Cannabis Community Corner: Upcoming Michigan Events

Joyology to us is the science of happiness–through cannabis, through community, through life. Today we’ll be taking a look at the epic event lineup we have for the cannabis community corner here in Michigan. Follow along to check them out!

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Connecting Through Cannabis Community Events

There’s something inherently special about connecting with others who share a common interest, and when that interest is cannabis, the bond just amplifies. Cannabis community events provide an expansive opportunity for individuals to deepen their knowledge and passion for cannabis while forging meaningful connections with like-minded enthusiasts. 

Humans are social beings, and what better way to foster camaraderie than by coming together to celebrate and explore the world of cannabis?

1. MICIA Spring Caucus and Luncheon – MAY 7th, 2024

Join Michigan Cannabis Industry Association on Tuesday, May 7th, from 11 am to 3 pm EDT at the Eagle Eye Golf Club in Bath Township, MI, for the MICIA Spring Caucus and Luncheon. 

This event offers a unique chance to network with industry leaders while enjoying cocktails and insightful discussions. It’s an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant cannabis community and gain valuable insights from seasoned professionals. 

Hear updates directly from lobbyists and Michigan lawmakers, including Brian Hanna, Executive Director of CRA, and State Representative Donavan McKinney. Engage with experts like Kevin McKinney, MICIA Lobbyist, and representatives from EGLE, including Kristine Rendon and Rhona S. Oyer. Jenifer M. Dixon will also be present to share insights as the Planning and Policy Coordinator of EGLE’s Air Quality Division.

Don’t miss out on this enriching experience where you can connect with industry insiders and expand your knowledge of the cannabis landscape.

Keep in mind that you must be a MICIA member to join. Sign up here.

2. The Exchange

Mark your calendars for May 8th-9th and head to the Eagle Eye Golf Club in Lansing, MI, for The Exchange, the premier B2B networking event for the cannabis industry. This exclusive gathering provides a platform for retailers seeking products and services to enhance their dispensaries. Likewise, if you’re a supplier looking to connect with retailers, this event is tailor-made for you.

The Exchange offers a unique opportunity to establish valuable business relationships and explore potential collaborations in a dynamic and engaging environment. Space is limited, so don’t miss out—learn more about this event here.


Experience the vibrant cannabis community first hand at SENSI NIGHT on May 9th at the Lansing Shuffle & Social Club. Immerse yourself in a lively atmosphere featuring seven restaurants, shuffleboards, bars, a lounge, and a riverfront patio. 

SENSI is dedicated to fostering connections within the cannabis and wellness lifestyle community. Engage with local brands, enjoy live music by DJ Jodi Dro and DJ PRIM, indulge in delectable food, and stand a chance to win a getaway to Jamaica courtesy of ZApres Events & Travel and Coral Cove Wellness.

With a diverse array of brand exhibitors, SENSI NIGHT promises an unforgettable evening filled with networking opportunities, entertainment, and the celebration of cannabis culture. 

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this immersive experience and connect with fellow enthusiasts in a vibrant and welcoming environment. Purchase your ticket here.

4. MICIA 2024 Summer Annual Conference and Chronic Cup Championship

Save the dates of August 7th-9th for the MICIA 2024 Summer Annual Conference and Chronic Cup Championship in Bellaire, Michigan. Hosted at the picturesque Shanty Creek Resort and Torch Lake Wine Cellars, this event offers insights into Michigan’s evolving cannabis industry. 

Network with business leaders against the backdrop of northern Michigan’s beauty and gain valuable knowledge to propel your cannabis ventures forward. The conference provides a platform for members to engage in discussions, share experiences, and collaborate on initiatives that shape the future of the cannabis landscape. 

Note that this event is exclusively for MICIA members, so join the association today to secure your spot and be part of this transformative gathering.


Don’t miss the Michigan Cannabis Convention at Devos Place in Grand Rapids on September 20th-21st. NECANN conventions bring together local industry players, advocates, and national leaders to expand market opportunities for all stakeholders. 

Since 2014, these conventions have been instrumental in fostering growth and collaboration within the cannabis community. 

Join this event for insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and a celebration of Michigan’s thriving cannabis industry. NECANN conventions provide a platform for entrepreneurs, investors, educators, patients, advocates, and consumers to connect and exchange ideas. 

Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional or a newcomer looking to explore opportunities in the cannabis space, NECANN offers something for everyone. 

Mark your calendars and be part of this dynamic event that promises to shape the future of cannabis in Michigan and beyond.


Joyology Dispensaries: Investing into the Michigan Cannabis Culture

So, there you have it, friends! We hope you have an opportunity over the next few months to check out some (or all) of these events. Joyology to us doesn’t just mean invoking joy through cannabis; it also means invoking joy through all of the bliss that life has to offer. 

Because of that, we are dedicated to investing research, time and energy into the cannabis culture here in the wolverine state.


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*The contents of this blog are intended for informational purposes only. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.*

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