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The First Edition of Lightspeed Connect in Montreal Set for June 11


Tickets now available for the one-day conference dedicated to independent retailers and restauranteurs

MONTREAL, May 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Lightspeed, a leading provider of point of sale software for independent retailers and restaurants, today announces its first North American free one-day conference, Lightspeed Connect, in Montreal on June 11 at the historic Gare Viger. Specifically created to help independent retailers and restaurants grow their business, Lightspeed Connect offers interactive sessions with industry experts, new technology demos, networking opportunities, and more while highlighting the latest industry trends.

Featured topics and sessions will include:

  • Trends shaping the future of independent business: Lightspeed President JP Chauvet explores the changes happening within the retail and restaurant industries. Discover how your business can stay ahead of the competition and thrive in these evolving markets.
  • Growing your independent business: A panel discussion with some of Montreal's hottest brands. Off The Hook and Grumman 78 share valuable stories and insights from the journey of growing their businesses. Media personality Isabelle Racicot will moderate the panel.
  • Increase the power of your brand: Get practical information on how you can develop your brand to reflect the right message for your target audience. Designed to give you advice you can use, agency Folk Strategies will come armed with actionable tips and best-practice know-how.

"With Lightspeed's 14 years of experience advancing the retail and hospitality industries, we recognized an opportunity to share our insights with business owners and provide tactics and tools to help them achieve maximum success," says Dax Dasilva, Founder and CEO of Lightspeed. "By bringing Lightspeed Connect to North America, we hope to inspire businesses and prepare them for what's ahead—from navigating technological developments to catering to customer demands for personalized experiences."

Lightspeed Connect Spotlight:
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Espace Gare Viger, 755 rue Berri, Montréal, QC, H2Y 3E5
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Full day of interactive programming (in French)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Tour of Lightspeed's headquarters located in the Gare Viger, a historic former railway station and luxury hotel, followed by a networking cocktail
Free parking and easy access from public transportation

After four years of successfully hosting this event in Europe—where Lightspeed has welcomed thousands—Lightspeed Connect now expands globally.

About Lightspeed
Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses, providing them with the critical functionalities they need to sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and ultimately grow. Lightspeed can be found in more than 100 countries, powering favorite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Founded in 2005 and recognized in 2019 for having one of the top 10 technology initial public offerings on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Lightspeed has grown to over 700 employees, with offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

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SOURCE Lightspeed POS Inc.

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