United States, California, Grass Valley - 11/12/2019 (PRDistribution.com)
AC Moon, Cannabis Innovator, International Consultant, Writer and Educator for Indica Innovations International and Inventor/Patent Owner for Croptops Greenhouses LLC was just recently selected as Top Business Innovator of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With over 2 decades of professional experience as a Diverse Certified Master Grower, an educator, Inventor, and Entrepreneur in the cannabis industry, Ms. Moon has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a talented dynamic, results-driven leader, Ms. Moon has demonstrated success not only as a Cannabis Innovator but also as an Owner of Proprietary Intellectually branded property, Inventor, Patent Holder, and is regarded by her peers as one of the nation’s most knowledgeable professionals in the Cannabis Industry. Her impressive repertoire of roles include but are not limited to, high grade growing, cloning, research, infusions, and innovations. With Ms. Moon’s certifications she provides proficient excelling consulting experience from seed to sale, from phenotype to food, to patents and all processes within. She is also a freelance writer for Grow magazine as well as writer for columns and magazines as well as author of her own books. She writes to help spread the words of this culturally indicative community and to help inspire business platforms. Supported by various business owners, investors and home growers, AC utilizes her creative skills to facilitate uprising businesses globally into their primes. Her areas of expertise include cultivating, propagation, product innovations, intellectual property management, trademarking and business creation.
Ms. Moon is the patent owner and inventor of Croptops Greenhouses which is an instant popup greenhouse to protect plants from storms and pest damage. Croptops provides an easy set up with a patented telescopic pole with a carry case design that allows a person to quarantine pest damage and instantly protect your outdoor and large greenhouse plants from storms and frost. Ms. Moon also launched Harvest Moon Munchie Co. in 2001 which was one of the first non-chlorophyll, concentrate based medical edibles companies in the area. Ms. Moon partnered with brokering and educated the population on the benefits of organic and herbal remedies.
Ms. Moon’s education includes Environmental Horticulture with Minor in Forestry from Sierra College, course work at the University of Monterey in Organic Biology, course work at the College of the Redwoods in Permaculture Design and she is FDA certified in Food Management, Certified Master Grower, Osha certified as well as Sigma6.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Ms. Moon for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom and passion to her work. She is humble, gracious, an inspiration to all that know her and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.”
Throughout her career Ms. Moon has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine, being considered for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award and was selected as Top Business Innovator of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). At the end of this year she will be honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. She was featured in Skunk Magazine Women of Weed in 2014, Featured in Hydrolife Magazine, Maximum Yield, and Dope Magazine. She was featured in the New York Times affiliate, “Women of Power”. She was selected as Entrepreneur of the Week by Direct Cannabis Network and received 1st place Southern California Doja Cup: Highest Potency Edible in 2011.
She currently is a Judge at Emerald Cup cannabis competition and continues educating herself on genetic patenting.
Aside from her successful career, Ms. Moon is also a educator, sought after consultant and has also started writing online college courses to teach her hard earned education to other struggling entrepreneurs. Private clients in the product development of both cultivating and intellectual property have enlisted her services to develop strategies for research and development of their organically used products in the cannabis world. She continues to strengthen and build relationships in the culture, with in media and business connections as the new industry develops into mainstream.
Looking back, Ms. Moon attributes her success and her perseverance to being raised off grid and the resourcefulness it takes to do so- well as mentors like her firefighter mother and others who remind her to build her internal flames into fires. She continues staying passionate in all her endeavors. When not working, she enjoys experiencing new things, being in nature and riding trails with her son and friends.. Ms. Moon says she has been blessed; she loves doing what she is doing and feels this is just the beginning. For the future, she hopes to create a certifiable process for clean, green, productive growing within commercial growing recreational operations on a large level as well as innovate products to help ensure successes of many things.
“Grow like a plant and never be afraid to reinvent yourself”
For more information on Ms. Moon please visit: www.iaotp.com
The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.
For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com