The Must-Attend Cannabis Events of 2023
2023 is shaping up to be a bustling year for the cannabis industry, with a plethora of conferences and events planned. If you’re in the cannabis field or looking to break into it, these events offer an ideal opportunity to expand your knowledge and connect with like-minded individuals.
Beyond expanding your knowledge, attending cannabis events can also be incredibly beneficial for networking, meeting suppliers, and forming new partnerships.
Whether your focus is on marketing strategies or delving deeper into the seed-to-sale process, check out the list of must-attend cannabis events outlined below.
Lift Cannabis Business Conference
When: January 12-14, 2023
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC
After a three-year hiatus, this premier cannabis industry conference is back to bring together Canada’s leading business leaders, subject matter experts, innovators, and regulators. Participate in various sessions focused on meaningful change and sustainable growth in the cannabis industry. Enjoy two exhibition days, an outdoor networking lounge, the Lift Budtender Program, and a special film screening.
When: March 24-26, 2023
Where: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON
Canada’s largest cannabis consumer show, CannExpo, will bring consumers and brands together to discover new products and services from every segment of the cannabis retail market. Exhibitors will bring innovative ideas and highlight new products at the Pitch Deck Stage, while Sesh Rooms will host a full schedule of seminars covering wellness and lifestyle and a range of relevant topics for consumers, retailers and budtenders.
Niagara Falls 420 Expo
When: April 22, 2023
Where: Niagara Falls Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON
Niagara Falls 420 Expo is a celebration of all things cannabis and community. This year’s event will feature more than 30,000 square feet of all things cannabis, including; exhibitors, educational seminars, guest speakers, manufacturers, and more. This event is one of North America’s most significant celebrations of all things cannabis.
Grow Up Conference & Expo
When: May 28-30, 2023
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB
Canada’s widely respected Grow Up Conference and Expo announced its cross-country expansion with the inaugural Alberta conference. Awarded the best cannabis conference of 2021 by High! Canada magazine, Grow Up attracts top industry experts, businesses, and professionals, creating a hub of cannabis culture in critical regions across Canada.
Hall of Flowers
When: May 31-June 1, 2023
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes Blvd, Toronto, ON
Hall of Flowers is an industry-only, highly-curated, business-to-business trade show designed to forge and strengthen the relationships between cannabis brands and retailers. Hall of Flowers has become the pulse of the cannabis industry market and trend curator it is today by focusing on these three pillars, direct access to buyers, elevated experience and consumption and sampling.
Lift&Co. Expo Toronto
When: June 1-4, 2023
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W, Toronto, ON
Lift Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC) is Canada’s premier gathering of cannabis industry leaders, experts, innovators, regulators, and subject matter experts. Each panel and speaker offers cutting-edge education about the most pressing issues facing Canada’s cannabis industry sector.
Unicorn Cup 2023
When: August 11-14, 2023
Where: Rosebud Lake, Rosebud Lake Rd, Central Kootenay, BC
The Annual Unicorn Cup is BC’s three-day music, camping and cannabis education and comparison event. They are a music festival celebrating the spirit of cannabis, regenerative farming practices, and bridging the gap between governance, legal producers, consumers and the transitioning legacy market. Over three days, you will enjoy two nights of great DJ music, top headliners performing, picturesque lakeside camping, and incredible cannabis education and comparisons.
Montreal Cannabis Expo
When: September 13-14, 2023
Where: Palais des congrès, 159 St-Antoine W, Montreal, QC
Join like-minded industry professionals working in all aspects of the cannabis industry. This event will include Licensed Producers, growers, investors, suppliers, healthcare providers, job-seekers, and media, showcasing the best products, services, and speakers the industry has to offer. Montreal Cannabis Expo is the place to meet other cannabis professionals and thought leaders to initiate and kick-start meaningful conversations, relationships and networks.