Just as events are held annually to promote and announce innovations in the cultivation of flowers, and vegetables, cannabis fairs are also held to address everything related to the market and progress made in this growing industry.
So, following we describe the most relevant fairs and exhibitions in this industry, according to information provided by the website 10times.
These events will address issues such as sustainability and new technologies that are being implemented to improve the quality of these crops, which are becoming increasingly common in different regions of the world.
Cannabis fairs held during the first quarter of 2023:
Future Cannabis Strategies Europe: London, United Kingdom. January 25-26, 2023
This is one of the most anticipated cannabis trade shows of the year, where attendees will have the opportunity to do networking with some of the strategic business leaders in the European consumer-oriented cannabis product category.
About 1,000 delegates, including suppliers, scientists, and opinion leaders, are expected to participate providing valuable information about developments in the CBD cannabis industry, currently available products for consumption, and the future of cannabis cultivation in Europe and the rest of the world. For more information about this event, click here.
Hawaii Cannabis Expo: Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Honolulu, United States. February 4-5, 2023
This event aims to provide valuable information to visitors so that they can learn about the many benefits of the cannabis plant, as well as the safe ways to have access to it as a registered patient.
Up to 20,000 people are expected to attend this edition of the Hawaii Cannabis Expo, to enjoy close to 300 booths offering quality information, educational seminars, food stands, and exhibits by representatives of leading companies in the cannabis industry.
Cannabis Business Asia-Pacific: Hotel Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand. February 28-March 1, 2023
It will be one of the best opportunities in Asia to obtain valuable information to understand the cannabis market, the competition, and where are the best opportunities to trade your cannabis and hemp product or service.
The idea is for attendees to have a space where they can listen to the opinions and experiences of cannabis experts, and also learn about their methodologies and best practices applied to boost the cannabis business in the Asia-Pacific region.
This is one of the leading events on the development of the Asian medical cannabis and hemp market, where participants can also learn about the legalization process in the Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asian market, commercial development, cultivation processes, and the behavior of the local, national, and international markets.
Puerto Rico CannaTech Expo: Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 2-3, 2023
This is one of the cannabis fairs to be held in Puerto Rico to strengthen business relations among professionals in the area who wish to expand in the region.
Thousands of attendees will meet the main suppliers of the cannabis industry, and learn about the profitability of the current market, as well as the most recent technologies applied in the crops, and the strategies being implemented for its expansion.
Alternative Products Expo: Greater Ft. Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, United States. March 3-5, 2023
This expo is one of the cannabis fairs of 2023 that aims to help attendees to establish new contacts and business ties with company representatives, who will be offering a sample of the latest products, brands, and services currently available in the cannabis market.
This is a unique opportunity for disruptive companies that produce hemp-derived products, as well as functional beverages and alternatives to nicotine, among others to do networking and establish business alliances. About 20,000 people and up to 500 exhibitors are expected to participate in this edition.
New England Cannabis Convention: John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, United States. 10-12 March 2023
One of the most important events of the year returns to reunite the best-known representatives of the cannabis industry on the East Coast of the United States.
More than 9,000 visitors and close to 350 exhibitors are expected to attend this edition, offering quality information on all the technological advances that are being developed today to strengthen the cannabis industries, not only in the United States but also worldwide.
Attendees will have the opportunity to establish new business alliances, while more than 100 speakers will cover diverse topics of commercial and scientific interest, including the most relevant news for the local and emerging markets. For more information about this event, click here.
Spannabis: Fira de Cornella, Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain. March 10-12, 2023
Known worldwide as a reference cannabis fair as it has been held for the last 17 years, sharing information regarding the culture, innovation, and experience in the cannabis industry, thanks to the support of the most prominent brands in the market.
This international event will bring together for three days the highest representatives of the cannabis industry, including professionals and exhibitors, who will be offering a sample of the innovations applied today to the cultivation of cannabis.
The idea is for participants to exchange opinions and points of view with cannabis producers and growers, while they establish new business alliances, seek potential customers, and project new business opportunities in the region.
Up to 50,000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors from Spain, Canada, China, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, among others, are expected to participate.
The Cannabis Expo: Sun Exhibits, GrandWest, Cape Town, South Africa. March 23-26, 2023
The Cannabis Expo will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the global cannabis market, including quality educational information about the innovative products and businesses that can emerge from this ever-growing market.
Up to 50,000 people are expected to attend and more than 100 exhibitors will speak about the qualities of cannabis to medical professionals, agricultural suppliers, and traders wishing to expand their business.
Cannabis fairs held during the second quarter of 2023:
Cannabis Europa: Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom. May 2-3, 2023
This event will reunite important business leaders linked to the cannabis industry in Europe, so attendees will have the chance to meet with investors and business owners who are looking to expand the cannabis production business.
Up to 1,000 delegates are expected to attend this edition to offer their knowledge and innovative techniques as part of their experience, not only in Europe but also in other regions of the world.
Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition: Javits Center North, New York, United States. June 1-3, 2023
This exposition is another important cannabis fair that will be held in the United States to bring together hundreds of expert exhibitors in the field, as well as representatives of some of the most important companies in the legalized cannabis industry.
Those attending the event will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and meet producers, medical professionals, legal advisors, suppliers, and investors in the industry.
Up to 200,000 people are expected to attend this three-day congress, where they will enjoy hundreds of stands and more than 500 exhibits.
Cannabis fairs held during the third quarter of 2023:
Mississippi Cannabis Expo: Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Biloxi, United States. July 13-15, 2023
Certainly one of the most anticipated fairs of the year, as attendees will enjoy hundreds of exhibits with quality information on how to establish contacts with leaders of the most important cannabis production companies, and the tools needed to succeed in the industry.
With an estimated attendance of up to 20,000 visitors, the Mississippi Cannabis Expo will offer live sessions featuring some of the top leaders and executives involved in the development, growth, sales, and distribution of cannabis.
Cannabis Business Expo: Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, United States. July 21-22, 2023
This is a unique experience for those who wish to gain knowledge and delve deeper into the subject of cannabis production, as well as the importance of networking to learn how to invest in the cannabis market.
For this edition, it is estimated that up to 50,000 people from different regions of the United States will attend to enjoy more than 500 exhibitors.
Cannabis Conference: Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States. August 15-17, 2023
This is the number one conference that brings together diverse business professionals, not only from the United States but also from overseas.
The objective of the conference is to analyze all the advances that are being applied in cannabis production, as well as the opportunities, and challenges that the cannabis industries must face.
Up to 5,000 delegates are expected to participate to share valuable information on the importance of commercial growth, as well as the experiences they have had so far in the cannabis market.
The conference will also expand its educational offerings once again with a track dedicated to the cultivation, and sale of hemp, and hemp-derived products.
Also, the Cannabis Conference exhibit hall will feature industry-leading technologies, solutions, and services for professional cannabis growers and retail businesses.
HempFest Cannabis Expo: Calgary, Canada (Virtual Event) September 9-11, 2023
One of the virtual events that will be held in 2023 to attract pioneers of the cannabis industry, new and old consumers, as well as fans so they can get quality information about the historical growth of this industry, which promises to become one of the most profitable in the coming years.
Up to 20,000 people are expected to participate in this edition of the event to enjoy up to 500 presentations on topics related to new products on the market, the benefits of the cannabis plant, and the market opportunities that can be applied to the development of communities.
Montreal Cannabis Expo: Palais des Congres in Montreal, Montreal, Canada. September 13-14, 2023
Known as the premier event for the cannabis industry, the Montreal Cannabis Expo is an opportunity to gather a variety of industry professionals who will share their ideas about all the innovations being developed to empower the cannabis industry.
Attendees will get quality information from producers, investors, suppliers, and scientists, who will showcase duly authorized products available today that are marketed not only for medical purposes but also for recreational ones.
With the participation of up to 500 exhibitors and an estimated attendance of almost 20,000 people, it is expected to be one of the cannabis fairs that will allow the creation of new commercial alliances, as well as networking that will help ensure the positioning of brands, and the enhancement of the cannabis business worldwide.
Cannabis fairs held during the fourth quarter of 2023:
Ohio Cannabis Health & Business Summit: International Exposition Center, Cleveland, United States. October 6-7, 2023
Designed especially for representatives of the hemp and medical cannabis industries who wish to expand their businesses, this summit seeks to promote the resources and technological alternatives available for today’s cannabis market.
While the conference initially focused on patients, advocates, and educators, this time the focus is on entrepreneurs, companies, and investors who are looking to boost the cannabis business.
More than 1,000 visitors are expected to attend the event and visit 100 booths where they will receive educational workshops, work sessions, and more.
Real Cannabis Entrepreneur Conference: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport, Newark, United States. October 20-21, 2023
This conference is one of the events specially designed for entrepreneurs to obtain valuable information on how to enter the cannabis industry.
The idea is that forward-thinking business owners can connect with investors and individuals looking for business opportunities while getting up to date with all the requirements and practical instructions they need to be able to transform themselves into structurally and legally constituted companies.
An average of 300 delegates are expected to participate to share their experiences in the world of the cannabis business from its beginnings until today.
MJBizCon: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, United States. November 28-December 1, 2023
Another of the most anticipated cannabis fairs of the year, as it will bring together more than 1,000 exhibitors and close to 20,000 delegates representing the cannabis industry who will be talking about the future of the industry, as well as the challenges to be faced as it continues its expansion process worldwide.
Exhibitors will offer a sample of their products and services, and showcase the latest technological advances implemented today to further enhance the cannabis market.
Grow Up Cannabis Conference and Expo: Niagara Falls Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Canada (To be defined)
Known as Canada’s premier cultivation event, it is an experience designed specifically to serve as an educational platform where participants will learn from cannabis professionals through lectures, workshops, and panel discussions.
The objective is to delve into the cultivation processes and how cannabis extraction is carried out, as well as to update participants on the innovations and tools available today locally and globally.
Indo Expo Cannabis & Hemp Show: The Colorado Convention Center, Denver, United States (To be defined)
This event is one of the cannabis fairs that promotes networking between cannabis entrepreneurs who wish to develop and formalize their business proposals.
Those attending the exhibition will learn about the development and growth of the cannabis industry.
As you can see, there are several options that you can enjoy during the year, either in person or online, to learn about trends in cannabis cultivation.
For more information about these and other events, we recommend you check our agricultural events calendar. Also, if you want to get information about the webinars we have been conducting on several agricultural topics, especially the seminar developed on the cultivation of medical cannabis and/ or hemp under cover.
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This text is an update of a previous post where we have outlined the Cannabis Fairs in 2021.