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The Ultimate List Of 2020 Cannabis Conferences and Trade Shows

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So you’re interested in learning more about what cannabis conferences and events are happening in 2020, well sit back and congratulate yourself as you’ve found the most comprehensive list on the internet. 2019 was a big year for marijuana and CBD-related events and 2020 is lining up to outpace the number and scope of cannabis networking opportunities that come from attending conferences and events.

Whether it’s conferences to speak at, expo floors to walk, or chances to learn from industry experts, you’re sure to find something for you.

From regional cannabis events to national and international conferences, beyond cannabis to investment and health & wellness, finding the right mix for your brand will be key to building your network, brand awareness and partnerships.

Of course there are some cannabis conferences not to miss.

MJBizCon in Vegas takes high culture to the next level where brands bring their all on the expo floor and at after parties. Here you can run into cannabis leaders and trendsetters, from entrepreneurs and companies to investors and regulatory allies.

Lift conferences are great for bringing international and regional companies together in one space.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy, NORML, and Drug Policy Alliance are some great advocacy and grassroots focused conferences to meet with the movers and shakers of policy reform.

A quick note regarding COVID-19 – With so many conferences being canceled or postponed, please be sure to check the official website for updated information.

NisonCo PR’s comprehensive list of cannabis conferences, events, and trade shows in 2020. Includes virtual events and CBD and hemp conferences.


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Canadian Cannabis Events Firm Lift & Co Files for Bankruptcy

Canadian cannabis events company Lift & Co. filed for bankruptcy after its events-based cash flow dried up due to coronavirus restrictions.

CannaCon South Cannabis Expo Coming Back to Oklahoma in September

Seattle Hempfest Going Online This October

The Seattle Hempfest in-person event is officially canceled this year in light of the coronavirus; instead, an online version of the event has been announced for October 10-11.

CannaCon Announces Three-Day Virtual Event

MJ Unpacked to Debut 3D Virtual Summit Series On May 12

Here’s a List of All the Virtual 420 Events on April 20th

Social distancing hasn’t stopped cannabis aficionados from celebrating their love for the plant this 4/20: there are a wide variety of virtual gatherings to choose from.

Leafwire and MJBiz Enter Networking Partnership Amid COVID-19

As the coronavirus crisis continues to upset cannabis events and networking opportunities, the industry’s largest trade show is partnering with the largest business-focused online cannabis network.

Major Cannabis Events Announce Online 4/20 Festivities

With social distancing and stay-at-home orders still in effect, cannabis events and enthusiasts are turning to an online format for celebrating the 4/20 cannabis holiday later this month.

NCIA Reschedules Cannabis Summit

This summer’s NCIA Cannabis Business Summit and Expo has been rescheduled to September 29 through October 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Hits Colorado FlyHi Festival & New Zealand Medcan Summit

At least two more major cannabis events —the FlyHi 420 celebration in Denver and the Medcan Summit in Auckland, New Zealand — have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus.

Michigan’s Hash Bash Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The long-running Hash Bash celebration in Michigan has been canceled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Spannabis & NECANN Boston Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Fears of the spreading coronavirus have continued to disrupt travel and event plans, with two more major cannabis events — Spannabis and NECANN Boston — announcing delays.

Numerous Hemp and Cannabis Expos Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The spreading COVID-19 coronavirus has now led to the postponement of multiple cannabis and hemp industry trade shows and other conferences.

Israeli Cannabis & Psychedelic Events Delayed Due to Coronavirus

A cannabis conference and a sister conference focusing on psychedelics that were scheduled for later this month in Tel Aviv, Israel have been postponed due to concerns about the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.

Coronavirus Update: CBD Brands Face Setback After Expo West Cancellation

The coronavirus has now disrupted the CBD space after Expo West, the world’s largest natural products tradeshow, was canceled due to fears about a growing pandemic.

Bellingham Budfest Ramps Up for 2nd Annual Cannabis Festival

The City of Subdued Excitement once again welcomes the family-friendly cannabis event to educate, celebrate, and stimulate the Washington cannabis business and culture.

Angela Grelle: The Future of Cannabis Trade Shows

Angela Grelle is the VP of Marketing for CannaCon, one of the country’s largest, oldest, and most successful cannabis trade shows.

High Times’ Spannabis Announcement Questioned After Organizers Deny Affiliation

Spannabis — the premier cannabis trade show in Barcelona, Spain — has disputed an announcement last week by High Times that said the organizations would partner to present the first-ever High Times Cannabis Cup in Spain.

NCIA Announces New Members of Board of Directors

The Emerald Cup Returns Dec. 14-15 to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds

CannaCon Northwest Returning to Tacoma January 10-11, 2020

WeedClub, a Division of Farmhouse Inc., Announces Oct. 15 Cannabis Networking Event in San Francisco

Killer Mike to Keynote New West Summit

Killer Mike joins keynotes Alicia Silverstone, George Zimmer, and many other featured speakers.

CannaCon South Returns to Oklahoma City September 27-28

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