World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo

Don’t miss our 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo!

April 21-22, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA

For more information on how to purchase tickets, advertise with us, or become a sponsor, please call 888-316-9085 or email

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Ricky Williams

Join us at our all-day Expo for networking, workshops, and much more on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm!

At the World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo, you can meet and network with venture capitalists, investors, physicians, patients, and hundreds of medical marijuana vendors. Buy your VIP ticket and roll out the red carpet from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm for entertainment by Sound Molecule Production, an exclusive meet-and-greet with Ricky Williams, and networking, followed by drinks and lots of new surprises!

The conference continues Saturday with a full day of events, including a medical education conference, educational seminars, panel discussions, and various business opportunities. We will be featuring over 200 medical marijuana based businesses/companies with display booths from all over the world.

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World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo

Friday April 21, 2017 & Saturday April 22, 2017

Date Description Time
Friday April 21, 2017 General Admission 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday April 21, 2017 VIP Event and All Day Expo 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday April 21, 2017 Expo VIP 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 2017 General Admission 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 2017 CME Course (Ticket Required) 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Friday, April 21 – Workshops

  • How Can I Cook With Cannabis?
  • Med-Tech, Data & How It Can Advance the Industry
  • Medical Cannabis for Children
  • Cannabis Testing & Quality Control
  • Alternative Cannabanoid Treatments with CBD
  • From Opioids to Cannabis
  • International Legalization Opportunities that Come With It
  • Professionals Entering Cannabis Industry
  • Pennsylvania Update
  • Cannabis for Veterans

Friday, April 21 – Exhibit Hall/General Admission

  • Cannabis & Social Media
  • At the Intersection of Cannabis Education, Research, & Commercialization
  • Investing Into Research
  • Athletes for CARE
  • Exploring the Legislative and Regulatory Landscape for Cannabis in 2017
  • Dr. Cyril Wecht
  • Live Remote Broadcasting with Q 92.9 FM (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)

Friday, April 21 – VIP Meet & Greet

  • Ricky Williams – Meet & Greet
  • Entertainment by Sound Molecule Productions
  • Cocktails, Beer & Libations
  • Live Interviews with the Cannabis Reporter

Saturday, April 22 – CME Course

  • 3 Lectures
  • 12 Month Subscription to TheAnswerPage
  • Earn up to 22.5 CME credits

Saturday, April 22 – Workshops

  • Ag-Tech & Building a Sustainable Industry
  • Update on Banking
  • Angels, Funds & Family Offices
  • Activism & How Businesses Get Involved
  • Topicals, Tinctures, Capsules, Edibles
  • Becoming a Caregiver 101
  • Industrial Hemp & the Opportunities Outside of CBD
  • Government Movers & Shakers
  • First Time Cannabis Patients
  • Creating a Lasting & Sophisticated Brand
  • Extraction Discussion & Best Practices
  • Before Dispensary Doors Open
  • Higher Education & It’s Role in the Industry
  • Canada, Impact & Opportunities
  • Building a Diversified Industry
  • Compliance and Credibility, the Evolution of Cannabis Testing
  • Researchers Conversation
  • PotBotics Workshop
  • Lexaria Private Session

Saturday, April 22 – Exhibit Hall/General Admission

  • Cannabis Commodity vs. Cannabis Quality
  • 280E Tax Law
  • Children & Cannabis
  • Canadian Success in Marijuana
  • Lexaria Hemp & Technology Talk
  • Compassionate Certification Centers & Greenhouse Ventures Announcements
  • Professional Athletes & Cannabis
  • Live Remote Broadcasting with Bob FM (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)

Don’t Miss Our Physician/Provider Medical Marijuana CME Course!

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Doctors, nurses, pharmacists and all those interested in the science of medical marijuana should attend this course. Come listen to three lectures given by medical marijuana experts, and leave with a 12-month subscription to TheAnswerPage’s comprehensive medical marijuana library. You can earn up to 22.5 CME credits by studying just 15 of the many medical marijuana syllabus topics from TheAnswerPage’s extensive library. Also, you will receive content updates and new material during the 12-month period. You get all of this just by purchasing a conference ticket!

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Need Help Planning Your Trip?

Get started by visiting to plan your destination and locate over 115 hotels available for international or local travelers! The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is only 20 minutes from the Pittsburgh International Airport in downtown Pittsburgh. Below are a few reputable hotels to consider when planning your trip. Click the image for more details.

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Who is this Conference for?


Don’t miss this one of a kind opportunity! Ensure to purchase your tickets soon – the price will go up in January and we anticipate being sold out for all events!

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Health Care Providers

Doctors, nurses, pharmacists and all other health care professionals interested in the medical science of cannabis may attend with the chance to earn 22.5 CME Credits!

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Exhibitors will be able to set up their booths, attend a mixer on Friday, and spend
Saturday networking with everyone attending the conference!

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Guest Speakers

Submit your application to speak for our 2018 event, as we are currently full of speakers for 2017. Speakers are approved by the board of directors.

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Product/Service Pitchers

Do you have a product or service that you want to pitch at our conference? Download our Product/Service Pitching form below to get started!

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You will not find a better response by Health Care Providers and patients in the medical marijuana industry. Download our Rate Sheet/Form to get started!

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