Alaska Cannabis Institute and NW Cannabis Classic Announce Joint Event

Cannabis trade fair coming to Anchorage, Alaska May 15-17, 2015
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Feb. 10, 2015 - PRLog -- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Feb. 10, 2015) -- The NW Cannabis Classic and the Alaska Cannabis Institute will hold a joint event May 15-17, 2015 at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage. The co-located shows will be a gathering spot for the local and regional cannabis industry.

The NW Cannabis Classic provides a platform for businesses to expand their efforts, showcase new products, and promote new ideas while celebrating the northwest region. The event offers a wide range of activities to meet a variety of interests; and features nearly 150 vendors, live demonstrations and workshops, educational content featuring some of the top cannabis leaders in the region, live music and entertainment, as well as awards for the best cannabis growers and exhibitors.

Throughout the weekend, attendees can enjoy a variety of product demonstrations, workshops, seminars, and panel discussions presented by the Alaska Cannabis Institute. Some classes are FREE for attendees, while the more advanced educational courses are reserved for VIP ticket holders.

Leafly (, the world’s largest resource for cannabis strains and dispensaries, is sponsoring the Leafly Vapo Lounge where visitors can take a break from the busy trade fair atmosphere, relax, and check-out individual vaporizers by leading manufacturers.

The Alaska Cannabis Growers’ Association - the state’s leading cannabis growers’ advocacy group - is sponsoring the cannabis competition; which is a great platform to recognize the best growers within the Alaska cannabis community. Competitors (growers) can enter a hybrid, sativa, indica, edible, or concentrate. Judging is based on appearance, smell, flavor, potency (which will be determined by AK Green Labs (, and effect. Judging will take place prior to the trade fair, and the winners will be announced at the Alaska Cannabis Growers’ Association Award Show during the closing ceremonies on Sunday, May 17.

“Combining the NW Cannabis Classic event with the Alaska Cannabis Institute adds more value to attendees who can take part in special show events in order to extend industry networking and knowledge-sharing,” event director Cory Wray said.

“Our alignment with the needs of the industry leads us to produce events geared towards helping exhibitors and attendees get the most out of their time and money,” said Wray. “Our primary goal is to help develop the local cannabis industry in a responsible way and put local entrepreneurs in touch with resources that can help them be successful. The NW Cannabis Classic is where everyone in the industry wants to be because they can find the fresh ideas, vital information, and key partners to run their businesses more efficiently,” he added.

There are multiple ticket options with early bird pricing for one-day tickets starting at just $30. Interested parties can get more information on seminars, tickets, judging and competing in the cannabis competition, sponsoring the event, and participating as a vendor at visit for details.

For more information, please contact Cory Wray at (907) 331-0506 or email media inquiries to
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