With more than 40 hours of programming across 2  days, Black CannaBiz Expo and Conference 24 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 24 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. 

Conference Tracks

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 2024 and beyond.


 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.

Education Sessions

With multiple sessions to choose from, these sessions are packed with original content and tactical advice. Presenters will share information based on the most popular topics requested by attendees like you.

Conference Agenda

The conference agenda is intentionally fluid so that attendees have the best opportunity to learn, and network . We will update the agenda weekly until the show day, watch this space!


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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 5+. You can select " Group Registration" on the  registration form.

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