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“The cannabis economy is the fastest growing global industry, with an outstanding track record of research and development and a significant contribution to the world of medical treatment. We are standing on the brink of a medical technology revolution that will change the lives of millions of around the world.” CannaTech

CANNABIS EVENTS

Jan – Jun | Jul – Dec

July

Dispensary Next Conference – DispensaryNext is a 2-day educational conference focused on the next generation of standards, strategy, products, and services for cannabis dispensaries. Denver, CO; Jul 17-18, 2017

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. Las Vegas, Nevada; July 18-20, 2017

Cannabis Compliance Summit – With the increasing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana, the cannabis testing industry is ripe for exponential growth. Cannabis lab testing requirements are drawing a lot of attention and are under increased scrutiny from state regulators, testing labs, cultivators, producers, retailers, and patients. Uniform national testing and operational standards and protocols need to be developed and implemented to ensure products’ consistency for safety and efficacy. Los Angeles, CA; Jul 19-21, 2017

CultX: Cannabis Cultivation Excellence – Perfection. That is what every grower strives to accomplish when growing cannabis. The cannabis plant is a fickle friend. One minute she is has too much water, the next not enough. Too much light vs not enough light. Too much humidify vs not enough humidity. It never ends. Cultivators across the country are experiencing similar if not exactly the same challenges with growing. At the CultX Cannabis Cultivation Excellence Conference, growers will come together to discuss those challenges focusing on four imperative verticals within the cultivation process. San Francisco, CA; Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2017

August

HempCon SUMMER CANNA GAMES – Canna-Games is a medical marijuana show catering to those who may benefit from the medical use of marijuana. This will be one of the premier events of the year with live entertainment and a huge amount of exhibits including medical marijuana dispensaries, collectives, care givers, evaluation services, legal services, educational institutions, equipment, accessories, and much more. Canna-Games will be an educational event with a full weekend of seminars and presentations by industry leaders, advocates, and attorneys. Whether you are a patient or someone who wants to learn more about medical marijuana, there is something for everyone. San Francisco, CA; Aug 4-6, 2017

HanfparadeDemonstration for the Legalization of Cannabis. “Hanf” is German for “hemp.”  The Hanfparade is a German-wide pro-Cannabis march in Germany. Every year in August, we gather for the legalization of Cannabis as a resource, medicine, and recreational drug. There were 10.000 to 13.000 participants from all over Germany and the world to the Hanfparade in last year. We want to top it this year so: tell your friends, bring your friends! Berlin, Germany; Aug 12, 2017

The Emerald Exchange – Emerald Exchange showcases world class, sun-grown Northern California cannabis to the Southern California cannabis community. Artisanal, small batch cannabis cultivators and medicine makers from Northern California gather to provide both education and top quality products in a format that encourages a mindful dialogue in a pristine environment. The Emerald Exchange connects businesses with one another, strengthening their marketing and distribution opportunities. Participants leave this educational event empowered with knowledge about sun-grown craft cannabis and a sense of community dedicated to wellness and artistry. Malibu, CA; Aug 12-13, 2017

Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair – LIVE CANNABIS PLANT AWARDS……1st TIME EVER – SHOW YOUR GROW Over 60 Grows will be showcasing their “Live” Cannabis plants. For the first time ever, Oregon’s producers will be able to display live plants at the Cannabis Fair. Oregon is slated to be the premiere “Craft Cannabis” model state and this is an opportunity to view these live plants as well as meet the growers. There will be awards for the winning plants in several categories and the winners will be featured in the September DOPE Magazine, and have the opportunity to win over $10,000 in prizes! Salem, OR; Aug 12-13, 2017

Seattle Hempfest – The Seattle HEMPFEST® rally is the world’s largest annual event advocating cannabis law reform, in a unique “protestival” environment. This annual event is held every August in Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks on the Seattle waterfront. Seattle WA; Aug 18-20, 2017

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. Calaveras County, CA; Aug 25-27, 2017

State of Marijuana The State of Marijuana is a landmark event in Southern California that gathers influential entrepreneurs, advocates, investors and government officials across multiple focused panel discussions and business workshops. In 2015, we assembled an all-star panel discussion with the authors of the MMRSA and the regulators that will expand the law into thousands of pages of regulations. Los Angeles, CA; Aug 26-27, 2017

Cannabis Science Conference Cannabis Science Conference is the world’s largest cannabis science expo. Our conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices. Our annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science. Join us in Portland, Oregon, for an exciting conference with keynotes, presentations, roundtable discussions, and exhibits. Portland, OR; Aug 28-30, 2017

September

Institutional Capital & Cannabis Conference – The East Coast edition of IC3 will take place at the Fountainbleau Miami Beach. The program will provide an in-depth look into the emerging cannabis industry and show attendees how to evaluate investment returns in legal cannabis versus alternative investments. Miami, FL; Sep 7-8, 2017

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. Los Angeles, CA; Sep 13-15, 2017

Boston Freedom Rally – The Freedom Rally is focused on marijuana legalization. They give people all the information about cannabis use, its benefits, and law prohibition. It is a peaceful protest to support social acceptance of cannabis consumption. They will also collect signatures for Bay state repeal to help end the prohibition of marijuana in Massachusetts. There are going to be lots of speakers, music bands, vendors, and other people who are interested in the issue. Boston, MA; Sep 15-17, 2017

Cannabis Private Investment Summit – We founded The Cannabis Private Investment Summit in 2015 with a mission to bring together the best and brightest cannabis entrepreneurs and ultra high net worth investors & family offices. We are the premier summit for institutional investors, family offices, and ultra high net worth investors.  Our goal was to create a unique and intimate conference for those seeking to find deals and necessary educational tools in order to thrive in the cannabis industry. New York, NY; Sep 19, 2017

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. Denver, CO; Sep 19-21, 2017

California Cannabis Business Conference – The only industry association trade show preparing California cannabis businesses for success in the largest adult-use market in the world, the California Cannabis Business Conference unifies the Golden State and brings together seasoned industry leaders to convene on best business practices and operations. Anahiem, CA, Sep 21-22, 2017

The State of Cannabis Conference – The State of Cannabis is a 2-day conference focused on elected officials, regulators, scientists, and business leaders getting together to learn from each other and affect policy in smarter ways. The Cannabis Industry is the largest emerging industry and also the most complex one. How will it evolve? Join us in our endeavor to support the industry in achieving its Highest potential by bringing the right people together in the right settings where we roll up our sleeves and create solutions. This year consumption and sampling will be a part of our event. “Higher learning” is our State of Mind! Long Beach, CA; Sep 28-29, 2017

The Great Midwest Harvest Festival – Longest running marijuana festival in the US! It is going to be the 45th annual Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival with vendors, music bands (Rocker-T, Bongzilla, Tani Diakite, the Afrofunkstars, and much more), speakers, and other people involved in the cannabis industry. The event is a celebration of the harvest season, but at the same time, their main goal will be supporting the reform of marijuana laws in Wisconsin. Madison, WI; Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2017Jan – Jun | Jul – Dec

October

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. Boston, MA; Oct 4-6, 2017

Grow Up Conference – Grow Up Conference and Expo is focused on the education, collaboration, and growth of the cannabis growing industry. Meet licensed producers, suppliers, equipment manufacturers, investors, lawyers, government officials, dispensary owners and growing enthusiasts – all in one magnificent location. Niagra Falls, Ontario; Oct 6-7, 2017

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. Madrid, Spain; Oct 13-15, 2017

Southwest Cannabis Conference + Expo – 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 WORLD OF TOMORROW. Phoenix, AZ; Oct 13-14, 2017

New West Summit will be one of the most influential collaborative think tanks dealing with “focus exclusively on game-changing, disruptive developments in technology, investment, and media within the cannabis space.”  This will be the place to go to network and help take control of the world’s view of cannabis in the digital world. Oakland, CA; Oct 13-15, 2017

Marijuana Management Symposium – The symposium is a perfect opportunity for regulators to exchange ideas and best practices. Anyone who is, or will be responsible for implementing marijuana policies and regulations at the local and state levels will find lots of valuable information at this conference. Denver, CO; Oct 19-20, 2017

Cannabis Business Leadership Forum – The Cannabis Business Leadership Forum, co-presented by The American Conference Institute and The Canadian Institute, and in collaboration with the Marijuana Policy Group and BOTEC Analysis, brings together top leaders in this emerging industry and puts the spotlight on the most pressing challenges and responsibilities for cannabis sector stakeholders in the U.S. – and Canada. Denver, CO, Oct 23-24, 2017

CannaTech UK – CannaTech is where that conversation unfolds in earnest. We have designed our programming to reflect the unique needs of the current market in the UK. To that end, we have created a full-bodied program that introduces you the fundamentals of medical cannabis from both a medical, scientific and regulatory perspective – with a special focus on the unique investment opportunity inherent throughout the seed to sale chain. London, UK; Oct 25-26, 2017

CANAPA in MOSTRA – industrial and medical hemp fair – will take place at Mostra d’Oltremare in Naples, international and domestic exhibitors will participate, all surrounded by concerts, exhibitions, food and more. Naples, Itlay; Oct 27-29, 2017

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 2017 venues. Orlando, FL; Oct 27-29, 2017

New England Cannabis Convention – Events where patients, advocates, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, educators, and consumers can connect, learn, and grow. Portland, ME;  Oct 13-15, 2017 Providence, RI; Oct 28-29, 2017

CANNAGROW EXPO in Denver, CO is going to bring together some of the top talents that bring life to our beloved plant.  Pick the brains of some of the most talented and dedicated individuals and organizations that continue to develop and evolve best practices and growing techniques. Who is going to argue with complimentary lunch, happy hour, refreshments, and other evening events? Oct 28-29, 2017

November

Cannabis Private Investment Summit – The Canadian marijuana market is quickly becoming a global leader in the cannabis investment space.  The Canadian marijuana market size is forecast to reach $2.5 billion in 2020 should full legalization take into effect as many expect.   Will the Canadian market follow a similar growth trajectory and market penetration trend similar to Colorado and Oregon? Many investors want to know what business models are the most attractive and sustainable? What are the risks? How should family offices consider investing in the space?  The Cannabis Private Investment Summit Toronto 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. Toronto, Canada; Nov 2, 2017

CannaFest – The largest international hemp trade fair in Europe. Held at the Incheba Fairground in Prague, this enormous trade fair hosts exhibitors presenting their cultivation technology, fertilizers, seeds, smoking accessories and vaporizers. Prague, Czech Republic; Nov 8-9, 2017

Marijuana Business Conference & Expo – The entire marijuana business ecosystem is here under one roof – all curated by the independent journalists behind Marijuana Business Daily. Las Vegas, NV; Nov 14-17, 2017

Science Of Cannabis Summit – Learn about what’s happening in the rapidly growing world of cannabis from industry specialists, medical professionals, growers, scientists, and families involved in it every day. Whether you are new to cannabis or a long time veteran, these short-form lectures are designed to expose you to the personal experiences and advances in the understanding of this wonderful plant. Fort Lauderdale, FL; Nov 19, 2017

December

International Cannabis Business Conference Located on Hawaii’s most idyllic and picturesque island, the 2017 ICBC in Kauai promises to be the best cannabis event you’ll ever attend. 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. Kauai, HI; Dec 1-3, 2017

Emerald Cup – Held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, The Emerald Cup is Northern California’s premier outdoor destination for medicinal marijuana news and products. The gathering – also a music festival – brings together experts and educators in the cannabis field, organic farmers, patients, and patrons and is a community celebration of what’s become a global movement. Each year the best growers are awarded hand-blown glass art. Rolling Stone Magazine calls it “the Academy Awards of the cannabis industry.” This is one of the longest running Medicinal Marijuana Cups in the world! Santa Rosa, CA; Dec 9-10, 2017