Updated Cannabis Industry Events
Insights from Bridge West CPAs
Check out our highlights of the events happening throughout the year, and we will regularly update this listing.
Business of Cannabis: NYC Sessions – New York City, NY, February 23, 2023
Business of Cannabis are Prohibition Partners. They provide the global cannabis industry with specialist information, data analytics, and digital commerce solutions. Their B2B customers leverage our platform, brands, and products to connect with the industry, make smarter decisions, maximize marketing impact, and improve business performance.
The Emerald Conference – San Deigo, CA, March 1-3, 2023
The Emerald Conference is the original, longest running interdisciplinary cannabis science event. It is the forum for discussion on discovery science, as well as how science and data support best practices in cultivation, production, and quality assurance.
NECANN Boston Cannabis & Hemp Convention – Boston, MA, March 10-12, 2023
The 2023 New England Cannabis Convention, a.k.a “The Annual Meeting of the East Coast Cannabis Industry” is back! Featuring a sold-out exhibit hall showcasing hundreds of companies spanning the full spectrum of the cannabis and hemp industries, plus five full programming tracks running all three days, with over 120 expert speakers covering all the relevant topics and news for the New England markets. There are also several separate ticket workshops available, and of course tons of great after-parties and networking events all weekend.
Lucky Leaf Expo- Albany – Albany, NY, April 14-15, 2023
Lucky Leaf Expo will host its inaugural New York conference and trade show, which takes place on April 14 & 15, 2023 at the Albany Capital Center. The business-to-business conference will offer exclusive insights on the emerging market, including a review of new laws, new opportunities, and a pre-show business crash course for entrepreneurs hoping to launch or progress their New York cannabis careers.
Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference – Miami, FL, April 11-12, 2023
Meet the biggest cannabis industry players and make deals that will push the industry forward. Benzinga’s unmatched networking platform provides attendees with:
- Group networking events every day
- Official event networking app that makes it easy to schedule 1:1 meetings with your top targets
MJ Unpacked – New York City, NY, April 26-28, 2023
MJ Unpacked serves the needs of the most critical sub-segmentation of any CPG industry – the brands and retailers. Unlike events and conferences that are heavily populated with supply-side and infrastructure companies and lack attendee qualification, MJ Unpacked provides an exclusive forum for qualified brand and retail decision-makers. We facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration, discussions of what will drive direct engagement with consumers, and the evolving state-by-state landscape. MJ Unpacked delivers unique data presentations and insights pertinent to the segment driving today’s market.
Hall of Flowers – Santa Rosa, CA, May 3-4, 2023
Our sole purpose of existence is to bring buyers to brands. This show attracts important buyers from across the state, predominantly Northern California distributors and retail partners. Come meet up with the rest of the cannabis industry at the best and most highly curated brand and retailer event in the nation.
Lucky Leaf – Jackson – Jackson, MS, May 5-6, 2023
Lucky Leaf Expo Jackson is a must-attend event for cannabis professionals and job seekers in Mississippi. The South is considered the next cannabis frontier, with Mississippi already seeing tens of millions of dollars invested in its medical program. Conference attendees will be able to explore over 100 exhibitors, hear from a variety of speakers, and learn everything there is to know about the new and still-establishing Southern medical industry.
NECANN Vermont – Burlington, VT, May 6-7, 2023
In Vermont, interest in cannabis and hemp continues to grow, as evidenced by the explosive growth of the CBD sector, and its supporting ancillary businesses. The Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention is the next step in elevating and connecting the cannabis industry and culture within Vermont, and with regional partners representing all six New England states.
Regenerative Cannabis Live – New York City, NY, May 10 – 11, 2023
RCL is tailored around authentic, action-oriented discussions that explore how regulated Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Industries will drive significant economic, social and environmental impact and drive the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals by uniting government, nonprofit, and corporate leaders.
NECANN Connecticut – Hartford, CT, May 20-21, 2023
Connecticut joins begins the transition to a legal recreational cannabis state, NECANN will serve as the state’s “must attend” B2B event for the emerging industry. With an unparalleled track record of success in helping local companies, entrepreneurs, investors, job seekers, and advocates in the Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont markets, NECANN brings eight years of New England cannabis industry convention experience to our Connecticut event.
Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo)– New York City, NY, June 1-3, 2023
New York has long been considered the business capital of the world. Now New York and the entire tri-state area are becoming one of the largest cannabis and hemp economic sectors in the country. Attend the 3-day CWCBExpo and stay for the special networking and Cannabis Week events, all in New York City – where business gets done!
Lucky Leaf Expo Edison – Atlantic City, NY, June 8-9, 2023
Join Lucky Leaf Expo in Edison to catch up with industry experts and businesses at the leading canna expo in New Jersey. Explore more than 100 exhibitors, hear from a variety of speakers and more at the Lucky Leaf Expo! Have you attended a New Jersey show? This is the one to attend.
The Summer Show, Cannaone Bizcon Expo – Las Vegas, NV, June 21-23, 2023
The 2023 CannaOne BizCon Expo is where ground-breaking technology is unveiled, innovative solutions are displayed and game-changing cannabis trends are exposed. Prepare to explore aisle after aisle of PREMIER business solutions and limitless ideas and inspiration.
Lucky Leaf Expo Baltimore – Baltimore, MD, July 21-22, 2023
We’re going to Baltimore! Join us in Baltimore to catch up with industry experts and businesses at the leading canna expo in Maryland. Explore more than 100 exhibitors, hear from a variety of speakers and more at the Lucky Leaf Expo!
CannaCon West Long Beach – Long Beach, CA, August 4-5, 2023
CannaCon West Long Beach looks forward to helping grow the west’s cannabis industry for years to come. Join us in Long Beach to network with like-minded entrepreneurs who are building a bold, new industry. Attend CannaCon for all of your cannabis business needs. From seed-to-seed money. CannaCon is a one-stop shop, from cultivation supplies, the newest industry innovations, world class genetics, business and legal advice, retail displays, extraction technology, scientific and financial trends, marketing, branding and so much more.
NECANN New Jersey Cannabis Conference – Atlantic City, NJ, September 8-9, 2023
NECANN’s New Jersey Cannabis Convention continues to grow as the local market develops, with 2022’s attendance more than doubling our first event in 2019. With rec stores finally opening and the number of licenses rapidly expanding, the number of license holders, medical dispensaries, suppliers, cultivators, investors, entrepreneurs, and ancillary businesses is growing daily, and our 2023 NJ convention will be one of the largest, most important industry events ever in the northeast.
NECANN New York Cannabis and Hemp Convention – Albany, NY, September 29-30, 2023
NECANN’s 2022 New York Cannabis and Hemp convention in Albany was a HUGE success, with more industry attendees than all other 2022 NY conventions combined! The 2023 convention will be another sell out, so don’t get left out, reserve your space now! Don’t get confused by other, smaller shows – NECANN’s New York Cannabis and Hemp convention is THE must attend event for the Empire State.
CannaCon Midwest Detroit – Detroit, MI, October 6-7, 2023
We are proud to have provided Detroit’s first landmark cannabis business expo in 2018, followed by an even more successful 2019 event. CannaCon Midwest Detroit looks forward to helping grow the midwest’s cannabis industry for years to come. Join us in Detroit to network with like-minded entrepreneurs who are building a bold, new industry. Attend CannaCon for all of your cannabis business needs. From seed-to-seed money. CannaCon is a one-stop shop, from cultivation supplies, the newest industry innovations, world class genetics, business and legal advice, retail displays, extraction technology, scientific and financial trends, marketing, branding and so much more.
MJBizCon Vegas – Las Vegas, NV, November 28 – December 1, 2023
From professional grow and processing equipment to financial services, you’ll meet more than 1,400 industry suppliers on our Expo floor. Come ready to find new suppliers, check out new tech, compare supplier offerings and ask all your questions.