As the cannabis industry continues to grow and evolve, so does the number of events dedicated to celebrating and advancing this burgeoning sector. Whether you’re a curious consumer, a cannabis enthusiast, or a seasoned industry professional, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a rundown of three key cannabis-related events happening in Canada in 2023 that you shouldn’t miss.
1. Toronto Cannabis Comedy Festival 2023
Laughter is the best medicine, they say, and what better way to combine it with your love for cannabis than at the Toronto Cannabis Comedy Festival? This unique event, set to entertain in the summer of 2023, celebrates cannabis culture through the medium of stand-up comedy. It’s a place where humor and green culture blend perfectly. You can expect a series of rib-tickling performances from some of the best comedians in the country, all set against the backdrop of cannabis appreciation. This festival promises not only to make you laugh out loud but also to provide a space for cannabis enthusiasts to connect and share their experiences. So get ready for a high dose of hilarity at the Toronto Cannabis Comedy Festival
Tickets are around $26 for the early bird, and $32 for general admission. Further details can be found here.
CannExpo has revised the dates of its Toronto-based show to March 24 – 26, 2023 to reflect the needs of the industry and accommodate for the overlap of 2022 events. The show is fulfilling the need for a consumer-focused cannabis event that is the hub for cannabis users, industry networking, education, and more. Moving the date to the spring will allow for greater success and a better overall show experience based on industry feedback and the desire to have CannExpo’s first show be an incredible experience for both exhibitors and attendees .
The show will include seminars on wellness & lifestyle, psych & mushrooms, growing your own cannabis, cooking with cannabis, consumer education and getting into the industry. There will be a separate stream for retailers and budtenders with a focus on retail success .
CannExpo will bring together industry professionals, end consumers and potential newcomers for a rare opportunity to interact with audiences from every category of the cannabis retail sector. From farming to consuming and everything in between, CannExpo brings together under one roof, everything and anything in the Canadian cannabis retail sector .
When: March 24 – 26, 2023 Where: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 Daily Admission: $20 CAD Weekend Pass: $35 CAD Who: CannExpo Kathryn Reilly, CEO, CannExpo Kelly Rasmussens, Show Manager, CannExpo
Getting in front of buyers is expensive, time-consuming, and challenging. CannExpo is direct and offers the rare opportunity to amass countless contacts, showcase new products, explore new technology, gain strategic insights, capture feedback, identify trends and forge meaningful networks .
Taking place from January 12-14th, 2023, the Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the latest developments in the cannabis industry. This multi-day event brings together industry professionals, investors, and consumers for an immersive experience that includes networking opportunities, informative sessions, and a showcase of cutting-edge products and services. Here, you’ll get to meet the movers and shakers of the cannabis world, learn about the latest trends, and gain valuable insights that could help shape your understanding or direction in the industry^3.
These events are not only a testament to the growing acceptance and interest in cannabis but also offer a valuable platform for learning, networking, and growth. Mark your calendars, and prepare to immerse yourself in these dynamic and engaging cannabis events of 2023.