Nominations are Open

The Budtender Awards is an annual event that celebrates, elevates, and educates the front line of the cannabis community, the Budtenders. This event not only brings the industry together, it honors one of the most influential and important leaders in this space by taking steps towards changing the stigma surrounding cannabis.

Congratulations to all of our 2022 winners!

The OG Awards

John Cashel Kennedy Budtender Awards

John Cashel Kennedy
Herbafi – Silver Spring, Maryland
Dazed & Infused Award

Ashley Hudson Budtender Awards

Ashley Hudson
Green Cannabis Co. – Las Vegas, Nevada
Ambassador Award

Binx Taylor Budtender Awards

Binx Taylor
MOCA – Chicago, Illinois
In the Arts Award

Kyra Tagami & Friends Budtender Awards

Kyra Tagami
Jardin – Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Cannabis Award

Sarah Luckeroth Budtender Awards

Sarah Luckeroth
Stinky Leaf – Palm Springs, California
Mastermind Award

Venesiah Broncheau Budtender Awards

Venesiah Broncheau
Pendleton Cannabis LLC – Pendleton, Oregon
CBD Award

sir rippinton Budtender Awards

Sean Hartog
Cultivate – Las Vegas, Nevada
710 Master Award


Brian Foster
MOCA – Chicago, Illinois
Spotlight Award

Charity Vaughn Budtender Awards

Charity Vaughn
Hana – Phoenix, Arizona
Medallion Award

Your Choice Awards

ciara bland budtender awards

Ciara Bland
Deserts Finest – Desert Hot Springs, CA
Goddess of Ganja Award

Zulema Lino Oaksterdam Advocacy award

Zulema Lino
Essence – Las Vegas, Nevada
Community Advocacy Award

Recap Videos

Calling all Budtenders and Brands!

Budtenders Sessions is a monthly in-house event and Twitch livestream series where we invite Budtenders and Brands to an exclusive educational experience. This includes product testing, giveaways, live performances, drinks, appetizers and more!

Look out for our new Summer dates! Capacity is limited.

December 14, 2021 – Holiday Production
ft. Zookie & Alicia Goku

November 30, 2021 – The AquaDolls

October 26, 2021 – Alicia Goku

Sept. 28, 2021 – WowAshWow

August 31, 2021 – Kaleo Wasserman

Genius BUDTENDER Discount

February 22, 2022 – Budtender Sessions Jeopardy