Expo & Industry Day

Whether you’re brand new to cannabis, a long-time consumer or you depend on cannabis for medical purposes, find out about the freshest products, take in a lively debate or discover the latest scientific research during the Expo weekend.

Ticket Type Regular

Lift & Co. Industry Day Pass

Industry-focused
Access to Friday Industry Day, plus the Saturday and Sunday Expo days

May 25, 2018 – 12pm-5pm

$45

Lift & Co. Expo Saturday & Sunday

Consumer-focused
Access to the Saturday and Sunday of the Lift & Co. expo 

May 26, 2018 – 10am-6pm  |  May 27, 2018 – 11am-5pm
*includes tax

Lift & Co. Rewards Members receive $5 off tickets

Sign up at lift.co/rewards

$20*

Industry Day and Expo Main Stage Speakers















Industry Day and Expo Main Stage Schedule

May 25th, 2018

Industry Day

12:30pm – 1:15pm
NEXT GENERATION BUSINESS SYSTEMS AND SOLUTIONS: REPORTING, COMPLIANCE AND SECURITY

1:15pm – 2:00pm
WHEN COUNTRIES COLLABORATE – PRESENTED BY JAMAICAN MEDICAL CANNABIS COLLECTIVE 

2:00pm – 2:45pm
CORPORATE CANNABIS: INDUSTRY GROWTH, PROFITABILITY AND GOOD CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

2:45pm – 3:30pm
THE BUSINESS EXPANSION PHASE: COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND M&A

3:30pm – 4:45pm
LIFT & CO. X LEAF FORWARD START UP PITCH COMPETITION

May 26th, 2018

Expo Main Stage

10:30am – 11:15am
CANNABIS LITERACY 101: SEPARATING FACTS FROM FICTION

11:15am – 12:00pm
CRAFT CANNABIS: PRODUCT INNOVATION AND DIVERSIFICATION  

12:00pm – 12:45pm
INVESTING IN CANNABIS: CANADA’S LANDSCAPE AND NEW MARKETS

12:45pm – 1:30pm
CANNABIS INNOVATIONS: NEW PRODUCTS AND UNIQUE VENTURES
1:30pm – 2:15pm
NEW MARKET ENTRIES: NEW DISTRIBUTORS, NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCTS AND F&B

2:15pm – 3:00pm
MARKETING CANNABIS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

  

3:00pm – 3:30pm
GROWING WITH A CONSCIENCE PRESENTED BY GREEN RELIEF

3:30pm – 4:00pm
QUALITY COMPLIANCE: HOW QUALITY ASSURANCE IS CHANGING
4:00pm – 5:00pm
REPORTERS AND COMMENTATORS: A PUBLIC RELATIONS REPORT CARD FOR THE INDUSTRY AND REGULATORS

May 27th, 2018

Expo Main Stage

11:30am – 12:15pm
PROMOTING PUBLIC HEALTH: OVERCOMING FEAR, MISINFORMATION AND ENSURING SAFE CONSUMPTION

12:15pm – 12:45pm
CANNABIS AND SPORT: INNOVATIONS AND THERAPIES IN THE SPORTS WORLD

12:45pm – 1:30pm
CANNABIS AND PETS: NEW MEDICAL CANNABIS TREATMENTS IN VETERINARY MEDICINE

1:30pm – 2:00pm
GREEN GROWING: HOW THE INDUSTRY IS EARNING ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY CREDENTIALS

2:00pm – 3:00pm
CANNABIS AND WOMEN: OPPORTUNITIES, OBSTACLES, RISKS, AND STIGMA 

3:00pm – 4:00pm
CANNABIS TRADE MEDIA: COMMENTATORS PREDICTIONS FOR CANNABIS IN CANADA

MedReleaf Demo Stage Schedule

May 25th, 2018

Industry Day

12:30pm – 12:55pm
BANDS, BEATS AND BUDS: A CANNABIS FOCUSED BRANDING PRIMER FOR “B(R)ANDS” WITH MUSIC SUPERVISOR/PODCASTER DAVID HAYMAN

Presented by: David Hayman, Super Group Sonic Branding

1:00pm – 1:25pm
VETERANS JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

Presented by: Noah Starr, CannaConnect & Laurie Manzer, CannaConnect

1:30pm – 1:55pm
 MEET MEDRELEAF’S CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER, DR. JEREMY FRIEDBERG

Presented by: Dr. Jeremy Friedberg, MedReleaf

2:00pm – 2:25pm
 WOMEN X WEED -BUILDING BRANDS THAT CONNECT WITH MARY JANES AND MOMS IN A CANNABIS-FRIENDLY MARKETPLACE

Presented by: Jen Newton, HIGH TEA & Michelle Bilodeau, HIGH TEA

2:30pm – 2:55pm
THE CANNABIS SHOW

Presented by: Kait Shane, Natural Health Services, Chris Foord, Natural Health Services, Hart Steinfeld, Natural Health Services & Basil Kelly, Natural Health Services

3:00pm – 3:25pm
 STRESS, INFLAMMATION & CBD

Presented by: Ming Elise, Life Coach, Yoga Instructor, Cannabis Educator

3:30pm – 4:00pm
MEET MEDRELEAF’S MANAGER OF MARKETING & DIGITAL STRATEGY, GRAEME SWITZER

Presented by: Graeme Switzer, MedReleaf

 

May 26th, 2018

10:30am – 11:25am
 COOKING WITH CANNABIS: BLUEBERRY MUFFINS AND A BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

Presented by: Cody Lindsay, The Wellness Soldier

11:30am – 12:25pm
 COOKING WITH CANNABIS: HEALING CANNABIS EDIBLES

Presented by: Pat Crocker, patcrocker.com

12:30pm – 1:25pm
 COOKING WITH CANNABIS: TRADITIONAL LEVANTINE HUMMUS WITH LEMON BLACK PEPPER INFUSED OLIVE OIL

Presented by: Julie Vickaryous, National Access Cannabis Corp. & META

1:30pm – 2:25pm
 COOKING WITH CANNABIS: CHICKEN TACOS W/ PICO DE GALLO AND GUACAMOLE

Presented by: Cody Lindsay, The Wellness Soldier

2:30pm – 2:55pm
 THE CANNABIS SHOW

Presented by: Kait Shane, Natural Health Services, Chris Foord, Natural Health Services, Hart Steinfeld, Natural Health Services & Basil Kelly, Natural Health Services

3:00pm – 3:25pm
 HIGH TEA: WOMEN X WEED : BUILDING BRANDS THAT CONNECT WITH MARY JANES AND MOMS IN A CANNABIS-FRIENDLY MARKETPLACE

Presented by: Jen Newton, HIGH TEA & Michelle Bilodeau, HIGH TEA

3:30pm – 3:55pm
 TERPENE 101 WITH ANDREW HAND, SENIOR SCIENTIST @ MEDRELEAF

Presented by: Andrew Hand, MedReleaf

4:00pm – 5:00pm
 CANNABIS AT WORK CAREER FAIR

Presented by: Alison McMahon, Cannabis at Work

 

May 27th, 2018

11:30am – 11:55am
CANNABIS IN THE WORKPLACE: EMPLOYER APPROACHES TO CANNABIS USE

Presented by: Alison McMahon, Cannabis at Work

12:00pm – 12:55pm
 CANNABIS AT WORK CAREER FAIR

Presented by: Alison McMahon, Cannabis at Work

1:00pm – 1:25pm
 VETERANS JOURNEY TO WELLNESS

Presented by: Noah Starr, CannaConnect & Laurie Manzer, CannaConnect

1:30pm – 1:55pm
 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A RETIRED FIRST RESPONDER

Presented by: John Collie, Rescue 7

2:00pm – 2:25pm
STRESS, INFLAMMATION, AND CBD

Presented by: Ming Elise, Life Coach, Yoga Instructor, Cannabis Educator

2:30pm – 2:55pm
 ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS TO SMOKING – THE WISP

Presented by: Greg James, CannaKorp

3:00pm – 3:25pm
 ATTENTION INVESTORS: ROSIN – THE SHORTEST PATH TO CLEAN MEDICINE

Presented by: Lindsay Lebelle, Evolved Cannabis & Dr. Darryl Hudson, Evolved Cannabis

3:30pm – 4:00pm
 DROP AND GIVE ME ZEN

Presented by: Julie Hamer, Neuroscientist & Former Pro Athlete

 

About the Lift & Co. Expo

Long-time cannabis consumers and the canna-curious alike descend on the Expo to explore new products and methods of ingestion, learn about the latest scientific research and discover how cannabis culture and public policy are evolving for the future.

About the Industry Day

Our industry-only trade show day offers focused opportunities for cannabis professionals to kick-start meaningful conversations, relationships and deals. Whether you’re an established business owner, cannabis company employee or industry-curious entrepreneur, we encourage you to engage with fellow exhibitors in this exclusively professional environment.

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Location

Find us at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6