Shaw Conference Centre Selects Software Solution from Agilysys
Canadian Venue Implements Eatec® Solutions Inventory and Procurement System
CLEVELAND | Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced that one of Canada's busiest convention facilities, Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, has selected the Eatec® Solutions inventory and procurement system by Agilysys to streamline operations and enhance service.
Eatec Solutions by Agilysys is a Microsoft Windows®-based, full-featured inventory and procurement solution designed especially for the foodservice and hospitality industries. Along with its core purchasing, inventory, recipe, forecasting, production and sales analysis functions, the system also offers modules for buffet management, catering, nutrition, retail management and cycle planning. The modular software structure enables customers to construct the exact set of features they need — whether it is an enterprise-wide solution for multiple sites, or a single-site system for multiple functions. Eatec Solutions also offers more than 400 standard reports, which will allow Shaw Conference Centre to make more informed and intelligent business decisions.
"In today's economy, large meeting and entertainment venues need technology that enables them to maximize profitability and conserve resources," said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions Group. "The Eatec Solutions inventory and procurement system will help Shaw Conference Centre improve order accuracy, enhance supplier negotiations, reduce costs and ensure compliance. The result is a venue that operates leanly and efficiently and is well positioned for success, both in the short-term and the future."
Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta is one of Canada's premier meeting, entertainment and convention venues. Located on the bank of the North Saskatchewan River, it is an extraordinary work of architecture, offering panoramic views of the river valley. The facility has hosted more than 10 million visitors and is increasingly selected for major international gatherings. Managed by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, Shaw Conference Centre provides high standards of customer service and award-winning culinary excellence. It contributes an estimated economic impact of $46 million to the region and serves 444,000 visitors at 630 events annually. Shaw Conference Centre supports the reduction of its environmental footprint through FRESH, an industry initiative that promotes socially and environmentally responsible event planning.
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology — including hardware, software and services — to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Cleveland, Agilysys and its subsidiaries operate extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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