Everything you need to know about Emerald Cup 2020

Published Oct 16, 2019 11:00 a.m. ET
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Mark it on your calendar, February 26-29, 2020, and be sure to keep these dates open to attend the Emerald Cup Conference. Here, you will enjoy the most advanced comprehensive and technical science conference in the cannabis industry today.

What is the Cannabis Expo Conference?

The cannabis expo conference is the leading forum for discussing the basic discovery science, and how science supports best practices in production, cultivation, and quality assurance. Decision-makers in analytical testing, extraction science, and pre-clinical research professionals will find this conference a must-attend venue. If you are planning to attend this cannabis expo registering before February 26 can save you to a little bit of cash.

Cost to attend

Early Bird Pricing        $699

Regular Registration.  $799

On-site Registration.   $899

The Conference Agenda

Day One: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Event 1 Time: 1 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Coronado Golf Course located at 2000 Visalia Row in Coronado, CA
What to expect: This is the second annual Classic Charity Golf Tournament. Nine-hole challenge. The golf play will be a shotgun start. The nine-hole game will include:

  1. Golf cart rental
  2. Green fees
  3. Range balls
  4. A free BBQ lunch buffet with drink tickets included

Event 2 Time: 4.00 PM – 9:00 PM Time allotted for Early Registration
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Confident Cannabis Welcome Reception
Day Two: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Packed full of speakers
7:00 AM – 9:00 PM Sponsored Evening Mixer

Day Three: Friday, February 28, 2020
Time: 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Packed full of speakers
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday Evening Wrap Party
Day Four: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Packed full of interesting panel discussions

The most popular contests

  1. The Million Dollar Shot. Tickets can be purchased for a chance to win 1 million dollars.

  2. Hole in one All players are eligible to win one of the four $25,000 cash prizes.

  3. Closest to the Pin is open to both ladies and men

  4. Longest Yard. Open to men and women

Where it all began

The Emerald Cup initially started as an underground secret post-harvest festival. The event was aimed at cannabis growers who were in the famed Emerald Triangle growing region of Mendocino, Humboldt, and Trinity counties. Today the festival has emerged as a major networking event for the budding cannabis industry and a new era since marijuana legalization in California.

What to expect

The Emerald Cup is an educational experience for all who attend. The added enjoyment of a music festival is included as part of the experience. So far projections show that over 500 vendors are expected to register for the Emerald Cup 2020. Four stages of speakers were presented this year with hopes of the same or more for 2020.

The Emerald Cup brings together thousands of cannabis producer scientists, activist artists, and regular everyday consumers. The goal going forward for the Emerald Cup is to raise the level of cannabis events. The festival organizers want cannabis to be part of everyone’s life. Organizers are hoping to go international, so everyone can share their best practices about what does and doesn’t work.

The Emerald Cup heads to international grounds in Birmingham, England, Tim Blake, the founder of the Emerald Cup, believes that legalization is coming to France, Germany, and England.  He sees the market in Europe ready to take a budding leap. He is prepared and wants to provide education to the upcoming cannabis market.

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