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Green Tech Force in Expo spotlight


October 9, 2009
By Dave Harrison

Oct. 9, 2009, Toronto — To help retailers enhance customer relations and increase customer
response speed, this month’s Garden & Floral Expo is launching the Green
Tech Force, a showcase of experienced technology experts, vendors and
consultants.

Oct. 9, 2009, Toronto — To help retailers enhance customer relations and increase customer
response speed, this month’s Garden & Floral Expo is launching the Green
Tech Force, a showcase of experienced technology experts, vendors and
consultants.

Garden
& Floral Expo is being held at the Toronto Congress Centre on Tuesday, Oct.
20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This
year’s theme is, “Trends for 2010.”

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Across
Canada, retailers are recognizing that technology facilitates their business
communication. They look for technology that suits their needs. At Garden &
Floral Expo, they will discover communication tools and vendors who are on the
cutting edge. The Green Tech Force experts will answer questions, host
mini-workshops and demonstrate a variety of technology tools related to IT
training, website management, email newsletters, and wireless POS, among other
topics.

Technology
vendors participating in the Green Tech Force include:


C-Seven Media, a leading web developer
for creating sites and business solutions that help increase business and
revenue. Visit them to discuss websites, web content management, search engine
optimization, and e-newsletter marketing.

• SBI Nursery Software, a
software partner exclusive to the green industry.
They work with retail garden centres, wholesale growers and landscape
distribution centres to provide business e-management software that includes
handheld wireless sales and inventory, point of sale, production management
software, live web inventory and online orders, and more!


JN Software Training,
which
offers
consulting expertise that helps you make better use of your software and IT
systems, and tackle obstacles previously viewed as insurmountable. You will
expand your skills, enhance your IT confidence, and keep your boss, employees
and customers happier. The company offers one-to-one and small group training
sessions that make your business processes work better.


Chase Paymentech, a leading global payments
firm and one of the world’s largest merchant acquirers. As an industry leader
in payments processing, Chase Paymentech provides credit, debit, gift card and
e-commerce solutions, as well as the most recent Chip and PIN and Contactless
point-of-sale (POS) technology. In addition, they possess Canadian-specific
industry experience and a reliable reputation that customers depend on.


Two-West.com, a renewable energy
product developer, distributor and marketer engineering a number of wind
turbine products with solar accessories. Two-West works with businesses eager
to embrace environmental sustainability initiatives as part of their branding
and corporate strategies. It is also a marketing and branding group with
over 30 years of expertise and experience in the branding and outside visual
communications industry.

Garden & Floral Expo is
Canada’s fall buying show for the green and floral industries. Over 3,400
buyers will attend the expo, which showcases new products, recent plant and
floral introductions and product demonstrations.

The Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades
Association has over 2,000 members. Its trade mission is to promote
the horticulture industry in Ontario, and its public mission – Green for Life –
promotes the joys and benefits of plants and green spaces. Visit www.landscapeontario.com
for more information.

 


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