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Can you believe it’s 2019? Well, we couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming calendar year of Cannabis Events California 2019! Check it out and see which events you can make it to in this sunny state. From business seminars and film screenings to full blown cannabis festivals! From NorCal to SoCal – there’s something for everyone.
Cannabis Events California 2019
*Cannabis Education Workshop by ganjarunner
Saturday March 16, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
Veterans of Foreign Wars
1006 West Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, CA 91506
Join us for an afternoon of free food, guest speakers and vendor presentations!
About this Event
Dr. Kent Crowley – Trokie
Colin Wells – Veterans Walk and Talk
Ron Wood – Dr. Kerklaan Theraputics
Jessie Perenti – Stratton Agency
Food: Free snacks provided by Wild Carvery
Dr. Kerklaan Therapeutics
*High Times: Dope Cup – High Desert
Saturday – Sunday March 23-24, 2019 12 PM – 7 PM
12000 Stadium Way
Adelanto, CA 92301
$60 – $100
Be a part of history by joining us for the inaugural High Times – DOPE Cup – “High Desert.” For the first time ever, High Times and DOPE Magazine will engage in a unique cannabis event that will combine the legacy of the Cannabis Cup along with the unique design and flare of a DOPE Cup.
With upwards of 12,000 attendees expected, a reach in the hundreds-of-thousands virally, a national platform and stellar musical acts, the DOPE Cup will continue its tradition for the first time in California.
The quintessential DOPE Cup attendee may arrive with intentions of consumption, a killer show and good times, but will walk away with a wealth of experiential knowledge of the emerging cannabis space and an experience that will stay with them for a lifetime.
High Times and DOPE Magazine are synonymous with the best in cannabis, not to mention an unparalleled event experience. Sponsorship is coveted, sells quickly and has generated returns above and beyond expectations.
*Northern California Cannabis Caucus by NCIA
Tuesday March 12, 2019 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Merchants Exchange Club
75 Leidesdorff Street
San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
$50 – $150
NCIA’s Cannabis Caucus series is an exclusive opportunity for NCIA members and their guests to connect with each other, learn about regional issues from influential guest speakers and get the latest news about NCIA’s federal policy work. Stay connected, get informed and take action to protect our industry and your business.
- Expand your network of industry leaders
- Learn about emerging regional issues from guest speakers
- Get the latest news about NCIA’s federal policy work
- Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar
- Listen to live local music
*Cannabis 411: the Business of Legal Cannabis (Sacramento)
Saturday March 30, 2019 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Sacramento, CA 95610
$150 – $200
Join us as we dive into this 5-part (1 day) seminar focusing on:
1. Your First 10 Steps To Ensure You Have A Legitimate Cannabis Business + Actually Getting Your Business Setup
2. Building Your Professional Team [and why they need to understand the Cannabis Industry]
3. City/County/State Licensing + Operating Requirements [including tricky Regulations & Tax Strategies]
4. Full Breakdown on the Different License Designation [How they work, and work together]
5. Breaking Down The Financial Cost of Entry + Other Ways To Profit In The CA Cannabis Market
*Blunt Talks: Cannabis Industry Conversations by Paragon
Tuesday March 12, 2019 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Make in LA
9410 Owensmouth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 91311
$15 – $30
You’re invited to an evening of “Ted” style presentations by cannabis professionals, networking, and fun!
Blunt Talks are “Ted” style presentations given by innovators of the cannabis industry who want to share their knowledge so we can grow together!
With the passage of Proposition 64 (legalization of recreational marijuana use), the California cannabis industry is experiencing a period of rapid growth! There are more businesses, brands, products, and services than ever before, and now is your chance to learn from a few that are really changing the game!
Whether you’re a professional looking to transition careers into the cannabis industry, a canna-professional looking to keep up to date with whats going on, or a business owner that is looking to add talent to your team, or you’re just looking to network and eat some good food, this installment of Blunt Talk is for you!
*Southern California Cannabis Business Investment Group by Southern California Cannabis Business & Investment Group (SCCBIG)
Wednesday March 20, 2019 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Spaces Offices / 2nd Floor
145 S. Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
$10 – $20
SCCBIG’s Monthly MeetUp is the premier event in the Los Angeles metro area for investors, operators, advisors and entrepreneurs in the medical cannabis industry to connect on a regular basis. SCCBIG members gather to network, exchange resources, review educational information, discuss regulatory updates, analyze market trends, preview new products and explore investment opportunities.
Welcome if it’s your first time joining us and welcome back to the group if you are seeing us again!
We invite you to our Third MeetUp & Mixer of 2019.
*Infused Product Conference
Thursday March 21, 2019 8 AM
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles
6101 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
$1 – $100
Learn, Network and Discover at the “Must-Attend” Event for Extraction and Infused Products Manufacturing. With the market for edibles, vape cartridges, wax, shatter, beverages, tinctures, capsules, patches and topicals nearing 50% of dispensary and adult-use sales, the infused products sector is exploding. Yet it’s among the least understood and most complex segments of the cannabis industry. To succeed requires expertise in science, manufacturing and business practices. Until now, acquiring knowledge in all these areas and keeping current on the latest technologies, techniques, regulations and best practices required reviewing multiple periodicals, attending dozens of conferences and trade shows, and reading a myriad of reports. But that’s no longer the case… Now there’s an educational conference dedicated to the infused products sector.
The Infused Products Conference – March 21st and 22nd in Los Angeles, California. Do you run an extraction operation, manufacture edibles, produce vape cartridges, make wax or shatter, or manufacture other infused products?
Or are you looking to acquire a license and start an infused products company?
…The Infused Products Conference is the MUST-ATTEND event for you.
*Ellementa Downtown Los Angeles DTLA: Cannabis for Women’s Sexual Wellness
Thursday March 21, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
726 S Santa Fe
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Let’s Talk About: Cannabis for Women’s Sexual Wellness
Join us at Ellementa Women’s Wellness Gatherings for empowering knowledge & conversation!
This month, we’re talking about cannabis and CBD for women’s sexual health.
~How can cannabis support female sexual health?
~How can cannabis and CBD address very real sexual health issues women face, especially as we age, including dryness, painful sex and low libido?
~How are other women using it?
~What are the high-quality products that work?
If you are looking to have a healthier sex life, enhanced sexual health, and to simply feel better, this Gathering is for YOU.
Learn from our Ellementa Leaders, our Guest Experts and our Trusted Brands at every Ellementa Women’s Wellness Gathering. Bring a girlfriend or any woman you know who can benefit from these inspiring events.
*Conscious Cannabis Circle by Medicinal Mindfulness Events
Sunday March 24, 2019 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT
Beautiful Private Yoga Studio
Address Provided to Participants
Burbank, CA 91505
We are excited to return to LA! Join Daniel McQueen and the Medicinal Mindfulness Community for this special event exploring the psychedelic potential of Cannabis sativa.
Since the legalization of cannabis in Colorado in 2014, Medicinal Mindfulness has been leading group psychedelic experiences that are safe, legal and deeply transformative. Participants experience firsthand the true psychedelic nature of this humble plant ally. Most participants describe them as very similar to MDMA/Psilocybin or even like 2-3 hour Ayahuasca journeys. Just because cannabis journeys are shorter than other psychedelics, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re less intense. The primary difference is a greater sense of agency and safety, with all of the benefits of other psychedelic medicine experiences.
*Meet Top Cannabis Nutrient & Lighting Manufacturers by LA Garden Supply
Saturday March 30, 2019 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
LA Garden Supply
13310 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061
Meet the top cannabis nutrient brands in the nation. This is a perfect time to come ask the experts and walk away with a wealth of knowledge and score some free samples!
Join us for free food, music, and raffle. Last year we gave away over $10K worth of equipment!
This is also a great place to network with other growers.
*Women and Cannabis Across the Lifespan with Dr. Michelle Sexton by Women’s True Healing
Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT
2512 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
$50 – $125
Right now it is so important to have accurate information on cannabis and how the endocannabinoid system affect our health. If you work in the field of women’s health, wether you use cannabis or not, a percentage of your clients do. Having adequate knowledge, not based on supplement hype, is vital to help navigate your client’s care. If you are looking for clear information for your reproductive health – any or all of these classes can empower you to make positive choices.
We are excited to have Dr. Michelle Sexton share her knowledge at Women’s True Healing
She is a midwife, certified herbalist, naturopathic doctor practicing at Uttermost Health in San Diego, a medical researcher, cannabis advocate helping write legislature and testing guidelines for Washington State, as well as the owner of Phytalab – an independent cannabis testing laboratory.
*CBD & Hemp Educational Mixer by San Diego Cannabis Industry Association
Thursday March 21, 2019 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109
Join the San Diego Cannabis Industry Association for an educational mixer event all about CBD and Hemp. Expert CBD panel with Q & A from experienced CBD experts. Free CBD Massages by 420 Mobile Massages. Purchase raffle tickets for sponsor gift baskets. Food by Major Events Catering
*2019 Legal Updates in the California Cannabis Industry by Her Cannabiz
Wednesday March 27, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
365 Clinton Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The California cannabis industry is an ever-changing maze of laws and regulations. Join our legal experts as they help you navigate the 2019 legal updates in the cannabis industry. Bring your legal questions and have the chance to get them answered during the panel discussion.
Brian Ross, Partner of Ross Legal Corp
Brian is an experienced in-house General Counsel. For nearly 20 years, Brian has worked with emerging companies in the New Media, Technology, Networking, Social Media, Apparel and Energy industries. Brian has a strong background in commercial transactions, intellectual property, team leadership, data privacy, global legal and regulatory compliance, security, risk mitigation, corporate governance and general legal matters.
After graduating from UCLA School of Law, Brian worked at Baker & Hostetler and then at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp. In 2005, he became in-house General Counsel for Allied Sun Technologies. Thereafter, he served as General Counsel for Social Project (TagWorld), which was acquired by Viacom. Then, as General Counsel for EdgeCast Networks, Brian was responsible for all legal affairs at this leading, global content delivery and media services platform provider, from startup through successful acquisition by Verizon.
Brian received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law in 1997. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Andrea Bird, Founder of Bird Law Firm
Andrea Ruth Bird is the founding attorney at the Bird Law Group in Irvine, California. She provides outside counsel advice and advocacy to small-to-medium sized businesses, emerging companies, startups, and entrepreneurs in highly regulated industries. Andrea assists clients with contracts, business formation, negotiations, intellectual property enforcement, regulatory compliance, and litigation.
Before founding the Bird Law Group, Andrea worked at “Big Law” firms in securities litigation, advertising law, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations, complex business litigation, and appeals. Andrea also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford in the U.S. District Court, C.D. Cal.
Andrea graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where she was the chief managing editor of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. In 2016, Andrea received the California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award for her work on transgender rights in the immigration context, which resulted in a published Ninth Circuit opinion.
Cristina Espiritu, Founder of 420 Foodie Club and Co-Founder of HerCannabiz