Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The Chicago Benzinga Cannabis Conference will take place from October 8-9th 2024.  

Join us at the Marriott Magnificent Mile, Hotel Block details coming soon!

We recommend arriving prior to the conference on October 7th for our Welcome Reception

Our conference concludes on October 9th.  There are often after-parties, and networking events after our conference hours, so most of our guests will plan to depart on October 10th.

Yes! We have our own networking app: Benzinga Connect

As long as you are subscribed to our event emails, you will receive more information on the networking app closer to the event.

Networking app to open for attendees 2 weeks before the conference.

Networking app to close for attendees 2 weeks following the conference.

How to Login to the App

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  1. Download the Benzinga Connect app on the Apple Store or Google Play.
  2. Click on the link that was sent to your inbox from Benzinga Connect. Log in with your existing information or create a new account. Save this information because that will be your login.
  3. Set up your profile and select which days you’ll be available to network.
  4. Select items you’re interested in for optimal matchmaking. This is an amazing opportunity to find potential customers and grow your network. We cannot emphasize how important this step is to get the BEST deals done!

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How to Navigate the App

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  1. The People tab is your hub for scheduling meetings with participating sponsors, investors, and attendees. You can filter based on what types of companies you’re interested in meeting with. Here you can bookmark your favorite contacts and chat/book meetings. To schedule a meeting – click on the action button.
  2. The Schedule tab will contain all of the presentations that you want to see and your scheduled meetings. You can filter by stage and types of sessions.
  3. The Speaker and Sponsor tabs are also available on the navigation tab. Learn more about the speakers you’re interested in and discover sponsors’ booth locations in the Exhibit Hall.
  4. If you have any additional questions, contact

We are currently working on the layout of the conference. Please be sure you are subscribed to our Benzinga Events emails to get all updates.

An attendee floor plan will be provided 2 weeks before the conference.

Yes! Check out the gallery page on our website one week after the conference.

Benzinga Events does not offer or send our attendee list.
Only registered attendees are able to communicate with other attendees via our networking app.

Under no circumstances will Benzinga publicly share or sell the attendee list from any of our events.

If you come across a company or website who is trying to sell you our attendee list please be aware that it is a scam.

Please send any scams you see to


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#bzcannabis for the best visibility of your posts! We can’t wait to see you!

We offer various sponsorship packages and speaking opportunities for our conferences, please fill out this form and a representative from the Benzinga Events team will reach out to you shortly!

No, all purchases for our events are not refundable but can be transferred to another attendee or another event.

If you’d like to transfer your ticket to another event or attendee, please email

All pass types include lunch both days of the conference.

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