Fireside Chat with Jim Belushi

Jim Belushi, performer, farmer and star of Discovery Channel’s Growing Belushi. In addition to sharing his journey creating Belushi’s Farms, the cannabis connoisseur will discuss the passions that spurred his entry into cannabis and the challenges he’s faced in growing and remaining nimble in an ever-changing industry..

4:30pm • June 20, 2022

Photo Credit: Tyler Maddox

Learn from the Best in the Industry

Join Ed Rosenthal at the Grow at Home Workshop.
The Grow-at-Home Workshop is dedicated to the recreational grower that wants to learn how to increase yield, grow bigger plants at home, legally, safetly and responsibly. This one-day workshop focuses on what’s involved in growing cannabis at home. This hands on workshop will provide the insights and education to have you up and running like a pro.

June 22, 2022

Psychedelic Summit

Join Grow Up at our one-day Psychedelic Summit as we examine the cultural roots of the modern medical psychedelic renaissance along with a ‘psychedelic therapy 101’ for the neophyte. Psychedelic substances have been around for millenia used by cultures across the globe as medicines and in ceremonies. Now thanks to the persevering work of researchers, scientists, First Nations and therapists from all backgrounds we see these medicines being used to  treat PTSD, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, addiction and more.

9am - 5:30 pm • June 20, 2022

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Cup Winner?

Listen to cannabis cup winners from the various Cannabis Cups along with cup organizers as they discuss the winning ingredients to becoming a Cannabis Cup winner.

Panelists include 105-time cup winner Simon Snit, the Guru of Ganje, Ed Rosenthal and Tayor Blake from the Emerald Cup

12:30pm • June 20, 2022

Budtender's Luncheon

Grow Up will be hosting a Retail and Budtender day, Wednesday June 22, at the Victoria Conference Centre. Budtenders will be able interact directly with head growers and learn more about the brands and products they recommend to consumers. There will also be budtender panels including a keynote interview with Ted Smith, Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club

The Budtender Luncheon presented by BZAM will feature an educational panel consisting of growers, budtenders and retail experts.

Victoria, BC

Join us on Vancouver Island in majestic Victoria, BC for 3 days of cannabis cultivation, psychedelics and extraction.

June 20-22, 2022

Master Class Technical Workshops

Elevate your Growing

Grow Up Master Class Technical Sessions

A Deep Dive in to Cultivation Practices

Grow Up returns with our Master Class Technical Sessions – a two day intimate series of in-depth sessions that allow growers to get more out their cultivation practices, courtesy of the shared insights of others. To keep cannabis cultivation on the edge of innovation, it’s important to generate an exchange of ideas and insight between growers.

This must attend event is intended for all growers, both experienced and novice, that are looking to bring their growing to a higher level.

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

The Master Class Technical Series is only available with the VIP Industry Conference and Expo Pass, Industry PLUS Pass or the Industry Pass.

TUESDAY JUNE 21, 2022

9:30 AM — 10:45 AM
Move over Nutes, Biostimulants are the rage

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Sustaining your Living Soil Organic Beds 

2:00 PM — 3:15 PM
Getting Control of your Environment

3:30 PM — 4:45 PM
Growing for Market – The story growers need to tell

WEDNESDAY JUNE 22, 2022

10:30 AM — 11:45 AM
Keeping it consistent – Standardizing your Grow 

1:00 PM — 2:15 PM
Phundamentals of Phenohunting – What to look for and why

2:30 PM — 3:45 PM
The Human Factor – exploring the relationship between happy people and happy plants

Masterclass Technical Series 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.

DAY 2: Industry Conference
 
9:30 AM10:45 AM
Tuesday June 21st
Passes needed:
As fertilizer prices skyrocket or become scarce, growers are looking at biostimulants to support growth and enhance quality factors like secondary metabolites. Humic acid, seaweed extracts, trace minerals, amino acids, SAR-elicitors, microbial inoculants are just some of the tools that our expert panel will shed light on.
11:00 AM12:15 PM
Tuesday June 21st
Passes needed:
LSO beds are helping the cannabis industry reduce their ecological footprint, but how do we ensure that we are keeping our soil healthy, nutrient-dense, balanced, disease suppressive, pest-free, low in heavy metals, etc. etc. Let's chat with our experts who are doing just that and find out some of the tricks and tips
2:00 PM3:15 PM
Tuesday June 21st
Passes needed:
You can't fix what you don't know is broken.  Improving your grow harvest after harvest comes by understanding what aspects of your garden need attention.  Having the right sensors and controls can give you the data needed to dial in the fire.  From PPM to PPFD find out how to gain control of your grow with our expert panel.
3:30 PM4:45 PM
Tuesday June 21st
Passes needed:
It's more than just bud. What do you want the end-user to know about why you grow the way you grow? What role does the cultivation team need to play in helping the market know what's unique about your cannabis. Our panel of industry experts are going to share some thoughts on how growers can help in telling the story behind the bud.
Moderated by: Alison McMahon
DAY 3: Industry Conference
 
10:30 AM11:45 AM
Wednesday June 22nd
Passes needed:
A little disappointed? Expecting something else? Not the same as before? You may think you did everything the same but the end-product is telling you something different. Was it your lights, your media, your cure? Our illustrious panel will chat about how you can keep your customers coming back for more by producing consistently high quality flower time and time again.
1:00 PM2:15 PM
Wednesday June 22nd
Passes needed:
Heterogeneity... what a gift! The cannabis plant and all of its robust wonders is why we love it so much. But, how do we know what to look for when we are choosing our next genetics? What do we look for in a male? Join this lively panel as they share their art behind the science of phenohunting.
2:30 PM3:45 PM
Wednesday June 22nd
Passes needed:
Are we having fun yet? Work-life balance and a positive workplace culture is something that most of us wish to achieve. Not the easiest thing to pull-off when working in a fast-paced industry with such a high-valued crop and the possibility of management and investors looking over your shoulder. How do you keep the team happy doing the hard work to make great medicine? Join the discussion and bring back some best cultural practices to make your work fun again.

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.