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Grow and Squish

What is the Grow and Squish?

Cannifest is excited to announce the GROW & SQUISH, a first-of-its-kind competition for home and commercial growers in Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan. Over 420 growers and squishers from MO, IL, and MI will compete for GRAND CHAMP GROW & GRAND CHAMP SQUISH with both grand champs taking home $10,000 cash + other prizes including the coveted CANNIFEST TROPHY! We’ll also be awarding GOLD, SILVER, and BRONZE for four categories: Best Home Grow, Best Home Squish, Best Commercial Grow, Best Commercial Squish. Award ceremony will take place in Jan 2022 at Cannifest Chicago.

Registration for the Grow + Squish will open August 28 – and if you are one of the first 100 growers or squishers to sign up to compete, you will receive a FREE VIP CHICAGO PASS ADD ON to your entry (valued at $250+). This VIP Pass includes a day pass & after party ticket to Cannifest Chicago, all access VIP entry to the event, a meet & greet session with the Cannifest Grow + Squish judges at Cannifest Chicago, food + drink tickets, access to the VIP viewing lounge, and a Cannifest swag bag.


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a cannabiz trade gathering like no other

Cannifest CHICAGO 2022

2022 official lineup

Friday 28 JAN 2022

Saturday 29 JAN 2022


We give all of our Cannifest guests the white glove, concierge service that you would expect, and offer even more perks of the Cannabiz for those who want to join us.

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Secure your place and pre register now