In June, London played host to the first official European Cannabis Week, a series of events delving into all aspects of Europe’s emerging medical cannabis industry, the CBD boom and the politics and culture of this once controversial product.
Cannabis Europa - Conference
On 24th-25th of June 2019, the leaders of the medical cannabis industry gathered in the heart of the city at London's world class cultural hub, the Southbank Centre. This two-day event explored the latest developments in the European market and the professionalisation of the industry across the continent.
Location: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 8XX
Memery Crystal Cannabis Week Drinks Reception
Memery Crystal, the leading UK law firm advising the cannabis sector, held an exclusive drinks reception. Cannabis Europa silver partner and exclusive legal sponsor Memery Crystal, were pleased to host an exclusive drinks reception on Monday June 24, at our offices on 165 Fleet Street. The evening was an opportunity for members of the cannabis industry to network in a casual setting after a busy day at Cannabis Europa.
Location: 165 Fleet Street, London, England, EC4A 2DY
GCP Parliamentary Launch
The Global Cannabis Partnership undertook its European launch at the House of Commons on the evening of Monday, 24th June.
The GCP is an international initiative that seeks to establish corporate social responsibility standards across legal cannabis markets worldwide. The event featured panel discussions the role of corporate governance, social justice and environmental sustainability within the European Cannabis Industry.
Location: House of Commons
Protein & Block Commodities Party
As part of European Cannabis Week, on Monday, 24th of June, Protein & Block Commodities (The UK's only listed cultivator of medicinal cannabis) held the official European Cannabis Week opening party at Protein Studios.
Partnering with Hanger Inc. and Sugavision, they showcased their Season 09: High Altitudes collection and the video companion, commissioned by 4:3.
Location: 31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch London EC2A3EY
The Green Rush: The Future of Cannabis
Metacanna and The Cannabinoid Trust were proud to bring hold this event in partnership with The Curtain Hotel, Shoreditch on the the evening of Tuesday 25 June.
Having designed a relaxed, multi-sensory event to introduce the discerning prospector to the world of legal cannabis and, particularly, CBD with respect to the UK market. There were be CBD-infused drinks and edibles and other emerging CBD-based products to sample before the main presentation of the evening -- a panel discussion The Green Rush: The Future of Cannabis.
Location: 45 Curtain Rd, Hackney, London EC2A 3PT
ECH - The ECH Party
On the evening of 25th June, ECH will be hosted an exclusive gathering of 300 cannabis industry leaders and investors from around the world. This invite only party was part of European Cannabis Week and took place at Aures London.
Location: Aures London, Waterloo, SE1 7NN
IMN & Prohibition Partners - Institutional Capital & Cannabis Conference (IC3)
On the 26th of June IMN and Prohibition Partners will co-host the Institutional Capital & Cannabis Conference (IC3), a meeting place for investors who wish to invest or learn more about this exciting and high-growth new asset class, cannabis companies and investment funds who are looking to raise money or showcase their products, and professional service providers who facilitate these groups doing business.
Location: Liverpool Street - 155 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD
Private Investor Dinner Hosted By Green Table Global:
On the evening of June 26th, Green Table Global hosted a private investor dinner. Green Table Global is widely recognised as the leader in premium dinner events for Cannabis-related companies to present their business to leading institutional investors, PE funds, family offices, leading experts, media and social influencers who understand, support, and believe in the industry. They help forge new relationships and establish great networking between the top cannabis industry leaders.
Meet the UK's first Medical Cannabis Clinicians – hosted by UKMCCS
On the 26th of June the Medical Cannabis Clinicians Society Chair, Professor Mike Barnes, Vice-Chair, Dr Dani Gordon and Executive Director & Patient Advocate, Hannah Deacon, invited licenced producers and investors to an informal lunchtime event during European Cannabis Week 2019. The event was an opportunity to meet pioneering specialist clinicians - the first to prescribe medical cannabis products in the UK - and learn more about the society's plans for 2019 and beyond.
Location: De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, Holborn, WC2B 5BZ
First Wednesdays - Networking Evening
First Wednesdays on the evening of the 26th of June was a networking event for those working in medical cannabis in Europe. Attendees ranged from entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and NGOs, all excited by the fast moving European medical cannabis scene. Whether you are an investor or an entrepreneur or looking to jump into the cannabis space you can meet your future founder, funder or team at First Wednesdays.
Location: Shoreditch Town Hall, EC1V 9LT
Liberum & Hanway Associates: Investing in European Cannabis
Liberum and Hanway Associates hosted an investor roundtable discussion on 26th June. For institutional investors, this invite only event brought together investors, European cannabis companies and the head of AIM to examine the regulatory backdrop, and opportunities for investing in cannabis in Europe.
entOURage - Women IN Cannabis Workshop
entOURage Network is cultivating a platform and network for women to engage, empower and explore opportunities in the legal cannabis market. Attendees gathered on Thursday 27th of June for a delicious breakfast and canapés, panel discussions and presentations from thought leaders and industry experts. There were seven female industry leaders sharing their experiences and expertise about cannabis as a medicine, research topic and business platform. EntOURrage’s aim was to showcase their strength, innovation and passion as women in the cannabis industry to empower and inspire all that attended.
Location: 4th Floor Studios, 255-259 Commercial Rd, London E1 2BT
Medical Cannabis: Understanding, Prescribing and Changing Lives
The Academy of Medical Cannabis is an Internationally recognised and leading school of education. Our focus is on educating doctors, and ongoing development of specialised learning on the subject of medical cannabis.
On the 27th of June, the Academy of Medical Cannabis held a live free seminar demonstrating their market defining standard of CPD accredited education for clinicians in cannabis-based medicinal products.
Location: Anatomy Theatre, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London
Unveiling The Digital (Blockchained) Prescription
On the 27th of June, MedPayRx unveiled a first peek at their unique digital, blockchained platform. MedPayRx aims to remove paper from the prescription and claims process while streamlining supply chain issues, and automating approvals and co-pays. We are designed to work for all prescription drugs and medical devices, but we are using medical cannabis as a unique way to build our roll-out ecosystem.
Location: Ebor St, Hackney, E1 6AW