2024's Must-Attend Cannabis Events: Where Culture and Innovation Meet!

Canadian Cannabis Events 2024

Attention cannabis lovers and industry folks: Are you looking for the top cannabis events in 2024?

This year is shaping up to be a huge for all things weed in Canada.

From the lively streets of Toronto to the stunning views in Vancouver, events and conferences are lined up.

Whether you’re deep into the cannabis game, just starting out, or simply keen to see what all the fuss is about, these events are your golden ticket; top-notch learning and networking, alongside a whole lot of celebrating our awesome cannabis community.

Let’s walk you through the hottest cannabis happenings of 2024. Each one’s got its own flavour and something special to offer in this constantly changing cannabis world.

So grab your calendar, get ready to circle some dates, and let’s dive into the exciting Canadian cannabis scene of 2024! 🌿🇨🇦🎉

CannExpo Toronto 2024

Date: March 22-24, 2024
Location: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto​
Address: 100 Princes’ Blvd #1, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

Soon to be upon us, CannExpo Toronto is happening March 22-24 at the Enercare Centre. This premier event stands as a beacon for cannabis consumers, budtenders, and retailers alike. Showcasing an array of cutting-edge products and immersive experiences, CannExpo is the hub for discovering the latest and greatest in cannabis innovations. Join this vibrant celebration in Canada’s largest city and be part of a gathering that’s all about pushing the boundaries of the cannabis industry.

BC Craft Farmers Cannabis Summit

Date: April 19-21 2024
Location: Prince George B.C.
Address: TBD

The 2024 BC Craft Farmers Cannabis Summit, scheduled for April 19-21 in Prince George, BC, aims to shine a spotlight on the region’s craft cannabis sector. Organized by the BC Craft Farmers Co-Op (BCCFC), the event invites craft cannabis farmers, processors, independent retailers, Indigenous organizations, and sector leaders to discuss and celebrate the industry’s achievements. This year’s summit focuses on the unique contributions of Northern BC’s cannabis community, planning to boost the local economy and address medical cannabis access from chronic disease and opioid addiction treatment​.

Business of Cannabis Toronto

Date: April 24, 2024
Location: StartWell Event Studio, Toronto O.N.
Address: 230 Niagara St, Toronto, ON M6J 2L4

The “Business of Cannabis: Toronto” leadership summit, scheduled for April 24, 2024, in Toronto, ON, aims to unite Canadian business leaders, North American investors, and policymakers in the cannabis industry. It focuses on preparing participants for the industry’s next five years with insights, tools, and knowledge for enhanced business operations and profitability. The event features discussions with retail pioneers, global players, financial, and political figures, offering a half-day program packed with data-driven insights, strategic networking, and growth opportunities within the Canadian cannabis market.

Grow Up Conference

City: Toronto
Date:
 May 27-29, 2024
Location: Delta Hotel by Marriott Toronto Airport Conference Centre
Address: 901 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5

City: Edmonton
Date:
 September 29 – October 1, 2024
Location: TBD
Address: TBD

The Grow Up Conference is set to illuminate two major Canadian cities in 2024 – Toronto and Edmonton. With the Toronto event from May 27-29 and Edmonton from September 29 to October 1, this conference is a must-attend for growers, retailers, and suppliers. It’s a unique platform to forge connections, exchange knowledge, and explore the latest advancements in cannabis. Whether you’re an industry veteran or a newcomer, the Grow Up Conference is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to grow their presence in the cannabis sector.

Hall of Flowers Toronto

Date: June 4 -5, 2024
Location: Toronto, Canada
Address: TBD

Hall of Flowers Toronto is a premier cannabis trade show in Canada, designed as an invite-only B2B event to enhance the connection between brands and retailers. Since its debut in Toronto in 2022, it has successfully facilitated meaningful retail connections, driving the cannabis industry forward. The show distinguishes itself by focusing on authentic industry representation and fostering connections beyond mere transactions, with a significant portion of attendees representing major retail and wholesale buyers across Ontario and Canada.

Lift Vancouver 2024

Date: Summer, 2024
Location: Vancouver B.C.
Address: TBD

Experience the pinnacle of cannabis culture in the heart of summer at Lift Vancouver 2024. Now scheduled for Summer 2024 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, this event is a perfect blend of industry insight and summertime vibes. As Canada’s leading cannabis event, Lift Vancouver will offer attendees an exclusive look into the latest trends, products, and innovations shaping the cannabis world. Ideal for those looking to combine their passion for cannabis with the joy of summer in one of Canada’s most beautiful cities.

The Global Cannabis Executive Summit – CANEXEC 2024

Date: October 27-28, 2024
Location: Toronto, Canada​
Address: TBD

Prepare for an exclusive, high-level cannabis experience at the Global Cannabis Executive Summit (CANEXEC 2024), happening on October 27-28 in Toronto. This invite-only event is a gathering of the cannabis industry’s most influential figures. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to engage with CEOs and thought leaders, gaining insights into the strategic directions and innovations driving the global cannabis market. CANEXEC 2024 is where the future of cannabis business is shaped.

Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Date: October 9-10, 2024
Location: Unspecified
Address: TBD

The Canadian Greenhouse Conference, scheduled for October 9-10, 2024, is Canada’s cornerstone event for commercial greenhouse growers. This event uniquely caters to flower, vegetable, cannabis, berry, and nursery growers, offering a comprehensive view of the latest trends, technologies, and practices in greenhouse cultivation. It’s an ideal setting for growers to connect with suppliers, researchers, and industry experts, fostering a collaborative environment that’s vital for the growth and sustainability of the greenhouse sector.

Montreal Cannabis Expo

Date: September 18-19, 2024
Location: Montreal, Quebec​​.
Address: TBD

This event is a real treasure trove for everyone in the cannabis world – whether you’re a seasoned pro, a budding business, or just plain curious about what’s going on in the green scene. Set in the beautiful and culturally rich city of Montreal, this expo is where the magic happens: networking with industry movers and shakers, discovering the latest innovations, and getting the lowdown on everything from cultivation to retail. It’s more than just a conference; it’s a celebration of cannabis culture in one of Canada’s most dynamic cities. So, if you’re looking to immerse yourself in the cannabis industry, make new connections, or just soak up some serious cannabis knowledge, the Montreal Cannabis Expo is the place to be.

Lift Toronto 2024

Date: Fall, 2024
Location: Toronto O.N.
Address: TBD

As the leaves turn and the air grows crisp, the cannabis community’s attention will turn to Lift Toronto 2024, now happening in Fall 2024. This event promises to be a focal point for cannabis enthusiasts and professionals, offering a platform to explore the industry’s latest developments and network with key players. Set against the backdrop of Toronto’s vibrant autumn, Lift Toronto will provide a comprehensive experience for those looking to dive deeper into the cannabis sector during one of the most picturesque times of the year in Canada.

Past Cannabis Events From 2023

In 2023, Canada hosted a variety of cannabis conferences and events, reflecting the dynamic and growing cannabis industry in the country. Here are some notable events:

Lift & Co Vancouver

Date: January 12-14, 2023
Location: Vancouver, BC
Highlights: Canada’s flagship cannabis event, connecting the cannabis community with hundreds of exhibiting companies​​.

Lift Toronto 2023 Cannabis Conference & Expo

Date: June 1-3, 2023
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Highlights: A premier trade show and conference for the Canadian cannabis industry​​.

CannExpo, Toronto

Date: March 24-26, 2023
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON
Highlights: Features industry leaders and a variety of exhibits​​.

Grow Up Conference & Expo, Edmonton

Date: May 28-30, 2023
Location: Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton, AB
Highlights: Targets Canadian growers with a focus on retail and wholesale buyers​​.

4th Canadian Cannabis Conference

Date: May 18, 2023
Location: Hotel Plaza Quebec, Quebec City
Highlights: Brings together industry players from fields like science, R&D, politics, and the medical field​​.

CannExpo

Date: March 24-26, 2023
Location: Toronto, ON
Highlights: A designer show for consumers, budtenders, and retailers, featuring a cannabis cooking competition and awards session​​.

Niagara Falls 420 Expo

Date: April 22, 2023
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
Highlights: North America’s largest celebration of cannabis with educational seminars, guest speakers, and manufacturers​​.

Growing Relationships

Date: April 29, 2023
Location: Calgary, AB
Highlights: Focuses on bringing growers, processors, and retailers together for collaboration and networking​​.

Agri Tech Venture Forum

Date: May 3-4, 2023
Location: Toronto, ON
Highlights: Joins agricultural and technological forces, featuring industry giants, investors, and innovators​​.

Grow Up Conference (Alberta)

Date: May 28-30, 2023
Location: Edmonton, AB
Highlights: Showcases cultivation, extraction, and psychedelics, including the Canadian Cannabis Cup 2023​​.

Hall of Flowers

Date: May 31 – June 1, 2023
Location: Toronto, ON
Highlights: An international show for premium cannabis brands and buyers​​.

Cannabis Wiki Conference & Expo

Date: June 14-15, 2023
Location: London, ON
Highlights: Focuses on educational sessions and future trends in the cannabis and hemp industry​​.