Grow Up's First Cannabis Cup

September 11 (Flower) and Monday September 12th (Hash)

Live judging in our consumption lounge with the winner annouced at the Grow Up Industry Award Ceremony, Monday September 12, @ 5pm. Tickets to the awards are now on sale, industry voting begins next week - cannabis cup happens live at Grow Up. More Details coming soon

FRENCHY DREAMS OF HASHISH

Canadian Premiere

Grow Up is proud to be hosting the Canadian premiere of Frenchy Dreams of Hashish, September 11th.

The film is a documentary about master Hashishin and Grow Up Hall of Fame inductee Frenchy Cannoli and a small group of Emerald Triangle cannabis farmers in Northern California as they try to reintroduce traditional hashish to the public and amplify their ethos of sustainable farming and their dedication to quality sun-grown cannabis. The film’s screening will be followed by a producer’s Q&A with Kimberly Hooks (widow of Frenchy Cannoli)

Advance tickets are available for $20 (+ HST) and can be purchased on this page or at the event subject to availability.

Cannabis Science Symposium

Monday, September 12th, 2022

This one-day Symposium is designed to showcase the latest research and development and cutting edge topics in the cannabis industry, Listen to top doctors and professors as they discuss advances in cultivation, nutrients, plant growth and disease control. Featured speakers include Dr. Dedi Meiri, Technion Isreal Institute of Technology, Dr. Donald Smith from McGill University, Dr. Youbin Zheng, Unviversity of Guelph to name a few.

September 11-13, 2022

Grow Up is back in Niagara Falls September 11-13, 2022 for it's 6th Conference and Expo. This year's awards will feature 40+ time cannabis cup winner Arjan Roskam being inducted in to the Grower Hall of Fame and we will present a life time achievement award to the legendary Remo Colasanti. The awards will be hosted by comedian  Derek Edwards. Reserve your booth today.

Scotiabank Convention Centre

Niagara Falls Convention Centre

Sept. 11-13, 2022

Hash Days

Join us as we devote a day to Hashish.

Come listen and learn from some of the top hash makers in the world as we discuss the art of hash from bubble hash to dry sieve. We’ll also be discussing what the best strains are for hash and how cultivating specifically for hash makes a difference.

We start Sunday night with the exclusive screening and Canadian Premiere of Frenchy Dreams of Hashish. The film is a documentary about master Hashishin and Grow Up Hall of Fame inductee Frenchy Cannoli and a small group of Emerald Triangle cannabis farmers in Northern California as they try to reintroduce traditional hashish to the public and amplify their ethos of sustainable farming and their dedication to quality sun-grown cannabis.

The film’s screening will be followed by a producer’s Q&A with Kimberly Hooks (widow of Frenchy Cannoli). Tickets are available for $30 (+ HST) and can be purchased here or at the event subject to availability.

Prime booths are available for equipment suppliers and hash producers.

 

The late Frechy Cannoli, Master Hashishin

Hash Days Schedule

If you would like to take an active role in our programming or become a speaker, click here and fill out our speaker submission form.

Hash Day
 
5:00 PM7:00 PM
Sunday September 11th
Passes needed:

Grow Up is proud to be hosting the Canadian premiere of Frenchy Dreams of Hashish which screens on Sunday, September 11th.


The film is a documentary about master Hashishin and Grow Up Hall of Fame inductee Frenchy Cannoli and a small group of Emerald Triangle cannabis farmers in Northern California as they try to reintroduce traditional hashish to the public and amplify their ethos of sustainable farming and their dedication to quality sun-grown cannabis. The film’s screening will be followed by a producer’s Q&A with Kimberly Hooks (widow of Frenchy Cannoli)

Advance tickets are available for $20 (+ HST) and can be purchased here or at the event subject to availability.
10:30 AM11:30 AM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
From Temple Balls to the blondest dry-sieve, the art of the hashishin is no different than the finest chefs and winemakers.  Join Madame Cannoli (Kimberly Hooks) of Frenchy Cannoli Brand and Adam and Hana of Mission Hill Melts, as they share secrets of their art.

Moderated by Jameson Welbourn
11:30 AM12:30 PM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
Have you ever wondered what goes on in your brick or ball of hash during curing? Have you considered which cannabis strains are best for hash? What growing conditions and harvesting times make for the best hash production.
12:00 PM4:00 PM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
Join us in the Boveda Consumption Lounge and watch live as our judges narrow down the top hash, extracts, and concentrates in Canada. You're not going to want to miss this. Winners to be announced at the Grow Up Awards Monday Sept. 12.

Judging will be done live in front of Grow Up Delegates and ranked on 4 categories. Appearance, Aroma, Smoke Quality and Effects. Parts of the judging will be streamed live to social media. Everyone is encouraged to come watch as this epic event takes place. You must have a pass to enter the Boveda consumption lounge. (VIP/Industry Pass/One-day pass) BUY PASSES.

Hosted by Remo Colasanti
Judges include:
2:30 PM3:15 PM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
Solventless hash like dry sift and ice water bubble hash represent some of the most unadulterated forms of hash available. Join our mind melting panel of hash artists Lindsay Labelle and Caitlin McIhone and Hugo Leon de Gante as they drop some wisdom.

Moderated by Andrew Nunez-Alvarez.
3:15 PM4:00 PM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
Harvest early with trichomes cloudy or harvest late with trichomes amber.  How about temperature at harvest or any lighting tips to bring out the resin.  Are some strains better than others?  Join Dustan McLean (Parkland Flower); Ed Rosenthal (Guru of Ganja); Jordan Dickinson (LadyJane Labs) and Cody Coulson (Coulson Cannabis).

Moderated by Dr. Av Singh.
4:00 PM5:00 PM
Monday September 12th
Passes needed:
From solvent to solventless the evolution is unstoppable.  Can you imagine a revival of hash clubs, how about dab-bars as common as your local pub.  What does the ball of crystal reveal for its future.  Join our select group of prognosticators, Adam and Hana (Mission Hill Melts), Belle (Frenchy Cannoli Brand), Jameson Welbourn (The Banyan Tree) and others, as they envision the future of hash. Moderated by: Just Statton

Speaker Submissions

If you are in the cannabis growing industry and would like the opportunity to speak at Grow Up Conference and Expo, please click here to apply.