Category: cannabis event

The 2017 HomeGrown Cup: A Harvest Festival For The Modern Age

In a location hidden in a forest in the Dutch region of Brabant, something rather wonderful happened. It was the third edition of the HomeGrown Cup – an annual event that draws homegrowers together to celebrate their harvest. I was lucky enough to attend the event last year as a guest – this year I had skin in the race. I was entered into the outdoor category. Multiple categories were covered including outdoor, indoor, hash and concentrates. The principle of the cup is beautiful in its simplicity. Enter a category and you get to be a judge of that...

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The Cannabis Compliance Summit Comes East

The 3rd CannaEast Compliance Summit 2018 is coming to Lake Buena Vista, Florida from January 17-19, 2018. After two successful compliance summits on the west coast, event organizer Infocast is bringing together various speakers and educators from the cannabis and legal industry – as well as government officials – to teach attendees about the regulatory, compliance, legal, business and technical challenges they can expect in the legal cannabis industry. “Both current and former regulators on the East Coast approached us after the July Canna West event in Los Angeles,” Vladka Anderson, Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development for...

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Cultiva 2017: Dabbing, RSO and an IKEA Shopping Cart Full of Cannabis

I recently visited Vienna, the “City of Music”, with its UNESCO World Heritage city center, Baroque castles, gardens and beautiful parks; only my trip didn’t follow your average tourist itinerary. My destination was Cultiva – one of the many events populating the European cannabis calendar. This year is the tenth Cultiva, which makes it one of the most established on the circuit. It’s relaxed popular with exhibitors, thanks to the friendly and affluent attendees. One marketing manager I spoke to from a leading seed company said, “Everyone turns up with 50 Euro notes. In Holland, if you turn up...

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CANNABIS PORTAL BUDTRADER.COM TO DISRUPT COMIC-CON SAN DIEGO 2017

BudTrader Superyacht to Sets Sail For Pro-420 Weekend-Long Hollywood A-List Yacht Party; Featuring 420 Friendly Celebs, Comic-Con Exclusive Swag, Networking, BudTrader Babes and Top Secret Surprises BudTrader.com, the nation’s largest online platform for the legal cannabis industry today announced that for the first time the brand will be hosting a weekend-long Comic-Con party on their “Superyacht” at the notoriously exclusive 5th Avenue Landing (immediately behind the San Diego Convention Center) during San Diego Comic-Con International 2017. According to 5th Avenue Landing Staff the slips for the Super Yachts are usually booked up to 1 year in advance and are...

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