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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 2023? Here are the top cannabis expo events to attend this year.

1. Cannabis Conference 

When: August 15-17, 2023

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

Jackson: May 5-6, 2023

Edison, New Jersey: June 8-9, 2023

Baltimore: July 21-22, 2023

Albuquerque: September 22-23, 2023

St. Louis: October 6-7, 2023

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 29- December 1, 2023

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

MJBizCon’s 12th 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 2023. 

4. CannaCon

CannaCon South (Oklahoma City, OK): March 31-April 1, 2023

CannaCon West (Albuquerque, NM): May 19-20, 2023

CannaCon West (Long Beach, CA): August 4-5, 2023

CannaCon Midwest (Detroit, MI): October 6-7, 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.

5. American CBD Expo

Los Angeles, CA: July 7-9, 2023

If you’re a CBD industry professional, you can’t miss the American CBD Expo. 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.

6. International Cannabis Business Conference

Berlin B2B: June 29-30, 2023

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.

7. Michigan CannaTech Expo

Mount Pleasant, MI: May 3-4, 2023

This expo, which is widely regarded as the most significant cannabis business event in the Midwest, aims to bring together professionals to share knowledge about the lucrative and increasing cannabis market. Attendees will have access to the most recent cannabis and hemp cultivation and processing technologies.

The Michigan CannaTech Expo will also feature workshops on cannabis manufacturing technology from business leaders. Participating in this cannabis event will provide you the most returns on your investments and expand the value of your brand due to the projected 1000 visitors and 100 exhibitors.


Burlington, VT: May 6-7, 2023

Hartford, CT: May 20-21, 2023

Schaumburg, IL: June 2-3, 2023

Augusta, ME: August 12-13, 2023

Atlantic City, NJ: September 8-9, 2023

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Albany, NY: September 29-30, 2023

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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Karen Getchell, expert cannabis writer
Karen Getchell

Karen gained expertise in developing training programs and technical documentation as a Senior Editor at Cisco Systems. She began her journey in cannabis as a patient, searching for a way to heal herself. When she perfected a method for making cannabis oil, other patients began to seek her out. An early adopter of CBD medicine, she started her CBD-infused-products business in 2014. Over the last two decades, Karen has taught hundreds of patients and caregivers how to select strains, infuse oils, and extract cannabinoids.

When she isn’t teaching cannabis cooking classes, Karen works as a cannabis business consultant, writes for online cannabis publications like Cannabis Training University, Leafly, and Weedmaps, and runs a CBD-infused-product business.

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