Attend MJ Biz Con 2017 in Las Vegas Next Week!
The Marijuana Business Factbook 2017 projects overall marijuana sales at the retail level in the U.S. will reach between $5.1- $6.1 billion in 2017. And that by 2021 that number could top $17 billion (which would represent a 300% increase from 2016).
The largest, oldest and most trusted B2B cannabis trade show, MJBizCon, is only 1 week away!! More than 15,000 cannabis professionals, VCs, entrepreneurs, CEOs, leaders, etc will be in attendance.
Marijuana Business Daily’s Marijuana Business Conference & Expo (MJBizCon) will be held November 15-17, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Pre-Conference workshops will be held Tuesday, Nov 14.
Marijuana and beer festival coming to Reno
Reno is getting its own "Bud and Brew Festival" (that's code for pot and beer), but there's a significant catch: There won't be any bud.
The Reno Bud and Brew Music Festival will be a 21 and over celebration complete with entertainment that is set to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 23 in Wingfield Park on the Truckee River. Law enforcement will be on scene to ensure that no public consumption, sale or purchase of marijuana will be taking place at the event.
Artists performing at the event will include:
What Are the Best Marijuana Events in 2017?
What are the best cannabis events to attend in 2017?
Whether you are an activist, a cannabis industry professional, or a new or veteran cannabis consumer (or all of the above!) attending cannabis centric events will help with furthering this movement and with education and awareness about the cannabis plant itself. It is certainly an interesting time in history for marijuana…regardless of how people feel about it.
Here are a few must-attend events for the new year. We will definitely update this list as more cannabis events surface. We hope you find one, or several, that are a good fit for you!
The 2017 Hemp Road Trip is Planning on Reaching 30 States in two Months
Following a successful 2016 tour around the U.S., the group behind The 2017 Hemp Road Trip are trying to raise funds – so they can raise awareness about the power of hemp across the country.
“The number one myth is that hemp is a drug like marijuana – that it gets you high,” says Rick Trojan. Earlier this year, on the first leg of his 2017 Hemp Road Trip, Rick found a lot of misconceptions about the plant. “Many farmers don’t even know they can receive more subsidies than with corn,”explains Rick, “It’s a new option for many states, for example, in the Carolinas it could be used as construction material.”
The 2017 Hemp Road Trip is planning on reaching 30 states in two months. Beginning in the South, the bus of advocates will trek up the coast to the Northeastern states, then across the Midwest, up to Montana and Washington, then back across Oregon, Northern California, through Utah and back home to it’s home base of Colorado.
What are the Best 420 Events in 2017?
4/20 is like the Super Bowl of holidays for the cannabis community. Whether you are attending a giant expo, a public smoke sesh, or an intimate party with friends, this day is special to all of the consumers, activists, and cannabis industry professionals.So, what are the best 420 events in 2017?
This year we are lucky, because 4/20 falls on a Thursday, so we get a whole WEEKEND for the best 420 events in 2017! If you have an event that seems like it should be on this list, please let me know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, enjoy!
Imperious Expo in Phoenix Arizona is Focused on Medical and Industrial Cannabis
You may recall from our previous post, the second Imperious Expo will be taking place on April 12 and 13 in Phoenix, Arizona.
While many of the conferences and expos have flocked to Nevada this year after the passage of Question 2, the second Imperious Expo is coming to Arizona after a successful launch in Tacoma, WA in 2016. Now that Prop 64 has passed in California, Arizona arguably has the best medical market in the whole U.S.
Imperious expos focus on developing business for medical and industrial cannabis while not excluding recreational trade. The event will also offer top-flight speakers that will help attendees take home critical information they can put to work to build business and profits. This show tried to maintain a national focus and stays in constant contact with the pulse of the emerging medical and industrial cannabis trade with a special focus on 23 states now in the forefront of an emerging business category.
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