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All we want for Christmas is to go to Lift...

In the wake of the hyper fomo-inducing MJBizCon that happened a few weeks ago in Vegas, the entire Canadian cannabis has been looking on in envy and anticipation of the next BIG cannabis event happening in Canada. Luckily we we won't have to wait too long as 2023 is getting kicked of right because the Lift Cannabis Conference & Trade Show is Returning to Vancouver, British Columbia, January 12 to 14, 2023

High! Canada Magazine is the proud media sponsor of the Lift Cannabis Conference & Trade Show and we are super excited to have a booth at this event and conducting classic west coast style High! Canada Magazine on-site coverage and interviews throughout the entirety of the Lift Cannabis Conference & Trade Show

This event has been organized in such a way to gather the full cannabis industry and community in Western Canada brings a renewed vision after a three-year hiatus with a renewed vision and focus on the unique needs of audiences across the full cannabis ecosystem.

The upcoming British Columbia dates are the first on the west coast for Canada's number-one cannabis conference and trade show since 2020, and the event will kick off with a strategy-focused, advocacy-oriented business conference intent on meaningful change and sustainable growth in the industry.

The Keynote Address entitled, “Cannabis Leadership: Setting the Course for Canadian Cannabis Economic Development” and will be delivered by Eric Costen, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister & Lead, Cannabis Industry Sector, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and that will kickoff the Lift Cannabis Business Conference on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

Thereafter, throughout Friday, January 13 and Saturday, January 14, 2023, the Lift expo floor will showcase hundreds of exhibiting companies while debuting fresh experiences. Of note, the new Brand Discovery Pavilion is the ideal destination for new product discovery, including a micro and small batch craft growers area. In addition, the new Retail Zone will provide attendees a can't-miss close-up with purveyors in a high-energy environment while giving cannabis retailers a cost-effective connection to new audiences.

WHEN: Lift Vancouver 2023

Lift Cannabis Business Conference: Thursday, January 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exhibits Open: Friday, January 13 – Saturday, January 14, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lift Vancouver Official After Party: Saturday, January 14, 5 – 8 p.m.

WHO: Retailers, brands, growers, processors, manufacturers, budtenders, educators, advocates, regulators, consumers, investors and more.

PARTNERS: Presenting Partner-Green Planet Wholesale; Platinum Partners-Mills Nutrients and PreRoll-Er. Click for a full list of Lift Vancouver 2023 Partners.

WHERE: Vancouver Convention Centre - West Building | 1055, Canada Place Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

About Lift

Lift Events & Experiences serve the cannabis community as both a meeting place and a destination for discovery. With dates across North America, each Lift event showcases leading-edge content and premiere exhibitors in a high-energy setting for thousands of cannabis growers, processors, manufacturers, brands, budtenders, retailers, educators, advocates, regulators, consumers, investors and more – while paying tribute to the roots of this rapidly-evolving industry. Lift is proudly produced by MCI. For more information, visit

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