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Jan 4, 2017 12:05 PM

​ 7 Most Anticipated Cannabis Events in 2017

If you are a cannabis activist, a marijuana entrepreneur, or a new pot consumer, then visiting weed events is probably the most effective way for you to meet like-minded people, establish business relations, and make new friends. It is also the most interesting time in the life of the cannabis community, and most of its members are already anticipating the following seven events that will take place in 2017.

1. CannaGrow Expo

This educational exposition is dedicated to the art of growing marijuana and attracts all weed producers, dispensary owners, and grow enthusiasts who are interested in the latest techniques, tools, and technologies of cultivating cannabis. During CannaGrow Expo, you can visit up to 25 master classes led by top cultivators, participate in networking activities with other growers, and observe the latest tools used in weed growing.

Time: March 25-26, 2017

Location: Reno, Nevada

Tickets: $199-$329


2. HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup SoCal

Thousands of people come to the High Times Cannabis Cup every year, and the number of visitors to this event is increasing. This year, the High Times is going to celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado. You will have a great opportunity to see how top growers cultivate their weed and what equipment they use. Edibles producers will offer you to diversify your eating experience with the tastiest dishes made by top cannabis chiefs. You can also join the public in the Legalization Celebration Pavilion or learn more about the industry opportunities at the weed job fair and budtender workshop. The tickets are already on sale at very attractive prices.

Time: April 21-23, 2017

Location: San Bernardino, Colorado

Tickets: $50-420$


3. First Annual World Medical Marijuana Business Conference & Expo

The Conference is dedicated to offering comprehensive knowledge about medical marijuana as a treatment option to healthcare providers. During two days of the event, the participants will visit the medical education conference and educational seminars. There will also be hundreds of exhibits and panel discussions organized for patients and healthcare providers. Here cannabis entrepreneurs can meet venture capitalists for attracting investment in their businesses.

Time: April 21-22, 2017

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Tickets: $10-$399


4. Spring Marijuana Business Conference and Expo

This is the oldest and largest cannabis event in the U.S., so you should definitely visit it if you have a business in the medical marijuana industry. This conference takes place annually for all growers, dispensaries, and patients. This year, the event starts on May 16 with pre-conference workshops and lasts till May 19. If you are interested in going, it is better to buy a ticket before Feb. 23, as you can save up to $300.

Time: May 16-19, 2017

Location: Washington, D.C.

Tickets: $199-$899


5. Cannabis Business Summit and Expo

This Californian Expo is one of the most important business events this year, as it provides a great opportunity to meet national policy makers and the most influential people in the pot industry. The event also unites the best industry professionals for education and networking. If you want to be in the picture of the latest industry trends and leave your competitors behind, visiting this Expo is a good investment in your business.

Time: June 12-14, 2017

Location: Oakland, California

Tickets: $150-$895


6. Seattle Hempfest

The annual Hempfest in Seattle is held in the middle of August this year. This event is an educational and amusement festival for all weed lovers and the largest cannabis convocation in the world. You will learn more about the legal use of marijuana, discover new ways of weed application, and spend a great evening among like-minded people. One more benefit of this festival is that it is completely free for visitors and speakers. But if you want to support the event, you can offer your help as a volunteer or make a donation.

Time: Aug. 18-20, 2017

Location: Seattle, Washington

Tickets: donation


7. Montana State Hemp & Cannabis Festival

The Montana State Hemp & Cannabis Festival takes place on Sept. 8-10 this year. During this event, the visitors will listen to cannabis speakers and musicians, participate in exhibits, and camp in the picturesque Lolo Hot Springs Resort with natural mineral hot spring pools.

Time: Sept. 8-10, 2017

Location: Lolo, Montana

Tickets: $10


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