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Toronto, ON

We are look forward to hosting 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.


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.


Budtenders: Discover the Best of Cannabis at Grow Up’s Brands and Buyers Zone

Join us on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, for a special $25 Budtender Day and experience product sampling, networking, and more!

Attention all budtenders! Grow Up Conference and Expo invites you to our Brands and Buyers Zone, a dedicated space designed just for you. We understand the crucial role you play in the cannabis industry, and we’ve created an event tailored to your unique needs and interests. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with top brands, discover new products, and grow your expertise.

Why Attend?
At Grow Up’s Brands and Buyers Zone, you’ll have the chance to:

  • Explore Product Sampling: Experience the latest products firsthand with one-time maximum samples of up to 3.5 grams of dried cannabis (or equivalency) per product, provided by cannabis representatives. Remember, these samples are for licensee use only and cannot be sold or provided to the public.
  • Connect with Leading Brands: Network with some of the biggest names in the industry and gain insights into their product offerings, innovations, and future plans.
  • Expand Your Knowledge: Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices, ensuring you’re well-equipped to educate and guide your customers in making informed decisions.
  • Enjoy Exclusive Deals: Take advantage of special promotions and discounts available only to budtenders attending the Brands and Buyers Zone.
  • Share Your Experiences: Meet and mingle with fellow budtenders, exchange ideas, and discuss your experiences in the ever-evolving cannabis landscape.

Buy Your Tickets

Don’t Miss Budtender Day – Wednesday, May 29, 2024

To make this event even more accessible, we’re offering a special $25 Budtender Day on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. This discounted ticket grants you access to the Brands and Buyers Zone and consumption lounge.

Get ready to expand your horizons and elevate your career in the cannabis industry. Secure your spot at Grow Up’s Brands and Buyers Zone by purchasing your $25 Budtender Day ticket today.


Grow Up Toronto is located inside the Delta Toronto Airport and Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd. and is easily accesible by bus. You can take UP from downtown to the Airport and hop on the free shuttle to the Delta or you can take the TTC. Feel free to use the Trip Planner

May 29: Budtender Insider

10:30 AM11:15 AM
Wednesday May 29th
Passes needed:
Discover best practices in budtender training and development as we explore how CannSell can equip cannabis retail frontline staff with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to excel in customer engagement, product education, and compliance adherence.
11:30 AM12:15 PM
Wednesday May 29th
Passes needed:
Step into the world of cannabis retail education at the Budtender Breakout Sessions, exclusively at Grow Up Toronto 2024! Dive deep into essential topics for budtenders, including customer experience, product knowledge, dispensary operations, education, and compliance. Learn from industry leaders and experts as they share insights and best practices to elevate your skills and confidence behind the counter. Whether you're a seasoned budtender or new to the industry, these sessions will empower you to excel in your role and make a positive impact on the cannabis community.
Moderated by: Cody Hicks (CEO, ADCANN)
12:30 PM1:15 PM
Wednesday May 29th
Passes needed:
Gain exclusive access to the experiences, challenges, and triumphs of cannabis budtenders as they share their insights from the front lines of the industry. Discover firsthand the strategies, tips, and best practices that drive exceptional customer experiences and fosters a thriving cannabis community.
Moderated by: Brooke Russell (Account Lead, Marigold PR)
1:30 PM2:15 PM
Wednesday May 29th
Passes needed:
Dive into the world of solventless cannabis extraction and product formats! Explore a variety of unique solventless extract formats available on the market today. Learn about their unique characteristics and how budtenders can expertly convey these differences to customers. Join us for a panel discussion that sheds light on the diverse landscape of solventless cannabis products.
Moderated by: Imran Rashid (Founder, Extractwise)