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Networking Events

VIP RECEPTION | CONFERENCE | AFTER PARTY

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Networking Events

FEB. 1 VIP RECEPTION - Experience networking Cali style! We start things off the evening before the conference with our VIP Reception, to be held at the Hyatt Embarcadero from 6-8 PM. This event is fully catered and is a great way to start making connections. Past VIP Reception guests have included Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom, California State Marijuana Czar Lori Ajax, U.S. Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Tommy Chong, Steve DeAngelo, and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders. See our Events page for more details.

FEB. 2 CONFERENCE - California legalizes! Starting January 1st, 2018, California will allow for recreational use, as well as implement new regulations for Cannabis industry operators. With rapid changes to business and compliance, monitoring the fast moving dynamics of our rapidly changing industry is a full time job. The International Cannabis Business Conference San Francisco---Northern California's first B2B event since the recent historic election---will bring together top state regulators and industry leaders to discuss permits, business models, and opportunities within the newly enacted laws and landscape. Of course, the International Cannabis Business Conference also famously offers some of the best cannabis industry networking, leveraging our worldwide following to connect wholesalers, brands, distributors, investors and strategic partners. Join us for the longest continuous running cannabis business conference in California. The one and only International Cannabis Business Conference!

FEB. 2 AFTER PARTY - Join after the first day of conference at our exclusive After Party for an unforgettable evening of networking. With previous live performances by hip hop legends KRS One and Del the Funky Homosapien, our After Parties have become the stuff of legend. Free for all ticket holders.

Rooms at the Hyatt

WE HAVE PARTNERED WITH HYATT TO BRING YOU AN INCREDIBLE ROOM RATE!

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Rooms at the Hyatt

Reserve your room today and enjoy peace of mind knowing all you have to do is show up. Early bird room rates are good through Dec. 31, 2017. Our previous San Francisco event was booked to capacity so act now to secure your spot at the 2018 International Cannabis Business Conference.

PAST SPEAKERS

We bring you the best of industry insiders as well as cannabis icons!

Keynote Speaker at 2017 Event in San Francisco

HENRY ROLLINS

American Cultural Icon

Berlin Keynote Speaker 2017

DANA ROHRABACHER

U.S. Republican Congressman

California's First Cannabis Czar at 2017 Event in San Francisco

LORI AJAX

California Cannabis Czar

Celebrity Interview San Francisco

TOMMY CHONG

Cannabis Movie Star Legend

SAN FRANCISCO PACKAGES

Choose from Individual or VIP Package

$399
Early Bird Individual
Single Person Admission
  • Full Day of Conference
  • Conference Goodies
  • Access to Exhibitor Arena
  • Free Admission to After Party
  • Entry to VIP Reception
  • Networking
$499
Early Bird VIP Package
Single Entry to Conference and VIP Reception
  • Full Day of Conference
  • Conference Goodies
  • Access to Exhibitor Arena
  • Free Admission to After Party
  • Entry to VIP Reception
  • Networking

GALLERY

Video and photos from our previous events

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