2022 Cannabis Industry Events

Insights from Bridge West Consulting

The New Year is here and MJBizDaily predicts that 2022 cannabis sales in the United States could top $30 billion due to continued growth in new markets. With nine new states that legalized cannabis in 2021, the numbers continue to grow. At Bridge West Consulting, we are excited to see the industry changes that 2022 will bring and so many industry events and tradeshows being planned.

Check out our highlights of the events happening throughout the year, and we will regularly update this listing. If you plan to attend, please let us know and we welcome you to connect and schedule time to meet with us.


Biz Cann Expo – Brooklyn Expo Center, February 4-5, 2022

Biz Cann Expo is now coming to New York! This is a great event if you are looking to expand your established cannabis business or if you’re looking to start in the industry. Biz Cann Expo offers opportunities to exhibit, and attending is a great way to network with industry executives.  There is a full line-up of industry leaders presenting a wide range of hot topics and all are welcome — growers, cultivators, processors, distributors, and ancillary service providers.

Cannadelic Miami – Miami Airport Convention Center, February 5-6, 2022

Cannadelic Miami has been hosting cannabis and psychedelic events since 2014. This two-day conference is for industry professionals and consumers alike. It will be of special interest for anyone interested in the business and science of both cannabis and psychedelics. There will be over 150 exhibitors with 40+ speakers and panelists who will discuss topics from new cannabis licenses to the benefits of psychedelics.

Lucky Leaf Expo – Albuquerque, NM February 25-26, 2022, Detroit, MI, March 25-26, 2022, Richmond, VA, July 29-30, 2022, and Oklahoma City, OK, September 22-23, 2022

This Cannabis and CBD expo convention is great for those looking for cannabis industry education and networking opportunities with other cannabis professionals. Some of the most well-known entrepreneurs and brands in the cannabis world will be exhibiting at this convention, with a wide mix of professionals including growers and cultivators. Industry leading experts will present and provide their insights on the top trending topics in the cannabis industry.

The Emerald Conference – San Diegeo, CA, February 27 – March 1, 2022

The Emerald Conference in Southern California is now in its 7th year in 2022. It is the longest running interdisciplinary cannabis science event in the industry. This conference showcases how science and data support best practices in cultivation, production, and quality assurance. The Emerald Conference is a must-attend event for those looking to gain knowledge on extraction science, research and development, formulations and pre-clinical research. With 50+ exhibitors, and 20+ speakers and over 800+ that attend, you won’t want to miss the biggest cannabis science conference this year!

MJ Unpacked – New York, NY, May 4-6, 2022

When it comes to emerging conventions and tradeshows for the cannabis industry, MJ Unpacked is the first of its kind. Amorous cannabis retailers, brands and accredited investors will attend this event to discover new opportunities and connect and access capital. Attendees will be able to meet cannabis industry executives in the competitive East Coast market.

New York & New Jersey Cannabis Convention – New York, NY, May 14-15, 2022 & Atlantic City, NJ, September 9-10, 2022

With the growing market on the East Coast, NECANN is coming to New York and New Jersey amidst the new legalization and bringing one of the biggest cannabis conventions to the East Coast. NECANN showcases ideas and high-quality products from every outlet of the industry. Exhibitors will educate other cannabis professionals on the new market and help assist their growth. NECANN brings together a large selection of speakers to educate industry professionals who attend these conventions.

CWCB Expo – New York City, NY, June 2-4, 2022

Held in New York City, CWCBExpo highlights leading cannabis, CBD and hemp industry professionals. This event connects industry executives and offers opportunities for attendees to learn from world-renowned experts and meet with leading exhibitors. Attendees can also explore the newest industry products, technologies, and services while networking and forming new business relationships and collaborations.

Bezinga Cannabis Capital Conference – Southern California, September 21-22, 2022

Bezinga Cannabis Conference is a hybrid styled conference where attendees have the option of attending virtually or in-person. This interactive experience offers on-demand presentations from top CEOs, investors and leaders in the cannabis industry. Bezinga Cannabis Conferences give attendees the ability to network and connect with cannabis leaders around the globe.

CannaCon West – Denver, CO, September 24-25, 2022

CannaCon is home to the industry of growers and is leading the nations largest business-to-business cannabis conference. With over 200 exhibitors already registered, this event is uniquely catered to the needs of those in the local industry. Every year, CannaCon demonstrates how the cannabis industry serves more than licensed cultivators and dispensaries by including ancillary service providers such as technology firms, security specialists, and software designers.

MJBizCon – Las Vegas, NV, October 15-18, 2022

The largest cannabis convention is back for 2022 and celebrating their 11th anniversary! With over 1,200 exhibitors participating in 2021, it is expected to be a sell-out event in 2022. This event invites the biggest names in the industry, leading executives, investors, and entrepreneurs. From growers and cultivators, to farming technology and accountants, you can find all cannabis industries here in one place. There will be over 80 speakers who share their insights, experiences, and expertise in the emerging cannabis industry.