LANDSCAPE ONTARIO CONGRESS SPROUTS NEW GROWTH
Landscape Ontario held its annual trade show and conference at the Toronto Congress Centre recently. The perennial favorite of landscape trade professionals drew more than 12,000 attendees over three days to attend events, sessions and symposiums covering every branch of the landscaping business.
Attendees also took in the trade show featuring over 600 exhibitors on over eight acres of trade show floor, expanded for 2017 to meet growing demand. Commercial fleet suppliers were well represented by fleet minded OEM’s, fleet management companies and a variety of vehicle upfitters, all on hand to cultivate relationships and answer questions event delegates had.
“General Motors Fleet department’s annual participation at the Landscape Ontario Congress Show is always very rewarding. It’s a great event, that gives us a chance to interact, listen and learn more about our many customers that attend.” said Peter Cornu, Fleet Account Manager for General Motors about the Congress.
“The yearly Landscape show at Toronto Congress is always an exciting event. It gives us a chance to meet some of our current fleet clients and also the pleasure to meet potential new ones,” added Wendy Ladd, Account Executive, Jim Pattison Lease.
"LO Congress has always been a great way to network to businesses both small and large," said Fran MacKenzie, Fleet Sales Manager, South Oakville Chrysler. "Most of us that work the show benefit greatly."
“Isuzu Commercial Trucks Canada is a long time sponsor and participant at Landscape Ontario’s annual show and has a proud history of supplying the landscape industry with both regular and 7 seat crew cab models in North America. It is a great show and the attendance this year has been outstanding” said Andy Craig, Director of Isuzu Commercial Truck Canada.
(From left) Tim Cruickshanks, Landscape Ontario, Fran MacKenzie, South Oakville Chrysler, Mark Bull, Ontario Chrysler, Homer Zehtabi, Vaughan Chrysler.
(From left) Wendy Ladd, James Fullerton, and Sue Wood, Jim Pattison Lease.
(From left) Ken Brace, Tallman Truck Centre, Tony Parravano, Isuzu, and Dave Frasson, Sheehan's Truck Centre.
(From left) Bill Baldassi and Christine Clews, Nissan Canada, with the Nissan Titan.
(From left) Bob Reid and Sergei Stevens, Isuzu.
(From left) Peter Doyle and Don Bradley, Georgian College, with Sean Higgins, General Motors Canada.
(From left) Fran MacKenzie, South Oakville Chrysler, Crystal Hill, Action Car and Truck Accessories, and Claude Malette, FCA Canada.
(From left) Prabath Balasubramaniam, Janet Clare, and Mike Lawson, Quest Automobile Leasing.
(From left) Todd Gowan (left) and Mark Mastantuono (right), Clintar Groundkeeping Services, flank James Fullerton, Jim Pattison Lease.