Blazin and Amazin Cannabis Events

When it comes to the cannabis culture, community, and industry there are more events now than there have ever been in the past thanks to the awareness and legalization that is occurring surrounding cannabis in places around the globe. Aside from the 420 festivals and celebrations in which millions participated in during the month of April, there are many other events that are occurring this year that you will not want to miss. Let’s take a quick look at some of the cannabis centric events happening in 2017.

May 16-19th- Marijuana Business Conference and Expo- The conference of all cannabis conferences known as the oldest and largest national cannabis tradeshow is going down in Washington D.C. at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel. This event will feature more than 275 exhibitors, sessions for 60 industry insiders and will be attended by more than 3,500 business leaders and investors in the cannabis sector. Learn more and register for the event at https://mjbizconference.com/.

June 12-14th– The National Cannabis Industry Associations’ 4th Annual Cannabis Business Summit and Expo is being held in Oakland California. This 3 day event features 5 different education tracks, more than 100 thought leaders and speakers and over 80,000 square feet of exhibitors tailored to the cannabis culture and community. This year the attendance is expected to exceed 4,500! Some of the topics being covered by key note speakers include cultivation and processing, intellectual property issues, building customer loyalty, working with local governments and more. Learn more and register for this event at http://www.cannabisbusinesssummit.com/oakland-2017/ .

July 17th & 18th- Dispensary Next Conference and Expo– This 3rd annual event is tailored specifically to cannabis dispensary professionals. The event is being held in the epicenter of legalized recreational dispensaries, Denver Colorado at the Crown Plaza Denver Airport Hotel and Convention Center. This is event is a must attend event for anyone who works with or in a cannabis dispensary. The 2 day event offers more than 20 educational sessions exploring product case studies, management of dispensaries and marketing of products and businesses to name a few. There will also be more than 75 vendors on site in the exhibit hall putting the latest and greatest dispensary products in front of those who work with them most. You can learn more about this one of a kind networking event for dispensary professionals and register to attend at https://dispensaryexpo.com/ .

August 10th-12th- Cannafest– These 3-day/2-night event is as close to Woodstock as some of us will ever get. This cannabis culture centric event features over 15 classic rock bands who will be rocking the stage while attendees socialize and learn more about this amazing plant and the culture and industry surrounding it. This year’s event will feature a new educational section as well as “Marijuana Mornings” seminars and is expected to be attended by more than 8,000 cannabis enthusiasts. This year’s event will be held at a Venue yet to be determined in Grand Forks, B.C. Canada. Learn more at https://www.leafly.com/cannabis-events/cannafest-2017 .

Article courtesy of Expert Contributor: AshleyP from CannaLance (CannaLance.com, @CannaLance, @MJWriter87)