June 20-22, 2016


America's Most Important Cannabis Event of the Year

Make Your Voice Heard: The ONLY national event where you will have an opportunity to meet with policy makers and influencers as they converge with the leading trade association shaping the cannabis economy.

Network with 3,000 of your peers: including growers, dispensaries and infused product manufacturers

Your exposure: to the highest concentration of legitimate buyers and sellers all in one place

Gain knowledge: 30+ sessions with over 75 speakers to bring you up to speed on the rapid changes of your industry


“A powerhouse of networking and marketing opportunities” Network with the best and brightest in cannabis.


Innovative Techniques, Technologies and Services in the Arena.
The most influential B2B conference and exhibition in the industry. The Cannabis Business Summit® and Expo brings together top industry professionals for three days of networking and education.

At the Door Price: $695

FINAL Savings Rate: $645* until June 20th

*Member Pricing

ADVOCACY. EDUCATION. COMMUNITY. Industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and newcomers will gather to learn best practices for maintaining a successful business, and gain knowledge on emerging topics and policy issues.

Policy & Reform

Policy & Reform

  • Insights into the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions
  • Emerging Market Opportunities
  • Policy Developments & Implementation
Cultivation & Processing

Cultivation & Processing

  • Efficiency Tips for Indoor & Greenhouse Grows
  • Organic Cultivation Methods
  • Integrated Pest Management
The Fine Print

The Fine Print

  • Managing Large Amounts of Cash
  • Financing Your Cannabusiness
  • Risk Management
Running Your Cannabusiness

Running Your Cannabusiness

  • Creating a Corporate Structure
  • Retail Management Best Practices
  • Building Customer Loyalty
Medical Applications of Cannabis

Medical Applications of Cannabis

  • Ensuring Dosage Uniformity
  • Manufacturing Compliance & Safety
  • Solvent and Solvent-less Extraction Processes
Emerging Topics in the Industry

Emerging Topics in the Industry

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Intellectual Property Issues


  • The organization and overall experience at [NCIA] events is always extremely professional. Th[e] Cannabis Business Summit was no exception. As someone who attends over 30 industry events a year, I believe this makes a huge difference in the overall quality of the event and creates the proper environment in which to teach and learn.

    Nick Tanem
    Owner, Essential Extracts

  • This summit is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet with like-minded fellow cannabis industry colleagues. I gained valuable insight into nationwide opportunities and forged new alliances. This show has led to my involvement in two new canna businesses. THANK YOU NCIA!

    Karl Keich
    Executive Director, Canna Consulting Group

  • NCIA’s [Cannabis] Business Summit is a must attend conference. NCIA’s annual conference is extremely well-organized and accelerates professional (and personal) networking, delivers quality education for both the experienced and novices, and presents important opportunities to get involved in advocacy to effect legal change to support our industry.

    Mary Shapiro
    Managing Director, Evoke Law, PC

  • NCIA has a stellar track record of bringing together decision makers and innovative companies who understand the marketplace. We are selective in which events to exhibit and this one of them.

    Chris Wrenn
    Vice President of Americas Sales, AEssense

Speakers Learn From The Industry Experts

Aaron Smith
National Cannabis Industry Association Aaron Smith

Executive Director

Kayvan Khalatbari
Denver Relief Consulting Kayvan Khalatbari

Founding Partner

Gavin Newsom
Gavin Newsom

Lieutenant Governor of California

Jmîchaeĺe Keller
Steep Hill Labs, Inc. Jmîchaeĺe Keller


Khadijah Adams
Marijuana Investment & Private Retreat Khadijah Adams

Senior Managing Partner

Libby Schaaf
City of Oakland Libby Schaaf


John Roulac
Nutiva John Roulac

CEO & Founder

Julie Dooley
Julie's Natural Edibles Julie Dooley



Cannabis Business Summit & Expo is moving across the Bay to the Oakland Convention Center, just 12 minutes from Downtown San Francisco. We're taking over the Oakland Marriott City Center - where every guest will be a member of the Revolution.

Oakland Marriott City Center


1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 451-4000

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Make Your Voice Heard as a Member of Your Industry’s Most influential Advocacy Group and Join the Conversation this year as a Cannabis Business Summit® Exhibitor

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