Cannabis Event Calendar 2018

 

Canna Custom Promos is pleased to offer this calendar of upcoming cannabis industry events, conferences, expos, and marijuana business summits.

Jan – Jun | Jul – Dec


January

The Secret Cup – The Secret Cup is different from all other cannabis competitions. There is nothing like it. The reason for this is that the competition is about the hash maker. It’s about seeing what you’re up against in the world. We’ve felt from the beginning that the best people to judge hash in a competition are hash makers. In addition, statistically speaking, the more judges there are the more trustworthy the results of a competition are. Las Vegas, NV; TBA

Lift Expo Vancouver -Whether you’re a committed cannabis enthusiast, a cannabis industry professional or simply curious about this complex plant and the opportunities growing up around it, the Vancouver Lift Expo has you covered. Featuring nearly 200 exhibitors from across North America and Europe, main stage talks by cannabis thought leaders, live cooking and growing demos, a vape lounge, and a cannabis career fair, the expo is your chance to learn about medical and recreational cannabis and to meet BC’s current and future brands. The Lift Expo is Canada’s biggest and best-attended cannabis tradeshow, and we’re proud to be hosting our first event of 2018 in the city and province that paved the way for a flourishing cannabis culture in Canada. Vancouver; Jan 13-14, 2018 (Lift Cannabis Business Conference is on the 12th).

Cannabis Collaborative Conference – Oregon Cannabis Industry is CHANGING daily – this is the only thing we can count on.  For the businesses that have been part of this roller coaster ride CONGRATS!  The 3rd Annual CCC 3.0 will include sessions on WHAT IS NEEDED to navigate, survive and THRIVE in the Industry.  The transition to recreation has been costly and filled with obstacles. Many have survived the changes, but many are struggling.  Portland, OR; Jan 23-25, 2018

Indo Expo – The Indo Expo Show is a full-spectrum Industry event. This two-day event will be focused primarily on business to business (B2B) relationships while building and supporting connections between wholesalers, growers, retailers/buyers and the public. Hundreds of brands and product lines will be showcased representing Industry related apparel, jewelry, smoke accessories, equipment, supplies, and tools for harvesting and processing, lighting, nutrients, and more. Companies and services such as colleges, security firms, real estate firms, evaluation and consulting services, as well as the non-profit and educational sector will be represented. Denver, CO; Jan 27-28, 2018

The Cannabis Wedding Expo is organized by three experienced people who have found an elegant way of sharing their skills and knowledge about cannabis culture and at the same time helping people make their wedding day really special and unique. Denver, CO; Jan 28, 2018

Canadian Cannabis Business Conference – VANCOUVER – The Canadian Cannabis Business Conference – VANCOUVER is a strictly business-to-business forum that puts the spotlight on the most pressing challenges – and responsibilities – for cannabis professionals and related stakeholders in Canada today. Vancouver, BC; Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2018

February

WOMEN GROW LEADERSHIP SUMMIT – Once a year the top women in cannabis come together to welcome newcomers. Join hundreds of women & men from across the country for three days of intense experiential learning in the Mile High City. You’ll leave Denver with the knowledge and connections to ignite your cannabis career.  Denver, CO; TBA

NCIA Seed to Sale Show – This January, 2,000 of the nation’s leading cultivators, dispensary operators, extraction artists, ancillary product providers and infused product manufacturers will convene to discuss best practices, present case studies, and share information about the science and emerging technology surrounding the whole life cycle of the cannabis plant grown, processed, and sold in a regulated market. Denver, CO; Feb 7-8, 2018

Hawaii Cannabis Expo – In its second year at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, the Hawaii Cannabis Expo aims to educate the public on the myriad of potential benefits offered by the cannabis plant and provide attendees with accurate information on how to safely access cannabis in Hawaii as a registered patient. Honolulu, HI; Feb 9-11, 2018

International Cannabis Business Conference The International Cannabis Business Conference strives to bring important knowledge to those in the cannabis industry or interested about the industry. Our professional program will provide the information needed to help businesses and entrepreneurs succeed in the cannabis industry as well as valuable networking opportunities. San Francisco, CA; Feb 12, 2018

The Emerald Conference – The biggest and best conference in the cannabis industry devoted to the exploration and discussion of the Science of Cannabis, including Analytical Testing, R&D, Clinical Applications, Inter-Lab Comparison and Proficiency Testing, State Regulations, Industry Standardization, and more. San Diego, CA; Feb 15-16, 2018

Cannacon – CannaCon is the world’s largest cannabis marketplace for products, services, and ideas. Our 2015 Seattle event hosted more than 11,000 attendees, over 200 exhibitors, and 50 educational sessions, with over $6 million in business conducted on the floor. CannaCon: Where the cannabis industry does business. CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. It is our mission to provide a global venue for CannaBusinesses, entrepreneurs, Investors, and community partners to showcase industry products, people, and innovations; to cultivate business values within the cannabis industry through education and responsible community involvement. Seattle, WA; Feb 15-17, 2018

CHAMPS TRADE SHOWS is widely recognized as the largest and most trusted counter-culture trade show in the world. Since 1999, CHAMPS has hosted the premier exhibitors in the industry and draws buyers in the thousands from all over the world to attend. Please join our network of friends and be part of our ever growing family by attending any of our upcoming 2018 venues. Las Vegas, NV; Feb 20-22, 2018

CannaCool Lounge is a lifestyle, signature event that is infused with culture, entertainment, gourmet chefs, a cannabis fashion show, live performances and celebrity guests. Hosted by Women Abuv Ground and Men Abuv Ground. Los Angeles, CA; TBA

March

Stepping High – an annual event held in Jamaica since 2003, featuring live music, an exhibition of herbs, parties, discussion forums, highlighting aspects of Rastafarian culture and outstanding artisans. Negril, Jamaica; TBA

High Times Cannabis Cup  – The HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup is the world’s leading marijuana trade show, celebrating the world of ganja through competitions, instructional seminars, expositions, celebrity appearances, concerts and product showcases. Hosted in states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana, the Cannabis Cup stands as the foremost gathering place for the cannabis community to network and celebrate. Going strong for nearly three decades, HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cups are the most established and trusted in the marijuana industry, continually fighting for the political legitimacy of the plant. Jamaica; Mar 2018

California Cannabis Business Expo – This is our third annual expo. In the past 2 years, our events have attracted hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors along with thousands of attendees. This year the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego promises to be bigger and better than ever.  San Diego, CA; TBA

CCIA Policy Conference – On the heels of the passage of Proposition 64, the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA) is pleased to host their 2nd Annual Policy Conference to discuss a variety of topics related to the industry and its regulations in the state of California. Sacramento, CA; TBA

Medical Cannabis at Work – Medical marijuana is a rapidly changing topic and has great implications for workplaces. Managing medical marijuana in the workplace is complex and requires specialized knowledge of medical cannabis, workplace policy, and case law. This conference brings together a team of workplace experts to ensure you have the tools to mitigate risk in your organization. Edmonton, AB; TBA

Spannabis – SPANNABIS, celebrating its eleven anniversary is consolidated as the most important Spanish cannabis event of the year, hand in hand with the Expocannabis fair in Madrid & Spannabis in Málaga. Barcelona, Spain; TBA

CannaTech – CannaTech is a vibrant platform connecting all cannabis industry stakeholders. This is the place to meet other players, understand the opportunities in the cannabis market, learn about the latest technologies and research and collaborate with other like-minded individuals. Tel Aviv, Isreal; TBA

Cannabis Cultivation Conference – Cannabis 2017 serves the cannabis cultivation market. Produced by Cannabis Business Times, the event reflects the same high standards of quality the magazine has brought to the marketplace. Cannabis 2017 has been developed by cultivators, for cultivators. It is THE meeting place for industry innovators, the brightest minds in professional cannabis cultivation, and technology and solutions specialists that help cannabis cultivators be more successful. Oakland, CA; TBA

SSDP2017 – SSDP2017 will bring more than 400 student members, alumni, and supporters to Portland, Oregon March 24-26 for our annual gathering. Portland, OR; TBA

HempCon – Heart of Nature Fest America’s Largest CANNABIS Industry, Health, Life Style, Culture & Music Expo Is Here!  With Over 200 + Cannabis Related Companies On The Arena Floor with Their Products and Services. On Site MM Evaluations, State of the Art Grow Products, The Coolest Glass & Vapes, Seminars By Leading Cannabis Experts. The Prestige’s Hempcon Cup Competition Award Ceremony. Given to The Best Of Flower, Edibles, Concentrates & Extracts, Cbd, Vaporizer, Glass & New Product Of The Year & with the Legendary 420 Dj Performance Stage. San Rosa, CA; TBA

CannaGrow Expo – A two-day educational expo dedicated to the art & science of growing cannabis. The CannaGrow Expo is open to all, 18+, and is intended for cannabis growers, dispensary owners, grow managers, and grow enthusiasts to explore the latest cannabis cultivation technology, tools, and techniques. CannaGrow San Diego will feature 18 grow-focused educational sessions lead by world-class growers over two action-packed days, plus an expo hall full of the latest tools & technology for growing cannabis. Reno, NV; TBA

The Cannabis Wedding Expo is organized by three experienced people who have found an elegant way of sharing their skills and knowledge about cannabis culture and at the same time helping people make their wedding day really special and unique. Portland, OR; TBA

4th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo – NoCo4 brings together hemp-centric companies from the regional, national and international markets to promote and expand the awareness surrounding the extensive benefits of industrial and nutritional hemp. New for 2017, we’ll introduce our Global Hemp Village – connecting industry leaders from around the world with the growing U.S. markets. Loveland, CO; TBA

Cannabis Event Calendar 2018

April

Ann Arbor Hash Bash – A short but sweet 46-year-old tradition at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor every April, Hash Bash is an hour-long collection of speeches, live music, street vending and occasional civil disobedience. In 2015 the Bash boasted a record 8000-15,000 attendees, largely owing to the appearance of singer Tommy Chong. Ann Arbor, MI; TBA

Cannabis & Hemp Expo Edmonton – The Cannabis & Hemp Expo is an important step in showing the world the professionalism and maturity of the expanding cannabis industry. By getting involved you’ll be joining leading businesses from around the globe showcasing some of the best products and services the industry has to offer to thousands of eager and curious consumers. Edmonton, Canada; TBA

CannMed 2017 – The CannMed 2017 Conference will be a gathering of the greatest minds in medical cannabis research, where they will discuss the work they are doing to better understand this remarkable plant and how their work will shape future cannabis regulations. Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; TBA

International Cannabis Business Conference – Germany is the most powerful economic engine in the European Union and will lead the global cannabis market. The country is pushing forward with medical marijuana, and private companies will soon be cultivating cannabis that will be supplied to patients through pharmacies. Some federal States such as Berlin, Bremen or Hamburg are also considering implementing recreational models at a later date. As the de facto capital of Europe and one of the most progressive cities on the planet, Berlin is poised to be a leader in cannabis business and drug policy reform. Join us at the Berlin ICBC and be part an emerging market with endless potential. Legalize Deutschland! Berlin, Germany; Apr 12-13, 2018

Boise Hempfest – Since marijuana has not yet been legalized in Idaho, this is going to be just an educational event, though it looks really promising. They want to bring a new approach to marijuana in their city and the whole state, trying to promote cannabis legalization in a friendly way. There is going to be a music concert together with speaker presentations and an entertainment part. Boise, ID; TBA

Mecca’s 420 Wonderland! – An adult 420 twist on the classic Alice In Wonderland story. 3D experience, Dab Girls, Alice’s Smokeout, Madhatter’s Edibles, & the Dab Garden! FREE Mecca 420 bag overstuffed with cannabis goodies & the best companies in the industry providing FREE samples! No cover charge. Minimum $60 donation to get a gift bag. Free parking. Must bring valid CA ID & doctor’s recommendation for entry. Mecca Natural Medicine is an upscale, non-profit medical marijuana dispensary acting in strict accordance with CA Health and Safety Code 11362.5 and SB-420 and the upcoming SB-643. We are in the Weedmaps Top 100 Nationwide Dispensaries. Los Angeles, CA; TBA

420 Vancouver – April 20th, is the world-recognized international day of celebration for the planet’s estimated 250,000,000 members of the cannabis culture. Celebrate with us! Vancouver, Canada; Apr 20, 2018

420 – HEMPSTOCK  – 420 HEMPSTOCK Scotland 2016 will see the cannabis community bloom for 1 day -once again- for the 5th year running. In 2012, the cannabis movement re-ignited, with United Kingdom Cannabis Social Clubs and NORML forming to begin the task of raising awareness and promoting sensible cannabis policy for community self-regulation. Glasgow UK; Apr 20, 2018

Cannacon – CannaCon is the world’s largest cannabis marketplace for products, services, and ideas. Our 2015 Seattle event hosted more than 11,000 attendees, over 200 exhibitors, and 50 educational sessions, with over $6 million in business conducted on the floor. CannaCon: Where the cannabis industry does business. CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. It is our mission to provide a global venue for CannaBusinesses, entrepreneurs, Investors, and community partners to showcase industry products, people, and innovations; to cultivate business values within the cannabis industry through education and responsible community involvement. Santa Rosa, CA; TBA

Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo – The 2nd Annual Texas Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo will be the most exciting professional and educational medical cannabis conference the Southwest United States Cannabis industry has ever seen. A business-to-business event bringing together experts from the local, regional and national cannabis industry to network and share the latest industry information is an event where individuals interested in the industry can learn more from these industry experts.  Last year was just the introduction, our theme this year: THE CANNABIS WORLD OF TOMORROW Fort Worth, TX; TBA

High Times Cannabis Cup  – The HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup is the world’s leading marijuana trade show, celebrating the world of ganja through competitions, instructional seminars, expositions, celebrity appearances, concerts and product showcases. Hosted in states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana, the Cannabis Cup stands as the foremost gathering place for the cannabis community to network and celebrate. Going strong for nearly three decades, HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cups are the most established and trusted in the marijuana industry, continually fighting for the political legitimacy of the plant. San Bernadino, CA; TBA

World Medical Marijuana Business Conference & Expo – Doctors, nurses, pharmacists and all those interested in the science of medical marijuana should attend this course. Come listen to two lectures given by medical marijuana experts, and leave with a 12-month subscription to TheAnswerPage’s comprehensive medical marijuana library. You can earn up to22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™ by studying just 15 of the many medical marijuana syllabus topics from TheAnswerPage’s extensive library. Also, you will receive content updates and new material during the 12-month period. Pittsburgh, PA; TBA

HempCon – 420 Freedom Fest America’s Largest CANNABIS Industry, Health, Life Style, Culture & Music Expo Is Here!  With Over 200 + Cannabis Related Companies On The Arena Floor with Their Products and Services. On Site MM Evaluations, State of the Art Grow Products, The Coolest Glass & Vapes,Seminars By Leading Cannabis Experts. The Prestige’s Hempcon Cup Competition Award Ceremony. Given to The Best Of Flower, Edibles, Concentrates & Extracts, Cbd, Vaporizer, Glass & New Product Of The Year & with the Legendary 420 Dj Performance Stage. San Bernadino, CA; TBA

O’Cannabiz Conference & Expo – Looking at the future of cannabis and the budding Canadian market, O’Cannabiz will explore the latest regulations, industry standards and best practices for medicinal and recreational marijuana. Join this groundbreaking event where patients, physicians, licensed producers (LPs), industry professionals and the general public from across the world will gather to learn, network and advocate while exploring the latest issues in Canada, a country at the vanguard of change in legislation and outlook. Toronto, ON; TBA

National Cannabis Festival – In early 2015 a group of cannabis policy advocates, business owners and enthusiasts joined together around the idea to create The National Cannabis Festival (NCF), an event celebrating progress on marijuana legalization in DC and across the nation. We envisioned creating a festival recognizing the spirit of the cannabis movement and the non-profit groups that have fought for so long to end marijuana prohibition. More than just a festival, NCF is a chance to connect with members of the cannabis community and industry from across the country while enjoying a full day of music, games, delicious food and drink. Washington DC; TBA

New England Cannabis Convention – Events where patients, advocates, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, educators, and consumers can connect, learn, and grow. With over 120 industry vendors, and more than 60 local and national cannabis experts and healthcare speakers, this will be the N.E. Region’s largest cannabis industry event in 2016. Industry growth is explosive, with legal Cannabis sales in the U.S. projected to gross $16.7 billion dollars in 2016, and grow to over $20 billion by 2019. The Convention will focus on helping New Englanders get involved in this amazing opportunity. Boston, MA; TBA

The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference – This event is for those who want to participate in cannabis business. Whether you are a wholesaler, a retailer, or a grower, or even if you want not to take part personally but to invest your money into this business, this conference is perfect for you. You will receive all the information you need: taxation, legal/illegal factors, the details and peculiarities of starting your own marijuana business, and answers to all the other questions you might have. Before you immerse in this new fast-developing world, it is better to know as much as you can to avoid failure and problems with the law. Eugene, OR; TBA

The Cannabis Wedding Expo is organized by three experienced people who have found an elegant way of sharing their skills and knowledge about cannabis culture and at the same time helping people make their wedding day really special and unique. San Francisco, CA; TBA

May

Cannabis Private Investment Summit – The Cannabis Private Investment Summitt is a family office series that will explore the opportunities and risks of investing in the cannabis industry. This is the leading cannabis investing educational summit exclusively offered to high net worth investors and family offices. Beverly Hills, CA; TBA

MardiGrass – The Nimbin MardiGrass is an annual rally & celebration in the tiny village of Nimbin in northern NSW, Australia.  Beginning in 1993, MardiGrass is held to protest the drug laws, educate people on the various uses of cannabis (medicinal, industrial, recreational & spiritual) and to celebrate the culture that has grown here over the last 40 years.  Our mission is to bring about change with as much fun as possible. Annual Australian Cannabis law reform rally and gathering on the first weekend of May. TBA

Cannabis & Hemp Expo Calgary – A GROUND-BREAKING, LEADING EDGE CONSUMER TRADE SHOW.
THIS IS A ‘CAN’T MISS’ EVENT. The Cannabis & Hemp Expo is an important step in showing the world the professionalism and maturity of the expanding cannabis industry. By getting involved you’ll be joining leading businesses from around the globe showcasing some of the best products and services the industry has to offer to thousands of eager and curious consumers.Calgary; TBA

CHAMPS TRADE SHOWS is widely recognized as the largest and most trusted counter-culture trade show in the world. Since 1999, CHAMPS has hosted the premier exhibitors in the industry and draws buyers in the thousands from all over the world to attend. Please join our network of friends and be part of our ever growing family by attending any of our upcoming 2016 venues. Atlantic City, NJ; TBA

Marijuana Business Conference and Expo – Marijuana Business Daily’s 2016 spring conference features: 3000+ Industry Executives, Experts, and Major Investors ready to meet the needs of the many emerging markets; Massive Expo Hall packed with vendors ready to show off the latest products and services; Expert speakers with all-new presentations and Q & A Sessions. Plus, take your pick of add-ons including the Women’s Marijuana Business Breakfast, a Crash Course for newcomers and an exciting Legalization Benefit. Washington, DC; TBA

3rd Annual Canadian Cannabis Business Conference – Toronto – By May 2018, the next phase of development for business in the cannabis industry has already begun. Join us to ensure that you receive the most-up-to-date information from leading experts. Toronto, ON; May 23-24, 2018

Expocáñamo – EXPOCÁÑAMO is a new venture in the city of Seville on the dissemination of the culture of hemp and awareness of its industrial and therapeutic uses. A show that has a social and commercial vision, in which you can learn to enjoy outdoor concerts, workshops, and activities. The second edition of EXPOCÁÑAMO already has the support of the conclusion in its first year, 2015, attended by over 4,000 visitors from all over Spain, 70 exhibitors, more than 25 speakers and 10 bands. The urban scene also had its place with displays of parkour and rolares and graffiti contest. Isla de La Cartuja – Seville, Spain; TBA

NW Cannabis Classic a cannabis conference, competition, awards show, and craft tasting festival. The Event is in the world-class Dena’ina Center. Anchorage, Alaska; TBA

Cannabis Grand Cru – Cannabis Grand Cru represents cannabis culture, lifestyle, business & community in a premier event setting. The cornerstone of the Grand Cru brand is a series of intimate events designed for both cannabis industry professionals and adults that enjoy the cannabis experience and desire to learn more and enjoy the company of like-minded individuals. Seattle, WA; TBA

The Lift Cannabis Expo Over the course of two full days, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will host over one hundred exhibitors from across North America and Europe. From Licensed Producers to cannabis start-ups and advocacy groups, the Lift Expo will be a nexus of Canada’s unique medical program and forward-thinking cannabis culture. Toronto; TBA

June

High Times Cannabis Cup – Join us for the first-ever recreational HIGH TIMES US Cannabis Cup, NorCal. Taking place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA—we’re celebrating California’s recent legalization of recreational cannabis! Santa Rosa, CA; TBA

Oregon Hemp Convention – The Oregon Hemp Convention is an unbelievable opportunity for the entire cannabis industry to come together and introduce ourselves to the rush of new cannabis users in the state of Oregon. It is our job to responsibly educate these masses about what products and medications will be best suited for them. Don’t miss out on this great event!Portland, OR; TBA

Cannabis Liberation Day in Amsterdam – On Cannabis Liberation Day we celebrate the international cannabis culture and show how much good this plant has to offer. Cannabis Liberation Day calls for tolerance and widespread use of hemp as a durable resource and challenges the criminalization of the plant, the cannabis consumers, coffee shops and cultivators. Amsterdam; TBA

Cannabis Business Summit – The most influential B2B conference and exhibition in the industry. The Cannabis Business Summit and Expo bring together top industry professionals for three days of networking and education. Oakland, CA; TBA

Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo – Cannabis industry natives, entrepreneurs, health care providers, investors, professional and business service providers of all kinds are capitalizing on the nation’s fastest-growing industry. The United States cannabis industry is estimated to top $35 billion annually by 2020, including legalized recreational and health care markets. The financial implications of this growth will have a positive effect on nearly every sector of the economy. The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo is the only business-to-business forum that focuses on educating and connecting professionals who recognize the unparalleled business opportunities within the U.S. cannabis industry. Founded by the industry’s top thought leaders, the Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo was created with the sole purpose of providing a forum to educate and guide business leaders to succeed in this emerging market. New York, NY; TBA

Mary Jane Berlin – GERMANY’S BIGGEST CANNABIS EXPO IS STARTING IN BERLIN! After more than 12 years, it returns back to Germany – with over 3,000 m2 of hall space and 2,500 m2 of outdoor space is ” Mary Jane Berlin ” the biggest German Cannabis exhibition with more than 100 national and international exhibitors. “Mary Jane Berlin” is not only an exhibition but also a festival. In combination with our exhibitors, food stalls, live concerts and lectures about cannabis’ therapeutic effects an extensive cultural and entertainment program are offered. As a visitor of Mary Jane Berlin, we inform you about the variety of THE green power plant – as food, cosmetic, building material, medicine and much more! Berlin; Germany; TBA

International Cannabis Business Conference The International Cannabis Business Conference strives to bring important knowledge to those in the cannabis industry or interested about the industry. Our professional program will provide the information needed to help businesses and entrepreneurs succeed in the cannabis industry as well as valuable networking opportunities. Vancouver, BC; TBA

Fore Twenty Golf Tournament – THE LARGEST CANNABIS GOLF TOURNAMENT IN THE NORTHWEST.  Help us raise awareness and highlight the great state of Oregon, the cannabis industry, and its leading brands. Portland, OR; TBA

Cannabis Event Calendar 2018