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Calgary Cannabis Events March 2020

There are several great cannabis events happening in and around Calgary this month! Enjoy cannabis education sessions, industry networking, and a variety of DIY workshops!

Cannabis Forward

Date: March 5th, 2020 @ 6:30pm - 8pm
Where: Communo - 1025 10 St SE

This Cannabis Forward (formerly Leaf Forward) event is the latest in a long-standing series of cannabis industry networking and education events in Calgary. We are hosting a panel featuring cannabis cultivation and growing experts:

● Hadi Feltham, President/Owner, SQFT Grow Systems Inc.
● Dave Auger, CEO, Propagation Inc.
● Shawn Ripley, CCO, Habitat Life

Join us as we learn how to build a better licensed cannabis producer. Refreshments will be served.

● Doors: 6:30PM
● Panel Discussion: 7:15PM
● Networking & Social: 8:00PM

Van der Pop Give Yourself Flowers - Potpourri Edition

Date: March 12th, 2020 @ 7pm - 8pm
Where: Bow Cannabis - 6305 Bowness Rd NW

Grab a friend and join Van der Pop to learn more about cannabis flower and how to shop for it. You’ll get the cannabis 101 as well as the chance to explore the store with your own VdP expert. No dull moments, no silly questions, just everything you’ve wondered about cannabis (but may have been afraid to ask). After learning how to shop for cannabis with confidence, our workshop host will walk you through a terpene-inspired dried floral potpourri making workshop, before setting you free to go shop like a pro. All attendees must be 19+ and bring a valid government-issued ID.

The organizer of Give Yourself Flowers Van der Pop is one of North America's most recognized female-focused cannabis brands. With a focus on education and community, Van der Pop is a guide helping women discover and pursue new paths to self-care and happiness.

Find additional dates/locations and sign up here.

Cannabis Sommelier Level 1 Course

Date: March 21st, 2020 @ 10am - 6pm
Where: Aloft Calgary University - 2359 Banff Trail NW
Cost: $480

Whether you’re a “citizen scientist,” looking to understand more about quality cannabis or considering a new career in cannabis, the Cannabis Sommelier course has you covered. Using an interactive format that teaches from years of front-line and research experience, the Sommelier course provides content that makes you confident, no matter whether you’re guiding or consuming.

Our experienced instructors provide you with an intimate environment to learn the history, understand the physical looks, smells, and qualities, and bust the myths that float around about cannabis so YOU can eliminate your doubts about what you don’t know.

Course is $480. Click here to register.

"Make Your Own" Workshop

Date: March 26th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00pm
Where: Location provided with registration
Cost: $15

Tinctures enthusiast, Stacey, will speak to the practice of tincture making. She’ll take participants through the basics, shed light on the reasons & history of the practice, as well as how we can integrate these magical traditions into our everyday life.

We’ll go over the basic steps and a couple of variations, so it’s relevant to as many people as possible. This classroom-style presentation is designed to help you discover why you may find these approaches beneficial yourself. Register via

Calgary Cannabis Expo

Date: March 28th - 29th, 2020 @ 10am - 5pm
Where: BMO Centre

The Cannabis Expo is an important step in showing the world the professionalism and maturity of the expanding cannabis industry. Join leading businesses from around the globe showcasing some of the best products and services the industry has to offer.

This consumer retail trade show will also offer seminars and panel discussions for patients and consumers, growers, healthcare workers, industry professionals and investors.

Cannabis Photography Workshop

Date: March 28th, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 9:30pm
Where: The Studio Space - 504 42nd Ave SE
Cost: $175

This intensive, hands-on, full-day photography workshop is presented to you by Photography who is a highly experienced professional in this specialized field of commercial cannabis photography. This workshop is tailored to specific demographic of consumers and business to business operations. If you are a business owner, a small grower, a full-scale LP or just an avid connoisseur, come and learn to create compelling and consistent images for your eCommerce website, Social Media platforms or digital archives. Join Martin for this exclusive workshop to go through the whole Cannabis eCommerce Photoshoot Process from start to finish including post-production and retouching of final images. Learn how to use different kinds of studio lighting to capture consistent photographs that speak for themselves. To get you going through the day, complimentary lunch will be served in the studio for you – nothing worse than a bunch of hungry photographers.

Register here

Grading Cannabis Quality Workshop

Date: March 20th, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00pm
Where: TBD
Cost: $10

When you can identify the difference between Kush, Haze, and Afghan you’ll be better prepared to navigate the imprecise labeling standards in dispensaries and government locations that use “indica”, “Sativa” and “hybrid” to describe thousands of different lineages. This quick 2-hour workshop will get you started on the path to becoming a true cannabis sommelier.

All learners welcome! Whether you are new to cannabis, actively working in the industry, or considering a career in this rapidly growing market, CannaReps will level-up your knowledge and understanding in our experiential learning environment.

Register today and join the cannabis industry with confidence with CannaReps.

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