Entrepreneurial Resources

Statewide resources for cannabis entrepreneurs

OEN certainly isn’t the only organization dedicated to helping cannabis entrepreneurs grow and thrive. Whether you are looking for education, mentorship, community support, or funding options, help is at hand!

Across Oregon, there are dozens organizations that share our vision of a robust and diverse cannabis entrepreneurial ecosystem. Keep scrolling for a comprehensive list of local nonprofits, accelerators, incubators, university programs, and government initiatives.


The Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association (ORCA) is a member-supported non-profit trade association that lobbies and advocates on behalf of the cannabis industry and our members.

The National Cannabis Industry Association represents top businesses committed to building a strong and prosperous future for the nation’s cannabis industry.

The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) has quickly established itself as one of the leading national b2b organizations in legal cannabis, established to provide business intelligence, professional networking and new business opportunity.

The Craft Cannabis Alliance is a membership association of cannabis and allied businesses. They share a commitment to an authentic craft cannabis industry that respects and serves people, place, planet, and plant.

Oregon Liquor Control Commission intended to provide applicants and licensees with knowledge and tools for establishing and operating OLCC- licensed for recreational marijuana businesses.

The Oregon Cannabis Association is a diverse group of cultivators, processors, retailers, entrepreneurs, and allied businesses. Our mission is to help one another thrive through networking events, educational workshops, and political representation.

The Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) is a non-profit created specifically to progress the cannabis industry by increasing diversity. Our mission is to create equal access and economic empowerment for cannabis businesses, their patients, and the communities most affected by the war on drugs.

Portland Metro


The Prism House is a shared Workspace and Event Center for the cannabis industry

Central Oregon

The mission of Celebrate Cannabis is to unify and give voice to the legal cannabis community and shine a light on the positive impact this industry is having on Central Oregon. We provide cannabis information and education, responsible adult use education, regulatory and compliance

Southern Oregon

Willamette Valley

The Emerald Trade Alliance is a business advocacy trade group, dedicated to the people and businesses in the Oregon cannabis and hemp industries.

CAN! Research innovates and implements protocol for the scientific research of cannabis, teaches, and consults businesses & individuals on a broad range of cannabis related topics

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