About the Event

Produced in partnership with the cannabis industry’s leading media outlets and organizations, the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference & Expo is a live three-day event leading to 90 days of learning, networking, and business on the most experiential platform in the world. Attendees personalize their avatars to step into Emerge, adding immersion and gamification to the experience. No travel, no safety concerns. Just thousands of connections alongside cannabis business opportunities and education!

WHAT

3 days. 3 subject tracks. Over 30 sessions. More than 50 exhibitors. 2,500+ attendees. PLUS: The Clio Cannabis Awards and the USA CBD Expo are included!

WHEN

Winter Emerge 2020 Live Kickoff begins Tues., Dec. 15, through Thurs., Dec 17, 2020. Utilize the environment for 90 days.

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The New Era of Cannabis

The continued survival of the cannabis plant, despite prohibition, can be attributed to advocates rooted in the community. The Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference & Expo experience will keep that connection alive.

The Emerge Conference pairs industry experts with an immersive, avatar-based virtual ecosystem to keep the industry educated on the latest in cannabis innovations, trends, and policies to move cannabis business and health applications forward.

The New Way of Learning

The Emerge Cannabis Conference & Expo features three virtual reality auditoriums where attendees will see multiple keynote and headline speakers, 3 topic tracks, and 30+ sessions of expert, actionable content over three days.

Tracks include: The Future of Cannabis Business, Cannabis Health & Wellness, and Cannabis Sales & Marketing. PLUS: Emerge is proud to host the USA CBD Expo and the Clio Cannabis Awards as part of our Winter 2020 event! Tickets include access to both of these partner events for even more education and networking opportunities.

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Our Speakers

Emerge gives you direct access to the best speakers and experts in the industry. Our Fall 2020 keynote speakers included the following:

STEVE DEANGELO

Founder | Last Prisoner Project and Harborside

WANDA JAMES

Founder & CEO | Simply Pure Dispensary

CARLOS DEW

CEO | superbad inc.

JIM BELUSHI

Founder | Belushi’s Farm Cannabis

SENATOR DAYLIN LEACH

Senator | PA State Senate

RICKY WILLIAMS

Co-Founder & VP, Product Development | Real Wellness

Our Sponsors

Just a sampling of the best-in-industry sponsors exhibiting at the Emerge Virtual Cannabis Conference & Expo.

Our Alliance Partners

These are just some of the industry-leading brands we’ve partnered with to deliver amazing content while inviting an engaged audience.

Job Fair

Emerge will launch the first-ever, virtual cannabis industry job fair matching hiring companies with the right candidates.

"You're Hired!"

The cannabis industry’s first-ever virtual job fair brings attendees avatar-to-avatar with hiring agencies, recruiters, and directly with companies in the Emerge Hiring Hall.

Exchange profile information, collect job requirements, and submit CVs all in virtual reality. Then continue to work together in real life.

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Investor Pitch Contest

We’re bringing the industry’s largest-ever virtual investor pitch contest to your screen.
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"You're funded!"

Emerge is thrilled to announce a reprise of the hugely successful cannabis investment “Pitch Contest” in partnership with the industry’s largest cannabis business social network, Leafwire, and cannabis sustainability fund, Regennabis.

If your company is seeking scale-up or growth capital AND you are aligned with sustainability values to deliver Social Impact and/or Environmental Impact, get in front of our five stellar judges to share your plan!

Join Us

Over 5,000 participants expected for this highly anticipated event – don’t miss out!
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WHAT

3 days. 3 subject tracks. Over 30 sessions. More than 50 exhibitors. 2,500+ attendees. PLUS: The Clio Cannabis Awards and the USA CBD Expo are included!

WHEN

Winter Emerge 2020 Live Kickoff begins Tues., Dec. 15, through Thurs., Dec 17, 2020. Utilize the environment for 90 days.