Mississauga, Ontario – May 9th, 2023 – Ontario Natural Food Company (ONFC), a leading provider of natural and organic foods, is excited to announce its upcoming Cyber Summit on June 2 and 3, 2023.

The virtual education event will focus on leveraging the power of the internet to drive customers into stores and boost business for natural food retailers.

The Cyber Summit will feature a keynote address by renowned expert Sylvain Charlebois, who will share insights and strategies on utilizing online tools and technologies to attract and retain customers. Charlebois is a distinguished professor in the Food Distribution and Policy department at Dalhousie University and is widely recognized for his expertise in food retailing and consumer behavior. In addition to the keynote address, the Cyber Summit will also include interactive webinar sessions featuring real-life examples from leading brands on how to effectively use social media to increase store traffic. These sessions will provide practical tips, best practices, and case studies to help natural food retailers optimize their online presence and drive more foot traffic to their stores.

Lynsey Walker from the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) and Jessica Praskey from our Platinum Sponsors Black River Juice will also be guest speakers at the event.

“We are thrilled to host the Cyber Summit and bring together industry experts and leading brands to share valuable insights on leveraging the internet to drive customers into our stores,” said Randy Whitteker, General Manager of ONFC.

“As the retail landscape continues to evolve, it’s crucial for natural food retailers to stay ahead of the game and harness the power of digital technologies to attract and engage customers. We believe this event will provide valuable knowledge and resources to help our industry thrive in the online era.”

The Cyber Summit is open to all natural food retailers and industry professionals interested in optimizing their online strategies. Attendees can register and find more information about the event here.