Cannabis Events


SGM3 offers this Cannabis Calendar as a resource to help make connections between startups, investors, and innovators.

Our goal is to bring together startups and innovation professionals to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how Cannabis is transforming health and wellness.

JAN – JUN | JUL – DEC

Cannabis Events
Cannabis Events

CannX 2022

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January

  • CannaCon NorthEast – CannaCon is the world’s largest cannabis marketplace for products, services, and ideas. CannaCon: Where the cannabis industry does business. CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. Our mission is 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. New York, NY; Jan 7-8, 2022
  • The Lift Cannabis Expo over 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 startups and advocacy groups, the Lift Expo will be a nexus of Canada’s unique medical program and forward-thinking cannabis culture. Vancouver; Jan 12-14, 2022
  • Winter Hemp Summit – Virtual Conference & Networking Event. One Louder for the People – for the Planet! Join us on the Road to NoCo for the 3rd Annual Winter Hemp Summit Virtual Conference! Virtual; TBA
  • 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 the competition are hash makers. Also, statistically speaking, the more judges there are, the more trustworthy the competition results are. Las Vegas, NV; TBA
  • Asian Hemp Summit – The Asian Hemp Summit 2022 will unite stakeholders, politicians, development agencies, private hemp enthusiasts, environmental groups, retailers, and consumers around the globe to leverage their talents and realize the ever-expanding potential of the Asian market. Kathmandu, Nepal; Postponed TBD

February 

  • The Cannabis Private Investment Summit Florida – The Cannabis Private Investment Summits were launched in 2015 as the very first conferences exclusively for family offices in the cannabis industry.  Since then, the summits have evolved as the premier highly curated summits for institutional investors, family offices, and ultra-high-net-worth investors. Hosted annually in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, Fort Lauderdale, Beverly Hills, and London, the summits provide a highly tailored, unique, and intimate conference experience that brings an optimal deal flow to its audience of investors and entrepreneurs. Coral Gables, FL; Feb 2, 2022
  • Champs Trade Show – Smoke Shops, Vape Shops, Dispensaries, 420 counter-culture, adult novelty shops, C-Stores, online marketers and branders, entrepreneurs, glassblowers, and counter-culture industry professionals who are seeking to grow in their market sectors and gain current knowledge and product opportunities to better leverage their business in a thriving marketplace. Las Vegas, NV; Feb 2-5, 2022
  • Cannadelic Miami Expo – Cannadelic Miami is a two-day conference and expo that will explore the business and science of both cannabis and psychedelics, with special guest speakers, expert panels, and more than 100 exhibitors. Miami, FL; Feb 5-6, 2022
  • Cannabis Packaging Summit at WestPack – For the past 35 years, WestPack has continually united the entire packaging community from design engineers to distribution leaders to find the most creative packaging solutions and efficient automation systems. Anaheim, CA; Feb 7-9, 2023
  • Regenerative Cannabis Live – Tailored around authentic, action-oriented discussion, the bi-annual events will explore how the global Cannabis (‘Medical, Health & Wellness’ and ‘Adult-Use & Recreational’) and Hemp Industry is poised to significantly impact a country’s economic, social and environmental growth and in turn, drive solutions to the 17 UN SDGs. The day-long event will host a blend of keynote addresses and insightful panels on topics ranging from ESG business frameworks and restorative justice to energy use/efficiencies and the future of medicine in cannabis and hemp. New York, NY; Feb 17, 2022
  • CannaCon Midwest South – CannaCon is the world’s largest cannabis marketplace for products, services, and ideas. CannaCon: Where the cannabis industry does business. CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. Our mission is 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. Biloxi, MS; Feb 24-25, 2023
  • Lucky Leaf Expo – Created principally as a B2B platform for growers, processors, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, accountants, attorneys, marketers, journalists, executives, and more, our cannabis conferences are open to businesses and consumers looking to learn about advances in cannabis and connect with like-minded proponents of legalization, research, and expansion. Albuquerque, NM; Feb 25-26, 2022
  • The Emerald Conference – Now in its 7th year, The Emerald Conference is the original, longest-running interdisciplinary cannabis science event. It is the forum for discussion on discovery science and how science and data support best practices in cultivation, production, and quality assurance. San Diego, CA; Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2022
  • Industrial Hemp Summit – a multi-stakeholder collaboration focused on building the industrial hemp industry in America. Now in its 5th year, the Summit will be held at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park, NC. The focus of the Summit continues to be building the supply chain and market making for industrial hemp food, fiber, and flower. This event is designed to bring people together to create new conversations, connections, and collaborations in industrial hemp. Research Triangle Park, NC; Feb 28 – Mar 1, 2022
March
  • Weedcon Mardi Gras – This is an In-Person event with 200 dispensary buyers, 80-100 brands, buyers Luncheon music, food, good times! NO CONSUMPTION IS PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT!  NO CANNABIS SALES AT THIS EVENT!  This is an education and networking expo for cannabis brands and dispensary buyers. Los Angeles, CA; Mar 2-3, 2022
  • Texas Cannabis Policy Conference – The Texas Cannabis Policy Conference gathers thought-leaders and experts in the rapidly changing landscape of cannabis legalization. The event – hosted at Texas A&M University – is happening this spring! Attendees will include cannabis business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and allied health professionals. College Station, TX; Mar 4-6, 2022
  • Natural Products Expo West – It’s time to reconnect and find inspiration as you network with your peers, feel the energy and make some magic as you discover new products, and take a peek into the future as you dive into the industry’s trends. Anaheim, CA; Mar 8-12, 2022
  • Interchange Oregon – Interchange has become the most important cannabis buy/sell event in the country because it works. Each event has been a success, selling out months in advance and growing each year. Held over two days, Interchange is an event where producers, processors, and some ancillary companies meet with a series of retailers in a 1:1 private setting to convey product offerings with an end goal of structuring deals. This unique process enhances industry-wide productivity and provides an environment to foster relationships with like-minded business professionals. Getting in front of buyers is expensive, time-consuming, and difficult. Interchange is simple, effective, and proven to increase sales and productivity with its unique format, curated retailers and vendors, and focus. Portland, OR; Mar 9-10, 2022
  • New England Cannabis Convention (Boston) – The East Coast’s Largest Cannabis Industry Event! Since 2014, NECANN events have been the home base for the New England cannabis industry. We consistently attract the largest number of Hemp, MMJ, and Cannabis industry professionals in the Northeast to our annual Boston Cannabis Convention. This year will once again be the largest, most important cannabis industry event on the East Coast! Our annual New England Cannabis Convention in Boston is considered the can’t-miss event of the year by cannabis growers, consumers, and business cultivators across the region. Last year the event boasted an attendance of over 9,000 people. With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts, we’re looking to top that with an estimated 10,000 attendees for this year. Boston, MA; Mar 10-12, 2023
  • Wichita Falls Ranch, Farm & Hemp Expo – We have many exciting exhibits and activities planned this year. Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit with over 400 vendors from 27 states and Australia, in over 175,000 square feet of exhibit space and not the mention over $5000 in prizes and giveaways. The show staff is excited about the new and exciting activities and seminars that are coming to the 2022 Wichita Falls Ranch, Farm & Hemp Expo. It will be the premier livestock and farm equipment show in the U.S., but not all, there is something for everyone. Wichita Falls, TX; Mar 11, 2022
  • Alternative Products Expo – Formerly known as USA CBD Expo, we have evolved into a broader and more expansive event: Alternative Products Expo. More products are to be discovered and endless business opportunities are yet to come! Fort Lauderdale, FL; Mar 11-13, 2022
  • CannX 2022 – The International Medical Cannabis Conference. CannX is the place to explore the latest science, cutting-edge technology, and investment opportunities in medical Cannabis. Join us for a lively exchange of knowledge and professional expertise essential to thrive in this rapidly growing field. Tel Aviv, Israel; Mar 14-15, 2022
  • 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 while helping people make their wedding day special and unique. Las Vegas, NV; TBA
  • NECANN Boston – Since 2014, NECANN events have been the home base for the New England cannabis industry. We consistently attract the largest number of Hemp, MMJ, and Cannabis industry professionals in the Northeast and this year will once again be the largest, most important cannabis industry event on the East Coast! The New England Cannabis Convention is THE can’t-miss event of the year for cannabis businesses, professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, growers, consumers, and patients. Boston, MA, Mar 18-20, 2022
  • Weedcon Aloha Cup – The Aloha Cup will take place on the island of O’ahu and will be judged by dispensary buyers, consumers, and Hawaii locals to determine the best pakalolo on the islands!  Held at a private venue and abiding by County Health and Safety Orders (attendance is limited). O’ahu, HI, Mar 21, 2022
  • GreenTech Summit & Tradeshow – GreenTech is the place to be if you’re a professional in the horticulture industry. The benefit of 3 action-packed days is making profitable business relationships, exchanging ideas, and learning about the latest trends & developments in horticulture technology. Mexico; Mar 21-23, 2022
  • Cannabis Business Asia 2022 – The Leading Event on the Development of the Asian Medical Cannabis and Hemp Market. Bangkok, Thailand; Mar 23-24, 2022
  • NoCo Hemp Expo – More than a conference – NoCo Hemp Expo is an experience. As the world’s most comprehensive hemp exposition and trade show, we are pleased to announce our expansion to the famed National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. This is the perfect agriculture-inspired setting explicitly designed for manufacturers, producers, retail and wholesale buyers, sellers, farmers, and others involved in selling and marketing hemp-related products. It’s at NoCo7, where we’ll come together again in 2021 to impact our future positively. Denver, CO; Mar 23-25, 2022
  • The Cannabis Expo Cape Town– The Cannabis Expo is the global marketplace for education and innovative products and businesses serving the cannabis industry and its medicinal, agricultural, financial, and lifestyle aspects. The cannabis industry is exploding, and The Cannabis Expo provides the perfect platform for international and local medical health professionals, agricultural providers, and lifestyle brands to engage with industry experts and the public around this versatile plant. Cape Town, South Africa; Mar 24-27, 2022
  • Lucky Leaf Expo – Created principally as a B2B platform for growers, processors, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, accountants, attorneys, marketers, journalists, executives, and more, our cannabis conferences are open to businesses and consumers looking to learn about advances in cannabis and connect with like-minded proponents of legalization, research, and expansion. Detroit, MI; Mar 25-26, 2022
  • 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 while helping people make their wedding day special and unique. Denver, CO; TBA
  • 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
  • Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference –  the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference & Expo is a quarterly live three-day event leading to 90 days of learning, networking, and business on the most experiential platform in the world. Attendees personalize their avatars to step into Emerge, adding immersion and gamification to the experience. No travel, no safety concerns. Just thousands of connections alongside cannabis business opportunities and education! Virtual; TBA
  • NJ CannaPreneur Conference – The NJ Cannapreneur Conference is for entrepreneurs looking for ways to capitalize on the “Green Rush” and enter the cannabis space. This event will feature industry leaders sharing their expertise, insights and strategies on breaking into this new arena and pivot existing businesses into cannabis. Madison, NJ; Mar 31, 2022
  • CannaCon South – CannaCon is the world’s largest cannabis marketplace for products, services, and ideas. CannaCon: Where the cannabis industry does business. CannaCon is dedicated to creating and strengthening lifelong partnerships within the emerging cannabis industry. Our mission is 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. Oklahoma City, OK; Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2022

April

  • CanXpo Palm Beach Cannabis Expo 2022 – The cannabis industry is expected to grow quickly, bringing about new opportunities for investors to get involved and reap its economic benefits. Palm Beach, FL; Apr 2, 2022
  • Business of Cannabis: Miami – Diving deep on cannabis retail tech, design, and data. Bringing together influential leaders in policy, business, law, and finance in Miami, FL. to discover the opportunities in cannabis retail. Miami, FL; Apr 6, 2022
  • Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference– Benzinga’s virtual Cannabis Capital Conference is guaranteed to offer participants all the benefits of an immersive and robust in-person conference from any remote location. The conference will feature an interactive forum of live and On-Demand presentations from top CEOs, investors, and leaders in the cannabis space. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with THE cannabis movers and shakers from across the globe. Hybrid, Miami; Apr 20-21, 2022
  • MardiGrass – Annual Australian Cannabis law reform rally and gathering – 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 celebrate the culture that has grown here over the last 47 years. Nimbin, Australia; Apr 29 – May 1, 2022

May

  • Athletes in Cannabis – Top 40 Most Influential Athletes in the Cannabis Industry. May 6-7, 2022
  • The Alternative Investing Forum – provides resources and organizes events to educate investors, entrepreneurs,​ and industry professionals about alternative and emerging trend investment opportunities in agtech, beverages, blockchain, cannabis, cryptocurrency, eSports, ESG, fintech, gaming, health, hemp, Medtech, NFTs, nanotechnology, psychedelics, real estate, sports, sustainability, and tech. Los Angeles, CA; May 13, 2022
  • Green Street Festival – Hosted by Gary Vaynerchuk. Featuring a very special live performance by Harry Mack. This is a super limited capacity, private dinner evening event on the ALTA Rooftop & Penthouse at the Green Street Building in Downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA; May 13-14, 2022
  • 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 with 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 plant’s political legitimacy. San Bernadino, CA; May 13-14, 2022
  • Cannabis Science Conference – the world’s largest and fastest-growing cannabis science event. Our events have a specialized focus on analytical science, medical topics in cannabis, cultivation, and hemp science. Our conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policymakers, and interested novices. Our semi-annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science. Long Beach, CA; May 18-20, 2022
  • MJ Unpacked – Exclusive to licensed operators and investors, MJ Unpacked is the first cannabis event of its kind that places passionate cannabis retailers, THC CPG brands, and accredited investors at the center of it all, with unique opportunities to connect, collaborate and access capital. In a newly imagined format, you’ll be free to learn from fellow professionals, explore expansion opportunities and prepare to be competitive in an East Coast market. New York, NY; May 18-20, 2022
  • Midwest iHemp Expo – the Midwest iHemp Expo will be a more focused event to connect people and resources, farmers and makers, to fuel the growth of this limitless industry. Join us as we bring together the growing industrial hemp industry leaders to map out the future, develop the supply chain for hemp to industry, and discuss the challenges and opportunities for the year ahead. Lansing, MI; May 20-21, 2022
  • BizCann Expo – Deep in the Andes mountain, the city of eternal spring is opening the floodgates of cannabis investment. With a surprisingly robust legislative framework, Medellin prepares to host an event that will bridge North & South American markets and jumpstart cannabusiness opportunities in the region. Medellin, Colombia; May 21-22,2022
  • Oregon Hemp ConventionCANCELLED – The Oregon Hemp Convention is an unbelievable opportunity for the entire cannabis industry to come together and introduce itself to the rush of new cannabis users in the state of Oregon. Our job is 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
  • Alternative Cannabis Investing ForumThe Alternative Investing Forum provides resources and organizes events to educate investors, entrepreneurs,​ and industry professionals about alternative and emerging trend investment opportunities in agtech, beverages, blockchain, cannabis, cryptocurrency, eSports, ESG, fintech, gaming, health, hemp, Medtech, NFTs, nanotechnology, psychedelics, real estate, sports, sustainability, and tech. Los Angeles, Ca; May 28, 2022
 June
  • The CWCBExpo (Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition) – the premier conference focused on the business of cannabis, hemp, and CBD. New York, NY; Jun 1-2, 2023
  • The Lift Cannabis Expo over 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 startups and advocacy groups, the Lift Expo will be a nexus of Canada’s unique medical program and forward-thinking cannabis culture. Toronto; Jun 1-3, 2023
  • Annual Cannabis Law, Accounting, & Business (CLAB) – One-of-a-kind event combining the best and brightest of the industry with all Miami offers. If you know how we like to re-vision, deconstruct and elevate events, you know this is not one to be missed. Miami, FL; Jun 3, 2022
  • Illinois Cannabis Convention – The 1st convention focused exclusively on the Illinois market! Since 2014, NECANN events have helped emerging cannabis markets grow and thrive. We consistently attract the largest number of local Hemp, MMJ, and Cannabis industry professionals in the market to our conventions. We are now showcasing the Illinois cannabis community to the world!  This will be THE can’t-miss event of the year for cannabis growers, consumers, and business cultivators across the region. With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois, we’re looking forward to an amazing event with a high ROI for all! Chicago, IL; Jun 10-11, 2022
  • Cannabis Packaging Summit at EastPack – From packaging design and materials, to automation and turnkey packaging lines, EastPack is the largest regional packaging event for suppliers and buyers to discover innovation, engineer new technology, and build a better tomorrow. New York, NY; Jun 13-15, 2023
  • Food+Beverage Cannavation – Join hundreds of NCIA members at our 10th Annual Cannabis Industry Lobby Days in Washington, D.C., to advocate for our industry and forge a unified front with the industry’s most politically engaged leaders. Las Vegas, NV; Jun 15-17, 2022
  • Arizona Cannabis Expo – Imperious Expo has evolved into a committed group of professionals from different walks of life who combine unique talents to bring the highest possible level of education, networking opportunities, and investment information. We have also become a reliable source for employment advice and contacts in the emerging national market. Phoenix, AZ; Jun 17-18, 2022
  • Grow Up Conference & Expo – Join top growers, suppliers, manufacturers, extraction equipment/services, hundreds of top speakers/keynotes, and thousands of delegates together to bring you up-to-date on proven methods, innovations, and technology. This year’s expo will include the Grow Up Extraction Zone, presented by Extraction Magazine. Victoria, BC; June 20-22, 2022
  • Vermont Cannabis Convention – New England’s largest cannabis convention series returns to Vermont for the 4th Annual Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vermont, for two full days of exhibitions, educational seminars, and speakers related to medical marijuana, industrial hemp, CBD wellness products, and the ever-growing New England cannabis industry. Produced by New England Cannabis Conventions and Heady Vermont, join us for the state’s only convention centered around this rapidly growing industry! Essex, VT; Jun 25-26, 2022
  • Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference & Expo – a live three-day event leading to 90 days of learning, networking, and business on the most experiential platform in the world. Attendees personalize their avatars to step into Emerge, adding immersion and gamification to the experience. Online; TBA

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