Top 5 Cannabis Conventions in 2016

In order to achieve marijuana reform, activists the world over gather to rally for our rights to consume and celebrate the plant that brings us all together. For those interested in joining the movement, there are a number of cannabis conventions and festival events to keep the momentum building.

Marijuana Investor Summit

The Marijuana Investor Summit is back for its second year and will take place in San Francisco, CA between March 3 5. The event will feature some of the biggest names in the canna-biz including business owners, ancillary product managers, established business professionals, representatives from publicly-traded companies and angel investors making it perhaps the best opportunity for cannabis businesses to network, sell products and services, and find the funding they need to grow and expand. This three-day event will feature discussions, debates, networking events, food and cocktails and a 420 demo night during which the next great cannabis businesses will showcase their products and services. The event is intended for investors and business professionals alike.

High Times Cannabis Cup

The first High Times Cannabis Cup took place in 1988 in Amsterdam to celebrate the herb and pay recognition to companies representing the best in the industry. It has since spread to the U.S. and now takes place in both recreationally- and medically-legal states like California, Colorado, Oregon and Michigan. The High Times Cannabis Cup occurs at various times throughout the year depending on location, and awards the Cannabis Cup trophy to the winners of categories like best indica, sativa and hybrid; best glass; best hash and best new product. It is an excellent opportunity for anyone within the cannabis culture to discover the cream-of-the-crop right in their own backyard.

Global Cannabis March

The 18th annual Global Cannabis March will take place the first Saturday of May, 2016. Locations are sprinkled throughout the globe with more than 200 cities currently signed up to participate. The event will feature educational seminars, information booths, concerts, rallies, meetings, festival food and lots of friendly conversations intended to inspire world-wide marijuana reform. The Global Marijuana March goes by a few titles including the Million Marijuana March, World Cannabis Day and Ganja Day.

The Seattle Hempfest is the worlds largest gathering in support of marijuana decriminalization with the intention to educate the public and inspire political reform. What started in 1991 with only a few hundred people in attendance has evolved to include an average 100,000 participants and counting. On August 19 21, 2016, Seattle will host its 25th annual protestival which will include seminars, political rallies, live music, food vendors and an arts and crafts festival. Special guests have yet to be determined but the events Facebook page will keep interested attendees in the know while the details get ironed out.

The Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival is the longest-running marijuana festival in the world. Now facing its 46th year in production, the event will occur during harvest season in October and feature live music, educational speakers, popular vendors and big-name sponsors like the Wisconsin NORML family and Attendees can also expect some passive activism in the form of a festival-wide smoke-out.
Marijuana reform will not be handed to us; we must demand it. Cannabis activists across the world gather annually to fight for the freedom to consume. Will you be joining the movement this year?

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