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Come visit us in Toronto, May 27-29 as we host our 9th Conference and Expo just minutes from the airport at the Delta by Marriott Toronto Airport Convention Centre. Don't miss out on Canada's largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

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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.

Previous Speaking Engagements at Grow Up:
2021 Niagara Falls | 2022 Niagara Falls | 2022 Victoria BC | 2023 Alberta | 2023 Victoria BC

Cy Williams

Cy Williams is a respected figure in the Canadian cannabis industry, known for his expertise in journalism and advocacy. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of High Canada Magazine, a publication that has been a staple in the industry for years and continues to be a reliable source of information for cannabis enthusiasts and professionals alike.
Throughout his career, Cy has been committed to promoting responsible cannabis consumption, supporting legalization efforts, and challenging stereotypes around the plant. He has been a vocal advocate for medical cannabis patients and has worked tirelessly to educate the public about the benefits of cannabis for both health and wellness.
In recognition of his contributions to the industry, Cy was awarded Advocate/Activist of the Year at the 2022 Growup Awards, cementing his place as a leader in the Canadian cannabis community. With his passion for the plant and dedication to his craft, Cy remains an important figure in the evolution of cannabis in Canada and beyond.
High! Canada Magazine is a cultural icon. From its origins as a print publication to its recognition as one of the top cannabis magazines online, High! Canada has firmly established itself as a leading voice in the Canadian cannabis community. It’s no wonder that it was awarded the Online Cannabis Cultivation News Source at the 2022 Growup Awards, and listed among the top Canadian and cannabis magazines online.
Since its inception, High! Canada has been committed to educating and informing its readers on all things cannabis. Not only is it a trusted source of news and information, but it also features in-depth articles on cannabis culture, history, and science – offering readers a well-rounded and nuanced perspective on the plant.
As the magazine prepares to celebrate its 100th issue in January 2024, it’s clear that High! Canada’s impact on the Canadian cannabis community is immeasurable. Its powerful and inspiring content has helped to shape the conversation around cannabis, breaking down stigmas and promoting responsible use.
In an increasingly crowded media landscape, High! Canada has stood the test of time, evolving and adapting to the changing needs of its readers. It’s a testament to the unwavering dedication and commitment of its publishers, writers, and staff.