June 12-14, 2017


We are entering A New Era of cannabis business. Prepare yourself. Get ahead or be left behind. The Cannabis Business Summit® is the one conference that will catapult your business forward by delivering updated education and providing powerful connections, all offered to you in California, the state of opportunity!

The largest cannabis industry association trade show in the U.S. Check out what industry leaders have to say about NCIA's events.


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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*
Early Bird Savings Rate: $545*

Super Early Bird Savings Rate: Just $345* until March 24th

*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
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


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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