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Seed Exchange

Edmonton, AB, September 29 – Oct. 1, 2024

We are look forward to hosting our 10th Conference and Expo downtown at the Edmonton Convention Centre. Don’t miss out on Canada’s largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

Grow Up Seed Exchange:
Cultivate Connections and Discover New Strains,

Presented by 4Plant Canada

We’re excited to introduce the Grow Up Seed Exchange, a unique platform for growers, breeders, and enthusiasts to connect, share knowledge, and discover new and exciting cannabis strains. Sponsored by 4Plant Canada, this event is designed to encourage collaboration and networking among cannabis professionals and enthusiasts while promoting the growth and diversification of the industry.

At the Grow Up Seed Exchange, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a diverse collection of seeds from reputable breeders and growers, showcasing their finest genetics. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a homegrower seeking to expand your collection, you’ll find an array of strains to suit your needs – from medicinal to recreational, and from classic favorites to rare and exotic varieties.

In addition to exchanging seeds, attendees can engage in discussions with like-minded individuals, sharing cultivation tips, breeding techniques, and valuable insights during our Breeders and Phenohunters Roundtable Discussion.

To celebrate this event, we will be giving away 25 box of 4 – 20w Clone Lights* ($180 value) courtesy of Aelius LED. Plus, we’ll be giving away 250 34 Street Seeds starter kits, with 125 kits available per day. SIGN UP USING THE FORM BELOW NOW

The Grow Up Seed Exchange is committed to fostering a responsible and inclusive environment. All participants must adhere to provincial and federal regulations and guidelines for cannabis cultivation and seed distribution and no one shall be in possession on more than 30g of flower or equivalent. Remember: 1 seed = 1 g of dried cannabis

Guests attending the Alberta Grow-Up Conference & Expo 2023 are asked to complete a sign up sheet onsite to register for the Seed Exchange Networking Event*. May 29 and May 30 (2pm – 4pm)

Registering for this event grants participants:

  • Access to the Breeders and Phenohunters Roundtable Discussion and Seed Exchange Networking Event
  • Gifts of up to 3 premium quality feminized seeds to swap donated by our platinum seed sponsor, 4Plant Canada.
  • We will be giving away 250 (125 a day) of 34 Street Seeds starter kits – $34.99 value
  • 25 people will receive a box of 4 – 20w Clone Lights* ($180 value) courtesy of Aelius LED.

  • Automatic entry in the sponsor giveaways which will take place during the Seed Exchange Networking Event after the Roundtable.

Grow-Up Volunteers will be availble and ready to help registered participants package and label their seeds they’ve brought with them from home to swap in the seed exchange networking event.

You must have a delegate pass or a one-day pass to attend. Passes are available here.

Sign up today.

*You must have a delegate pass to enter the seed exchange.


Intended for educational purposes. No products are for sale anywhere at the event. Attendees must not exceed 30g of a combination of cannabis flower, seeds and extracts, unless you possess an appropriate seperate license.

From Seed to Sale: Exploring what Phenohunting means to Micro-Cultivators
Monday May 29, 2023
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Breeding the Future: The Intersection of Legacy Genetics and Legal Market Demands
Tuesday May 30, 2023
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Monday May 29th and Tuesday May 30th, 2023
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Expo Floor, Hall D

Q: Will I be gifted cannabis seeds if I register and attend the seed exchange?

A: Yes! Guests with a delegate pass or a one-day pass will receive gifts of up to 3 premium quality feminized seeds to swap, donated by our seed sponsor, 4Plant Canada.

Q: Can I bring cannabis seeds from home?

A: Yes! Participants are welcome to bring seeds from home to swap at the event. Please refer to the “Seed Labelling Requirements” PDF for more information.

Q: How many cannabis seeds can I bring with me to the event?

A: Participants are legally allowed to carry up to a maximum of 30 grams of cannabis (or a total equivalence inclusive of all legal cannabis product formats). Guests are legally allowed to carry up to a maximum of 30 seeds (1 gram = 1 seed), but participants in the seed exchange will only be able to register and swap a maximum of 24 seeds (x8 seed packs containing x3 uniform seeds per pack) at the networking event.

Q: How do I label the cannabis seeds I plan to bring from home?

A: Participants bringing seeds from home will be required to label their seed packs at the event. Seed containers and sticker labels will be provided for guests bringing seeds from home to register and swap at the event. Please refer to “Seed Labelling Requirements” PDF for more information.

Q: How do enter the Seed Exchange Shakedown Sponsor Giveaway raffle?

A: Participants who register and attend the event not only receive free gifts of seeds, but are automatically entered to win giveaways contributed by our event sponsors. Participants must be present at the seed exchange to claim their prize. Prizes will be raffled throughout the seed exchange networking event, right after the round table discussion.

2022. Attendees lines up for the Grow Up Seed Exchange in Niagara Falls, ON to get their complimentary seeds provided by 4Plants Canada.  The Seed Exchange and the Breeders and Phenohunter round table was one of the highlights of the event. Photos ©2022 Dominic Chan