National Cannabis Festival on 4/20 [Event Announcement]

National Cannabis Festival

An event celebrating the successful integration of legalized cannabis into our nation.

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When: April 20th, 2019. 12pm – 8pm.

Where: RFK Festival Grounds, Washington DC.

What: A concert, exhibit fair, contests, education, food, and celebration of the national cannabis culture.

Who: In addition to many high profile speakers and educators, the concert will feature many great artists including Ludacris and Action Bronson, Backyard Band, Stykers Posse, Black Masala, and DJ Farrah Flosset.

Check out the event’s site for more information and tickets!

American CBD Expo [Event Announcement]

The American CBD Expo has something for everyone intrigued or immersed in the CBD industry.

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CNvest: Terps and Tech [Event Announcement]

Terps and Tech

CNvest will choose 16 of the most innovative entrepreneurs and give them a chance to pitch their ideas to major investors in the industry. It’s the ultimate cannabis networking opportunity.

When: April 9th, 2018. Applications for investors closes February 16th.

Where: The McEnery Convention Center, 300 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose, CA 95113

What: This networking opportunity will focus on cannabis science and technology startups. Come to meet entrepreneurs, explore new sectors of the cannabis industry, and discover emerging trends.

Who: 16 of the most innovative new startups will get their chance to pitch their ideas to investors, industry leaders, and canna-thusiasts and receive valuable feedback.

Check out the event’s site for more information and to purchase tickets!


NCIA’s Seed to Sale Show Feb 7-8, 2018

The Only National Seed to Sale Show


The National Cannabis Industry Association is putting on the only national show dedicated to the best practices, science, and new technology for growing cannabis from seed to sale.


When: February 7-8, 2018


Where: Denver, Colorado


What: Two full days of information on the newest innovations in growing, extracting, infusing, marketing, and retailing of cannabis. This event has something for everyone with the thee dedicated learning tracks: Cultivation, Infused Products & Extractions, and Business Strategies & Innovation.


Who: More than 3000 industry professionals will gather to share their newest discoveries in the cannabis industry. In addition to the panel style discussion with industry experts, keynote speaker Tony Magee (Founder and CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company) will share their expertise on the emerging cannabis industry.


Check out their website for more information and tickets!



The Blinc Group Announced Their Opening on a Super Yacht!

The Blinc Group’s Launch Party Started with a Bangin’ Party on a Super Yacht

On October 18, 2017, under the dazzling lights of the NYC skyline, The Blinc Group kicked off their official launch with a rockin’ super yacht party. Vapor and cannabis leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and influencers from all over the world joined together to celebrate and take over the night on the super yacht named the Hornblower Hybride. The party left from New York City’s Pier 15 and the event was filmed and photographed by The Blinc Group media team, which also shared the event with the world through its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Continue reading The Blinc Group Announced Their Opening on a Super Yacht!

Croptoberfest 2016 [Event]

This year’s Croptoberfest in Yakima, Washington celebrates the past, present and future of the newest agricultural economy in Washington: the cannabis industry.

When: November 19, 2016, 10am-7pm

Where: 52 North 3rd Street, Yakima, Washington

What: The 3rd annual Croptoberfest will feature: an educational seminar on the future of the agricultural promise of cannabis, a cannabis expo and an after party. Croptoberfest plays off of the classic “Octoberfest” which celebrates beer and hops in all of its forms. Croptoberfest is a chance to come together to celebrate the new and beautiful cannabis industry.

According to Croptoberfest, “We find ourselves in a tremendously exciting time in history. Never have we seen a prohibited plant that holds so much value to today’s economy be released from the chains of the mis-education that over seventy years of propaganda have delivered our society. We launched Croptoberfest to assist in these efforts.”

Who: Adults 21+ can come to meet cannabis producers, processors, retailers and industry leaders in a variety of platforms. The educational seminar will feature many distinguished speakers such as Joe Beckerman, Principle of Hemp Ace International and longtime cannabis agriculture activist, Dr. Alan Schreiber President of Agricultural Development Group, Inc. which provides independent research and consulting services to agriculture industries, and Jedidiah Haney who founded Evergreen Industries SPC.

Check out the event’s website for more information and tickets!


Photo: Croptoberfest logo

Rolling with Designer High: Oct. 29th Event

Want to be the coolest stoner in the smoke circle? Check out this Colorado event to learn how to roll specialty blunts and joints.

When: October 29, 2016 @ 6 p.m.

Where: iBake, 3995 S Broadway, Englewood, Colorado 80113

What: Colorado’s first exclusive rolling class. Teaches you how to roll perfect blunts and joints. Come to learn time-tested rolling techniques and find out what the future of blunt rolling holds.

Who: Designer High and iBake – Englewood

Be the best on the block! Check out the Eventbrite page for details and tickets.


Photo: Unsplash

Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo [Event Announcement]

Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo

The second annual Southwest Cannabis Conference & Expo will host industry leaders, businesses, job seekers and the general public as they shape the world of tomorrow for the cannabis industry in Arizona.


When: October 14th-16th, 2016

Where: The Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona

What: The second edition of this event will focus on the world of tomorrow for the cannabis industry. A range of topics will be covered to promote and explore the future of the cannabis industry in Arizona. This comes at a perfect time as Arizonians prepare to vote on ending cannabis prohibition with Proposition 205 in November. Other topics include cannabis solutions for the opioid addiction epidemic, prime networking opportunities and a Cannabis Boot Camp. The Cannabis Boot Camp will be an all-day sub-event on October 14th set to cover: an overview of the industry, rules and regulations, industry trends, and how to build a cannabis business.

Who: Industry experts, entrepreneurs, leaders, companies, job seekers and curious individuals. Speakers include NFL Super Bowl star Marvin Washington, pain management specialist Dr. David Tonkin and human rights activist Larry Banegas.

Check out the event’s website for more information and tickets!


Photos: event website, Unsplash

25th Annual Seattle HEMPFEST [Event Announcement]

Seattle HEMPFEST is one of the largest and most sophisticated cannabis policy reform events in the world.


August 19th, 2016 Noon – 8pm. August 20th-21st, 2016 10am-8pm


3130 Alaskan Way W, Seattle, WA 98121. See the event website for parking information


Seattle HEMPFEST, is the premier flagship event of the global cannabis culture and is celebrating its 25th anniversary!


Six stages of music, world renowned speakers, food, arts, crafts, and booths will all be there to celebrate and educate about cannabis reform.

Check out the event’s website for more information and tickets!


Photo: HEMPFEST Poster: Artwork by Cory and Catska Ench found at

NCIA Cannabis Business Summit and Expo [Event Announcement]

Where commerce meets a revolution.

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When: June 20-22, 2016

Where: Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, California

What: Workshop, presentations, speakers will talk about the rapid changes in the marijuana industry. The business expo will feature many industry leading companies. Cannabis Carnival III will bring mystery, entertainment and fun to the Summit! Networking meets education meets fun in this three day event.

Who: Everyone from industry leaders to national policy makers to marijuana newcomers can come together to shape the cannabis economy. Many businesses will display their products and services at the expo. Gain industry knowledge, contacts, policy information, and inspiration at the Cannabis Business Summit and Expo!

Check out the event’s website for more information and tickets!

Photos: Cannabis Business Summit, James St. John