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BALKANNABIS EXPO 2018, 1-3 June, Athens (press release)

BALKANNABIS EXPO

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Knowledge

1-3 June 2018

International Expo and Conferences on Medical Cannabis and Hemp

Technopolis City of Athens, Greece

The largest international Cannabis Trade Fair of the Balkan Peninsula, in the heart of Athens, a stone's through from the Acropolis!

A three-day showcase of the key players of the global industry, 2 conferences featuring 30 renowned speakers, masterclasses and workshops, arts, culture, and music by favorite artists.

Cannabis is a traditional cultivation for Greece for thousands of years, with hundreds of applications and can provide a new development impetus for both rural economy and the industry. Cannabis in Greece has a potential market value of 1-2 billion euros, with a great exporting opportunities, and it can contribute to the creation of more than 12,000 jobs. Both climate and the morphological conditions are extremely favorable, legislation has been reformed and improved, investment interest from Greece and abroad is growing every day. We are pursuing a leading role for the wider region.

Does the field of medical cannabis and hemp interest you professionally?

Do you have services or products that need to be promoted and exhibited?

Are you interested in creating new trade partnerships and networking with suppliers and business representatives?

Or is this simply an opportunity for a first hand acquaintance with the industry's largest companies, the latest in technology and medical applications, as well as innovative products and services from the world of cannabis?

Then BALKANNABIS EXPO is your destination.

Cannabis is the future and the way out of the extended economic crisis. Misinformation, ignorance and social stigma give way to science, innovation and entrepreneurship. The international legal Cannabis market is expected to exceed 65 billion euros by 2025. We want to contribute to the growth of this sector in Greece and to shape public opinion while implementing more integrated policies and approaches for the legal regulation of the medicinal and industrial use of Cannabis.

The future is now: Medical cannabis applications, hemp farming and the latest developments in the rapidly growing cannabis industry will meet at the Technopolis City of Athens during the 1st BALKANNABIS EXPO, June 1-3, 2018.

The largest companies of the global cannabis/ hemp industry will be in attendance, many honoring us with their support as official sponsors. More than 120 exhibitors from around the globe will be presenting a wealth of applications, products, technologies and entrepreneurial initiatives evolving around both the medical and industrial use of cannabis.

Over 30 internationally renowned speakers, scientists and industry leaders will be present to share with us current developments, medical advances and business prospects in the Cannabis industry: Ethan Russo, Bonnie Goldstein, Lunir Hanus, Boaz Wachtel, Deidi Meiri, Guillermo Velasco, Paul Hornby, Paul Benhaim, Morris Beegle, Daniel Kruse, Rafael Dulon and many more.

During the 3-day BALKANNABIS EXPO, four Masterclasses will be held for physicians, medical personnel, growers and processors on medical cannabis and hemp applications, as well as workshops & presentations (nutrition, cooking, building). A diversity of parallel artistic events (including live painting, cannabis comics and poster exhibition, performances, circus, music and other artistic activities) will accompany the trade fair and its conferences.

Up to date developments from the world of science, hands-on interaction with innovations and products, building of new partnerships and setting up of the new and promising Greek and Balkan market. We are positioning Greece on the world-wide Cannabis map. We will be developing and promoting an economic sector with a phenomenal annual growth rate, building domestic production and seeking the role of export leader for the Greek Cannabis industry in both the Balkans and Europe.

A celebration of cannabis by the people of cannabis. The organizers are entrepreneurs and activists with more than 15 years of involvement in the international cannabis community and in shaping conditions for policy reform in Greece.

BALKANNABIS EXPO is the culmination of years of effort in informing public opinion and policy makers in Greece. It is the result of a long-standing engagement in the commercial and production sectors of cannabis & hemp, in international exhibitions and activism, as well as advocacy and well-documented proposals for an integrated regulatory framework on cannabis & hemp that respect the users, patients, producers and entrepreneurs. We paved the way and now we will provide for the effective implementation of the new regulations.

Ticket prices

(full access to exhibitions, conferences and artistic events):

Daily: presale €8, door €10.

Three days: presale €20, door €25.

BALKANNABIS EXPO is being realized under the auspices of the City of Athens, the Greater Region of Attica and the office of the Secretary General of Industry. It is supported by international associations, organizations and networks such as the International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute (ICCI), ENCOD, FAAAT, and the NoCo Hemp Expo.

At the refurbished gasworks site of Technopolis in the heart of the City of Athens (100 Peiraios Street) http://www.technopolis-athens.com

Detailed information on our website: www.balkannabisexpo.com

For contact: info@balkannabisexpo.com

For exhibitors: sales@balkannabisexpo.com

For journalists, interviews: media@balkannabisexpo.com

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/balkannabisexpo/

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/192236798186328/


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