Lift & Co. Cannabis Business Conference

May 24, 2018 - Toronto

Canada's leading business conference for the cannabis industry.

Bringing together leading experts from across the industry to tackle subject matter from a uniquely Canadian perspective. We are proud to host our third, highly anticipated Lift & Co. Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC).

This exclusive all-day conference is your opportunity to join and thrive in the discussion around both the fast-growing medical and upcoming adult-use markets and how Canadian businesses are in a position of strong leadership.

The LCBC will be held on Thursday, May 24 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) and kicks off the Lift & Co. Expo weekend, which also takes place at the MTCC on May 25-27, 2018. The LCBC is a must-attend event for anyone working in cannabis, or looking to get involved in the space. It is a great opportunity to meet other cannabis professionals and thought leaders, and kick-start meaningful conversations, relationships and deals.

Get your All-Access Pass to attend the LCBC, Industry Day, and the Expo. The All-Access Pass guarantees your spot in all LCBC sessions, and gets you into the full range of Expo events and networking opportunities.

Ticket Info

Ticket Type Regular

LCBC & Expo All-Access Pass

This ticket provides you with access to all LCBC (May 24) sessions as well as entrance to Friday’s Industry Day (May 25) and the Lift & Co. Expo itself (May 26-27) including the full range of Lift & Co. Expo programming and networking sessions.

The LCBC will be held at the John Bassett Theatre

$499

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LCBC Speakers

LCBC Schedule

 

May 24th, 2018

7:30am
REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
7:30am – 8:15am
BREAKFAST PRESENTATION

Presented by: Sproutly

8:45am – 8:55am
OPENING REMARKS

 

 

Title Sponsor: MNP

8:55am – 9:00am
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS & COMMENTS FROM THE LCBC CONFERENCE CHAIR

9:00am – 10:00am
CANADA AS A CANNABIS LEADER: SETTING WORLD STANDARDS  

 

 

Sponsored by: Redecan

10:00am – 11:00am
STATE OF THE CANNABIS NATION: THE FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL, TERRITORIAL AND MUNICIPAL PERSPECTIVES

 

 

Sponsored by: Cyco Flower

11:00am – 12:00pm
RETAIL CANNABIS, CONTROL BOARD, AND ONLINE DISTRIBUTION: A NEW CANADIAN PARADIGM

 

 

Sponsored by: ADT

12:00pm – 1:00pm
LUNCH & PRESENTATION

Presented by: Choom

1:00pm – 2:00pm
BRANDING AND MARKETING CANNABIS: THE MAKE-IT OR BREAK-IT STAKES FOR PRODUCERS AND REGULATORS

 

 

Sponsored by: Rouge Media

2:00pm – 3:00pm
FINANCIAL SERVICES FOR THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY: CANADA’S FAVOURABLE INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE

 

 

Sponsored by: Advanced Nutrients 

3:00pm – 3:30pm
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
3:30pm – 4:30pm
GLOBAL CANNABIS TRENDS: THE EXPANSION OF CANNABIS WORLDWIDE

 

 

 

Sponsored by: GMP

4:30pm – 5:30pm
THE FUTURE OF CANNABIS – 5 BIG IDEAS: MARKETING; INDIGENOUS; GENETICS; ENVIRONMENT; RESEARCH

Talk #1: Branding Cannabis

 

 

Talk #2: Investing in Indigenous Cannabis

 

 

Talk #3: Cannabis Genetics: Future Potential and Overcoming Current Bottlenecks

 

 

Talk #4: The Datafied Greenhouse: Using Sensors and Diagnostics to Accelerate Optimization of the Cultivation Environment

 

 

Talk #5: Innovations in Medical Research and Treatment

 

 

Sponsored by: Zenabis

5:30pm – 5:45pm
COMMENTS & CLOSING REMARKS
5:45pm
AIRD BERLIS NETWORKING MIXER

InterContinental Hotel – The Ballroom (Lower Level)

Highlights from Previous LCBC

LCBC Location

John Bassett Theatre
255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

Located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building

LCBC Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

Breakfast Sponsor
Lunch Sponsor
Networking Mixer

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Media Sponsor