International Cannabis Business Conference Euro Pitch Event in Barcelona is open to European legal cannabis businesses and ancillary companies whose owner or owners are at least twenty-one (21) years old at the time of entry and legal to operate in their home country. Eligibility preference will be given to small businesses utilizing sustainable practices; assisting medical patients with safe access; utilizing ethical employment practices; engaging in positive engagement with the local community; participating in the political process to keep the cannabis community out of prison and end the failed War on Drugs. The ICBC has sole discretion on the selection of the finalists.
The ICBC, and any participating sponsors, will award at least 20,000 Euros to the winner of the Euro Pitch Event. Those applying may have to offer proof of their claims at the discretion of the ICBC. Prospective finalists should be notified by March 1st, 2019, but circumstances could change the time frame. Prospective winners must be able to attend the ICBC on March 14th in Barcelona, Spain, and give up to a 5-minute PowerPoint presentation to a panel of judges and then answer judges’ questions. Applicants should be prepared to provide a rough draft of the presentation for review. Alternates may be selected as well. The judges will tally their votes and select one winner. The decision of the judges will be final.
To be considered please fill out the application on this page.
The “Your Message” field should contain your pitch. Please write up to 300 words on why you should be a finalist for the ICBC Euro Pitch Event in Barcelona detailing the businesses’ ownership structure, current business operations, how the business would use the 20,000 Euro award, what generally makes your business stand out from others.