January 12: Lift Cannabis Business Conference

Canada's leading business conference for the cannabis industry comes to Vancouver.

About The Lift Cannabis Business Conference

Bringing together leading experts from across the industry to tackle subject matter from a uniquely West Coast Canadian perspective, we’re proud to bring you our second, highly anticipated, Lift Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC).

This exclusive all-day conference is your opportunity to join and thrive in the coming legal recreational market. Choose the sessions that best suit your needs, from panels on brand building to securing investment, managing regulations, carving niche opportunities and more.

The LCBC runs Friday, January 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) and kicks off the Lift Expo weekend, also taking place at the VCC from January 13 – 14. The LCBC is a must-attend event for anyone working in cannabis, or looking to break into the cannabis market. It’s also your opportunity to meet other cannabis professionals and thought leaders, and kick-start meaningful conversations, relationships and deals.

Get your all-access pass today and attend both the LCBC and the expo. An all-access pass guarantees your spot in all LCBC sessions, and gets you into the full range of expo events and networking sessions. Hurry! Early bird pricing begins November 1 and passes are only $300. Or, purchase an LCBC Single Session ticket for an early bird price of $40, giving you access to the session of your choice, as well as the evening’s exclusive networking event.


Room 301
Vancouver Convention Centre
West Building


January 12, 2018

Highlights From Last LCBC

2018 Sessions

  • Jan 12: Business Conference

  • Jan 13: Lift Expo Vancouver

  • Jan 14: Lift Expo Vancouver

  • 07:00 - 08:00

  • 08:00 - 09:00
    Experts discuss the efficiency and stability of quality assurance in the cannabis supply chain and how current strategies will change to accommodate a recreational market. Learn about the evolution of QA standards and strategies in a legal and wildly growing industry.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 09:15 - 10:15
    Ancillary services range from cultivation and compliance, software and security, lab testing, extraction and consumption products and services, and more. Discuss and discover opportunities with industry leaders building successful ancillary businesses in the cannabis space.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 10:30 - 11:30
    From black market BC Bud to massive corporate greenhouses - experts discuss how underground cannabis genetics and proprietary growing techniques and knowledge can be integrated into legal medical and recreational operations.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 11:30 - 12:30

  • 12:30 - 13:30
    How can businesses build a vibrant cannabis brand in an advertising-restricted market? Leaders in cannabis business branding discuss marketing tools and tactics in the black, grey and legal markets, and how to navigate these when building a strong brand in the cannabis industry.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 13:45 - 14:45
    Business operators and potential investors fuel up and talk ‘seed money’ at this high-powered session exploring everything you need to know when investing in publicly traded cannabis companies, private start-ups, and more.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 15:00 - 16:00
    How did Canada become the global leader in cannabis innovation and how can it maintain its position? Four experts discuss how Canadian companies can grow their businesses beyond the border and leverage Canadian-honed best practices globally.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 16:15 - 17:15
    Curious about the genetic resources that can fast-track cultivar development? Join the conversation and learn about insights into cannabis genetic resources, discuss recommendations for conservation, pre-breeding characterization, and genetic analysis that will underpin future cultivar development.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 17:30 - 18:30
    What is the role of the provinces under the Cannabis Act and how will the various regulations impact your cannabis business plans? Experts discuss parallels in other industries, strategies for engaging provincial governments, and how to proactively leverage your business and brand.
    Vancouver Convention Centre West Building

  • 18:00 - 20:30

Ticket Info

Ticket Type Early-Bird (Ends Nov 30) Regular

LCBC & Expo All-Access Pass

This ticket provides you with access to all LCBC (Jan 12) sessions as well as entrance to the Lift Expo (Jan 13-14) including the full range of Lift Expo programming and networking sessions.

$300 $350

LCBC Single Session Pass

This ticket provides you with access to an LCBC session of your choosing as well as access to the evening networking event.

$40 $50

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Room 301, Vancouver Convention Centre (West Building), 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

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