Smartsheet Wraps Up Sold-out ENGAGE’18 Global Customer Conference
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2018--Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, wrapped up its ENGAGE’18 global customer conference today in Bellevue, Washington. More than 2,000 people representing 1,100 different organizations from all 50 states and 20 countries attended the sold-out event, double the attendance of last year’s inaugural edition.
The four-day conference featured multiple keynotes and more than 60 breakout sessions covering the business value of collaborative work management, new partner offerings, product education, technical deep-dives, and training and certification opportunities. Speakers from more than 50 customers, including global brands such as Cisco, SAP, CTE, McAfee, Paypal, Fortune Brands, Nordstrom, Roche Diagnostics, and Office Depot shared how they are using the Smartsheet platform to address high-value enterprise use cases.
Smartsheet also highlighted product innovation to empower these and other enterprise customers in the form of more than twenty new product enhancements.
Capabilities announced and available immediately include:New solutions to solve sales execution challenges, including a Smartsheet Accelerator for Customer Engagements and a new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Connector. Automation and collaboration enhancements to manage complex workflows at scale, including Smartsheet Dynamic View, a premium application that lets business leaders share only the right information with the right people at the right time, and an easy and intuitive visual workflow builder. Capabilities to help people execute work from anywhere, such as native forms in its mobile apps. Integrations to drive faster, better decision-making, including a web content widget for Smartsheet dashboards and portals and a Smartsheet for Tableau Connector.
Keynote sessions featured veteran and author General Stanley McChrystal, co-founder of the McChrystal Group, and Lisa Ling, author and host of CNN’s “This is Life.”
“Customers choose Smartsheet because they know that we’re as committed to their success, the success of their teams, and the overall success of their business as they are,” said Mark Mader, CEO of Smartsheet. “I want to thank the more than 2,000 of them who made this week a huge success, and I hope they leave us feeling more empowered than ever to drive change and make a difference in their organizations.”
Quotes from customers about ENGAGE’18
Archie Lopez, Executive Director, Texas Electric Cooperatives “Just like last year, I’ve added tools to my toolbox that are going to have a direct impact on my personal effectiveness as well as my organization as a whole.”
Latonia Lewis, Senior Director of Program Management, Sodexo “ENGAGE continues to excite, energize, and empower me. New capabilities in Control Center will save time that can be re-invested in other important activities.”
Save the Date: Smartsheet ENGAGE’19
Smartsheet ENGAGE ’19 will be held September 30 to October 3, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
The opening keynote and many of the conference sessions will be available for viewing starting on October 5.
Smartsheet enables teams to get work done fast and efficiently. Smartsheet is a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. Smartsheet empowers collaboration, drives better decision making, and accelerates innovation for over 76,000 customers in 190 countries, including 96 percent of the Fortune 100. Smartsheet complements existing enterprise investments by deeply integrating with applications from Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, Atlassian, and many others.
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