials, etc.
  • Work with Event Coordinator to develop and prepare the Exhibitor Services Manual and ensure clear communications to all attendee and exhibitor stakeholders
  • Assist in the design of the trade show floor

Conference Operations
  • Partner with an audio-visual production team to ensure all technical needs are met regarding equipment and staging.
  • Manage food and beverage requirements and planning
  • Partner with convention center and key vendor staff to execute all logistics
  • Review meeting space, manage room assignments and determine room sets

General & Onsite Execution
  • Manage and execute the onsite set-up and installation of the Expo Hall and conference areas
  • Acts as a resource for clients, service providers and other staff with regard to guidelines, procedures, and processes
  • Partner with Registration Manager to execute onsite temp staffing and process
  • Partner with Event Coordinator regarding third party housing management
  • Partner with internal Marketing and Editorial departments to ensure all deliverables are met
  • Manage the onsite contract staff and security plan
  • Budget expense management
  • Review supplier bills for accuracy to ensure timely payment
  • Other tasks as assigned

Required Experience:
  • 5-7 years experience in the meeting, event and tradeshow industry

Required Skills:
  • Must be able to manage time and prioritize work effectively, be a team player, work independently, meet stringent deadlines, and work well under pressure.
  • Possess applicable analytical and problem-solving skills and a high degree of responsibility, initiative and professionalism
  • Must be able to travel to three (3) annual events (includes weekends) with the potential for additional travel during the year (maximum 10% additional travel).
No relocation assistance will be provided. This position is full time out of Denver, CO.  Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc.  Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background/reference check.  Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is a woman owned business and an equal opportunity employer.

* 1. Please enter your info (to be used for HR purposes only)

* 2. Please paste your resume here

* 3. What types of events have you managed in the last three years? Please check ALL that apply.

* 4. Briefly, how would you approach your first 30 days on the job, knowing you have a major show to run in November?

* 5. Which areas of event management are you experienced in?

  My direct responsibility I led a team on this initiative I supported the initiative Haven't done; want to learn Not my strength
Vendor contract negotiations: venue, AV, registration, etc.
Trade show floor design & management
Audio visual production
Planning large-scale food & beverage
On-site event management
Post-show expense reconciliation

* 6. What size events have you managed the operations of (not just exhibited at) in the last three years?

* 7. Have you worked for a small (under 50 employees), fast-growing company in the past, with hands-on responsibility for multiple, quickly-changing priorities?

* 8. What is your expected compensation?

* 9. Here's your chance to sell yourself. Why are you the best person for this role?

* 10. How/where did you hear about this position?