June 12-14, 2017


Cultivating A New Era of Enterprise


Vicente Fox

Vicente Fox
Former President of Mexico & President of Coca-Cola Latin America

A longtime public advocate for cannabis legalization in the U.S. and Mexico, politician and businessman, Vicente Fox, joins Cannabis Business Summit® & Expo to discuss the social injustices created by the war on drugs and the positive effects of global governments adopting cannabis legalization.



Thought leaders
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The most influential cannabis trade show in the U.S., hosted in the epicenter of the cannabis movement, by the industry’s only national trade association, the Cannabis Business Summit & Expo is an award-winning event that brings together the industry’s brightest minds.

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


Meet industry leaders pioneering cannavation in all aspects of the cannabis economy
The only Cannabis Summit backed by the only national trade association representing your business interests

At the Door Price: $695*

Super Early Bird Savings Rate: Just $645* until June 11th

*Member Pricing

ADVOCACY. EDUCATION. COMMUNITY. Learn from visionary thought leaders in five educational tracks that will help you elevate your business and achieve new levels of success

Policy & Reform

Policy & Reform

  • Licensing under MCRSA and AUMA
  • Emerging Market Opportunities
  • Working with Local Governments
Cultivation & Processing

Cultivation & Processing

  • Efficiency Tips for Indoor & Greenhouse Grows
  • Extraction Techniques and Technology
  • Pros and Cons of Different Cultivation Methods
The Fine Print

The Fine Print

  • Intellectual Property Issues
  • Financing Your CannaBusiness
  • Surviving 280E
Running Your Cannabusiness

Running Your Cannabusiness

  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Compliance Best Practices
  • Establishing Your Brand
Emerging Topics in the Industry

Emerging Topics in the Industry

  • Policy Developments & Implementation
  • Using Data Analytics
  • Opportunities and Pitfalls Facing Tribal CannaBusinesses


  • Exhibiting at NCIA shows is a tremendous marketing opportunity for us. These shows are especially well managed with support staff, who are eager to create a satisfying experience. Leads from the show are of the highest quality with serious and professional prospects. Overall, our partnership with NCIA is one of our best marketing investments. -

    David Laverty
    Director, Specialty Markets Nexus Greenhouse Systems

  • 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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