We were delighted to host our annual customer conference last Thursday and were really pleased with how it went.
As our CEO John Cuppello said in his opening address, the event provides a great opportunity for us to engage with the people who use our products. This interaction is vital if we are to continue to strive to exceed the requirements of the marketplace.
Some independent research we have recently published in conjunction with Property Week has highlighted how people working in the industry are not getting as much as they could be from their property and facilities management software. We see events such as this as vital in helping these professionals improve the potential of our products and help them overcome any difficulties they experience using them. We felt separate Aspasia, Qube, Horizon and Planet demonstrations with staff who work on them day-in day-out and our iZone (one desk of which is pictured below) – where our product experts were on hand to speak to delegates one-on-one throughout the day – were a very effective way of doing this.
We were also very happy to welcome well-respected experts from the technology, property and facilities industries as guest speakers. We feel these talks provide a level of analysis and insight that adds an extra depth of detail to the day.
It was very pleasing that reaction to this year’s event has been so positive.
We generated a Twitter hashtag (#qubeconf) for the conference and projected all relevant tweets in the main break-out area. While this created a great buzz around the event, it also highlighted some really positive feedback. Here’s a selection of tweets from the day:
@grahamdchild – Looking forward to @qubeglobal conference for @BUPAUK Goldsborough Estates Finance
@BrownyH1: iZones at #qubeconf busy busy
@GascoigneHalman – Great meeting with the guys from Aspasia…very interesting think tank style chat
@jennaroberts5: Great to see the new features in the #Planet software presented by technical director Mike Bennett
@lambertscs: Can’t wait for Qube release 2014 now we’ve heard all about it!
@KimMurphyTSP: Great presi by @LJRICH on #consumertech and its effect on busineses, agree it’s vital we jump aboard and don’t get left behind!
We run seminars on each of our products regularly throughout the year. Find out more by checking out the events section.