Durban was officially buzzing, with people streaming into the Sun Park expo centre at Sibaya for The Cannabis Expo, the biggest cannabis event on the African continent.
“It was great to be in Durban,” said expo organiser, Silas Howarth. “There was a line of people waiting to get in before doors on opening morning, which meant we were going to have a busy weekend ahead at The Cannabis Expo.”
Visitors to the expo were treated to a wide range of cannabis-related products and services, from cannabis-infused dog treats and Durban Poison Beer to cannabis grow lights and soils and a vast array of cannabis business services and healthcare providers.
Michael Arendsen from BioLeaf Technologies, cannabis growing product specialists says Durban were a welcoming crowd, “The visitors here were eager to learn. There was lots of curiosity and questions.”
The Convention Stage saw a packed audience listening to talks from cannabis industry leaders, who then flocked to the Cannabis Food Market to try a CBD-infused vegan burger washed down with a canna-cocktail. A first for The Cannabis Expo, there were even cannabis bunny chow on offer.
“It has been a really warm welcome here in Durban, which is what we’re accustomed to with The Cannabis Expo, says Scott Simpson from Atami, a leading supplier of soil specifically designed for growing cannabis. “It’s been nice and busy for the first day.”
“The response has been amazing, and a lot more people than I ever imagined, it’s was an amazing weekend,” says CannaCoffee founder Wayne Farrell.
The Cannabis Expo, proudly brought to you by Go Life International, opened on the 6th and ran till Sunday 9 June at Sibaya.
About The Cannabis Expo
The Cannabis Expo is the global marketplace for education and innovative products and businesses serving the cannabis industry and its medicinal, agricultural, financial and lifestyle aspects. The cannabis industry is exploding, and The Cannabis Expo provides the perfect platform for international and local medical health professionals, agricultural providers and lifestyle brands to engage with industry experts and the public around this versatile plant.
Taking place annually in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria and Durban, The Cannabis Expo is the largest trade and consumer expo of its kind on the African continent and includes an exhibitor hall, networking and entertainment spaces, the Cannabis Food Market as well as the Convention Stage that hosts experts from across the industry.
This multifaceted expo provides visitors the opportunity to learn all there is to know about cannabis. Get clued up about the laws around cannabis, how to get a growers permit, what tools, lights and fertilisers are needed to grow the best crops, the wide range of health benefits of cannabis, the vast business opportunities the cannabis industry has to offer and so much more.
The Cannabis Expo Durban, presented by Go Life International, is taking place from 6 – 9 June at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom. For more information visit www.thecannabisexpo.co.za