Date: Tuesday 4th April 2017
Event Address: Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London, SW1Y 5BJ
Room Name: Laurier Room
Timings: 9.30am - 12.00pm
Today retailers and ecommerce businesses know that their customers are more connected than ever before. Staying one step ahead of their wants, needs and expectations is key to repeat business and customer loyalty.
This invitation only brunch will provide senior UK retailers and ecommerce brands the perfect opportunity to understand new ecommerce solutions coming from Ontario – home to North America’s second largest technology sector outside of California and where Shopify has grown and developed into a billion dollar company. The brunch will provide the opportunity to learn from other leading ecommerce experts, meet leading Canadian retail technology businesses and share best practices.
9:30am - 10:15am Welcome drinks and guest registration
10:15am - 11:00am Brunch, introductions and roundtable discussion
11:00am - 11.15am Comfort break
11:15am - 12:00pm Roundtable discussion
12:00pm - 12:30pm Optional: Tour of Canada House
Please note this brunch is for senior decision makers in retail and ecommerce businesses only
You will have the opportunity to meet Virtual Logistics, Signifi, Nextopia with others to be announced.
Shopify Plus is making commerce better for mid-market and enterprise merchants. We are not your typical enterprise commerce vendor, as we offer merchants enterprise-grade selling capabilities without the hassles and hefty price tag of traditional enterprise applications. Shopify Plus serves high volume stores as well as global brands looking for a reliable and scalable e-commerce solution.
VL OMNI is a point to multi-channel data integration service. Over 200 businesses trust VL OMNI to move data seamlessly through their infrastructure as they grow, expand and accelerate their business.
Signifi is at the forefront of the automated retail industry providing innovative solutions to create exceptional customer experiences, expand brand presence, and increase revenues. With an intuitive touchscreen interface and state of the art robotics, Signifi's kiosks dispense premium electronics and luxury goods, pharmaceutical products and specialty packaged foods.
Nextopia Software Corporation offers a fully scalable, best-in-class site search conversion solution for SMB and Enterprise e-retailers. With our powerful machine learning algorithm, designed to provide highly relevant search results, Nextopia software is designed to increase conversions and provide retailers the tools they need to convert browsers into buyers.
TruRating takes the pulse of consumer sentiment right at the point of payment, asking each customer to anonymously rate an aspect of their experience from 0-9 via a widget on the e-commerce checkout page or payment terminal in-store. Using existing infrastructure that customers already interact with during their shop, TruRating makes it easy for every consumer to have a say. As a result, on average 88% of us are rating when asked a question. For the first time businesses are benefiting from mass, validated, representative feedback, daily.
The Ontario Trade and Investment Office – part of Ontario's Ministry of International Trade, based at the Canadian Embassy in the UK works to strengthen economic and cultural ties with the United Kingdom (Ontario's largest export destination outside North America). More than 200 UK companies have operations in Ontario, employing more than 40,000 people – and the number continues to grow.
Specifically, the UK office promotes awareness of Ontario's many business opportunities by:
· Connecting Ontario companies to buyers, agents and distributors in the UK;
· Working with UK companies to invest in and start a branch office/facility in Ontario;
· Facilitating partnerships for greater commercial collaboration.
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Mixing Digital is an event management agency specialising in working with digital, technology, ecommerce and media businesses to produce high quality professional events. In addition we run the Ecommerce Club a peer-to-peer community for retail and ecommerce professionals to be able to network, meet and share learnings at www.ecommerceclub.org