The industry of cannabis is being actively developed and expanded. The movement towards the legalization of marijuana in the USA and neighboring Canada leads to the popularization of canna-businesses. As a result, the need for events where key industry specialists can meet and exchange their experiences, as well as represent innovations and industry news, is becoming acute.
And 2022 is not going to be scarce in this regard. There are going to be enough events in North America. We have collected the list of the most important ones. However, if you have found out about an essential venue not listed here, feel free to let us know in the comments.
Attending such events is crucial for the owner of every business. And working in the cannabis niche you already know that there are plenty of peculiarities when it comes to promotion. If you are interested in advertising your venture, get in touch with industry specialists from MjSeo Agency. And plan to visit at least several of the below events.
Where? BROOKLYN, NY
When? February 4, 2022 – February 5, 2022
This venue will become a great starting point for anyone in the niche, regardless of the experience. Established providers and aspiring entrepreneurs are welcome to visit this event in Brooklyn to establish useful connections and find out how it is possible to develop your idea into a profitable business.
Lucky Leaf Expo
This event will take place five times during 2022 in different cities. So, it is a wonderful opportunity for the owners of canna-businesses or those with ideas to visit a venue in the vicinity. Here are the planned dates and places:
- ALBUQUERQUE, NM – February 25, 2022 – February 26, 2022
- DETROIT, MI – March 25, 2022 – March 26, 2022
- OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – September 22, 2022 – September 23, 2022
- AUSTIN, TX – October 7, 2022 – October 8, 2022
- RICHMOND, VA – November 11, 2022 – November 12, 2022
The main purpose of these venues is to provide the representatives of the marijuana market with opportunities for networking, education, and the development of their projects. This expo was initially launched as a B2B platform for those who are anyhow involved in the business or are related to it:
- wholesales & retail,
- as well as such specialists as accountants, attorneys, marketers, journalists, executives, and more.
These marijuana conferences are open to enterprises and consumers who are eager to find out more about the benefits of cannabis and would like to get acquainted with like-minded supporters of the legalization, research, and expansion of the field.
The Emerald Conference
Where? SAN DIEGO, CA
When? February 27, 2022 – March 1, 2022
It is not a regular event in the field of cannabis. It is the forum where specialists of the industry can discuss discovery science, how science can support best practices, develop cultivation, production, and quality assurance.
So, this might be a must-visit event in 2022, especially if you are one of the decision-makers in such spheres as analytical testing, extraction, cannabis research and development, cultivation and growing, and research.
2nd Annual Southeastern Hemp & Medical Cannabis Convention
Where? ATLANTA, GA
When? May 13, 2022 – May 14, 2022
It will take place offline and online. So, if you cannot come to Atlanta in May, purchase tickets for the virtual convention. It is going to be a two-day expo that will provide visitors and participants with networking opportunities and break-out sessions:
- in the medical and recreational use of marijuana;
- the best practices and experiences of market participants,
- business opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs in the industry;
- scientific advancements and innovations,
- local, state, and national legislation on the budding cannabis and hemp industry.
USA CBD Expo
Where? MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA
When? May 21, 2022 – May 22, 2022
It is a venue to visit for those who have been looking for possibilities to expand their canna-businesses in Southern regions of the country. Besides, it will be possible to meet not only those who are directly involved in the marijuana market. Law companies, design studios, marketing agencies – it is not the end of the list of companies that plan to attend the venue.
Where? TORONTO, ON
When? June 1, 2022 – June 3, 2022
We have included this venue in Canada on the list for a couple of reasons. First, it has been postponed several times because of Covid-19 restrictions. And all those who have got tickets can finally attend this conference in June 2022. Besides, a lot of market participants from the USA attend this event often. Therefore, we are sure it deserves to be on this list.
It is complicated to overestimate the importance of attending expos and conferences in every niche. But the cannabis industry is actively developing, and if you plan to develop in it, it is a necessity to get to know the key personalities in this market. So, include at least a couple of the above venues on your must-attend list and grow your venture together with the market experts and opinion leaders.