Frustration Mounts as Cannabis Brands Vie For Coveted BudTraderTM Ball Tickets


Los Angeles, CA – April 16, 2018 just released 20 additional individual tickets on Event Brite at $299 each in an effort to accommodate more marijuana brands looking to gain access to the star studded event.

Named by the San Diego Union Tribune as “The Academy Awards of Weed”, the BudTrader Ball 2018 is the celebrity cannabis networking event, Friday April 20, held on the lot of a major motion picture studio in Culver City, Ca.  

The black tie event is a gathering of celebrities, athletes, cannabis entrepreneurs, rappers and musicians, investors, and high-level politicians.

“Once we reached 1,000,000 registered users on, we heard from thousands of cannabis professionals looking to meet in person” said BudTrader CEO Brad McLaughlin. “Anybody that is somebody in the cannabis world will be at BudTrader Ball 2018.”

BudTrader Ball 2018 is designed to bring together cannabis professionals from disparate industry corners including cultivation, accessories, manufacturing, tax enforcement/licensing, even retail cash management from ATMs to Debit Cards.

Press coverage and online publicity opportunities are expected to be high.

“We are working to bring our 1 million registered users into supply chain compliance for cannabis on the municipal and state level,” says CEO Brad McLaughlin.

BudTrader Ball 2018 is sponsored by leaders in the cannabis industry including manufacturers, processors, real estate developers and retail dispensaries supporting licensed organic marijuana farmers.

Each attendee of the BudTrader Ball 2018 will be gifted $500 swag bags, filled with top-end cannabis products and event exclusives.  Included are samples of Bossman Vapes, Devil’s Lettuce, Willie’s Reserve, Habit Drinks, Purity Petibles, Mighty Meds, Speak Easy 710 Vapes and SunToken.  Also, one lucky guest will earn a Golden Ticket –entitling them to a once-in-a-lifetime top secret prize.

 ABOUT BUDTRADER.COM is the largest online cannabis platform in the world, receiving millions of page views monthly, with over one million registered users. The platform is available in the 29 states in the U.S. where recreational and medical marijuana is legal. also owns  Tickets to BudTrader Ball 2018 available at Event Brite. For more information about the BudTrader Ball 2018 please visit


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