📅 Can't Miss Cannabis Events 🌿

Fresh vibes and new connections await!

As the buds of May bloom, so does our enthusiasm for this week’s lineup of cannabis industry events across the Northeast. Whether you’re looking to network, learn, or just have some fun, there’s something for everyone under the spring sun!

  1. Unlocking Equity - Trenton, NJ
    Join the MCBA Equity Workshop Tour as it fosters crucial conversations about social equity in cannabis. A movement not just a meeting!

  2. Hash Queen Tales - Lee, MA
    Spend an afternoon with Mila Jansen at her book signing and hear the enthralling journey of a lifetime crowned by cannabis.

  3. Flower Power Showcase - Chelsea, MA
    Grand Opening! Trinity Naturals invites you to revel in festivities with unbeatable deals, live music, and a community vibe you won’t want to miss!

  4. Garden Party Under the Stars - Washington Township, NJ
    The Cannabis Freedom Garden Party promises an evening of enlightenment and celebration. Perfect for those who treasure community and safe cannabis access.

Tuesday, May 14th @ 4:00p - Cannabis State of the State 2024- Buffalo, NY - $49

This "State of the State" will dive into what's working, what's not, what needs to happen next, and what those looking to get into the industry should consider before making the leap. Event details >

Wednesday, May 15th @ 5:00p - The Travel Agency 5th Avenue- New York, NY - FREE

Join us for an elevated First Look event at our new Fifth Avenue location. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 12:30p - Green Market Report’s Women in Cannabis Summit- New York, NY - $99

This summit promises to be an empowering and enlightening event, bringing together leaders, innovators, and changemakers in the cannabis industry. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of women in this space and explore opportunities for further growth and collaboration. All genders welcome! Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 6:00p - Third Thursday: East Cost Cannabis Friends - New York, NY - FREE

This is a friendly monthly gathering of cannabis industry operators and people who want to join or learn more about the industry. Event details >

Thursday, May 18th @ 9:00a - Canna Workforce Seed to Success Tour - Bronx, NY - FREE

Immerse yourself in a day of knowledge building and hands on workshops. Event details > 

Thursday, May 18th @ 1:00p - New York Growers Cup Flower PopUp - New York, NY - $7.18

Try award-winning flower from incredible New York growers who won The New York Growers Cup! Buy one ticket, bring a guest for free. Event details >

Tuesday, May 21st @ 10:00a - ConBud Grand Opening - Bronx, NY - FREE

We are the world's first and only dispensary run and operated by formerly incarcerated individuals. You get premium bud, we get second chances. The party is going to be lit, so be prepared to catch a vibe and find your tribe. Event details >

Thursday, May 23rd @ 7:00p - New York is Now: A Cannabis Collective Event - New York, NY - $50

Do you feel what we feel? Momentum. Opportunity. The moment is ours and this community is stronger than ever, so let's get back in the room together and create authentic connections, build trust, and do deals. Event details >

Tuesday, May 14th @ 9:00a - Mint Cannabis Open Interviews- Belmont, MA - FREE

This is your chance to embark on a rewarding career path with a leader in the cannabis retail space. Event details >

Wednesday, May 15th @ 8:00a - Cannabis at a Crossroads- Boston, MA - $20

Join us as we hear from operators, legislators and other stakeholders about their experiences and what steps are needed to expand the cannabis industry’s growth in an equitable way. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 3:00p - Mila Jansen Meet and Greet + Book Signing- Lee, MA - FREE

Join us for an incredible afternoon of conversation and book signing. "How I Became the Hash Queen" is Mila’s fascinating memoir that tells the tale of her unusual life and world travels. Event details >

Saturday, May 18th @ 9:00a - Royalties and Wholesale Contracts- Somerville, MA - FREE

Tony Verzura will describe what it takes to win wholesale contracts and royalties from existing licensees. The talk is designed for cannabis entrepreneurs that qualify or would qualify as an Economic Empowerment Priority Applicant or Social Equity Program Participant in the state of Massachusetts. Event details >

Saturday, May 18th @ 11:00a - Grand Opening! Trinity Naturals Cannabis Dispensary - Chelsea, MA - FREE

Don't miss out on special deals, giveaways, music, food, and more at our GRAND OPENING event. See you there! Event details >

Tuesday, May 14th @ 10:00a - MCBA Equity Workshop Tour- Trenton, NJ - FREE

The Equity Workshop Tour is a national movement, aiming to fortify the presence and influence of social equity applicants and operators in the burgeoning cannabis sector. If you believe in the importance of building an ecosystem committed an equitable industry you're invited to join us for this intimate event. Event details >

Wednesday, May 15th @ 5:00p - Cannabis Freedom Garden Party- Washington Township, NJ - FREE

Join us for an evening of celebration dedicated to all NJ cannabis enthusiasts. The event will host local operators discussing the process on Getting Safe Products to Market. Event details >

Sunday, May 19th @ 2:00p - L.O.V.E. Emplowment and Education Event- Trenton, NJ - FREE

Join Legacy Operators Vying for Equity to unlock doors for employment and education opportunities. Event details >

Wednesday, May 22nd @ 6:00p - NJ CannaBusiness Association B2B Networking Event- Edison, NJ - $75

Make connections and socialize with industry folks. Event details >

Thursday, May 16th @ 10:00a - MCBA Equity Workshop Tour- Philadelphia, PA - FREE

The Equity Workshop Tour is a national movement, aiming to fortify the presence and influence of social equity applicants and operators in the burgeoning cannabis sector. If you believe in the importance of building an ecosystem committed an equitable industry you're invited to join us for this intimate event. Event details >

Tuesday, June 11th @ 10:00a - Cannabis Day at the Capital- Harrisburg, PA - FREE

Raise your voice for change! Demand an end to cannabis prohibition, ensure equity in cannabis opportunities, and make a lasting impact. Event details > 

Wednesday, June 12th-13th @ 10:00a - CannaCon- Rochester, NY - $100

New york is on its way to becoming the next cannabis cultivation powerhouse. Join the industry growers who are paving the way!  Event details >

Monday, June 17th @ 8:00a - Benzinga Market Spotlight- New Brunswick, NJ - $197

Step into a world where the pulse of the cannabis industry beats strongest. This is where the future of cannabis in New Jersey—and beyond—is shaped. Event details >

All Official NECANN Events

Friday, May 31st-June 1st - Chicago, IL

Friday, June 14-15th - Burlington, VT

Friday, September 6-7 - Atlantic City, NJ

Friday, September 20-21 - Grand Rapids, MI

Friday, October 4th-5th - Hartford, CT

Friday, October 25th-26th - Syracuse, NY

Friday, March 21-22, 2025 - Boston, MA

Wednesday, June 5th-6th @ 10:00a - Flower Expo MA- Greenfield, MA - $99.99

With a focus on professionalism, positive energy, and streamlined processes, we empower businesses and individuals to showcase their offerings, inspire innovation, and shape the future of cannabis. Event details >

Wednesday, June 5th-6th @ 10:00a - CWCB Expo - New York, NY - $100

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) is a business-to-business trade show event for the legalized cannabis industry. Event details >

Friday, September 6th @ 10:00a - TeeHC Open - Grafton, MA - TBD

This event is meant for everyone – golf enthusiast or not. Our team is excited to create a unique space with your help for those in the cannabis industry to feel welcome and engage in an entirely new way. Event details >

Friday, September 27th-28th @ 10:00a - Lucky Leaf Expo- Albuquerque, NM - $35

Join us at the Albuquerque Convention Center for the most anticipated cannabis event of the year! Discover the latest trends, innovations, and products in the cannabis world. Event details >

Tuesday, October 8th-9th @ 10:00a - Benzinga- Chicago, IL - $267

Connect with the biggest names in cannabis. Get deals done. Network, network, network. Event details > 

Tuesday, December 3rd-6th @ 10:00a - MJ BizCon- Las Vegas, NV -

This year has been one heck of a rollercoaster ride for the cannabis industry, but let’s not forget, it’s never been a walk in the park. Challenges are the name of the game, and it’s time to go back to our roots and DARE TO GROW. Event details >

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