Future Cannabis Strategies North America 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
2nd-3rd October, 2019

Future Cannabis Strategies North America 2019

Future Cannabis Strategies North America brings together strategic business leaders for 2 days of insight, discussion and debate into how manufacturers can:

 - Capitalise on Canada’s legalisation of edibles, extracts and topicals: expected no later than October 17th

 - Spotlight growth in International markets including the UK, Mainland Europe & South America

 - Understand consumer trends & demands from across North America

 - Identify opportunities to introduce Cannabis infused products into existing Consumer Packaged Goods

 - Review recent product innovation to understand how market trends are adapting to consumer demands


Here is a snapshot from our January 2019 London edition!


Future Cannabis Strategies North America brings together strategic business leaders from across the wider North American Consumer-Facing Cannabis products category, this includes CBD/ Cannabis Products & Devices, Beverages, Tobacco, Cosmetics & Nutraceuticals.









Why Attend?

Audience Makeup
  • Delving into key issues to be considered when building and developing Cannabis derived products, the 2019 conference agenda attracts senior executives responsible for New Product Development, Consumer Insights, Research & Development, Commercial Strategy from:

  • – CPG brands

    – Start-up & SME brands leading the way in cannabinoid product development (example sectors: Beverages, Cosmetics & Nutraceuticals)

    – Alternative Health/ Natural Remedy retailers & manufacturers

    – OTC & Animal Health product manufacturers

    – Tobacco & Vape manufacturers

    – Policy makers, regulatory bodies and public health

    – Service providers to the industry

  • This event provides an unrivalled platform for networking with key decision-makers alongside offering a unique opportunity to learn from and meet with respected industry professionals. We have created a unique platform bringing together strategy, product development and sector strategists to deliver a 360° view on the opportunity to develop CBD/ Cannabis infused consumer CPG products.

Series Feedback
  • We launched the Future Cannabis Strategies series in January 2019 in London. The launch event was an overwhelming success with over 275 senior executives descending on The Chelsea Harbour for 2 days of thought-provoking presentations, hours of networking and exclusive insights from industry leaders from around the world. The following feedback was shared with us!

  • “Highly Informative”

    “I felt the conference was well run with interesting speakers”

    “Done very well”

    “Very positive. Met some very helpful people”

    “Good content. Friendly organisers”

    “Very informative with good networking opportunities”


  • “Diverse range of participants”

    “Generally good organizational standard, relevant presentations and good networking opportunities”

    “Enlightening. A truly revolutionary view of an emerging market”

    “Incredibly useful and a key source of information, especially regulatory developments”

    “Great mix of people and companies”

    “Interesting topics”

Arena International
  • Arena International Events Group welcomes over 10,000 business executives each year who attend over 80 of our events worldwide, they are addressed by over 1700 industry leaders delivering leading edge content and discussion.

    Arena International’s events consistently strive to provide thought-provoking content and unrivalled networking opportunities. But, don’t take our word for it, below is some previous event feedback we received in the past 12 months!

  • ‘Excellent networking event, very informative and a great insight into the future of the industry’

    ‘A great opportunity to meet industry leaders and widen our network in a growing industry sector’

    ‘Excellent source of information’


  • ‘Very informative. A great opportunity for networking and discussing views on the future industry challenges we face’

    ‘An excellent opportunity to meet with current and prospective new clients’

    ‘Enlightening, educational, and gained insight into the bigger picture’



If you have a service or product you would like to showcase, please contact:

Ben Lloyd-Davies
Head of Business Development
E-mail: BenLloyd-Davies@arena-international.com
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 936 6552


The program is written in partnership with industry and is the culmination of over 40 interviews with sector leaders. If you have a unique case study or topic you would like to see covered on the agenda please contact our team at:

David Jones
Programme Manager
E-mail: David.Jones@arena-international.com
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 936 6645