As the marijuana industry continues to grow and legalization spreads from state to state, marijuana events are becoming more plentiful and more popular. Whether gathering together to discuss cannabis business opportunities or simply to celebrate life, here are some of the top upcoming events in the U.S.
Equal parts celebration and education, the Boise Hempfest seeks to bring about new attitudes and approaches to marijuana legalization, particularly in Idaho. The event is scheduled for April 23, 2016, in Boise, ID.
The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference
Scheduled for April 24, 2016, in Eugene, OR, this conference is the place to be for anyone looking to get involved in the marijuana industry in Oregon. Information will be provided on legalities, taxation, and licensing.
Cannabis Film Festival
Now in its 2nd year, the Cannabis Film Festival (CFF) takes place to raise awareness about the industry through various films. The event is scheduled for April 23-24, 2016 in Garberville, CA.
Held in the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Northern California, the Emerald Cup is both an expo and a music festival. There are industry experts, educators, and investors on hand, as well as patrons who attend for a community celebration. The event takes place from April 29-30, 2016.
Spring Marijuana Business Conference and Expo
Considered the largest and oldest running national marijuana conference in the country, this three-day conference will benefit businesses who wish to be involved in the medical marijuana industry. The conference is scheduled for May 9-11, 2016 in Orlando, FL.
Cannabis Business Summit and Expo
Being advertised as one of the most important cannabis events of the year, this conference will take place in Oakland from June 20-22, 2016. This isn’t just a California-based summit as there will be national policymakers on hand to discuss issues in the industry as well as mini events throughout the expo.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Seattle Hempfest will take place from August 19-21, 2016. The event is considered educational in nature about cannabis and marijuana but will also have plenty of entertainment options for attendees.
Another Pacific Northwest event, the CannaGrow Expo is open to attendees age eighteen and up. It is designed to educate those interested in the art and science of growing cannabis. The event will take place from August 28-29, 2016 in Portland, OR.
As cannabis fever continues to spread across the nation, there is nothing like communing and learning with like-minded people. The variety of upcoming marijuana events in the U.S. makes this possible.