Best 2024 Cannabis Events to Check Out in Canada

Gabriela Tan
March 1, 2024

As the first G7 and G20 country to legalize recreational cannabis back in 2018, Canada has made its mark as a pioneer in the global cannabis industry. Though it’s been half a decade since legalization, the Canadian cannabis market is still seeing tremendous growth potential, with an anticipated annual growth rate of 14.15% between 2024 and 2028. As one of the world’s largest cannabis markets, it’s more crucial than ever before for industry professionals in Canada to keep themselves informed and connected on new trends and innovations. 

Luckily, Canada is home to several exciting cannabis events that bring together enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and advocates to discuss and explore all things cannabis. Continue reading to discover all of the Canadian cannabis events that are in store for 2024!

CannExpo Toronto 2024

CannExpo Toronto brings together a diverse range of cannabis industry professionals for a weekend filled with networking, knowledge-sharing, and exploring the latest products and innovations. At CannExpo Toronto, you can expect a diverse range of cannabis enthusiasts and industry professionals to contribute to a vibrant and informative event. Whether you’re a budtender, retail store owner, or consumer, you’re welcome at CannExpo Toronto!

Location: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place in Toronto, ON

Dates: March 22 - 24, 2024

Price: Tickets coming soon. Click here for ticket and event updates. 

Grow Up Conference and Expo

Founded in 2017, Grow Up Conference and Expo is a true B2B cannabis event that focuses on all things cannabis, along with psychedelics. Attendees can learn from the informative panels, network with other industry professionals, and grow with the in-depth Masterclass Technical workshops series. Grow Up is more than just a conference and a trade show — it’s a central platform dedicated to shaping the future of the Canadian cannabis industry. 

A panel of cannabis industry experts at Grow Up Conference and Expo, a 2024 Canadian cannabis event.

This year, Grow Up Conference and Expo is hosting two events in Canada:

Toronto, ON

Location: Delta Hotel by Marriott Toronto Airport Conference Centre in Toronto, ON

Dates: May 27 - 29, 2024

Price: A two-day industry pass costs $199 for early-bird tickets. A one-day budtender insider pass costs $25. Tickets can be purchased here

Edmonton, AB

Location: Edmonton Convention Centre in Edmonton, AB

Dates: September 29 - October 1, 2024

Price: A three-day VIP industry pass costs $249, and a two-day industry pass costs $129 for super early-bird tickets. A one-day budtender insider pass costs $20. Tickets can be purchased here

The Research Society on Marijuana’s 8th Annual Meeting

In partnership with the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) is hosting its 8th Annual Meeting in Toronto this year. RSMj is a network of scientists that have a shared goal of researching and assessing all aspects of marijuana use. For those in the cannabis industry who are interested in knowing more about the effects of marijuana-based compounds and products, don’t miss the unique opportunity to learn from the top marijuana researchers. 

Location: Downtown Toronto Hilton in Toronto, ON

Dates: July 19 - 21, 2024

Price: Tickets coming soon. Click here to pre-register for the event. 

Hall of Flowers Toronto

At Hall of Flowers, cannabis entrepreneurs have the opportunity to discover high-quality brands, experience B2B networking, and consume on-site in a safe and professional setting. Since 2018, Hall of Flowers has been offering essential connections in the industry to facilitate sales, create strong business partnerships, and provide industry insights. 

Location: TBA in Toronto, ON

Dates: June 4 - 5, 2024

Price: Tickets for Day 2 are $180 USD plus fees. To get purchase tickets, click here.

Canna Golf Classic

The Canna Golf Classic isn’t just one event, but it’s a series of events bringing together industry leaders from the cannabis, pharma, and tourism industries. It boasts a wide range of events to participate in, such as golfing and evening events. Attendees are guaranteed a memorable experience that includes luxurious gift bags, prizes, silent auctions, and product samples. Don’t miss out on the ultimate networking event with Canna Golf Classic!

A man golfing at the Canna Golf Classic, a 2024 cannabis event in Canada.

This year, the Canna Golf Classic is hosting three main events in two Canadian cities:

Vancouver, BC: A Day at the Track

Location: Hastings Park Racecourse & Casino in Vancouver, BC

Date: June 8, 2024

Price: Tickets are $400. Purchase tickets here

Montreal, QC: Gala, Golf, and Awards Dinner

Location: Various locations in Montreal, QC

Dates: July 15 - 16, 2024

Price: Tickets start at $500 for the Gala only. The golf and gala package is $1,000. Purchase tickets here

Vancouver, BC: Harbour Cruise, Golf and Awards

Location: Various locations in Vancouver, BC

Dates: August 20 - 21, 2024

Price: Tickets start at $500 for the Harbour Cruise only. The golf and cruise package is $1,000. Purchase tickets here

CANEXEC: The Global Cannabis Executive Summit

CANEXEC is an annual B2B cannabis industry conference that’s designed for executives with leadership roles at leading cannabis production companies. It boasts over 90% of speakers holding C-suite roles and over 60% of the conference agenda being devoted to networking. For those who are looking to level up their network, CANEXEC will give you the perfect opportunity to do so. 

Location: The Omni King Edward Hotel in Toronto, ON

Dates: October 30 - 31, 2024

Price: $1,800 for a full-access pass. CANEXEC is an invite-only event; however, you can inquire about attending by emailing Additional registration details can be found here

Lift Toronto

Launched in 2015, Lift is a strategic and advocacy-centric conference aimed at business and community leadership to give those in the cannabis industry a place to get together and learn. Lift events showcase leading-edge content and premiere exhibitors for an audience of retailers, budtenders, producers, growers, investors, and decision-makers in the cannabis industry. 

Location: TBA in Toronto, ON

Dates: June 2024; exact dates TBA

Price: TBA; additional event details can be found here.

Attendees gather around a booth with CBD gummies at a 2024 cannabis event in Canada.

Montreal Cannabis Expo

The Montreal Cannabis Expo is a place where like-minded cannabis industry professionals working in different cannabis sectors can connect to create opportunities. At this event, attendees can kick-start meaningful conversations, relationships, and deals to put your cannabis brand in a position to thrive within the industry. With stage presentations and exhibitor showcases, you can guarantee to learn, discover, and connect at the Montreal Cannabis Expo. 

Location: Palais des congrès in Montreal, QC

Dates: September 18 - 19, 2024

Price: Tickets will be released two months prior to the event. Details can be found here

Niagara Falls 420 Expo

If you’re looking for an unparalleled cannabis experience, look no further than the Niagara Falls 420 Expo. Jump into the world of cannabis at this event that has everything, including talks by industry experts, interactive attractions, celebrity guests, games, and more! Explore the latest products from over 100 different vendors, artists, and exhibitors. You’re bound to have a blazing good time at one of North America’s largest celebrations of all things cannabis. 

Location: Niagara Falls Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, ON

Date: April 20, 2024

Price: Tickets range from $25 to $75. Tickets can be purchased here

Niagara Falls on a sunny day, home to the 2024 Canadian cannabis event Niagara Falls 420 Expo.

Don’t Miss These 2024 Canadian Cannabis Events

Serving as a regulatory blueprint for the rest of the world in the legal cannabis space, Canada’s cannabis culture is currently unmatched. With more than 3,800 retail shops from coast to coast, it’s safe to say that Canucks are still driving rapid growth within the cannabis industry. In such a dynamic industry, staying up-to-date on new trends and innovations can make or break a business. Attending cannabis conferences can help you learn and grow, all while building a robust network that you can count on. So, what are you waiting for? Register for your first 2024 Canadian cannabis event today! 

Looking for people management software that caters to the unique needs of a cannabis dispensary? Look out for KayaPush at some of these Canadian cannabis events throughout the year, or book a demo with us today — we’d love to help you automate your payroll and HR, so you can focus on growth and driving revenue! 

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