Business View Magazine | Volume 9, Issue 3

124 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 9, ISSUE 3 TIONAL L OC International is an innovative and agile Canadian company that provides a range of in-room electronics to the hospitality industry in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Montreal, with offices in Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver, New York, and Nevada, the company counts a roster of A-list hospitality industry including all major brands as its clients. Although the recent COVID-19 pandemic pummeled the hospitality industry, the company continued thriving amid the economic chaos. “When the pandemic hit in March 2020, we took a step back and worked for three months, non- stop and full time, on our marketing, offering and branding,” says Vincent Beaudet, President and CEO of LOC International. “We set up a new website for an automatic touchless dispenser called LOC Sanitizer that did very well within the hospitality business. Soon after launch, sales had grown so much we started selling to distributors who were supplying all kinds of verticals like offices, restaurants, bars, and retail. The pandemic hit our core industry hard, but we continued growing because we ran a lean and AT A GLANCE LOC INTERNATIONAL WHAT: A leading manufacturer and provider of innovative products to the hospitality industry WHERE: Headquarters in Montreal, Quebec WEBSITE: Innovative solutions for the hospitality sector