Lift Vancouver 2023 Schedule:
- Lift Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC)
Thursday, January 12 | 9 AM - 5PM (Reception Immediately follows)
- Lift Expo
Friday, January 13 | 11 AM - 5 PM
- Lift Expo
Saturday, January 14 | 11AM - 5 PM
- Lift Vancouver Official After Party
Saturday, January 14 | 5PM - 8 PM
Registration Desk Hours:
- Thursday, January 12
Exhibitor Only 8 AM - 6 PM
LCBC Level 1 8:30 AM – 5 PM
- Friday, January 13
8 AM - 5 PM
- Saturday, January 14
8:30 AM - 5 PM
Lift Vancouver 2023 takes place at Vancouver Convention Centre. Located on Vancouver’s waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the award-winning venue offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world and convenient access to all the major visitor amenities in the downtown core. More Information & Map
This is strictly a 19+ event. You must be nineteen (19) years of age or older with valid government issued photo identification to enter the event. Infants and children accompanied by an adult above nineteen (19) will not be granted entry to the event. Please note: Health Canada currently does not make an exception for minors accompanied by adults to be granted access.
The Lift Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC) is the premiere gathering of Canada's top business leaders, subject matter experts, innovators, and regulators, across the cannabis industry, offering leading-edge education on the most important issues facing Canada's cannabis business sector today.
Lift Expo Industry Days - Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14 - feature 100's of exhibiting companies, programming and networking for cannabis industry members, including growers, brands and product delivery, advocacy and investment, legal/compliance, budtenders and more.
Lift Expo Consumer Day is open to everyone from the canna-curious to the canna-connoisseur to the medical cannabis patient. We encourage anyone over 19+ to attend on Saturday, January 14.
Please visit our Ticket page for information and links to purchase tickets.
The health and safety of our participants, vendors, exhibitors, partners, and staff is our highest priority.
We will continue to provide updated health & safety information via our website FAQs.
Lift Cannabis Business Conference
The Lift Cannabis Business Conference, taking place January 12, 2023 in Vancouver, is a strategy-focused, advocacy-oriented business and community leadership conference intent on meaningful change and sustainable growth in the cannabis industry. Topics will include: The 'Team Canada' Approach, Raising Capital, Advocacy & Lobbying, Cannabis Blockchain, Indigenous Cannabis, Speed Breeding and more. View Agenda
Lift Cannabis Business Conference + Expo All-Access
- Exclusive Access to Lift Cannabis Business Conference (LCBC) Sessions on Thursday, January 12
- Complimentary AM & PM Breaks & Lunch
- Industry Reception on Thursday Evening
- Full Access to Exhibit Hall on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14
- Full Access to Programming on Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14 (Speakers, Panels, Demonstrations, etc.)
- New! Full Access to Brand Discovery Pavilion & Retail Zone
- New! Outdoor Networking Lounge
- Lift After Party, Saturday, January 14
Lift Expo & After Party
The Lift Expo takes place January 13-14, 2023 in the West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The Expo will feature 100's of exhibiting companies, as well as a full schedule of programming on the Industry Stage and Speakers' Corners. In addition, new for 2023, the Lift Expo will showcase new neighborhoods including the Brand Pavilion, Retailer Zone and Micro- and Small Batch Craft Growers' Area.
Plus, we always say to "expect the unexpected" when it comes to our unique activations, surprises and a-ha moments!
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Funny you should ask! For Vancouver 2023, we're featured plenty of "new" including:
- Discovery Neighborhoods, Including a new Brand Zone and Micro and Small Batch Craft Growers Area
- Dedicated Budtender & Store Manager Programs
- Philanthropic Partnerships
- Screening of Frenchy Dreams of Hashish
- Industry & Consumer Activations
- Live Entertainment & Prizes
- Onsite Outdoor Networking Lounge
- & More!
Our special screening of the groundbreaking documentary, Frenchy Dreams of Hashish, celebrating the life and legacy of famed master grower, Frenchy Cannoli, takes place on the Industry Stage inside the Expo Hall at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 14.
A Q&A with producer and cannabis activist, Kimberly Hooks, will follow and participants will get a sneak peek at the floor before the show opens for the day at 11:00 AM.
Tickets are $20. Tickets are included with Consumer Ticket purchases, and can be added-on to additional Lift ticket type purchases at checkout. Proceeds will benefit the Origins Council.
The official Lift Afterparty will take place from 5 - 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 14. Our location is the Lamplighter Pub at 92 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8, Canada.
Tickets for the Lift After Party are included in the following ticket types:
- Lift Cannabis Business Conference & Expo All-Access
- Industry Expo-Only