What better place to visit and get a peek into the first analytical laboratory dedicated to medical cannabis in California; Steep Hill has led the science of cannabis since 2008. During that time, the lab has made market changing discoveries (like High-CBD genetic markers) and pioneered the implementation of self-regulation throughout the cannabis industry. Today, we employ sophisticated technology and rigorous science to solve problems: whether you're cultivating, processing, or dispensing - we'll help you diagnose, solve, or avoid costly errors in your workflow.

Join us for an exclusive look at Steep Hill lab and an aspect at the testing process, gain the valuable information you will need for your personal and business development.  Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the next location.


Next stop is at Harborside, one of the oldest, largest, and most respected cannabis retailers in the world, Harborside has played an instrumental role in making cannabis safe and accessible to a broad and diverse community of California consumers.

Harborside stores are known for having the world’s best-curated selection of award-winning flower, concentrates, edibles, and other cannabis products from California’s most respected growers and manufacturers. Get a peek at the back of the house, and a journey of the then and now and hear how the industry has evolved with legalization.

The Harborside team is a passionate, diverse group of individuals with a deep connection to the power of the cannabis plant as a way for people to find balance and wellness – whether that’s to heal, laugh, create, think, love or one of the many other ways cannabis can help you get a little more out of life. We stand proudly in favor of diversity, sustainability, and economic justice in the industry


The last stop on the tour is at Dark Heart Nursery, get a behind-the-scenes look at the leading cannabis clone nursery in California. Founded in 2007, Dark Heart Nursery has perfected the process of creating healthy and vigorous clones that farmers need for a successful harvest. You’ll begin this tour in the garden, see the propagation process up-close, and then finish with quality control and distribution. Along the way you'll learn more about their Clean Plant Program performed through advanced tissue culture methods. Their knowledgeable staff will be available for questions throughout the tour. Their facility is located in sunny East Oakland, the heart of the Bay Area cannabis industry.

Space is limited, sign up today! Buses will depart promptly at the posted schedule time.

All attendees must have a government-issued ID and must be at least 21 years of age. This is a multi-stop tour, stops include Steep Hill Labs, Dark Heart Nursery, and Harborside.

Pick-up and drop-off | Outside Peet's Coffee at the Hilton




Register for the pre-conference tours and workshops during the attendee registration process.