Opportunities to network with professionals and advocates in the cannabis industry abound in the Pacific Northwest. Whether you’re interested in a casual environment or structured meeting, the Portland area has an event that will lure you in. Here are four of the best cannabis events coming up in November.

Emerald Trade Alliance Open Meeting

When: November 1, 7 p.m.

Where: Wetlands Brew Pub & Sports Bar, Eugene

The Emerald Trade Alliance brings together entrepreneurs from many areas of the cannabis and hemp industries. The open meeting event welcomes professionals that include growers, testing labs, distributors and more. You can expect to learn business tactics and share ideas. Networking is encouraged.

THC Fair

When: November 4-5

Where: Oregon State Fair & Expo Center, Salem

The THC Fair brings all things marijuana and hemp together for your benefit. You can expect vaping products, harvest equipment and other exhibits at the fair. Then, sit down for one of the education sessions on topics ranging from harvesting to legislation. The fair is open to everyone over the age of 21 and people 18+ with a medical marijuana card.

McDank’s Harvest Party

When: November 11, 6 p.m.

Where: The Prism House, Portland

If you’re looking for a big party where the music is loud and the edibles are flowing, the McDank’s Harvest Party deserves a spot on your calendar. The open consumption event encourages you to bring your own cannabis to smoke and share, and free food and drinks will be available. The party also features music, party games, samples and vendors. McDank’s Harvest Party is a 21+ event.

Oregon Marijuana Business Conference

When: November 19, 8:30 a.m.

Where: Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites, Ashland

The OMBC event is a professional event for learning about regulations and licensing regarding cannabis. The conference offers networking, panels and a keynote speaker. The keynote address will be delivered by Henry Rollins, a music icon and radio host. Whether you’re a grower, processor, patient or ancillary business, you’re welcome to the conference. The OMBC also encourages anyone exploring the idea of entering the cannabis industry to attend.  

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