New England’s Largest Cannabis Convention Returns To Boston’s Hynes Convention Center April 22nd-23rd

MASSACHUSETTS: The New England Cannabis Network will be hosting the 3rd Annual New England Cannabis Convention at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on April 22nd and 23rd. With over 5,000 attendees, 150 industry exhibitors, and 100+ local and national speakers, this will be the largest Cannabis and Hemp Industry event ever in the northeast. With medical and recreational cannabis sales in Maine and Massachusetts are projected to exceed 1.5 billion dollars by 2020, and this expo focuses on helping New Englanders get involved in this amazing growth opportunity.

Programming for the event will feature three separate tracks covering all aspects of the industry:

(1) Cannabis careers, businesses, and investment opportunities, (2) Marijuana as Medicine (3) Live demos on growing, cloning, tinctures, and more. There will also be an “Education Village” hosted by MassCan/NORML where attendees can get information and advice in a one-on-one setting on all industry-related topics.

This year’s event will also feature the premier of the New England Growers Cup, the region’s first ever competition for legal recreational cannabis home-growers. A live Awards Show will recognize winners in 13 categories including flower, extracts, edibles, vape pens, and non-solvent hash. Also new this year will be a live “shark-tank” style Canna-Pitch Slam where local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas live to a panel of cannabis industry investment professionals.

Attendees at the event will also get the opportunity to network with the over 150 local & national Cannabis Industry businesses, talk with doctors & health care providers, explore investment & career opportunities, connect with advocacy groups, see the latest developments in lighting, soil, and growing equipment, and purchase a huge variety of the latest smoking, vaping, and storage accessories.

After hosting a series of four smaller successful events in 2015 (over 10,000 attendees), NECANN hosted its first event at the Hynes in 2016, attracting over 3,500 attendees from all over New England and beyond. The legalization of recreational cannabis use in both Maine and Massachusetts last November will bring an enormous increase in national attention to the region in 2017. “Over the last 12 months, huge progress has been made towards the normalization of cannabis use in New England, and around the country.  With legalization spreading throughout the region, we’re excited to be hosting the essential networking hub for local, businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs to meet and grow, while also providing much-needed knowledge and resources for medical marijuana patients and advocates” said Marc Shepard,

Co-Founder of NECANN. “For anyone who is interested in seeing the true scope of this industry, including the opportunites and enormous potential, this is the place to be.”

The convention is 18+ (children under 18 must be accompanied by adult), and no smoking or vaping is allowed in the building. Registration for the event can be bought online at: www.NECANN.com.  A limited amount of tickets will also be available at the Hynes on the days of the shows.

Full Programming Schedule: www.necann.com/programming

New England Cannabis Convention Coming to Hynes Convention Center April 23-24

The New England Cannabis Network will be hosting the 2016 New England Cannabis Convention at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston April 23 and 24.  With over 120 industry vendors, and more than 60 local and national cannabis experts and health care speakers, this will be the N.E. Region’s largest cannabis industry event in 2016. Industry growth is explosive, with legal Cannabis sales in the U.S. projected to gross $16.7 billion dollars in 2016, and grow to over $20 billion by 2019. The Convention will focus on helping New Englanders get involved in this amazing opportunity.

Programming for the event will feature four complete tracks covering all aspects of the industry:

(1) Cannabis careers, businesses, and investment opportunities, (2) Marijuana as medicine, (3) Live demos on growing, cloning, tinctures, and more, and (4) Opportunities in the hemp industry. The event will also feature the first annual N.E. Cannabis Film Festival, showing a curated selection of short cannabis-related films from around the world.

Attendees at the event will also have the opportunity to network with the over 120 local and national cannabis industry businesses, speak with doctors and health care providers, explore investment and career opportunities, connect with advocacy groups, see the latest developments in lighting, soil, and growing equipment, and shop a huge variety of the latest smoking, vaping, and storage accessories.

“Over the last 12 months, huge progress has been made towards the normalization of cannabis use in New England, and around the country. With legalization votes possible in as many as four New England states in 2016, we want to help create a networking hub for the local caregivers, patients, advocates, businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs to meet and grow,” said Marc Shepard, Co-Founder of NECANN.

“For anyone who is interested in seeing the true scope of the local cannabis industry, including its benefits and enormous potential, this is the place to be.”   The show is 18+ (children under 18 must be accompanied by adult), and no smoking or vaping is allowed in the building. Registration for the event can be bought online at: www.NECANN.com. A limited amount of tickets will also be available at the Hynes Convention Center on show days.

Full Programming Schedule:  www.necann.com/programming

SHOW DATES/TIMES: Sat. April. 23rd, 11am-6pm.  Sun. April 24th, 11am-6pm.

Attendees can be register online at http://www.necann.com and at the event on the day of the show

$15 general admission, $35 for all programming.