Glo-up: Leading the change in the cannabis industry

Nov 24, 2022, 5:30 – 7:15 PM

Barclays Eagle Lab, Victoria Street, Douglas, IM1 2LH

Glo-up: Leading change in the cannabis industry, a fireside chat with Alex Fray CEO & Co-Founder, GrowLab Organics Ltd.

In-person event

About this event

Alex is the co-founder and CEO of GrowLab Organics Ltd (GLO), the first cannabis company on the Isle of Man to receive regulatory approval to cultivate, process, manufacture, import and export legal cannabis products. GLO have also developed GLOchain, a proprietary blockchain software to allow complete traceability for all plants.

Alex has held multiple Hemp licences in the UK and brings expertise to the emerging cannabis industry both locally and internationally. Prior to GLO, Alex has twice been a Founder and held a series of C-suite roles both on and off-island.

As part of the Island plan, building a cannabis sector is seen as a priority by many MHK’s as well as a large proportion of the local population for a range of reasons, and we are very excited to have Alex bringing the next fireside chat to you.

Who should attend?

• Established and early-stage business founders

• Those looking to network with local founders

• Enterprising students and future founders

• Investors and service providers actively support the Isle of Man entrepreneurship economy

Tickets include hearty canapes from the team at The Eatery plus an arrival drink from the Wine Cellar.


17:30 – 18:00 Arrival and networking

18:00 – 18:40 Fireside chat

18:40 – 19:15 Audience Q&A and networking

Check out what happened


  • Alex Fray

    GrowLab Organics

    CEO & Co- Founder




Thursday, November 24, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:15 PM UTC


  • Katie Nicholson

    Petra Consulting


  • Alexandra Wilson




  • Alexandra Wilson


    Chapter Co-Director

  • Katie Nicholson

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Jessica Le Merle

    Team Member

  • Steven Day

    Team Member

  • Carroll Taggart

    Team Member

  • Haafizah Hoosen

    Team Member

  • Leanne Harker

    Team Member

  • Hazel Alvarado

    KGC, Head of Partnerships, Data Protection Officer |

    Head of Partnerships, Data Protection Officer


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Barclays Eagle Lab

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Jonathan Burton Photography

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