Nextech brings restaurants into the metaverse with 365 Marketplace

The 365 Marketplace brings the restaurant industry into the metaverse, providing a completely digital marketplace where 3D models and AR experiences.

Nextech AR Solutions Corp, a Metaverse Company and a provider of augmented reality (AR) experience technologies and services launched the groundbreaking 365 Marketplace with Restaurants Canada at the RC Show 2022—Canada’s leading foodservice and hospitality event this week.

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The 365 Marketplace offers a one-stop-resource for international communities to connect with the Canadian foodservice market.

Designed by Nextech AR Solutions, the platform creates a hybrid blend of virtual event space and international marketplace, with up to 5,000 virtual vendor profiles serving 30,000+ members. 365 Marketplace aims to be a thriving centre for ecommerce, using unique 3D augmented reality technology to showcase products in their truest form, allowing members to interact at a higher level. The company sees this opportunity as being the Shopify of the foodservice industry with 3D/AR by providing the platform and the tools for the foodservice industry to build its online presence.

“The 365 Marketplace offers a one-stop-resource for international communities to connect with the Canadian foodservice market, and vice-versa,” says Roy Little, Interim President and CEO, Restaurants Canada. 

“Our partnership with Nextech AR Solutions offers industry professionals the tools they need to help better serve the Canadian market and establish global connections. We look forward to bringing the virtual 365 Marketplace platform to the industry to break down barriers and encourage business across borders as the global foodservice industry revives post-pandemic,” he adds.

Paul Duffy, President & Chairman of Nextech AR Solutions Corp,says, “The 365 Marketplace brings the restaurant industry into the metaverse, providing a completely digital marketplace where 3D models and AR experiences, including holograms, can be utilized to connect Buyers and Sellers and provide a much more interactive experience than a traditional online marketplace.” He continues “By partnering with Nextech, and employing Nextech’s ground-breaking technology, Restaurants Canada is showing they are pioneers in the Restaurant Industry and are setting the stage for how business will be conducted going forward and in the future. These are truly exciting times for the Canadian Food and Beverage Industry, and I am excited to see it all unfold.”

The 365 MetaMarketplace launch opens up an opportunity for Nextech to expand this same marketplace model into other industries globally, as it provides a replicable platform which can be modified to fit other industry requirements.

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