Marijuana

Cannabis Calendar: Marijuana Events in Denver October 24-30 (and Beyond)




This is a big week for the cannabis industry, which has become a very big business in Colorado. Three important events and expos will gather in Denver; keep reading for the details on these confabs and conventions, as well as more upcoming events.

Yes on 300: Early Voting Rally
Monday, October 25
Supporters of Denver's public-consumption proposal will rally at the City and County Building at 11:30 today to encourage early voting. Find out more here.

2016 Denver Cannabis Sustainability Symposium
Wednesday, October 26
Top experts from across the country will gather at the Colorado Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on October 26 to discuss key environmental challenges facing the industry. Topics include energy efficiency, water management and waste minimization, with a focus on the newest tools and technologies for efficient and safe cannabis production. The event is hosted by the Organic Cannabis Association with support from Denver Environmental Health and sponsorship by Denver Relief Consulting. Admission is $50; register here.

Marijuana Management Symposium 2016
Thursday, October 27
For the second consecutive year, the City of Denver is sharing its collaborative approach to marijuana management with other communities. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 27 at the Colorado Convention Center, regulators and officials who are interested in sharing ideas and best practices about the regulation of legal marijuana will meet at the Colorado Convention Center. The symposium costs $300; register here.

CannaGrow Expo
Saturday, October 29-Sunday, October 30

On Saturday, October 29, and Sunday, October 30, the CannaGrow Expo will be open to cannabis growers, grow managers, dispensary owners and grow enthusiasts who want to explore the latest cannabis cultivation technology. CannaGrow will comprise 25 cultivation-focused educational sessions led by world-class growers. Registration is $399 (18-plus) and tickets can be purchased here.


Grow Depot's Halloween Costume Party/Grow Show
October 29

From noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, join Grow Depot Hydroponics and Organics at a Halloween costume party and grow show. There will be vendors, food, music, prizes and more. For more information, visit the event's Facebook page.

Keep reading for upcoming events.
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