2021 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards: Podcast of the Year

Ragan Podcast Award

2021 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards: Podcast of the Year

Global Widget™, the industry-leading manufacturer and distributor of the iconic CBD brand Hemp Bombs® and a contract manufacturer of CBD, health and wellness products, has announced its in-house CPG & CBD University Podcast has been named Podcast of the Year by Ragan Communications. The company’s educational podcast was named winner of the ‘Podcast’ category of PR Daily’s 2021 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards.

The CPG & CBD University Podcast, formerly known as the CBD University Podcast, debuted on podcast platforms and YouTube in November 2019. Since its launch, the weekly podcast team of Joe Agostinelli, host, and David Kislik, creative director, have released 88 episodes and reached over 125,000 downloads.

“Since the launch of our podcast, it has been our mission to educate consumers, retailers and distributors on everything CBD, health and wellness,” said Joe Agostinelli, PR Manager at Global Widget and host of the CPG & CBD University Podcast. “In an evolving industry, it is essential our audience has the latest regulatory, scientific research and product news, along with insights from leaders in the industry.”

The podcast features third-party industry experts, journalists, health care leaders, in-house subject matter experts and many others to help inform listeners about the evolving CBD industry in the United States and worldwide. Guests have included Holly Bell, director of cannabis from the state of Florida, Marcelo Gracia, secretary general of ANNICAN, the National Cannabis Industry Association in Mexico, Michael Patterson, chief executive officer of the U.S. Cannabis Pharmaceutical Research and Development and more.

Read Ragan’s full announcement regarding Global Widget’s award-winning CBD & CPG University Podcast here.

August 16, 2021