BIA Members,

This invitation is for businesses interested in developing and expanding their business to the Chinese market.
Please forward this invitation to your hospitality, hotel, attractions and retail tenants.

What: Info Session on increasing your business to the Chinese market : Implementing Mobile Payment Systems for Chinese Travellers using WeChat & ALIPAY

Hosted by: Tourism Toronto & Toronto Entertainment District BIA

When: August 25, 2017
3 – Timeslots (choose one of the following)
– 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
– 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
– 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Where: Toronto Entertainment District BIA office: 119 Spadina Ave. Suite 200

Who Should Attend: Any business wishing to expand to the Chinese market by providing an easy payment method

About WeChat & ALIPAY
Visitors from China and Chinese residents in Canada with mainland China bank accounts use WeChat and ALIPAY. This is built into a smart phone app and carries the feature to make quick purchases and easy conversion requiring merchants to have compatible mobile payment method.

“We are thrilled to partner with OTT to introduce the Chinese mobile payment service WeChat Pay to Canada,” said Johanne Belanger, President and CEO of Tourism Toronto. “Our partnership will allow us to strengthen our role as a global leader in innovation among the Chinese market.” China is the largest overseas tourism market for Toronto, which has almost tripled since 2010.  In 2016 Toronto saw more than 300,000 visitors, who spent an estimated $275 million in the region.

Agenda
•         Intro from Tourism Toronto
•         What is WeChat Pay and AliPay
•         How it works in Canada
•         What will it mean for your business
•         How OTT financial can help you implement the mobile pay systems

Please RSVP no later than August 18th to Sagal Hachi shachi@torontoed.com or 416 926 1337
PLEASE INDICATE YOUR PREFERRED TIMESLOT.