January 15th & 16th, 2019

January 15th – Exclusive Cannabis Executive Retreat

  • An exclusive, invite-only C-Suite retreat for Cannabis operators and executives. We’ll discuss post-legalization Canada, next steps for legalization in the US, 280E, etc.
  • Audience: 100 C-Suite executives
  • No media allowed
  • 5 exclusive sponsors
  • Pre-Retreat Networking Reception the night before (Jan. 14 @ 6pm)

January 16th – Cannabis Capital Conference

  • The second iteration of our Cannabis Capital Conference (formerly in Toronto) – a full day of engaging panels, exclusive investor presentations, and speed-networking.
  • Make deals and learn from influencers, policymakers and trailblazers
  • Audience: 500+
    • 25% Institutional Investors
    • 20% Retail Investors
    • 40% Public Cannabis companies
    • 10% Private Cannabis companies
    • 5% Media



The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is the premier gathering of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in North America. No other conference offers the level of access and seamlessness of interaction between entrepreneurs building future billion-dollar cannabis enterprises and the investors whose capital will make that happen.

The Cannabis Capital Conference is presented by Benzinga, a leading financial media outlet with extensive coverage of the cannabis space. Benzinga is the go-to source for investors who need the latest news in the cannabis sector, and frequently breaks exclusive coverage on celebrity cannabis entrepreneurs and commentary from leading political and business figures.

Now, Benzinga is bringing that expertise to a live setting, which offers entrepreneurs and investors an incredible opportunity to network, make deals, and learn from influencers, policymakers, and trailblazers at the Cannabis Capital Conference.

Event Videos 2018



Beyond the Grow: Executing on Unique Cannabis Business Ideas


Challenges in Scaling


Emerging Cannabis Market Opportunities



Keynote–Giadha de Aguirre Carcer, New Frontier Data


Fireside - Marc Lakmaaker, Aurora Cannabis


Fireside - Vic Neufeld, Aphria



Alan Brochstein, CEO, New Cannabis Ventures


Aras Azadian, CEO, Avicanna


Rebecca Gasca, CEO, Pistil+Stigma

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