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Whether you’re a curious consumer or a cannabis business owner, cannabis expo events are the perfect place to take the pulse of the industry, discover technological innovations, stay up to date with emerging cannabis trends, and network with the industry’s brightest minds. Ready to make your mark in 2022? Here are the top cannabis expo events to attend this year.

1. Cannabis Conference 

When: August 23-25, 2022

Where: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Get ready to attend the leading industry conference focused only on cannabis plant-touching businesses. The Cannabis Conference provides dispensary, cultivation, and extraction companies with the perfect networking opportunity with industry leaders. Explore cutting-edge technology, business strategies, and techniques that can propel your business to the next level. 

2. Lucky Leaf Cannabis Expo

Albuquerque: February 25-26, 2022

Detroit: March 25-26, 2022

Richmond: July 29-30, 2022

Oklahoma City: September 22-23, 2022

Jackson: October 7-8, 2022

Register for Lucky Leaf Expo, a B2B event for cultivators, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and other cannabis professionals. Showcase your products, find the best ancillary service providers, and make valuable connections with other business owners. Lucky Leaf Expo will feature speakers and panels, exhibitors, a hemp museum, and an after-party to wind down with cocktails and stimulating conversations.

3. MJBizCon

When: November 15-18, 2022

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center (Las Vegas, NV)

MJBizCon’s 11th anniversary is one of the most anticipated events in the industry. In a span of three days, you can participate in pre-show forums, listen to over 140 speakers, check out over 250,000 square feet of exhibits, and network with the most successful professionals in the industry. MJBizCon expects over 30,000 attendees in 2022. 

4. NoCo Hemp Expo

When: March 24-25, 2022

Where: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center

NoCoHemp Expo’s 8th annual expo promises over 18,000 attendees and 400 exhibitors. NoCo Hemp Expo will feature a business conference, farm symposium, business pitch competition, education stage, and networking events for industrial hemp industry business owners and employees. 

5. CannaCon

CannaCon South (Oklahoma City, OK): March 31-April 1, 2022

CannaCon Midwest (Detroit, MI): July 21-22, 2022

CannaCon Midwest (Chicago, IL): August 26-27, 2022

CannaCon West (Denver, CO): September 24-25, 2022

CannaCon South (Richmond, VA): October 14-15, 2022

CannaCon South (Biloxi, MS): February 24-25, 2023

CannaCon is the country’s leading B2B cannabis conference, with several events throughout the year in the nation’s top markets. Expect over 800 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees at this vast marketplace of cannabis products and services. Find the right solution for your cannabis business and take in a wealth of knowledge from a wide array of educational seminars at CannaCon events.

6. CBD Expo Tour

Dallas, TX: March 31-April 1, 2022

Charlotte, NC: June 23-24, 2022

St. Paul, MN: August 18-19, 2022


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Orlando, FL: October 6-7, 2022

Los Angeles, CA: December 1-2, 2022

Tulsa, OK: Dates TBA, 2022

San Paulo, Brazil: Dates TBA, 2022

If you’re a hemp industry professional, you can’t miss the CBD Expo Tour. Stop by for the educational panels from the industry’s top medical professionals, scientists, researchers, policy makers, and thought leaders and stay for the networking opportunities. CBD Expo’s exclusive Buyers Club sends out personal invites to the most exciting hemp professionals in the industry, so you can scope out hemp products and solutions for your business and buy on the spot.

7. The Emerald Conference

When: February 27-March 1, 2022

Where: Loews Coronado Bay Resort (San Diego, CA)

Get ready for The Emerald Conference, an interdisciplinary cannabis science event covering the latest in science and data across cultivation, production, and quality assurance. This cannabis event will feature over 20 expert speakers, 50 exhibitors and sponsors, 25 technical poster presentations, and networking events. Cannabis science topics will include clinical research, cultivation strategies, extraction and separation, and analytical testing solutions.

8. International Cannabis Business Conference

Barcelona B2B: March 10, 2022

Berlin GIF: July 17-18, 2022

Berlin B2B: July 19-20, 2022

Zurich GIF: September 8-9, 2022

If you have your eye on the fast-growing global cannabis market, you must attend the International Cannabis Business Conference. Expand your business with tons of investment and networking opportunities with industry professionals from over 80 countries. ICBC is one of Europe’s biggest B2B trade shows. If you’re looking for capital to jumpstart your business, attend ICBC’s Global Investment Forum series.

9. NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo

When: July 20-22, 2022

Where: San Francisco’s Moscone Center

Join thousands of other cannabis industry professionals at one of the most influential cannabis trade shows, the NCIA Cannabis Business Summit & Expo. Here, industry professionals will come together to find new products and services, learn, network, and grow their businesses. Featured topics include the business of cannabis, cultivation, processing, regulatory compliance, retail, delivery, distribution, and emerging cannabis industry issues.

10. Native American Cannabis & Hemp Conference

When: June 14-15, 2022

Where: Pechanga Resort & Casino (Temecula, CA)

If your tribe is interested in navigating this complex industry, you must attend the 7th annual Native American Cannabis & Hemp Conference. This cannabis conference covers the latest in the cannabis legal landscape and showcases best practices and success stories from tribes that have experienced significant growth in the cannabis world.


Boston, MA: March 18-20, 2022

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Tulsa, OK: April 23-24, 2022

Chicago, IL: June 10-11, 2022

Burlington, VT: June 25-26, 2022

Albany, NY: August 26-27, 2022

Atlantic City, NJ: September 9-10, 2022

Portland, ME: September 24-25, 2022

NECANN is the biggest and longest-running cannabis and hemp convention in the Northeast. NECANN focuses on new markets and caters to everyone, from cannabis industry professionals to medical cannabis patients. Their exhibition hall will feature exhibits from every cannabis industry segment, including cultivation, legal and financial services, processing, and much more.

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