Sandton going up in smoke


Africa’s largest cannabis event, The Cannabis Expo, is preparing to return to the Sandton Convention Centre  24-26 November 2023, and promises to be the highlight of the year.

The Cannabis Expo brings together thousands of cannabis industry professionals, investors and entrepreneurs from all around the world to explore the latest innovations, trends and business opportunities in the cannabis industry.

This year’s event promises to be the biggest and most exciting yet, with over 200 exhibitors featuring over 1000 cannabis products, and a jam-packed program of talks and workshops. Visitors can look forward to interactive presentations and panel discussions, networking opportunities, and a massive array of cannabis products and services.

The event also features The Freedom Festival hosting bands, artists and DJs performing throughout, and The Cannabis Food Market providing a whole range of mouth-watering goodies.

The Convention Stage

This is the largest comprehensive cannabis convention to take place in Africa, with global industry leaders and local government representatives from across the region presenting talks and taking part in moderated panel discussions every hour on Friday covering topics such as Cannabis and Women’s Health as well as The Elephant in the room  –  The Cannabis Grow Club.

Attendees will have the chance to listen to the latest trends in cannabis-related topics that cover health, agriculture, legislation, business, finance and more. On Saturday and Sunday, attendees can attend informative talks and presentations from industry experts every half-hour with Q&A sessions at the end of each presentation.

The Cannabis Food Market

Attendees can also enjoy cannabis-infused meals, treats and drinks at the Cannabis Food Market. With a wide range of cannabis-infused munchies and drinks on offer, visitors can choose to indulge and treat their palates while enjoying a cannabidiol buzz.

The Freedom Festival

The Freedom Festival is the ultimate event for cannabis enthusiasts, providing a lively and vibrant outdoor festival environment where visitors, delegates and exhibitors at The Cannabis Expo congregate throughout the 3 days. The Freedom Festival includes a Festival Stage hosting popular bands, artists and DJs throughout the event.

Blaze Legally In The Heart Of Sandton

A private space has been created at The Cannabis Expo and brought to you by The Green Side, where visitors can legally enjoy THC cannabis products in the heart of Sandton. Take a break from the exhibitor stands and the festival and blaze up a joint or enjoy edibles in a comfortable private space.

“There has never been a better time to get involved in the cannabis industry in South Africa,” says event organiser, Silas Howarth. “This year’s event is an invaluable opportunity to learn about the latest products, trends and regulations and to network with industry leaders and other attendees. And with The Freedom Festival and Cannabis Food Market, it is also a whole lot of fun!”

The Cannabis Expo has drawn widespread interest from across the industry and beyond and the event attracts visitors and delegates from around the world. Discounted pre-sales tickets now available online at starting at R150.00

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the cannabis industry. Visit the Sandton Convention Centre between 10am and 6pm from Friday to Sunday, 24-26 November 2023 for The Cannabis Expo.


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