With more than 60 hour of programming across 3 days, Black CannaBiz Expo and Conference 22 gives you in-dept insights into all things cannabis from a diverse prospective. From the basics every aspiring cannabis  business owner needs,  to offerings for cannabis leaders, to the latest ideas and policies that are changing the cannabis landscape, Black CannaBiz Expo and Conference 22 is sure to help you stay on top of what’s to come in cannabis.

Peer-To-Peer Connections

Learn from and quickly connect with attendees whose professional backgrounds and interests are similar to your own.

Customized Learning

Select a content track to find sessions on topics that matter the most to you. Your learning journey can be tailored even further with additional special presentation offerings.

Eye-Opening Exhibits

Visit the Black CannaBiz Expo to find the latest cannabis resources and connect with hundreds of solution providers. Learn more from exhibitors and sponsors by visiting their virtual booths. 

Content Tracks

Find and select sessions on topics that matter most to you

Ancillary & Tech

Equity and Inclusion

Farming & Hemp

Start Ups & Capital

CBD & Wellness

Cultivation & Extraction

Black Politics

Dispensary Operations

Cannabis Careers

Session Types

Choose from a variety of session formats to fit each type of learning style. Whether you favor condensed, rapid-fire sessions; you can’t wait to hear from thought leaders on the main stage; or are eager to roll up your sleeves for hands-on learning, there are different session formats to fit your learning style.

Main Stage Experiences

This main stage experience is led by expert thought leaders and practitioners. Their stories will inspire you to think outside the box and widen your perspectives. You’ll leave feeling energized, motivated and equipped to succeed in 2022 and beyond.

Breakout Sessions

With multiple sessions to choose from, these sessions are packed with original content and tactical advice. Presentations from solo presenters or co-presenters will feature best practices, forward-looking strategies and resources you need to advance your business now and in the future.

Mega Sessions

Similar to concurrent sessions but open to a larger number of people.


We have the best line up of Black and Brown pros in cannabis. Whether they are sharing their business expertise, their advocacy work or the ways they are shifting from legacy operations to legal opportunities our guest presenters are best in class.

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🕐 Thursday, November 3rd : Conference Hours 9a to 5p

🕐 Friday, November 4th : Conference Hours 9a-5p | Expo Hours 10a-5p

🕐 Saturday, November 5th : Conference Hours 9a-5p | Expo Hours 10a-5p


Anthony Winston III

Anthony Winston III

Ciera Parks

Dario Boyce

LoriLord Cannabiz

Michael Lawson Jr

Naomi Granger

Natacha Andrews

Sharonda Myricks

Steven Conville


New Orleans Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130


Proof of full vaccination or a recent negative test is no longer required to enter bars, restaurants, event spaces, and other businesses. For current guidelines, Read More

If the speaker has provided us with materials, you can download them on the official conference app. 

Conference programming is very fluid, we are literally updating the conference agenda every week. Be sure to subscribe for updates and visit the agenda section of this site for the latest.

The conference accepts applications from speakers that have expertise and unique experiences in a particular conference track i.e. Cultivation, Dispensary Operations, Technology, Black Politics .

A group discount of 15%  is available for parties of 3+. You can select " Group Registration" on the  registration form.

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