While 2021 may be coming to a close in just a few short months, 2022 has lots in store for the CBD community. The year will be jam-packed with CBD conferences that welcome spectators and brands to come together under one roof.
The popularity of CBD has reached new heights, with everyone from celebrities and elite companies to pet owners singing its praises or starting their own brand. And it doesn't seem like it will be slowing down anytime soon.
Whether you want to simply attend a conference to expand your knowledge and satisfy your curiosity or even a brand wishing to network and exhibit at one, here are some of the best CBD conferences you should look out for in 2022.
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Upcoming CBD conferences in 2022
Here is a list of the most anticipated CBD conferences of 2022 that you should attend if you want to network with CBD brands and learn more about the popular cannabinoid.
When: 14th – 15th February 2022
Where: Tel Aviv, Israel
As the world's biggest medicinal cannabis conference, CannX is one of the most highly anticipated CBD conferences each year. The conference centres around facts by enlisting scientists and experts to discuss research and findings regarding medical cannabis and any important developments in the industry. CannX brings together policymakers, brands, scientists, investors, and other experts with the aim to educate and build stronger relationships in the CBD industry. After the conference, there is a popular one-day medical course.
CBD White Label Expo
When: 2nd – 3rd March 2022
Where: Excel building, London
The CBD White Label Expo will be back in 2022, and promises to have the best in the industry come together. Experts speakers, seminars, and masterclasses are all things you can look forward to at this free conference.
USA CBD Expo
When: 11th – 13th March 2022
Where: Ft. Lauderdale, USA
The USA CBD Expo has a number of conferences a year, but we will concentrate on the one in the US. This massive CBD expo is usually sold out quickly and welcomes hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors each year. The event's main goal is to connect stakeholders in the CBD industry and build connections that will last. Organisers aim to promote the brands they showcase and drive traffic to their booth, while helping them network.
When: 8th – 10th April 2022
Where: Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy
With an estimated turnout of up to 5000 visitors and 500 exhibitors, Indicasativa is one conference not to be missed. The Italian event is the first of its kind in Italy and aims to bring together key players in the CBD industry. Since its inception, it has grown exponentially, becoming a leading event on the international CBD conference calendar by showcasing big brands and newly discovered technologies.
However, besides being educational and a place to network, this conference also offers fun in the form of a relaxation area, special guests, and music.
The CBD Show
When: 22nd – 23rd April 2022
Where: Olympia, London
The CBD show is an international event that takes place in London. This CBD conference showcases international CBD brands and suppliers while simultaneously offering a platform for key speakers and industry professionals to have discussions. You can also partake in panel discussions and Q&A sessions with industry specialists who come from all around the world to be a part of this special event.
When: 23rd – 24th April 2022
Where: Frankfurt, Germany
The Hemps Fair is a popular CBD conference, and you can bet major European brands will be in attendance. This weekend-long event will provide a platform for exhibitors to present their products and network. There is even a lounge primarily used for networking and making contacts, known as the HempsFair Business Lounge (HFBL), where trade visitors can spend two hours after the fair to meet up with industry professionals while enjoying drinks, music and canapés.
Canna One Expo
When: 22nd – 24th June 2022
Where: Las Vegas, USA
This conference is a B2B trade show that offers CBD businesses the opportunity to “show and sell” by selling and promoting their products at the expo. Organisers have decades of experience and aim to build connections between different stakeholders and provide a forum to encourage communication in the CBD industry.
World CBD Awards
When: 12th – 15th July 2022
Where: Fira Centre, Barcelona, Spain
The highly anticipated World CBD Awards is back, with brands hoping to win prestigious awards over the four-day conference. With the who's who of the CBD world attending, this conference is an elite event, with many players clamouring to be a part of it.
30 nominations can be made, from Most Loved Brand to Best Hemp Farmer, and there is a category for everyone, be they manufacturers or influencers.
Whether you attend conferences to make connections, find CBD suppliers or white label companies to work with, promote your brand, or educate yourself further, there is definitely a CBD conference out there for you.