Sponsors, Partners and Exhibitors

Every two years, more than 1,500 people from across the country and around the world come together to listen, learn, socialize, and strategize about drug policy issues at the Reform Conference.

Conference attendees come from all walks of life, and are often leaders in their communities and states. They include federal, state and local elected officials, health care professionals, public health administrators, drug counselors, criminal justice advocates, students, educators, and grassroots activists.

Your organization is invited to be affiliated with the premier gathering for people who believe that the war on drugs is doing more harm than good. For details regarding how you can get involved contact Pat Smith, Sponsors & Exhibits Coordinator, at psmith@helmsbriscoe.com.  

Click here for the 2017 Sponsorship Prospectus and capitalize on a range of opportunities to increase your organization's presence at this year's conference!

What is the International Drug Policy Reform Conference?

This is the only conference focused specifically on bringing together the whole range of drug policy reformers from across the United States and around the world to listen, learn, network and strategize. Our aim is to provide a good networking landscape to all our participants while providing quality information about drug policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights. The International Drug Policy Reform Conference is the only event where you can network with fellow advocates, broaden your knowledge and gain exposure. You don’t want to miss out on this amazing opportunity.

What can you expect as a sponsor or exhibitor?

  • An interactive environment to showcase new products and services
  • Access to decision makers
  • Real networking opportunities
  • Effective lead and business generation

Networking Opportunities

The Exhibit Area is strategically located at the center of conference activity with table top displays surrounding a computing and social media magnet area, and refreshment areas. At this event there will be ample networking opportunities available:

  • Morning Breakfasts & Afternoon Breaks
  • Your Exhibition Area
  • Meeting Lounges

Target Audience

The Reform Conference draws a very broad spectrum of attendees, and often includes those who are leaders and influential decision makers in their communities and states. They include federal, state and local elected officials, health care professionals, public health administrators, drug counselors, criminal justice advocates, students, educators and grassroots activists.

Exhibit Schedule

Please see below for the exhibit schedule at the 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference.

  • Wednesday, October 11: Set up starting at 12:00pm, complete by 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 12: 9:00am-9:30am; 11:00am-11:30am; 1:00pm-2:30pm; 4:00pm-4:30pm
  • Friday, October 13: 8:30am-9:00am; 10:30am-2:00pm; 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Saturday, October 14: 9:30am-10:00am; 1:15pm-3:00pm, breakdown begins at 3:00pm

Note: The Drug Policy Alliance reserves the sole right to approve or deny conference sponsor, advertiser, exhibitor or partner applicants without cause.

2015 Exhibitors

A New Path: Mom's United to End the War on Drugs

American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine (AACM)

Americans For Safe Access

Berkeley Patients Group


Canadian Drug Policy Coalition

CATO Institute

Chooper's Guide

Citizen Engagement Lab

Desert Bloom Re-Leaf Center

Dr. Bronner's


Families for Sensible Drug Policy

Fully Informed Jury Association

Global Ibogaine Therapy Alliance

Harm Reduction Coalition

Help Not Handcuffs


International Center for Ethnobotanical Education Research & Service (ICEERS)


Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)

MI Legalize

Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)

National Advocates for Pregnant Women

National Cannabis Bar Association (NCBA)

National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)

New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR)


Oaksterdam University

Open Society Foundations

Patients Out of Time

Reason Foundation


Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP)

StoptheDrug War.org

Students For Liberty

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP)

The Brownie Mary Club



Young Americans for Liberty (YAL)