Jage Media

is a business to business company that produces distinctive events and focused content that accelerate the growth and profitability of cannabis brands and retailers.

We successfully launched our company, events, and our publishing arm during the pandemic.

“I will be the first to say I was blown away by the amount of attendees that were present for the 1st ever MJ virtual trade show! Definitely a cool experience that I felt was needed especially during these times. Also, I wanted to thank you for all your help during the setup process. Real Lifesaver!”

Michael KrizDirector of Sales, Binske

“Congratulations for making and changing history. We were happy to be a part of this. MJ Unpacked did an awesome job and I was extremely pleased with the customer service and support we received from you and the team. You all worked amazingly hard to pull this off. We thank you for that.”

Kurt JunggrenPartner, The Link Brands Cannabis Distribution Co.

“MJ Unpacked has curated a unique cannabis industry event that will provide high-quality intelligence and connections to brand and retail executives. We are excited to be a part of this innovation. Wana is signed up for all 6 events!”

Mike HennesyVP of Innovation, Wana Brands

We love what we do

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Distinctive Events

MJ Unpacked, in partnership with BDSA, will premiere its in-person event Oct. 21 – 22, 2021 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. Exclusive to cannabis CPG brands, retailers, and accredited investors, it is the first cannabis CPG trade event that is designed to both drive commerce and integrate access to capital.

Sharp and Substantive Daily News

MJ Brand Insights is dedicated to providing a sharp, substantive, and reliable source of industry intel for cannabis brands and retailers. We accelerate sustainable growth by fostering enlightening peer-to-peer collaboration.

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Meet Our Team

George Jage

George Jage


George Jage is a leading cannabis media executive with over 25 years of experience launching, building and leading business media companies and publications. These include World Tea Expo, World Tea News, World Tea Academy, MJBizDaily, MJBizCon, MJLink, Dope Magazine, and more.
Kim Jage

Kim Jage


Kim Jage is an award-winning brand developer and marketing executive. Empathetic, energetic, and innovative, Kim is an expert in messaging and building the meaningful connections that drive sales. She has worked in executive positions at World Tea Media, Frost Jage Consulting, and F+W Media.
Wendy Campbell

Wendy Campbell

National Sales Director

"When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there." I am a change agent. Letting go of resistance, doing what is necessary to create working solutions that lead to meeting and exceeding goals is my LIFE. It is what I am most passionate about.
Felisa Rogers

Felisa Rogers

Managing Editor

Felisa Rogers has twenty years of diverse experience in media. She has worked as a travel editor, a textbook writer, and a culinary columnist. Her essays are featured in guidebooks, academic journals, and periodicals like Grow Magazine and The Guardian. She has been working in the cannabis industry since 2009.
Deborah Johnson

Deborah Johnson

Investor Engagement Manager

I aspire to constantly expand my extensive knowledge and understanding of the startup industry by working with entrepreneurs, investors and canna-sector innovators. I have extensive knowledge and networks in entrepreneurship and early-stage investments in the technology, life sciences, and consumer products industries with a focus on the cannabis and hemp industry. As an experienced manager in program and partner development, I have directed investor relations with angels, family offices, and funds. I have led various angel investment groups including President Keiretsu Forum Miami and Director Arcview Ventures, advising, structuring deals and curating deal flow. An ambitious executive, I create strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Adept at influencing opinions, building consensus, and engaging stakeholders at all levels, I enjoy working within communities to create an atmosphere of trust and respect.
Morgan Worley

Morgan Worley

Sales & Client Success Coordinator

I am a business development professional with a passion for the cannabis industry. I have seen the medicinal benefits cannabinoids can have, which is why I transitioned from the restaurant/coffee industries to the cannabis industry in 2018.

Our Mission

To foster a community of brands and retailers and provide them the space and resources to thrive.

Our Values

You come first

Our first priority is to deliver an exceptional experience and value for our customers. We were customer-centric before it became popular and always approach our interactions as one of service.

We strive to excel

We will often ask you what you need. We do not assume that we know your changing business needs. We will ask about your pain points, and we will deliver solutions.

We have integrity

We do not subscribe to a "pay-to-play" model of business. We select speakers and contributors based on the solutions and experience they can provide our audience in-concert with the community's needs.

Our Board of Directors

Scott Berman

Principal, Panther Opportunity Fund

Roy Bingham

Executive Chairman, BDSA

Kerry Gumas

Founder and CEO of Metacomet Advisors

Kim Jage

CMO, Jage Media

George Jage

CEO, Jage Media

Megan Klein

Principal, D4BMJMCM LP

Our Story

Founded by George Jage, former president of MJBizDaily/MJBizCon and CEO of Dope Media, and Kim Jage, former EVP & CMO of World Tea Media, Jage Media launched in early 2020 with a veteran team of cannabis investors, including: BDSACanopyBoulderKeneh VenturesPanther Opportunity Fund; and cannabis industry veterans Jay and Diane Czarkowski, co-founders of Canna Advisors, through their fund.

The company is poised to fill the critical gap where brands and retailers convene to drive the future of the industry, capture the next stage of market growth and deliver a true return on investment and objectives. Jage Media is headquartered in the greater Seattle area.

Previous media assets managed and produced by members of the management team:

Marijuana Business Daily
MJBiz Magazine
MjMicro Conference
Dope Magazine
World Tea Expo**
World Tea East
World Tea News
World Tea Championship
World Tea Academy
Healthy Beverage Expo
ASAP Global Sourcing Show
Off-Price Specialist Show
Off-Price Magazine

*Recognized as the fastest-growing tradeshow in North America by Tradeshow Executive in 2015 & 2016 under the executive leadership of George Jage.

**Recognized as a Fastest 50 growing tradeshow in the U.S. by Tradeshow Weekly in 2006, 2008, 2009 under the executive leadership of George Jage and Kim Jage.

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