2022 will be a big year for cannabis and expected to evolve exponentially, especially with the highly anticipated New York Adult-Use market. Conferences and Trade Shows are important, especially for new and budding industries like Cannabis to gain new customers and networks. They offer a unique mix that offers an exchange of knowledge, products, services, and connections with similar like-minded professionals.
Exponents.com, a leading trade show vendor listed out the top 13 cannabis conferences and tradeshows to attend in 2022. These are suggested events if you want to be part of the cannabis industry or looking to expand your presence in the industry. The focus of these events varies, and it is recommended to do your due diligence to find the Trade Shows that best fits your needs.
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Here they are:
When: July 20-22, 2022
Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco
About The Trade Show: This event is for anyone and everyone with a diverse set of vendors from cultivators, finance organizations, retail, legal, etc. NCIA Business Conference is the most popular business-focused event in the United States.
When: February 2-4, 2022
Where: California, USA
About The Trade Show: This conference is ideal for those with an interest in the technical, scientific aspect of Cannabis. You can expect to see Cannabis practitioners, testing labs, policymakers, scientists, business leaders, and novices.
When: March 23–25, 2022
Where: 4655 Humboldt St, Denver, CO, United States
About The Trade Show: This event highlights the hemp supply chain, from seed to sale. This is a highly attended event as well, exceeding 18,000 visitors.
4. USA CBD Expo – Fort Lauderdale
When: March 11- 13, 2022
Where: Lauderdale, Florida, USA
About The Trade Show: This is the largest CBD-specific event in the United States. USA CBD Expo provides the opportunity to comprehensively learn about CBD and Hemp, as well as network with the most popular CBD brands in the world.
When: July 21-22, 2022
Where: TCF Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI, USA.
About The Trade Show: CannaCon is a significant business-to-business Cannabis event in the industry. You can expect a lot of business-minded visitors from different areas of the Cannabis market. CannaCon will also be held in different cities this year, with a variety of business focus that tailors to the region’s interest in Cannabis.
When: May 14-15, 2022
Where: 72 Noble St, Brooklyn, NY, United States
About The Trade Show: NECANN has been around since 2014 and serves as a business and education hub for the New England Cannabis Industry. Bringing together all those involved in Cannabis in the region allows for more visibility with potential business opportunities coast to coast.
When: May 13-14, 2022
Where: 2 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA, United States
About The Trade Show: This convention has a focus on building more legitimacy for the hemp and medical marijuana industry. There will be a variety of workshops with industry leaders to learn about scientific advancements with Cannabis as well as new business opportunities as well. This will be held virtually and in person.
When: August 23-25, 2022
Where: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, United States
About The Trade Show: This conference is ideal for anyone looking to enter the legal cannabis industry, or the experienced Cannabis professional looking to expand their market share. The Cannabis Conference is for anything business related to cannabis and hemp, specifically targeted for cultivation, extraction, and retail.
When: April 23, 2022
Where: Washington, DC, United States
About The Trade Show: This is a vibrant 1-day event to celebrate an end to marijuana prohibition at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. It is a fantastic Cannabis cultural event to attend where you can interact with peers and experience music, activism, food, products with like-minded people.
When: January 7-8, 2022
Where: 400 N High St, Columbus, OH, United States
About The Trade Show: This is part of the larger CannaCon conference series in the Midwest with a strong focus on the farming community; growers, distributors, equipment, etc. This region is expected to have a strong presence in the farming industry, and this is a great event to connect with other farmers.
When: June 11- 12, 2022
Where: Burlington, Vermont USA
About The Trade Show: This is the largest Cannabis event in Vermont. This is a must for everything Cannabis in Vermont. Vermont’s retail market is set to start October 2022, so this is expected to be an exciting event this year attracting a wide variety of visitors and Cannabis leaders.
12. Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition NYC
When: June 02-04, 2022
Where: Javits Convention Center, NYC
About The Trade Show: The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition is one of the most exclusive accredited business cannabis trade shows 2022 program for the industry that deals with cannabis legally. It is the prominent medium for medical store owners, cultivators, dealers, stockholders, health specialists, government supervisors, legal fraternity and entrepreneurs looking to accomplish business achievement and for understanding fresh zones of development in these active and fast-growing manufacturers.
And finally. . . the biggest and best event:
When: November 15-18, 2022
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
About The Trade Show: MJBizCon is a premier cannabis event globally, even receiving awards for the 3-day event. This event is for anyone, with a strong focus on networking to best support all stakeholders involved in the Cannabis industry at any capacity to best sustain the industry’s growth in the United States.