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Industry Anticipation High Over O'Cannabiz Industry Awards Gala - Nominations Close Friday March

The O'Cannabiz Industry Awards Gala is a national annual event, honouring Cannabis Professionals and Companies, recognizing excellence and innovation in our industry.

Join us Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 7:00PM -10:00PM at Casa Loma to honour our nominees and award recipients. Nominations and voting are open to all Cannabis Industry Professionals. Your name and company website on the registration page will serve as proof of work in the industry.

To nominate your favorite go to

Nominations close March 15th

To begin nominations you must be registered. If you already have an account you can sign in to add nominees for the 2019 O'Cannabiz Awards. The top nominations in each category will be announced following review by the nominations committee.


Best Canna Innovation Recognizes an innovative product, service or concept that enhances the cannabis industry.

National Start-Up of the Year This award is dedicated to the fearless start-up companies that have shown innovation, leadership and contributes greatly to our Canadian Cannabis landscape.

Best News Source Open to print, digital, and online companies that provide us with the best possible Cannabis news and information pertaining to our industry in Canada.

Best Marketing Campaign In this world of restricted marketing opportunities, these Cannabis related companies have managed to get their message heard above the crowd across all forms of media.

Green Deed(s) Award The Cannabis industry has taken green initiatives to heart as a core value. This award recognizes a company or organization that has embraced green initiatives.

Brand of the Year Like any other service or product, branding is a large part of Cannabis customer outreach. These nominees have captured the essence of brand management and recognition. The award will recognize innovation and execution of powerful branding strategies.

Licensed Producer of the Year The LP’s are at the core of our entire industry and it will be our industry itself that will decide who exemplifies top service, top quality products and makes a true contribution to our business.

Best Software Whether its seed to sale software, inventory tracking or retail management, these top developers are acknowledged.

Best Testing Facility These labs and testing facilities provide cannabis growers and producers state-of-the-art cannabis analysis and consistent reporting. We recognize their excellence.

Best Cannabis Cultivation Product This award covers the wide variety of products that contribute to the efficiency and quality for Cannabis growers and producers. Nominees can include but are not limited to: Trimmers, Extraction Equipment, Nutrients Companies, Lighting etc.

Best Security Service This award recognizes the companies that keep an incredibly valuable products and properties safe and monitored with some of the best state of the art equipment available.

Best Agency Creating brand awareness and communicating to our clients are two key pieces to marketplace success. This award recognizes the creative minds that help put our companies on the industry map.

Best Packaging You know you have a great product, its well branded and is available to the end user…the last hurdle is your packaging. Identifiable, well made, branded and gives pertinent information all in a small well designed form. This award recognizes the best of packaging for both medicinal and recreational products.

Best Engineering Firm Using their in-depth skill sets engineers solve problems. Categories include engineering, automation, virtual design, facility management and construction.

Cannabis Person of the Year Honouring an individual’s exemplary service and dedication to our ever-changing industry, this person makes a difference and stands above the crowd, bringing strength and leadership to a burgeoning industry.

Outstanding Educator of the Year Encompassing private, public and online educators who drive forward progress providing current and valuable information through their passion for a stronger education.

Social Media Influencer of the Year As an industry that was born into the era of social media, the winner of this award will have utilized all the tools at their disposal to inform, entertain and reach a larger public.

Best Cultivator As public demand for various strains evolves, our cultivators are responsible staying ahead of the curve with high quality products for our medicinal and recreational users.

Attorney of the Year Canadian Lawyers require an in-depth knowledge of a complex set of regulations that are constantly changing. This award goes to the attorney that shows exceptional detail and diligence in their practice within the Cannabis industry.

Best LP Customer Service The consumer demands not only quality products but the ability to give feedback and ask questions. Friendly, informed customer service teams create brand loyalty and preserves the LP’s reputation.

Best Clinic Top medical cannabis clinic in Canada.

Cannabis Product of the Year In a world where new Cannabis products are hitting the shelves constantly this award will go to the most impactful product released in the last year.

Best Vaporizer Vaping is proving to be a top choice for consumers and this award honours the best of the best of these products.

Best Pre-Rolls The demand for ready-made recreational and medicinal smokables is on the rise. This award recognizes quality and consistency in the marketplace.

Best Accessory Canadians are presented with a myriad of accessory options. This award recognizes a top consumer product in the country.

Best App Ease of use, convenience and friendly user interface all contribute to a great app. This category features some the best on offer.

Best Soft Gel Best recreational and/or medicinal Soft Gel

Best CBD Oil Best recreational and/or medicinal CBD Oil

Best THC Oil Best recreational and/or medicinal THC Oil

Best Blend Best recreational and/or medicinal Blend

Dried Flower - Best Sativa Best recreational and/or medicinal dried flower Sativa

Dried Flower - Best Indica Best recreational and/or medicinal dried flower Indica

Dried Flower - Best Hybrid Best recreational and/or medicinal dried flower Hybrid

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