NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Canada’s premiere cannabis industry show is coming to Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls. Grow Up Conference and Expo has partnered with the producers of O’ CANNABIZ and Canadian Music Week who bring the expertise to deliver a high quality experience for industry professionals and attendees. The 19+ event is open to the public and will feature world-renown speakers, panelists and exhibits from leading companies in Canada’s burgeoning medical cannabis industry.

Scheduled for October 6-7 with an industry kick-off party slated for October 5th, Grow Up Conference and Expo will bring together licensed producers, suppliers, equipment manufacturers, investors, lawyers, government officials, legal retail owners and growing enthusiasts – all in one magnificent location. Speaker sessions and exhibit space is filling up quickly. Gold sponsor James E. Wagner Cultivation a licensed producer founded on family values, has already secured their spot for this year.

“The focus is giving industry people the opportunity to explore new opportunities,” said Neill Dixon, co-founder of the event. “The Canadian cannabis industry could be worth more than $21.6 billion, and this is the chance to share information and grow the industry.”

Industry-leading panelists will host 2 days of intensive sessions from experts from both sides of the border. Educational sessions to include cannabis business, future distribution, cultivation, processing, innovation, and regulations to name a few.

The Strategic Advisory Board features a who’s who of industry leaders including Michael Elkin, VP, Cannabis Compliance Inc., David Hyde, Owner, David Hyde & Associates, Terry Line, Partner, Terian Inc., Alison McMahon, CEO, Cannabis At Work, Dr. Michele Ross, PhD, Founder, IMPACT Network, Alex Revich, Educator, Cannabis in Clinical Practice, Dr. Av. Singh, Scientific Advisor, American Cannabis Company, Ellis Smith, CDO, SoHum Living Soils, Jordan Sinclair, Director of Communications, Canopy Growth Corporation, Jeannette VanderMarel, Co-Found The Green Organic Dutchman and Cy Williams, Editor, High Canada magazine.

With Canada set to legalize marijuana in 2018, the sector is ready to explode. A report by New Frontier Data shows the cannabis industry created 18,000 jobs in Colorado since 2014.

“We want people leaving with their heads full of ideas and wallets full of contacts,” explained Randy Rowe President of Grow Up. “The proximity to the border makes it a must-attend for industry representatives in New York.”