The global Cannabis Drinks Expo is returning to multiple locations in 2020. Hosted by the Beverage Trade Network, the expo is set to take place July 30 in San Francisco and August 3 in Chicago. Regardless of which location you choose, the event will be among the largest global gatherings of cannabis drinks professionals in the world.
The beautiful Bay City area offers a multitude of activities for attendees as they converge in San Francisco for July’s expo. Visitors can view the city’s most famous landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge, or hop on a cable car for a historic ride through the city. With world-class museums, live entertainment, sports events, festivals, and world-class food and wine offerings, conference-goers will have a menu of options to choose from when decompressing after the expo’s energizing itinerary.
For cannabis beverage enthusiasts located closer to the Midwest, the expo’s Chicago venue presents an alternatively exciting option. Located 30 minutes outside the Windy City, the second location was added after the success of San Francisco’s 2019 inaugural expo. The Beverage Trade Network chose the city because of an increased interest in a Midwest location as well as its likelihood of becoming an influential hub for the cannabis industry. The Chicago event will follow the same format as San Francisco’s and shares its designation as the only show in North America completely devoted to cannabis drinks products.
Promising to deliver critical information on the exploding cannabis beverage sector while connecting attendees with high-profile industry experts via networking opportunities, the expo is not one to be missed. The event brings together drinks producers, manufacturers, brand owners, distilleries, and brewers to same location to share their diverse knowledge and tips for those looking to enter the still-evolving cannabis beverage sector. The expo’s main theme revolves around growth—“growing your cannabis drinks business” in order to “grow your bottom line.”
With a smattering of presentations including exciting titles like “Building a National Cannabis Brand,” “2020 Data and Trends in Cannabis Beverages,” and “From Edibles to Infused Beverages, Insights and Observations from a Leading Cannabis Brand,” the Cannabis Drinks Expo offers critical, practical ideas of how to succeed in the evolving world of cannabis beverages.
Another critical component of the expo is its networking opportunities. If you’re looking for new partners and like-minded professionals with a pulse on the heartbeat of the cannabis beverage industry, there is no better event than this. Attendees will be able to grow their circle of connections, as the conference attracts professionals from diverse verticals such as drink producers, manufacturers, brand owners, distilleries, and brewers. The conference is designed to empower participants to unlock new opportunities in the quickly growing United States cannabis industry.
The format of the one-day event will feature panel discussions, Q&A sessions, and speaker presentations from major players in the cannabis beverage sector. These presentations, given by some of the industry’s biggest influencers, will present key success strategies and critical information. A short list of presenters includes Eric Becker, director of research and analysis at MadisonJay Solutions; Shivan Brady, vice president of Regulatory Affairs at Justice Growth; Rachel Burkons, co-owner of Altered Plates; and Michael Christophe, co-founder and CEO of mood33, among others. Visitors will also be invited to visit the tradeshow floor, which will include exhibits from producers, manufacturers, distributors, brand owners, branding experts, law firms, and packaging experts. Attendees can truly customize their experience by seeking out professional advice from specific areas.
An increasing consumer demand for health and wellness products along with an increasing popularity in low-sugar drink options have created a rich environment for the cannabis beverage industry to grow. Fortune Business Insights forecasts the industry to experience an astounding 37% CAGR by the end of 2026, a growth expected to be augmented by new and emerging companies creating innovative new varietals and concepts.
Attendees will range from already established companies seeking strategies for success to curious enthusiasts looking to enter into this steadily growing industry. Participants can anticipate coming away with a comprehensive view of what it takes to succeed in the cannabis beverage industry and ideas on how to accelerate their time to market to start making new sales faster. Additionally, participants in the wine, spirits, and beer industry looking to find ways to merge their offerings with cannabis beverages will find the tools they need. In short, these are must-attend events for anyone hoping to stay abreast of the growing industry.
Cannabis Drinks Expo
July 30, 2020
San Francisco, California
Cannabis Drinks Expo
August 3, 2020
- The expo delivers practical insights on scalability and revenue growth so attendees can grow their business and increase revenues.
- Cannabis beverage industry expected to experience a 37% CAGR by the end of 2026, a growth encouraged by innovative ideas and products introduced by emerging companies.
- Trade show exhibitors will include producers, manufacturers, distributors, brand owners, branding experts, law firms, and packaging experts—representatives from multiple verticals of the cannabis beverage ecosystem.
- The Cannabis Drinks Expo offers critical, practical ideas of how to succeed in the evolving world of cannabis beverages.
- Attendees will be able to grow their circle of connections, as the conference attracts professionals from diverse sectors and engages attendees with valuable networking opportunities.
- Participants can anticipate coming away with a comprehensive view of what it takes to succeed in the cannabis beverage industry and ideas on how to accelerate their time to market to start making new sales faster.