Pro-West & Associates Receives Award for ArcGIS SaaS Adoption at Esri Partner Conference

arcgis saas adoption-2023-partneroftheyear-sm copy 7Walker, MN – March 6, 2023 Pro-West & Associates received the award for ArcGIS SaaS Adoption at the 2023 Esri Partner Conference (EPC) held in Palm Springs, California March 4-6, 2023. This award was presented to Pro-West for the high standard its work in evolving customers and solutions to ArcGIS using software as a service (SaaS).

Pro-West serves local, state and federal government organizations as well as commercial businesses with GIS solution configuration, systems support and data services based on Esri’s ArcGIS technology. Pro-West is a Gold Partner in the Esri Partner Network and has been an Esri partner for 33 years.

Esri is the global leader in location intelligence with a network of over 2800 partners around the world. The award winners are organizations that have demonstrated innovative and creative ways to solve complex problems by using Esri’s ArcGIS software and those who have done exceptional work in advancing geographic information system (GIS) technology. Pro-West & Associates was one of 27 Esri partners that received an achievement award at the conference.

Software as a service (SaaS) allows organizations to deploy GIS technology on a secure, cloud-based infrastructure, providing scalability, agility and a low overhead. Esri’s ArcGIS Online, the world’s largest and most comprehensive web mapping platform, leads Esri’s SaaS product offering.

Pro-West & Associates collaborates with organizations every day to help meet their needs using SaaS-based ArcGIS Online. Many such implementations serve local governments, spanning functions including land records, utilities and public engagement.

“Esri congratulates Pro-West & Associates on their 2023 EPC award in recognition of their innovative work leveraging ArcGIS software,” said Robert Laudati, Director of Global Partners and Alliances at Esri. “We are proud to partner with Pro-West & Associates to foster the use of Esri technology in support of our mutual customers.”

Kendis Scharenbroich, President & CEO of Pro-West, said:

“We are honored to be recognized with this award. At Pro-West, it’s important that we work with organizations to implement GIS in the way that best meets their needs. For many of our customers, implementing ArcGIS using SaaS is critical to their ability to get started with GIS and leverage the technology to become more efficient and better serve their users. We are thankful to Esri for this award and to our clients and team for their ongoing collaboration.”

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The Pro-West team receives the Award for ArcGIS SaaS Adoption at the 2023 Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, CA. L-R Jenny Miller (VP of Marketing, Pro-West), Kendis Scharenbroich (President & CEO, Pro-West), Jack Dangermond (Co-Founder, Esri), Marcus Glass (Business Development Director, Pro-West), Rob Laudati (Director, Global Partners & Alliance, Esri).

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in hundreds of thousands of organizations globally, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofit institutions, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial technology and analytics, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions that leverage a geographic approach to solving some of the world’s most complex problems by placing them in the crucial context of location. Visit us at

About Pro-West & Associates

Pro-West & Associates has a trusted GIS partner to local, state and federal government and commercial businesses for 35 years. We provide support with geospatial data services, Esri solution configuration, system integration and training.

Pro-West is a Gold Partner in the Esri Partner Network and has been an Esri partner for 33 years. Pro-West is recognized by Esri as a State and Local Government Specialty Partner, ArcGIS System Ready Partner, ArcGIS Hub Specialty Partner and Federal Small Business Specialty Partner. Pro-West is an 8-time Esri Partner Award winner whose clients regularly receive Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards for projects on which they collaborated with Pro-West.


More information: Jenny Miller, VP of Marketing,, 320-207-6858