Past Attendee Testimonials

See what others had to say about the CannaGrow Expo...

“CannaGrow is so amazing! The attendees, instructors, classes and vendors. The ideas shared and knowledge gained was fantastic!”

“The absolute best event for anyone looking to be involved in the cannabis grower community.”

“I thought I was an advanced grower going into this, and I still left with a notebook full of ideas!”

“Really glad I decided to come. The grower networking roundtables was worth the price of admission alone.”

“CannaGrow is a terrific show that brings growers, what the growers need, and what they are looking for together under one roof.”

“Come learn from your peers, feel valued, and ask anything. Come to the CannaGrow Expo.”

“CannaGrow Expo, what a great experience! The knowledge, contacts and vendor exhibits/samples we experienced were more valuable than the time and travel costs. Great investment!”

“I had an amazing learning and networking experience. I came from Chile to meet all the master growers and see the future happening here.”

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“The best expo I’ve been to specific to growers and cultivation.”

“Great information for experienced cultivators.”

“CannaGrow offered information for everyone; from the novice grower to the professional. Staff was friendly, and the food was amazing too!”

“Unique audience among industry events: the real cultivation practitioners.”

“CannaGrow offers a fantastic opportunity for networking! The atmosphere is super chill and everyone is very friendly.”

“A great place to share best practices between conscientious cannabis cultivators.”

“The invaluable amount of scientific knowledge, networking opportunities, and hospitality shines through and cannot be matched.”

“I am a novice grower and CannaGrow speakers both answered my myriads of questions and brought a wealth of education to this two day event.”

“CannaGrow is an expo for growers with high quality speakers and vendors dedicated to education and knowledge sharing rather than advertising and giveaways.”

“The CannaGrow Expo is an amazing event where you can make both personal and professional connections in the cannabis industry.”

“Lovely location, friendly vendors, great food!”

Fun and educational weekend for anyone who enjoys the cannabis plant. Networking, swag and munchies for everyone.

“CannaGrow is as inviting to newcomers as it is experts, and brings together growers and suppliers from across the country to learn from one another. I’ll definitely be back.”

“The CannaGrow Expo is a very empowering event for anyone interested in being involved in the amazing cannabis growing revolution!”

“The CannaGrow Expo is a great place to learn about cannabis cultivation and meet other cannabis enthusiasts from around the world.”

“You have a lot of information from beginners to commercial growers. I left there feeling very confident on how to move forward.”

“A fun filled day of valuable education from beginner grower to master. A must attend event for serious growers!”

“Great! Amazing information on cannabis growing, and the networking was phenomenal. Highly recommended!”

“Fantastic conference to learn the ins and outs of the cultivation of cannabis.”

“As a first time attendee I found the information very valuable. At the end of the day, it’s all about the people.”

“My husband and I were really impressed with what we learned during the breakout sessions.”

“Great insight into growing and the medicinal value of cannabis. Looking forward to future shows.”

“Low cost quality networking with a good trade show.”

“Very informative, good atmosphere, good info, good time all around! I learned a lot.”

“This was the first grow expo that I have ever attended, and I was very pleased with the quality of the sessions and the atmosphere of collaboration.”

“Great learning experience and well put together event!”

“Do continue the quality and quantity of generous food, drinks, and entertainment. Ice cream is a great idea!”

“A good place to better understand the culture and business side of the cannabis industry.”

“Incredible experience. I even learned things I didn’t know that I didn’t know! Can’t wait for next year!”

“CannaGrow allowed me to connect with companies face to face. I was able to gain the knowledge I need to succeed for many years to come!”

“Learned a lot from the different classes and really appreciate the various experts you brought in. I’m very versed in hydroponics but to be able to listen to experts on LED lights, greenhouses, outdoor, etc. really expanded my mind and knowledge.”

“CannaGrow Expo is an experience that needs to be attended to realize the full potential of your abilities to take advantage of the recent changes in cannabis laws across the nation.”

“As a grower, this was my first cannabis expo, and I was very pleased with my experience. I will be attending future CannaGrow Expo shows!”

“The best cannabis conference I’ve been to yet!”

“Worth the trip! Especially from a networking perspective.”

“Beautiful venue, great cannabis growing education, great networking!”

“CannaGrow brings together passionate, like minded people. Ideas and perspectives are shared, lifelong friendships are made. Absolutely incredible!”

“The Cannagrow Expo lends information to a wide variety of attendees, from users to growers to people in the business for years. Fun environment!”

“Very beneficial information given throughout this conference. Lots of cool vendors to talk with in between classes.”

“I was very impressed with all the vendors and learned so much from them. Speakers information invaluable.”

“A fantastic balance of relevant market and technical discussion as well as meaningful business development opportunities.”

“CannaGrow Expo was an amazing opportunity to connect with people who are open and passionate about growing.”

“A great venue to learn about the best practices of cannabis cultivation and the standards of excellence in processing.”

“A business expo that was truly a business expo, and with a lot of good information!”

“Met great people, learned a lot, and had a wonderful time in Denver… Thank you very much!”

“A great hub for the MMJ world.”

“The CannaGrow Expo was an amazing networking opportunity!”

“The CannaGrow Expo is a real growers event! The networking you can accomplish is un-matched.”

“Great event, enlightened speakers, and awesome cannabis enthusiasts just like you.”

“CannaGrow was INCREDIBLE! Pioneers, new technologies, so much to see and learn! Speakers were amazing, knowledgeable and willing to SHARE!!”

“A useful immersion into cannabis cultivation and how much it has changed. Great for networking in the growing community.”

“CannaGrow Expo was very informative and beneficial!”

“From breeders to cultivators to manufacturers, CannaGrow Expo is a gathering of the people who will shape the future of the cannabis industry.”

“Perfect educational and networking event for people serious about producing fine cannabis. I plan on attending annually.”

“The CannaGrow Expo combined the best of everything in the grow community. Knowledgeable sessions lead by best-in-class speakers, focused on growers.”

“An incredible meeting place of true cannabis cultivation professionals. Can’t wait for the next one!”

“Informative social gathering geared toward innovation in the growing cannabis industry.”

“The trade show was fantastic. All vendors very knowledgeable.”

“I compliment the team for highly educational and professionally hosted show that attracted serious and professional minded attendees. Generous food & drink too!”

“Excellent learning experience at excellent price. As cultivator I plan on sending my staff.”

“A very enlightening experience, many great speakers to network with one on one.”

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“CannaGrow was like meeting up with the family you never knew you had. It was made up of so many passionate and knowledgeable people.”

“Bitchin’ and Motivating!!”

“The CannaGrow expo was a great platform to meet with like minded individuals in an intimate and relaxed setting.”

“A fantastic array of multi-disciplined individuals both teaching and in the audience. Networking opportunities abound.”

“I wish it lasted longer. So inspiring!”

“I’ve never been to an event where I was treated so well. Just the wonderful atmosphere you guys created, I will remember for a long time.”

“The CannaGrow Expo was a fulfilling experience. From front desk check-in throughout the entire event, the staff were all friendly and helpful. There was so much information available to all levels of growers. The classroom presenters were top notch in their fields, and the topics were varied and pertinent. The display vendors were friendly, knowledgeable, and offered relevant services and goods. Even the lunches were great! The schedule of classes were clearly posted and adhered to. It was a well put together event. I would recommend it to any in the industry as well to anyone interested in getting into the industry.”

Very informative! First show that I’ve been to in this industry, and I look forward to the next CannaGrow Expo!

“A fun and informative 2-day conference offering world-class speakers on various cannabis topics, vendors, amazing lunches, and an open bar!”

“The grower networking roundtables with each table having a topic of interest/style of cultivation was the most valuable, hands-down.”

“CannaGrow is a place to meet professional, altruistic people in the industry who are there to help you grow.”

“I really have nothing but positive things to say and I greatly appreciate the experience.”

“An awesome event made for serious growers.”

“What is most valuable about CannaGrow is building on the experience of others.”

“Well planned, and well-organized event.”

“The expo is beneficial for hobby growers to professional growers and anyone in between! Speakers, networking, food – great & informative!”

“CannaGrow was an amazing refresher on my horticultural skills and a unique glimpse into this rapidly expanding industry.”

“Loved the networking at this event!”

“A time to learn many different trends in the cultivation of cannabis.”

I was extremely impressed with the knowledge of both the vendors and the speakers. CannaGrow was a great experience!

“I came to CannaGrow Reno to get away from the grow for a few days, but I left with much more – knowledge, professional contacts, and a handful of beans!”

“It was the perfect experience I needed.”

“The CannaGrow expo provides an excellent opportunity to bring growers of all levels together to learn, network and expand their knowledge.”

“An opportunity for cannabis enthusiasts of all levels to network with and be educated by the leaders of innovation in the industry.”

“It was great to be around other growers openly sharing information.”

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“The CannaGrow Expo was truly a once in a lifetime experience. Great information and awesome people!”

“A very educational, and awesome experience!”

“Excellent! CannaGrow Expo had a diverse line-up of programs to educate and inform all participants. An outstanding opportunity to meet and network!”

“Dude, whoa, it was great!!”

“Great opportunity to learn about the latest trends, technologies, and techniques in the cannabis cultivation industry.”

A very professional event with great networking and educational opportunities. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning about the cannabis industry.

“CannaGrow is a great place to meet fellow growers and experts willing to share, as well as talk to vendors. Great food too!”

“CannaGrow was a great place to network, learn, and grow in this business!”

“CannaGrow Expo is the best source of cultivation information. If you are looking to find a place in the industry, go to CannaGrow!”

“A great niche, personable event designed for quality education with an emphasis on advice and best practices for growers.”

“I learned a lot! Good experience.”

“A beautiful educational networking event for a fast growing industry.”

“A very informative event for all. Environment was conducive to learning. Great vendors, great food, and time to network!”

“The CannaGrow expo was a great learning experience and an amazing networking event!”

“Where it all began, the black, grey, white growers and supporters market meeting place. Loved the diversity!”

“The vendors were great. The location was perfect.”

“An interesting experience. A chance to get to know some of the industry leaders.”

“Great experience. Learned methods and techniques I will try.”

“Concentrating tons of information in 2 high-impact days, CannaGrow offers an ideal venue to advance your understanding of cannabis.”

“Love it! This is 2nd time I’ve attended…”

“Great concept, invaluable resources.”

A good place to learn more about cannabis growing trends!

“I made so many new connections at the CannaGrow Expo. I can’t wait to re-connect with all of them!”

“I feel that these events are important for wholesalers and vendors alike. It allows each to see what their competition is doing and improve.”

“CannaGrow Expo is an experience that needs to be attended to realize the full potential of your abilities to take advantage of the recent changes in cannabis laws across the nation”

It was a great experience, and by the time I left, I have made some great connections! Already looking forward to the next one.”

“Attending CannaGrow Expo deepens your understanding of this life-changing, future-altering industry and humanitarian movement.”

“I had a good time. Very resourceful and great for networking.”

“An intimate and enjoyable gathering of cannabis pioneers, industry leaders and enthusiasts. CannaGrow Expo is a ‘must attend’ event!”

Next event:
October 28 – 29, 2017 / Denver, CO

Day One

9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
9:00 am
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10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
Saturday, March 25th
Saturday, March 25th
Check-in / Registration / Expo Hall Opens
9:00 am - 10:00 am
You may pick up your badge anytime after 9:00AM<br/> Coffee & Muffins available in the Expo Hall

You may pick up your badge anytime after 9:00AM
Coffee & Muffins available in the Expo Hall

Become Brilliant at the Basics Of Home Cultivation
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Ellen Taylor Brown</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/>Sinsemilla Seminars & Pro MAX Grow<br/>

Ellen Taylor Brown
Master Grower
Sinsemilla Seminars & Pro MAX Grow

The Science of Spectrum: LED Lighting Uncovered
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Steve Kruss</strong><br/> Lighting Designer<br/> Light-Waves Electronics<br/>

Steve Kruss
Lighting Designer
Light-Waves Electronics

The Role of Oxygen in Cannabis: Why It's Critical & How to Maximize Oxygen in Your Plants
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Charlie Hayes</strong><br/> Bio-Chemist<br/> Advanced Treatment Technologies

Charlie Hayes
Bio-Chemist
Advanced Treatment Technologies

Optimal Cannabinoid and Terpene Biogenesis: Altering Environmental Conditions to Encourage Plant Diversity
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Zacariah L. Hildenbrand, PH.D.</strong><br/> Chief Scientific Officer <br/> Inform Environmental

Zacariah L. Hildenbrand, PH.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Inform Environmental

Dive into the Rhizosphere: The Importance of Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Sunny Kaercher</strong><br/> Ecologist<br/> Miller Soils

Sunny Kaercher
Ecologist
Miller Soils

Protecting your Cannabis Intellectual Property: Understanding the Types of IP Available to Breeders & Growers
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Travis Bliss</strong><br/> Intellectual Property Attorney<br/> Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Travis Bliss
Intellectual Property Attorney
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Lunch in the Expo Hall
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
<strong>Nom Nom Nom...</strong><br/> Enjoy!

Nom Nom Nom...
Enjoy!

Improving Operational Efficiency in Your Grow
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Drew Plebani</strong><br/> Soil Scientist / Permaculture Designer<br/> Commercial Cultivator

Drew Plebani
Soil Scientist / Permaculture Designer
Commercial Cultivator

Cannabis Biology: Navigating Nutrient Pathways
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Christian West</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/> Wanderlust Curative

Christian West
Master Grower
Wanderlust Curative

Breeding & Cultivating High-CBD Cannabis to Achieve Therapeutic Results
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Adam Jacques</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/> The Growers Guild Gardens

Adam Jacques
Master Grower
The Growers Guild Gardens

Cultivating Cannabis from Tissue Cultures: Applications & Advantages of Tissue Culture Techniques
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
<strong>Hope Jones, PH.D.</strong><br/> Chief Scientific Officer<br/> C4 Laboratories

Hope Jones, PH.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
C4 Laboratories

Greenhouse Cannabis Cultivation: Building Greenhouses for the Commercial Grower
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
<strong>Josh Conley</strong><br/> Greenhouse Designer<br/> NextG3n Greenhouse

Josh Conley
Greenhouse Designer
NextG3n Greenhouse

Emergency Ice Cream Break in Expo Hall
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
<em>Enjoy!</em>

Enjoy!

Grower Networking Roundtables
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
<strong style="font-size:14px;">Choose a topic of interest, sit down with fellow cultivators, and discuss!<br>Don't miss this great opportunity to connect with peers over a shared passion. </strong><br/> <br/> Topics: Indoor Cultivation, Outdoor Cultivation, Genetics & Breeding, Harvest Techniques, Extraction, Sustainable Cultivation Methods<br/>

Choose a topic of interest, sit down with fellow cultivators, and discuss!
Don't miss this great opportunity to connect with peers over a shared passion.


Topics: Indoor Cultivation, Outdoor Cultivation, Genetics & Breeding, Harvest Techniques, Extraction, Sustainable Cultivation Methods

Cocktail Hour / Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Complimentary Happy Hour & Light Hors D'oeuvres in the Expo Hall

Complimentary Happy Hour & Light Hors D'oeuvres in the Expo Hall

Saturday, March 25th

8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
After Hours (Saturday, March 25th)
After Hours (Saturday, March 25th)

Day Two

9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
9:00 am
9:30 am
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10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
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3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
Sunday, March 26th
Sunday, March 26th
Registration / Morning Refreshments / Expo Hall Opens
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Expo Hall Opens / Coffee & Bagels Available!

Expo Hall Opens / Coffee & Bagels Available!

Do You Even Grow, Bro? The Fundamentals of Cultivating Cannabis
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Jay Kitchen</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/> UptownGrowLab

Jay Kitchen
Master Grower
UptownGrowLab

Cultivating in Compliance: What's Expected & Pitfalls to Avoid
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Rebecca Gasca</strong><br/> Founder & CEO<br/> Pistil + Stigma

Rebecca Gasca
Founder & CEO
Pistil + Stigma

Bioproduct Inputs: Rules for Properly Selecting & Applying Different Classes of Organic Inputs
10:00 am - 10:50 am
<strong>Brian McSpadden Gardener</strong><br/> Director of R&D <br/> Sustane Natural Fertilizers

Brian McSpadden Gardener
Director of R&D
Sustane Natural Fertilizers

Nutrients: An Advanced Plant Health Seminar
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Jennifer Martin</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/> Marijuana Propagation

Jennifer Martin
Master Grower
Marijuana Propagation

The True Cost of Cultivation: Determining Cost Per Ounce & Utilizing the Data to Improve Your Grow Op
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Joel Gunn</strong><br/> Master Grower & Horticulturist<br/> Hayes Park Hydroponic

Joel Gunn
Master Grower & Horticulturist
Hayes Park Hydroponic

Cultivate Consciously: A Guide to Evolving Your Current Grow into a More Sustainable Operation
11:00 am - 11:50 am
<strong>Christie Lunsford</strong><br/> Chief Operating Officer<br/> Pro MAX Grow

Christie Lunsford
Chief Operating Officer
Pro MAX Grow

Lunch in the Expo Hall
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
<strong>Nom Nom Nom...</strong><br/> Enjoy!

Nom Nom Nom...
Enjoy!

Genomics of Oil Content in Cannabis: Progress and Opportunities
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Keith Allen</strong><br/> Computational Biologist<br/> Allen Bioconsulting

Keith Allen
Computational Biologist
Allen Bioconsulting

A Deeper Look at Soil: Interpreting & Maximizing Your Soil's Fertility
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Cody & Craig Witt</strong><br/> Strategist / Soil Mixologist<br/> Full Circle Soils & Compost

Cody & Craig Witt
Strategist / Soil Mixologist
Full Circle Soils & Compost

Craft Cannabis: Breeding Exceptional & Unique Cannabis Cultivars
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
<strong>Shane Yoakam (SunyCheba)<br/>& Ray Bowser III (Odie Diesel)</strong><br/> Cannabis Breeders, Hemp Farmers, and Growers<br/> Creators of: Double Purple Doja, Black Cherry, V.2 BC Soda, Dr. Who, Quantum Kush

Shane Yoakam (SunyCheba)
& Ray Bowser III (Odie Diesel)

Cannabis Breeders, Hemp Farmers, and Growers
Creators of: Double Purple Doja, Black Cherry, V.2 BC Soda, Dr. Who, Quantum Kush

Inventory Management for Cannabis Cultivators: Top 10 Best Practices
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
<strong>Pranav Sood</strong><br/> Chief Executive Officer<br/> Trellis

Pranav Sood
Chief Executive Officer
Trellis

Branding, Marketing, & Distribution for Craft Cannabis Cultivators
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
<strong>Mike Cawley</strong><br/> Master Grower<br/> Geek Farms / Grow Geek

Mike Cawley
Master Grower
Geek Farms / Grow Geek

The Art of Extracts: Exploring Different Extraction Methods
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
<strong>Elton Prince</strong><br/> Master Extractor<br/> The Alchemists Guild

Elton Prince
Master Extractor
The Alchemists Guild

The Wind Down - High Tea in the Expo Hall
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Last chance to connect with exhibitors!<br/> <em>Enjoy!</em>

Last chance to connect with exhibitors!
Enjoy!

Panel Discussion: Genetics & Breeding
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
<strong>Panel Discussion</strong><br/> <br/> Genetics & Breeding<br/><br/>

Panel Discussion

Genetics & Breeding

Panel Discussion: Ask a Master Grower
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
<strong>Panel Discussion</strong><br/> Ask a Master Grower<br/><br/> Come here and get your questions answered by a lineup of master cannabis cultivators!

Panel Discussion
Ask a Master Grower

Come here and get your questions answered by a lineup of master cannabis cultivators!

Expo Hall Closes @ 5PM

Expo Hall Closes
Thank you for joining us!

Sunday, March 26th

8 pm
9 pm
10 pm
8 pm
9 pm
10 pm
After Hours (Sunday, March 26th)
After Hours (Sunday, March 26th)
Go-Karting at Grand Sierra
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Go-Karting @ Grand Sierra<br/> Grand Adventure Land (Behind the parking lot at Grand Sierra Resort)<br/> Complimentary to CannaGrow Attendees with Your Badge!

Go-Karting @ Grand Sierra
Grand Adventure Land (Behind the parking lot at Grand Sierra Resort)
Complimentary to CannaGrow Attendees with Your Badge!