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Top 2022 Cannabis Trade Shows in the USA

Promoting your cannabis business is more than mere advertising. Cannabis trade shows are ideal for promoting your business, networking with like-minded professionals, and taking the industry’s pulse. You never quite know what you’ll discover.

At a cannabis trade show, you’ll meet potential customers and business partners. But, it’s also a chance to spy on the latest technological innovations and emerging cannabis trends set to shape the industry in the coming year. 

To exhibit, all you need is a rental booth – check out your chosen cannabis trade show’s website for further details. Ready to experience the cannabis industry like never before?

Here are the top 2022 cannabis trade shows in the US:

Top 2022 Cannabis Trade Shows in the US

1. Cannabis Conference

When: August 23-25, 2022

Where: Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

The Cannabis Conference is the leading industry conference for dispensary, cultivation, and extraction companies. Drawing professionals from all over the world, you’ll meet the industry’s greatest minds and marvel at the newest technologies.

With all the big names under one roof, this is one cannabis trade show you don’t want to miss. 

2. CannaCon

CannaCon Midwest (Detroit, MI): July 21-22, 2022

CannaCon Midwest (Chicago, IL): August 26-27, 2022

CannaCon West (Denver, CO): September 24-25, 2022

CannaCon South (Richmond, VA): October 14-15, 2022

CannaCon isn’t just one conference: it’s dedicated to bringing regional businesses together. With each conference tailored to the needs of the local region, it’s the best B2B conference to network and engage with other producers and sellers. For example, the Midwest CannaCon is primarily focused on farmers.

With tens of thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors, it’s an excellent opportunity to engage and learn with the industry. 

3. CBD Expo Tour

Charlotte, NC: June 23-24, 2022

St. Paul, MN: August 18-19, 2022

Orlando, FL: October 6-7, 2022

Los Angeles, CA: December 1-2, 2022

Learn more about the booming CBD industry at the CBD Expo. You’ll discover education panels involving the industry’s foremost professionals, policymakers, scientists, researchers, and more. Whether you’re already in the industry or looking to expand, the networking opportunities here are unmatched. 

Join and be part of the show with your very own booth!

4. NCIA Business Conference

When: July 20-22, 2022

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco

The NCIA is the biggest organization lobbying on behalf of the cannabis industry. Their annual conference is the biggest business-focused conference anywhere in the US. Thousands of other cannabis industry professionals and thought leaders meet here to shape the future policy frameworks for the industry.

Discussions involve cannabis business, cultivation, regulatory compliance, retail, policy and legal aspects, distribution, processing, and more. Come along to network and grow your business. 

5. MJBizCon – National Marijuana Business Conference & Expo

When: November 15-18, 2022

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas

Few cannabis trade shows are more of a landmark event than MJBizCon. This year is the conference’s 11th anniversary – becoming a major date in the industry’s calendar.

Spread over three days, expect +140 speakers, more than 30,000 attendees, and 250,000 square feet of exhibits. Focused on the prospects of the cannabis industry, it’s the ideal opportunity to network with retailers and business professionals from across the country.

6. Cannabis Drinks Expo

San Francisco, CA: July 28,2022

Chicago, IL: August 2, 2022

Cannabis drinks are among the fastest-growing sectors within the cannabis industry. Get ahead of the market by attending the global Cannabis Drinks Expo. Hosted by the Beverage Trade Network, it’s a chance to speak to industry experts about breaking into the lucrative booming market. 

The Cannabis Edibles Expo also runs concurrently – so as the cannabis market moves away from flower, you’ll be ready to seize the next opportunity. 

7. Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition NYC

When: June 02-04, 2022

Where: Javits Convention Center, NYC

As one of the most accredited cannabis trade shows running, the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition is a popular event with all manner of industry professionals. You’ll find dispensary owners, cultivators, legal experts, and government specialists amongst the crowds. 

You’ll want to attend if you want inside information about the industry development and future cannabis trends.

8. National Cannabis Festival

When: April 23, 2022

Where: Washington, DC

Founded in 2015 as a small cannabis festival, it’s rapidly grown into a day of culture, cuisine, and cannabis celebration. More than a mere cannabis trade show, you can explore all things cannabis. Speak to customers directly to discover the latest trends or just enjoy a thrilling day with fellow cannabis enthusiasts. 

With more than 20,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors, visiting the festival is an incredible opportunity. It’s also one of the broadest events, spanning cannabis cultivation to hemp clothing – there’s something for everyone.


Chicago, IL: June 10-11, 2022

Burlington, VT: June 25-26, 2022

Albany, NY: August 26-27, 2022

Atlantic City, NJ: September 9-10, 2022

Portland, ME: September 24-25, 2022

NECANN is the biggest and best cannabis trade show in the northeast. Running since 2014, it involves exhibitions, booths, and engaging speakers. In fact, NECANN attracts a diverse range of industry professionals, discussing their visions for the industry’s future.

With a more local feel, you can forge ties with nearby cannabis businesses, networking like never before.

10. Lucky Leaf Cannabis Expo

Richmond, VA: July 29-30, 2022

Oklahoma City, OK: September 22-23, 2022

Jackson, MS: October 7-8, 2022

This B2B event is dedicated to cultivators, wholesalers, manufacturers, and other cannabis professionals. Unlike other cannabis trade shows, you’ll be able to network to your heart’s content, showcasing your products and services to those who know the industry best.

There’s also a stunning array of speakers and panels, a hemp museum, and a fancy after-party to chill out with cocktails. If you’re looking to make business-changing connections, you need to visit Lucky Leaf Cannabis Expo!

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