Why exhibit at Hempfest Expo?

FACE-TO-FACE INTERACTIONS + RELATIONSHIPS 

= MORE LEADS + SALES + EXPOSURE

  • The Cannabis Expo was launched as an innovative concept designed to target an industry on the knife edge of exploding.  With a federal government poised to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis, permitting adult recreational use, Canada is on the forefront of a global revolution aimed towards an open, accepted and professional cannabis industry. Come join, and meet the pioneers of this revolution!

  • Hempfest Cannabis Expo will provide a vibrant environment for consumers, patients, fellow industry members, entrepreneurs, local leaders and job seekers to come share, talk and learn about North America's emerging cannabis industry. 
     

  • Build face to face RELATIONSHIPS and BRAND AWARENESS

  • 9 out of 10 consumers who have a direct experience with your brand or product are more likely to do business with you in the future.

  • Business to Business connections- Generate leads and build relationships with fellow entrepreneurs looking to get involved in the fast growing cannabis industry.

  • Market research + product launching

Edmonton's Cannabis Community

Edmonton has a small, but vibrant group pioneering the cannabis industry. Why is this a good thing? This means that Edmonton is full of potential and opportunities for patients, consumers, industry members, entrepreneurs, local leaders, job seekers and curious individuals to come together to inform, share and learn about one of North America’s fastest growing industries.

Advertising Opportunities

TELEVISION: A series of interviews, promotions, and contests will be aired on leading television stations.

RADIO: A combination of commercials, interviews and promotions will be aired on leading radio stations and radio partners.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Together with our sponsors, we will deliver a combination of video and social media releases that will reach thousands in this cannabis industry and your target audience.

EXHIBITOR ADVERTISING: HempFest Canada will provide all exhibitors with advertising material to use in print or online, as well as HempFest Canada logos to use on their webpages.

ONLINE/GOOGLE:A large focus is put on organic rankings and paid ads to maximize show attendees.

LOCAL: Adverting will be run in local, community forums + print.

Who attends the show?

We are targeting a passionate audience of advocates for the legalization and growth of the Canadian cannabis industry. Individuals come hungry for information and we plan to showcase some of the best products and services in the industry.  This includes growers, dispensaries, seed companies, nutrient companies, hydroponics manufacturers, medical clinics, health + wellness providers and cannabis + hemp products/paraphernalia, to name a few.

Age Demographics

Age demographics of anticipated attendees:

 

  • 30%  : 18-30 years of age

  • 30%  : 31-40 years of age

  • 30%  : 41-55 years of age

  • 10%  : 55 years of age and older

 

Who will you see at the expo?

Exhibitor categories include:

 

  • Industry-related products and services

  • Licensed producers

  • Dispensaries

  • Seed companies

  • Nutrient companies

  • Hydroponics manufacturers

  • Medical clinics

  • Health and wellness providers

  • Many more!

     

 

What is included in my booth price?

  • 20 FREE ADMISSION COUPONS TO HEMPFEST EXPO: To distribute to your clients, friends, and potential customers           (Provided upon request)

  • UP TO 4 EXHIBITOR PASSES/BOOTH  (More upon request)

  • Inclusion on our city website with your company name and URL link on our exhibitors listing page.

  • OVERNIGHT SECURITY: The venue provides on-site overnight security 

  • SOCIAL MEDIA 'GIVE AWAY' OPPORTUNITIES: Gain valuable exposure by taking part in our Facebook + Instagram contests (contact us to enroll)

  • BOOTH DRAPING – 8' high drapes for the back of your booth

 

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

  • Additional pre-purchased booth options include:

  • FURNISHINGS + ACCESSORIES: Booth carpeting, furnishings, tables, chairs, hung banners, and displays. 

  • INTERNET CONNECTIONS

  • ELECTRICAL POWER SUPPLY

*Please note all of these options are available for pre-purchase prior to event time.  Please refer to the 'Exhibitors Handbook' located on this website for details (under the 'EXHIBITORS' tab)

EVENT DATE + HOURS

March 2 + 3rd, 2019

Saturday 2nd  12pm-6pm

Sunday 3rd  12pm-5pm

(Overnight security provided)

**This is an 18+ Event** (ID Required)

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EVENT LOCATION

Edmonton NW

Downtown Edmonton

Edmonton Convention Centre

(formerly known as the Shaw Conference Centre)

9797 Jasper Ave

T5J 1N9