NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Aug. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Grow Up Conference and Expo announced nominees for its first annual Grow Up Awards Gala taking place on September 12, 2019, in the Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The evening celebrates the best in cultivation, science, and manufacturing, as well as highlighting efforts made to further the cannabis industry.
"It's time we celebrated the talented individuals working behind the scenes to ensure the flower (and its by-products) are all above standard," said Randy Rowe, president of Grow Up. "The Grow Up Awards Gala aims to shine a light on the great work happening locally and abroad for our industry."
The evening will be hosted by Comedian & Cash Cab host, Adam Growe, and will feature a performance by the International Grand Champion of Magic, Greg Frewin, followed by an induction ceremony into the Grower Hall of Fame for the "Guru of Ganja" Ed Rosenthal.
The nominees for the 2019 inaugural Grow Up Awards Gala, which is sponsored by 3|Sixty Secure Corp, are:
Master Grower of the Year (Person)
Craft Grower of the Year
Forest Farms Growth Corp. (dba Forest Farms)
Gage Cannabis Co. / Radicle Medical Marijuana Inc.
Celebrating growers and suppliers, the Grow Up Conference and Expo centres on the education, collaboration and growth in the cannabis industry. The three-day event will be held at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in downtown Niagara Falls on September 12 to 14, 2019, featuring over 160 speakers. This full-spectrum B2B cannabis event connects thousands of cannabis companies with a complete view of the industry.
Voting opens August 16, 2019, at 12 p.m. EDT. All winners will be announced at the ceremony on September 12, 2019.
Tickets for the event are $185 (+ tax) which includes cocktail reception, dinner, magical performance and awards ceremonies. Tables and booths are available for purchase.