Industry Affiliates

Bridge West values our work with other trusted Cannabis, CBD and Hemp advisers.  We are grateful for our continued partnerships with the top industry leaders and work hard to give our clients the necessary tools to advance their businesses and strengthen the cannabis, hemp and CBD industry.  Our relationships with these companies and our continued effort on our clients behalf is what makes Bridge West a stronger company.

Cannabis Benchmarks

Cannabis Benchmarks ®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, is a leading provider of financial, business and industry data for the North American cannabis markets. We offer comprehensive and unique benchmark services for public and private organizations, and financial institutions. 

As the creator of the world’s first Spot & Forward benchmark price assessments, Cannabis Benchmarks ® has quickly become the trusted source for delivering information that allow market participants to make informed business decisions.

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CannaBusiness ERP

CannaBusiness ERP is software purpose-built for cannabis companies. It is built in Sage X3 and configured by NexTec industry experts to deliver a complete cannabis business solution. Over the past 25 years, our ERP and business process experts have helped organizations across North America streamline business operations and lower costs. Recently, our specialization in developing solutions for the cannabis cultivating and processing industry has resulted in some of the most respected cannabis companies around the world managing their day-to-day operations and delivering products off our platform. CannaBusiness ERP by NexTec is the go-to answer for cannabis cultivators and processors seeking a software platform built to help you grow.

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Wurk exists to help underserved businesses fortify, comply, and thrive in the face of uncertain regulatory environments. Designed specifically for the cannabis industry, our platform allows employers to protect and streamline their operations, while providing an environment where people are a priority every step of the way. Our intuitive, all-in-one solution automates the most complicated and risk-prone processes associated with hiring, scheduling, and paying employees.

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National Cannabis Industry Associations/NCIA

Representing nearly 2,000 member-businesses and tens-of-thousands of cannabis professionals, NCIA is leading the charge to protect the legal cannabis industry, defend our state laws, and advance federal policy reforms. Successful businesses are joining NCIA every day to become stronger, smarter, and more prosperous by working together to end prohibition and expand opportunities within the legal cannabis industry.

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Vector Payments

After working with a large processor for over 30 years, it became apparent to us that merchants need help finding the best solution for their business.  Between all of the deceptive practices by larger organizations and nonexistent customer support, we decided that enough was enough. Therefore, we started Vector Payments; to provide transparent rates and fees while working alongside each and every one of you to help you understand this industry and grow your business!

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Hawaii Cannabis Industry Association (HICIA)

The Hawaiʻi Cannabis Industry Association nurtures the legal cannabis industry’s long-term success by advancing the adoption of sound public policies and promoting awareness and understanding of the regulated cannabis industry’s contributions to Hawaiʻi’s well-being.

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Black Cannabis Equity Initiative

Black Cannabis Equity Initiative (BCEI) is a community driven initiative of concerned black citizens and business leaders focusing on equity, diversity and inclusion opportunity in the Denver metro and Colorado’s cannabis industry. BCEI was created in 2019 to promote progressive sustainable dialogue, community engagement and action around fairness and opportunity in the statewide cannabis landscape.

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Minnesota Hemp Association

The Minnesota Hemp Association is a 501(c)(4) organization providing advocacy, education, and business development opportunities to advance the growth and vitality of Minnesota’s hemp industries from seed to sale. We provide our network of farmers, processors, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and service providers with vital industry news, valuable business-to-business opportunities, and influence to shape regulatory and public policy decisions.

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University of Connecticut 

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) at the University of Connecticut is a national leader in cannabis research, education, and extension outreach, helping to advance knowledge and opportunities for cannabis horticulture in Connecticut and beyond. CAHNR researchers are at the forefront of scientific discovery in the field of cannabis and are training students to fulfill specialized roles in this growing field. UConn offered the nation’s first university class on the fundamentals of cannabis horticulture, “Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest,” and UConn Extension educators work with licensed growers to provide individualized cannabis production support. UConn CAHNR partners with Bridge West to support experiential learning opportunities for students, guest speaking, and other opportunities.

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