It seems the weed industry is on the cusp of something big and everyone is super excited. And as it has been the case for the last few years, each cannabis conference has been seeing an increase in attendance as investor interest explodes.
This is expected to continue in the upcoming cannabis conferences.
Of course, some events like the famous New York cannabis World congress expo 2019 will bring together pretty much everyone and are a must-attend.
You may also want to book a date with several European capitals where some of the eagerly awaited annual consumer oriented events will be taking place.
Here is a comprehensive summary of the leading cannabis forums lined up for the next few months:
- O’Cannabiz Conference & Expo
The High Canada Magazine has voted it #1 among all the cannabis events held in Canada and its hard to fault them.
Not only will you rub shoulders with all the experts you usually read about but also all the blue-chip brands.
In short, it’s a high-level networking and growth meeting for cannabis entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, therapists, and more.
What to expect: A once-in-a-moon opportunity to source, shop, build new networks, and grow.
Venue: The International Centre, Toronto
Date: April 25-27, 2019
Official website: https://ocannabiz.com
- CannaMexico World Summit 2019
The CannaMexico 2019 will be showcasing the untapped potential of Mexico’s cannabis industry through multiple activities.
You will be educated about every key area including existing Mexican cannabis laws and regulation, emerging industry opportunities, safety and efficacy
What to expect: Workshops, cannatalks, networking opportunities, a scintillating exhibition of seeds and plants, and more.
Venue: Centro Fox, San Cristóbal
Date: April 25-26, 2019
Official website: https://cannamexico.com.mx/en
- Cannabiz Latino Hub Impact Investment Summit
If you’re exploring the South American region, this is the summit to get firsthand information about the available cannabis opportunities in this fast-expanding region from.
Cannabiz Latino HUB exclusive audience makes it one of the very best platforms for those seeking to get a piece of the pie in the industry.
Ticket prices start at $505
What to expect: Engagement with high net worth investors and asset allocators from every corner of the World.
Venue: Hotel Tequendama, Salón Rojo, Bogotá,
Date: May 2nd 2019
Official website: https://cannabizlatinohub.com/
- CannTech 2019
Are you an ambitious cannabis technology innovator? Well, DCM, the renowned early stage venture capitalist wants you to come and meet a highly exclusive list of cannabis’s Silicon Valley players.
Among the highlights at CannTech 2019, the first cannabis technology summit of its kind will be the launch of the much anticipated inaugural CannTech’s Pitch Competition.
The contest will see the winning startup walk away with a $30,000 grand prize.
What to expect: Inspiration and guidance (and possibly funding) from major investors and successful founders.
Venue: The Pearl, San Francisco
Date: May 7, 2019
Official website: https://canntechbydcm.splashthat.com/
- Medical Cannabis 2019
Delegates will be trooping to the Spanish city of Barcelona to continue the discussion on how to tackle the many misconceptions surrounding cannabis-based medications.
Basic sciences and various clinical research studies surrounding the countless potential uses of cannabis products to soothe pain and in cancer management will be covered in depth.
Also being debated will be the usually controversial topic on the possible cannabis side effects.
What to expect: Telling debates on the trends in the medical cannabis market
Venue: Hilton Diagonal Mar, Barcelona
Date: 23 to 24 May 2019
Official website: https://www.med-cannabis2019.com/
- New York cannabis World congress expo 2019
The eyes of the ever-growing global cannabis fans will be firmly fixed on the New York cannabis Congress & World Business Exposition.
This is, by far, the largest business-to-business cannabis trade show for the heavyweights in the legalized cannabis industry and truly eye opening.
To me, this is a never-miss.
What to expect: Beneficial interactions with immensely successful cannabis stakeholders.
Venue: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York
Date: May 29 – June 1, 2019
Official website: https://www.cwcbexpo.com/about
- GreenTech Amsterdam 2019
GreenTech Amsterdam 2019 has set aside a cannabis pavilion where industry pundits answer all your essential questions regarding innovations in the cultivation and marketing of cannabis.
You will test new inventions and learn from the inspiring sessions conducted by top-notch keynote speakers and experts.
What to expect: You will update your cannabis knowledge and get answers to your lingering questions.
Venue: RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Date: 11-13th, June 2019
Official website: https://www.greentech.nl
- Mary Jane Berlin Cannabis Expo
With 250 plus international exhibitors and more than 25,000 visitors, this is Europe’s fastest growing Cannabis exhibition.
Indeed, Mary Jane Berlin has slowly evolved and is now a massive cannabis festival.
From the live concerts, mouth-watering delicacies on offer, to the lectures about the wonders of the green power plant, you won’t be forgetting Mary Jane Berlin any soon.
What to expect: As a visitor, you’ll be treated to a 360-degrees introduction to the green twig.
Venue: Arena Berlin & Badeschiff, Berlin
Date: June 21-23, 2019
Official website: https://maryjane-berlin.com/en/
- Europe CBD Expo
London will play host to this premium Cannabis knowledge event.
It’s your chance to touch base with Europe’s cannabis industry, international press, cannabis patients, and regulation makers as well as dozens of leading exhibitors.
CBD, medicinal cannabis, and cannabinoids are at the heart of the incisive talks during the conference. Over 20 leading cannabis industry speakers will be speaking.
What to expect: Lots of knowledge about cannabinoids, CBD, and medicinal cannabis.
Venue: ExCeL London
Date: 12-13 July 2019
Official website: https://www.europecbdexpo.co.uk/
- Thailand Cannabis and Medicinal Research Conference
Thailand is setting the pace in Asia with the legalization of cannabis for medicinal uses.
It’s thus no coincidence that Bangkok will be hosting one of the most popular cannabis fairs cum expos in the entire continent.
The stage is all set for cannabis researchers to convey new findings and share encounters in an effort to tackle the various barriers facing cannabis agronomy and other industry-wide obstacles.
What to expect: You will raise your organization’s profile in the field.
Venue: Avani Atrium Hotel, Bangkok
Date: July 15-16, 2019
Official website: https://cannabis-marijuana.neurologyconference.com/
- CannaFarm Con
Cannabis farmers often face new complicated challenges from all corners. But then they have this event where they usually assemble to brainstorm on solutions.
And in most cases, what comes out of the meeting is game-changing.
This is another event you cannot ignore, especially, if you’re a farmer grappling with unending issues.
What to expect: Ideas and very practical applications to help you improve your cannabis agriculture.
Venue: Paradise Point Resort, San Diego, CA
Date: August 1-2, 2019
Official website: https://cannafarmcon.com
- Cannabis Science Conference
Cannabis Science Conference is one world’s largest cannabis science and technical expo. Here you will encounter some of the most sophisticated devices and latest instruments to be invented for the cannabis industry.
This cannabis conference pulls together various industry experts, equipment makers, researchers, medical practitioners, policy makers and even interested novices.
You will be happy to mingle with some of the most forward thinking technical wizards in the industry.
What to expect: Revealing Information presentations, round-table discussions, keynotes, and equipment/tools exhibits.
Venue: Oregon convention center, Portland, OR
Date: September 4-6, 2019
Official website: https://www.cannabisscienceconference.com/
- NECANN New Jersey Cannabis Convention
All indicators point towards cannabis being legalized for adult use in New Jersey soon and this is the convention where attendees can best understand the impact of cannabis legalization in NJ.
Local cannabis leaders, businesses, and legalization advocacy groups will play host to this inaugural NJ cannabis conference in September 2019.
What to expect: Education on the cannabis market, new networks with growers, investors, consumers and potential openings if cannabis legalization succeeds in NJ.
Venue: A.C. Convention Center, Atlantic, New Jersey
Date: September 14-15, 2019
Official website: https://www.necann.com/2019-new-jersey/
- CWCB Expo Los Angeles
After New York cannabis World congress expo 2019 in May/June, the World famous CWCB cannabis conference moves to Los Angeles in September.
You will again get further insights into fresh cannabis diversification areas from veterans who have been in the game for years.
What to expect: The theme is Cannabis means business so there should be loads of information on how to profit from the plant.
Venue: Los Angeles Convention center.
Date: 25-28th September, 2019
Official website: https://www.cwcbexpo.com/show-information-la/
- European American Cannabis Business Conference
Come November, Cannabis enthusiasts will pack their bags for Prague, Czech Republic’s largest and most important city.
Their mission will be to meet fellow cannabis traders from the traditional European markets hoping to foster closer cooperation and compare notes.
Importantly, the cannabis conference aims to generate more business between the emerging American markets and some of the giants in Europe.
What to expect: Knowledge and more business
Venue: PVA Expo Praha, Letnany, Prague
Date: 1-2 November, 2019
Official website: https://www.euroamcbc.com/prague.html
As you can see from the above calendar, each of the upcoming cannabis industry conventions has something unique.
Be sure to book your tickers early enough as some have strict deadlines. Being an early-bird may also earn you some discounts on tickets.
Finally, plan well to enable you maximize your encounters with new prospects, suppliers, growers, experts, researchers, regulators, and everyone else.
And don’t forget to have fun.