Industry Events

Learn about the industry and make new business connections at these cannabis events and conferences! Browse upcoming events below or submit your own events here.

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Welcome to our cannabis industry event calendar, where you can discover upcoming networking and brand activation opportunities, ranging from industry conferences and trade shows to local association meetups and educational seminars. Our platform also features the latest announcements and news about these events, ensuring you have all the information you need to plan, participate, and make the most of every opportunity. Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional or just beginning to explore the cannabis sector, our calendar is designed to keep you in the loop and ahead of the curve.

Featured upcoming events:

Ninth Native American Cannabis and Hemp Conference

Pechanga Resort Casino 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, United States

Industry experts will come together with Tribal Leaders and decision-makers to share information regarding the evolving legal landscape of the cannabis and hemp industries throughout the country. You will hear success stories and discuss best practices for creating regulated, legal, safe, and high-quality products in your communities. This is a must-attend event if your Tribe… Read More


AICPA & CIMA Cannabis Industry Conference

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center 6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO, United States

Early Bird Savings Register early and save $150! Early bird pricing expires June 28, 2024. Early bird savings will be shown in your shopping cart. Key experts in the field of cannabis are here to help you develop a deeper understanding of the latest rules and regulations and stay on top of the latest regulations and legislation.… Read More


Recent news about cannabis events:

Local Officials Ban Cannabis at Germany’s Oktoberfest & Outdoor Beer Gardens

Local officials in Bavaria — the southern German state that each year hosts the world-renowned Oktoberfest — have banned cannabis consumption at outdoor festivals and in outdoor beer gardens, the Associated Press reports. The rules also extend to cannabis vapor products. While Germany’s adult-use cannabis legalization policy took effect on April 1, Bavaria’s conservative-leaning state… Read More

San Francisco’s ‘Hippie Hill’ Organizers Say This Year’s 4/20 Event Is Canceled

The organizers of San Francisco’s annual 4/20 cannabis festival in Golden Gate Park announced Tuesday that this year’s event has been canceled. Event organizers cited low sponsorship from the struggling cannabis industry and staffing concerns due to recent budget cuts for the city’s Recreation & Parks Department. For decades, cannabis supporters and enthusiasts have flooded… Read More

Barcelona ICBC+Spannabis Coming March

ICBC Headed to Barcelona in March

The International Cannabis Business Conference is a leading international cannabis business to business (B2B) event series, with previous conferences taking place in several countries on multiple continents. The event series is owned and operated by passionate cannabis advocates who believe in celebrating cannabis culture, in addition to providing world-class cannabis industry education and networking opportunities.… Read More

George Jage: Maximizing Value for Cannabis Trade Show Attendees & Exhibitors

In this insightful Q&A, we sit down with George Jage, co-founder of Jage Media and one of the organizers behind the popular cannabis trade show event, MJ Unpacked, coming to Atlantic City, New Jersey, this April. Having been organizing cannabis industry events for nearly a decade, George is at the forefront of convening cannabis entrepreneurs… Read More

Is Aroma An Underrated Factor In Cannabis Competitions?

Cannabis competitions are an excellent way for cannabrands to network, gain notoriety, and show off their top-shelf products. With so much incredible flower vying for attention from the judges, it’s essential to consider every aspect of your submission. My years of experience in the cannabis industry have taught me that aroma is one of the… Read More

CannaCon Detroit 2023: Where The Cannabis Industry Does Business

Detroit, MI — CannaCon Detroit, the premier event for the cannabis industry, is back and better than ever for its 2023 edition. This year’s event promises to bring together professionals, experts, and enthusiasts from all corners of the cannabis world, providing a platform for networking, learning, and exploring the latest innovations in the rapidly evolving… Read More

Top reasons to attend cannabis events:

Conferences and expos are a cornerstone in the world of business, and cannabis industry events are no different. These events present a golden opportunity for both B2B and B2C brands to gain visibility, knowledge, and connections. Participation, whether as a sponsor, exhibitor, or attendee, is not just an activity – it’s an investment into the future of your business. The cannabis sector, with its unique challenges and rapid growth, especially benefits from such gatherings. Let’s delve into four key advantages of being part of these industry events:

In-Depth Research: For professionals in the cannabis industry, these events are more than just gatherings – they are hubs of knowledge and innovation.

  • Stay Ahead of Industry Trends: Understand emerging trends, consumer preferences, and market shifts by observing and interacting with industry leaders and innovators.
  • Comprehensive Regulatory Updates: The cannabis industry is heavily regulated, and staying abreast of legal changes is crucial. These events often feature talks and workshops led by legal experts, providing attendees with crucial compliance information.
  • Explore Competitors’ Strategies and Offerings: Get an inside look into what your competitors are bringing to the table – from new product lines to marketing strategies – and use this knowledge to refine your approach.

Expansive Networking Opportunities: The value of face-to-face networking in the B2B cannabis industry cannot be overstated. These events provide a rare platform for meaningful interaction.

  • Building Lasting Business Relationships: Forge connections with industry leaders, potential clients, and suppliers in a setting that encourages open dialogue and long-term relationship building.
  • Discovering Partnerships and Collaborations: Identify potential business partners who can offer complementary services or products, opening doors to collaborative projects and joint ventures.
  • Engaging with the Cannabis Community: Immerse yourself in the cannabis community, gaining insights into the needs, challenges, and aspirations of both businesses and consumers within the industry.

Unmatched Exposure and Media Opportunities: In an industry as dynamic as cannabis, getting noticed is crucial. These events are often covered by niche media outlets, offering a unique platform for exposure.

  • Media Spotlights and Interviews: Take advantage of the presence of industry-focused media to secure interviews, spotlights, and features that can amplify your brand’s message.
  • Participation in Panels and Discussions: Establish yourself as a thought leader by engaging in panel discussions, sharing insights, and contributing to important industry dialogues.
  • Elevating Brand Presence: Utilize these events to showcase your brand’s unique value proposition to a captive audience, enhancing your market presence and visibility.

Recognition as an Industry Contributor: Your presence at these events signifies more than just participation; it marks you as a key player in the cannabis industry.

  • Showcasing Innovations and Expertise: Utilize the platform to demonstrate your products or services, highlighting your expertise and innovation in the field.
  • Establishing Thought Leadership: Position your brand as a thought leader by engaging in meaningful discussions, sharing insightful perspectives, and contributing to the growth of the industry.
  • Opening Doors for Business Growth: By making your mark at these events, you open up new avenues for business development, partnerships, and even investment opportunities.

Market Expansion and Sales Opportunities: These events can be a fertile ground for expanding your market reach and driving sales.

  • Product Launches and Demos: Launch new products and conduct live demonstrations to attract attention from potential customers and distributors.
  • Direct Sales and Lead Generation: Engage with attendees who may be potential customers, collecting leads for future sales and business development efforts.
  • Feedback and Market Testing: Get immediate feedback on your products or services from a knowledgeable audience, helping you refine your offerings.

Access to Investment and Funding Sources: Many cannabis events attract investors interested in the latest industry developments.

  • Pitching to Investors: Opportunities to pitch your business to potential investors, venture capitalists, and angels who are specifically interested in the cannabis sector.
  • Networking with Financial Professionals: Meet with financial experts and advisors who can offer guidance on fundraising, financial management, and navigating the investment landscape.
  • Exploring Funding Options: Learn about various funding options available to cannabis businesses, including traditional loans, venture capital, and crowdfunding.

Trend Forecasting and Industry Insights: Stay ahead of the curve by understanding where the industry is heading.

  • Consumer Behavior Analysis: Gain insights into consumer behavior, preferences, and emerging demographics within the cannabis market.
  • Technology and Innovation Updates: Discover new technologies and innovations that are set to transform the cannabis industry.
  • Global Market Perspectives: Learn about the global cannabis market, including international trends, regulations, and opportunities for expansion.

Policy Advocacy and Legal Updates: Given the evolving legal landscape of cannabis, these events often address policy and legal aspects.

  • Regulatory Updates and Compliance: Stay informed about changes in cannabis laws and regulations to ensure your business remains compliant.
  • Advocacy and Lobbying Efforts: Engage in discussions about advocacy and lobbying efforts that are shaping the industry’s future.
  • Legal Expertise and Resources: Access legal experts and resources to navigate the complex legal challenges in the cannabis industry.

By tapping into these benefits, cannabis industry professionals can significantly boost their brand’s profile, stay ahead of market trends, and forge invaluable connections that pave the way for future success and growth. These events are more than just dates on a calendar; they are pivotal moments that can shape the trajectory of your cannabis business.