THE biggest cannabis event on the continent returns to Cape Town from March 24 – 27 at GrandWest. Despite a two-year pandemic break, this dynamic industry has grown rapidly and now The Cannabis Expo is preparing for its biggest expo yet in the Mother City in line with Government’s renewed focus on this flourishing industry; At his SONA address, President Ramaphosa announced his plans to review current frameworks and look at easing polices to help the cannabis sector grow.
“It’s great to be back in Cape Town, and after the recent government moves to further open up the cannabis industry we have seen a huge increase in exhibitors with new cannabis opportunities on offer”, says Expo director Silas Howarth. “Whether you’re interested in cannabis and finding out about the latest cannabis products, or just want to have a good time with cannabis vibes, or if you’re serious about getting into the cannabis industry, you need to be at The Cannabis Expo.”
The Cannabis Expo Cape Town is the largest trade and consumer expo of its kind on the African continent and includes more than 150 exhibitors, networking and entertainment spaces, The Cannabis Food Market where you can try and buy foods, drinks and treats with a cannabis buzz, as well as The Cannabis Convention that hosts moderated panel discussions and presentations from global industry leaders.
With a huge selection of cannabis-related products and services already legally on the market, The Cannabis Expo hosts businesses and professionals from all sectors of the industry: agriculture, healthcare, medicine, technology, product retailers and innovators, legislation groups and government departments.
Throughout the event, visitors will be able to enjoy and participate in talks, presentations and panel discussions with cannabis industry leaders, experts, activists and government representatives on a variety of cannabis related topics. Get clued up about the laws around cannabis; how to get a grower’s permit; what tools, lights and fertilisers are needed to grow the best crops; the wide range of health benefits of cannabis; the vast business opportunities the cannabis industry has to offer; and more.
New to the upcoming event, The JuicyFields Freedom Festival at the expo is the ultimate space for cannabis enthusiasts, providing a vibrant outdoor festival environment where visitors, delegates and exhibitors to the accompanying cannabis expo and convention events congregate throughout the four days. The festival includes a festival stage hosting popular bands, artists and DJs, comfy relaxation areas and catering spaces including The Cannabis Food Market where visitors can browse and enjoy the latest in cannabis-infused and cannabis-inspired culinary delights.
DAY PASS – R150 pre-sale|200 at the door, This includes a one-day access to The Cannabis Expo, Food Market and JuicyFields Freedom Festival.
VIP DELEGATE TICKET – R990 pre-sale|R1 490 at the door, This includes four-day access to The Cannabis Expo, Food Market and JuicyFields Freedom Festival; VIP seating at all panel discussions and presentations; exclusive access to the delegate’s VIP area; networking and business spaces; dedicated VIP catering area; delegate VIP profile on Whova, the official convention app, allowing you to connect with and set up meetings with other delegates, speakers and exhibitors; attend the official networking cocktail hour, 6-7PM on Thursday and Friday at the expo; attend the juicyfields official VIP after party.