About Cannabis Conference

Launched in 2017, Cannabis Conference is the leading event for professionals from plant-touching cannabis businesses. It draws thousands of attendees from throughout the U.S., Canada and nearly 30 other countries.

Produced by the award-winning Cannabis Business Times, with guidance from an advisory board that includes cultivators, dispensary professionals and other experts, the conference is known for its industry-leading educational program.

With a strong foundation in cannabis cultivation, Cannabis Conference brings together cannabis cultivation veterans with university researchers and professors to explore the latest in cultivation science. It unites leaders in cultivation business, and retail innovation and growth to share real stories from the frontlines of the cannabis industry and provides attendees with motivation and actionable solutions they can put to immediate use to advance their businesses and careers.

In addition to the inspiring speakers and an educational program designed to help cultivators, dispensaries and manufacturers succeed in an ever-challenging and -evolving industry, Cannabis Conference offers unparalleled networking. At Cannabis Conference, you will be among those who truly understand your greatest achievements and your greatest hardships, and you will learn from those people innovative ways to survive and thrive in this industry.

As an attendee, you’re going to meet some of the greatest cultivators, retailers, business owners and managers from around the world and leave with new relationships and connections that can help you grow your career and business through amazing partnerships and collaborations!

And, in our expo hall, you’ll find hundreds of products and solutions that can take your business to the next level, and you’ll be able to have meaningful conversations with the experts at the 200+ booths about your best options for moving your business forward.

At Cannabis Conference, you are not a face in the crowd. You are an important member of the community of people passionate about operating a successful business and/or finding a successful career in this industry. It is where you’ll find support and strategies you need to build or strengthen your business and career.

Cannabis Conference … It’s where the industry grows stronger together.

About Cannabis Business Times

Cannabis Business Times is an award-winning trade magazine founded in July 2014. Its focus is to help accelerate the success of legal cannabis cultivators in medical and adult-use markets by providing actionable intelligence in all aspects of the business, from legislation, regulation and compliance news to analysis of industry trends and opportunities, as well as expert advice on cultivation, marketing, financial topics, legal issues, business management and more. In 2018, Cannabis Business Times was named Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

About GIE Media

Cannabis Business Times magazineis owned by GIE Media, based in Valley View, Ohio. GIE Media was founded in 1980 and has grown over 42 years into a leading marketing and communications business-to-business media company serving 17 industries—including the horticulture industry through its Horticulture Group (Greenhouse Management, Produce Grower, Nursery Management and Garden Center, in addition to Cannabis Business Times).

The company goal of Group Interest Enterprises is to publish the highest quality business magazines, websites, e-newsletters, conferences, reference books and other forms of business media in growth industries, with a quality standard based upon editorial value and market leadership. The company employs more than 100 editors, publishers, sales representatives, marketers and other professionals.

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Game Changer Membership – Minority Cannabis Business Association

Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Conference are Game Changer members of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA). To learn more about the Cannabis Conference/MCBA 2023 Diversity Scholarship Program, CLICK HERE.

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