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The ICACO Experience 2017

Welcome to the ICACO Experience 2017!
For the international cannabis industry ICACO is the place to discover new international suppliers, build your networks and be inspired to grow your business.

Meet entrepreneurs, investors, decision makers, start-ups, and experts of all fields of the cannabis market under one roof. Explore the buzzing networking floor and enjoy fantastic interactive new meeting formats. Expand your knowledge at the cutting edge conference program and enjoy the unique “ICACO Hemp Gala Dinner”.

Advancing cannabis, linking people.

The Venue:
Welcome to the Austria Center Vienna!
Arrive, relax and network
We create a unique atmosphere, making sure that you feel at home so that you are free to network and broaden your horizons in an unrivalled range of real and virtual spaces. Let us inspire you and open your eyes to new ways of thinking.

Surrounded by contemporary architecture, just 7 minutes from the city centre and a few minutes’ walk from the Danube and the Donaupark. Austria’s largest conference centre has a total capacity for 20,000 delegates and offers 24 lecture rooms for between 100 and 4,320 participants, 180 meeting rooms and 22,000 m² of exhibition space.

Outstanding WIFI performance
The Austria Center Vienna’s innovative WLAN won over a panel of international experts, seeing off competition from high-profile congress destinations worldwide:
high-availability FREE WLAN for up to 20,000 users or 35,000 simultaneous connections
high concentration of HD access points (93 in total) and excellent bandwidth – 100 MBit
simply log in and start networking or work as if you were at home.

Hotel Melia Vienna****
Donau-City-Straße 7 | Vienna 1220 | Austria
Phone: (0043) (0) 190104

Hotel Melia Vienna is located in austrias tallest skyscraper the D.C. Tower wich is located 250m beside the austria centre vienna. Austria’s tallest skyscraper “Donau-City Tower”, designed by French star architect Dominique Perrault, is the new home to Meliá Vienna. The 220 meters and 58 floor building is also the first sustainable or “GreenBuilding” in Austria. Meliá Vienna offers 253 spacious guest rooms, including 25 design suites, ensuring that there is something to suit every taste. All rooms are equipped with floor to ceiling windows and offer spectacular views of the Danube and the city.

The ICACO welcome reception on Monday, Sept. 4th is taking place at the amazing terrace on the 57th floor of D.C. Tower.

The Program:
The detailed preliminary program for the ICACO Experience 2017 will be published in feburary 2017.

Submit your Abstract now! ->

The ICACO Experience 2017

Preliminary Time Schedule

Monday, September 4th 2017
Day of arrival / Industry Tours: Hemp Embassy, Hanfthal and more!
Welcome cocktail / V.I.P. reception terrace on 57th Floor D.C.Tower

Tuesday, September 5th 2017
1st Conference Day
Keynote: Prof. Raphael Mechoulam (Researcher, Israel)
Expert Symposium “the Hemp Talk”

Wednesday, September 6th 2017
2nd Conference Day
Keynote: Steve DeAngelo (Harborside Health Center – to be confirmed)
Keynote: Aaron Smith (NCIA, USA)

Thursday, September 7h 2017
3rd Conference Day
Keynote: Ethan Nadelmann (Drug Policy Alliance, USA – tbc)
Keynote: David Dinenberg (Kind Financial, USA)

Friday, September 8th 2017
Departure or Side-Events? Make the most out of your trip to Austria!
We offer a wide range of side events to choose from: Maybe you want to explore the city of vienna, visit famous “Hanfthal-Hempvalley” or even the unique thermal spring “Bad Blumau” designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser? Austria offers a lot of possibilities to combine business with pleasure!

Apply to become a hosted buyer at the ICACO Experience 2017 in Vienna!
ICACO Hosted Buyers have a unique opportunity to do global business in just three days, under one roof.

What is a hosted buyer?
ICACO Hosted Buyers are cannabis-pioneers, top level decision makers and experts, with purchasing authority and international business to place.

ICACO Hosted Buyers are cannabis-pioneers and top level decision makers from a variety of companies and industries. Our buyers are responsible for research on cannabis as medicine, investment, marketing, wholesale, processing, product development, retailers and many more.

Does this sound like you? Read on…
All ambitious cannabis experts and innovative start-ups are qualified to receive a place on the programme. Once accepted you will be given the online tools to pre-select the suppliers you would like to meet with and create a schedule that fits with your needs before you set off for Vienna.

Details / Contact

Event Start: 5th September 2017 at :00
Event End: 7th September 2017 at :00
Phone: +43/6507758899
Address: Venue: Austria Center Vienna (ACV)
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1
A-1220 Wien

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