The Toronto Construction Association partners with the ET Group to Launch TCA SMART Advantage
A New Collaboration Community Exclusively for TCA Members
May 9, 2012 (Toronto, Canada) –The Toronto Construction Association (TCA), a membership organization comprised of 2,200 local construction industry practitioners, announced today their strategic partnership to launch TCA Smart Advantage, a collaborative community for members of the TCA to work together more effectively.
In today’s construction world, communicating has to be easy and SMART from home, the office and onsite. This is why the TCA supports it’s member clients with access to networking opportunities, education and training, industry expertise and thought leadership as well as discounts to industry-related resources. ET Group provides innovative Audio Visual and IT solutions for companies seeking to build collaborative workspaces and ecosystems. The partnership between the two companies will help to drive productivity and collaboration within the construction industry.
“The new TCA SMART Advantage initiative will make it easy for professionals to connect with other TCA members to share drawings, plans, project schedules and to modify those documents seamlessly,” said Paul Gragtmans, Principal, ET Group. “We are pleased to be bringing our SMART board expertise to TCA members as part of this very exciting project.”
The TCA SMART Advantage program provides:
- Site Survey
- Installed SMART board, SMART projector and all cables and connectors
- Training (see TCA website, TCA Smart Advantage)
- One year Service Plan (break/fix support)
- One year Bridgit Service to connect locations:
– SMART board to SMART board
– SMART board to PC/iPad
– PC to PC/iPad
The promotion will be officially launched on May 9, 2012, at the Members’ Open House at the TCA head office. ET Group will be on site to demo the product, answer questions and distribute information
The Toronto Construction Association was founded in February 1867 by a group of 58 Canadian construction industry executives. The association’s mandate in those early days was to promote the highest possible standards of professionalism in an industry characterized by stiff competition and often razor thin margins. Today, more than 145 years later, not much has changed. Our membership is bigger, of course, with more than 2,200 member companies representing something approaching 300,000 local construction industry practitioners, but our mandate is ostensibly the same