GENERAL INFO FOR CANNATECH CAPE TOWN ATTENDEES:

How many attendees are expected at CannaTech Cape Town?

We are expecting between 700-1000 attendees in Cape Town.

Who attends CannaTech?

The demographics of CannaTech attendees vary from location to location, depending on the specific regional interests. However, every CannaTech event is consistently patronized by thought leaders, quality investors and C-level executives from across the ever-expanding cannabis industry. Our conferences also attract government officials, regulators, medical researchers and Agro-tech experts from across the globe, innovators, entrepreneurs, and advocates.

How long is CannaTech?

CannaTech Cape Town will operate the main-stage conference on November 25 & 26, 2019. Concurrent specialized events will be operating at the venue and at additional smaller venues designed for intimate networking. These may include topic-specific panels, the Live Pitch competition for cannabis startups, and the hugely successful investor Deal Room.

Add-on events on November 24 include a Business Symposium showcasing in-depth investment and financial conversations for global cannabis and tentatively a Cannabis Boot Camp covering the basics of cultivation and extraction.

CannaTech also offers luxury VIP tours at each of our global events, generally on days immediately following the main conference. Tours are meticulously designed to highlight the best in regional cannabis while showcasing the local cultural and natural landscape. Stay tuned for more details about our Cape Town Tour, it is going to be truly next-level.

Where is CannaTech taking place?  

CannaTech Cape Town will take place at The Lookout at the V&A Waterfront. This spectacular venue is renowned for its incredible views and sumptuous accommodations, making it the perfect place for CannaTech’s premier cannabis event.

View our next beautiful venue here: https://www.the-lookout.co.za/

Additional venues for peripheral meetings, sessions, panels, and parties will be announced closer to the event.

CannaTech has already blocked off rooms in some of Cape Town’s finest hotels located nearest to the conference venue. Please contact CannaTech’s local booking agent, Ingrid, for more details about Cape Town accommodations: ingrid@fairmount-travel.co.za

How’s the weather?

Located on the southern coast of South Africa, Cape Town’s early-summer climate is at its best in November. The mild temperatures and clear skies south of the equator are a perfect setting for CannaTech’s spectacular indoor/outdoor venue. The nights can be breezy, and the venue is on the seaside, so bring a shawl or a light jacket.

Are cannabis products and cannabis consumption permitted at CannaTech?

The distribution or sale of any products that do not conform to local regulation is strictly prohibited at CannaTech, including in the exhibit hall, conference session rooms, or any other space where conference events are conducted. Non-compliance with local law is the sole responsibility of the individual. Any individual who possesses, distributes or consumes any cannabis-based products is solely responsible for his/her compliance with local and state regulations.

This being said, currently, South Africa’s cannabis regulation is shifting. As the conference draws nearer, we will provide an update on the legal status of cannabis in order to clarify what products may be given, sold, or consumed at CannaTech Cape Town.

Who can speak at CannaTech?

CannaTech’s most powerful tool is its high-level content. We pride ourselves on showcasing the most engaging, informative, and revolutionary speakers in the industry. From IP to branding, cultivation to sustainability, CannaTech delves into every corner of cannabis – no topic is taboo.

If you are interested in speaking at CannaTech Cape Town, please fill out the speaker application here: https://www.canna-tech.co/speaker-application/

INFORMATION FOR SPONSORS:

What is the size of the various booths?

Currently, basic booths run 3×2 metres (subject to change).

What is a sponsor board?

Depending on the type, location, and allocated space of the event, a sponsor ‘board’ refers to a large printed poster or digital screen featuring sponsor logos displayed throughout the venue. There are many opportunities for visual sponsor representation throughout CannaTech, depending on the chosen sponsorship package.

What are the marketing materials that are provided?

Sponsorship packages include select marketing materials. These are specified in the descriptions of each package and include social media mention, website and general digital presence across all platforms.

What does media sponsorship entail/include?

Media sponsorship includes social media mentions, website presence and general digital presence, and logo presence on the sponsor board. This level of sponsorship does not include access to the event. More details about specific sponsor packages can be accessed on our website.

What can we insert into the bag? Printed materials or product samples?

Printed materials and branded complimentary gifts or samples are always welcome. Please note that any samples included must meet all local legal requirements. CBD samples in South Africa, for example, would be a lovely and legal addition to the standard gift bag that participants would appreciate.

What are the sponsors/exhibitors permitted to display? Are exhibitors permitted to sell products and services from the display stand?

Sponsors are permitted to exhibit and showcase their products so long as they meet local legal requirements.  Local regulation will likewise determine whether sales will be permitted during the event. CannaTech will provide specific guidelines closer to the event.

How many staff can attend CannaTech as part of the sponsorship or exhibition package? What is the cost for additional attendees?

CannaTech offers four levels of sponsorship: Media, Silver, Networking, and Gold.  Each plan is uniquely designed to suit the needs of sponsors and offers specific benefits. We provide all sponsors with visibility, networking, and brand exposure to a wide range of stakeholders in the cannabis industry, contributing to an enhanced company profile.

Depending on the number of tickets needed, CannaTech can also tailor an individualized package based on specific needs and requirements. 

Can sponsors access the event floor plan and choose booth location?

CannaTech is currently finalizing the design and floor plan of the Cape Town venue. Once the layout has been approved, Early Bird sponsors may be offered preferred location on the conference floor. However, CannaTech does not guarantee specific locations.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR CANNATECH CAPE TOWN 2019. Click for more info about sponsor packages: https://www.canna-tech.co/capetown/cape-town-sponsorship/

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