Transform 2019

The Building Engines Client Summit
May 1 - 2nd 2019, Boston

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TRANSFORM 2019 is the best way to discover how 100+ CRE industry experts are utilizing the Building Engines property management software platform to “Transform” the way they operate and maximize their time. Attend interactive workshops, be one of the first to know the new direction of Building Engines, brush up on industry best practices, engage in lively panel discussions, experience the great city of Boston, and back by popular demand - the Building Engines Training Zone! Back by popular demand: the “Training Zone,” a separate area of the summit manned by our Client Services personnel, where you can brush up on how to do things with our software or see some of our new developments first hand.


The schedule shown below is a work-in-progress. Please check back for updates!

May 1, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcome Party!
Venue: Yotel Hotel Sky Bar

Join us for our summit Welcome Party at the Yotel Sky Bar rooftop terrace and indoor sky lounge. The rooftop terrace boasts a 270-degree view of the city and harbor. The views make the perfect backdrop for Twitter photo sharing – and remember to tag @BuildingEngines #Transform2019. Cocktails and appetizers will be served.

May 2, 2019
8:30am - 9:15am
Welcome to TRANSFORM 2019! 
Tim Curran, CEO, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Opening remarks from Building Engines' CEO, Tim Curran. Property Hero winners will be announced!

9:15am - 10:45am
Building Engines 2.0
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Get an exclusive first glimpse at Building Engines’ brand-new interface. New features, updates, and capabilities will be shared during this session. You can even check it out for yourself at our afternoon hands-on learning lab!

10:45am - 11:45am
What's New to You?
Brynn Hogan, Product Manager, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Want to know what’s coming down the line for our customers this year? Get a firsthand look at what we have done this past year and what clients will be using in 2019 on the Building Engines platform.

11:45am - 12:15pm
Bengie, The Future of Customer Communication
Phil Mobley, Head of Research & Tenant Experience, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Hi Bengie, can you help me? Have you heard about Bengie, the CRE industry’s first ever chatbot? Phil Mobley, Head of Research & Tenant Experience at Building Engines, will share more about Bengie’s capabilities, features, and how Bengie was born from our industry-leading research on tenant communication. Don’t forget to stop by the hands-on learning lab to try out Bengie for yourself!

12:15pm - 1:30pm
Lunch & General Session
Speaker: Minta Kay, Partner/Chair, Real Estate Industry Group, Goodwin / Moderator: Scott Sidman, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, Building Engines / Additional speakers & Topic TBD
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Flagship Room

Fireside chat and Q&A with the leader of global law firm Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry Group and new PropTech practice, which brings together the firm’s expertise in real estate and technology to address clients’ needs in this growing, hybrid sector.

1:45pm - 2:15pm
Meet Our New Partners
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Hear from our new Building Engines partners, Aquicore and Genea. Learn more about their product, relationship with Building Engines, and how they are able to seamlessly integrate with the Building Engines platform to increase your operational efficiency.

2:15pm - 3:00pm
Modern Support for a Modern Product
Jim Hammel, VP of Customer Services, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Jim Hammel, Building Engines’ Vice President of Customer Services, will share some incredible customer success stories. Learn more about utilizing the Building Engines Client Success department as a resource for support, onboarding, and proactive learning.

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Hands-On Learning Lab, Training Zone, and Showcase
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Flagship Room & Seaport Ballroom

Join us for our hands-on learning lab where you will be able to check out the brand new Building Engines interface for yourself, as well as Bengie. At this time, we will also continue to host our all-day Training Zone, staffed by Building Engines Client Success representatives – come by and meet with one of our reps to ask questions about our platform or your account. Anything you need help with, they’re here to help you! (Don’t forget that the Training Zone will be set up the entire day if you wish to drop by and ask a question). Stop by and meet our partners, Aquicore and Genea in-person. Learn more about their product and features. AwareManager representatives will also be on-site and have a table at the showcase – if you are an AwarerManager customer and have questions, or if you just want to learn more about our recent acquisition, come on by! Building Engines User Experience (UX) team will be around for questions and conversations. The UX team is charged with providing customers with the best experience while using our products. Their process involves continuous research, design, and testing to ensure they are providing the right value to them. We measure success by reducing steps or time and helping customers better achieve their needs. Their goal is to delight customers and empower them to do more.

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Feed the Future 
Daniel Cozza, Chief Product Officer, Building Engines & Jody Saarmaa, VP Product Management, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Join us for this interactive breakout session where you will have the opportunity to share feedback, suggestions, or ask questions specific to your industry role. This is a great time for engineers to ask job-specific questions! Retail, Industrial, Medical Office, Sport Venue managers – pave the discussion at your table and share your unique experiences on the Building Engines platform. Your insights are incredibly important to us!

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Event Closing
Tim Curran, CEO, Building Engines
Venue: Seaport Hotel, Seaport Ballroom

Closing remarks from Building Engines’ CEO, Tim Curran.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Networking Reception - Seaport Elite Yacht
Venue: Seaport Elite Yacht

Join us for a cruise in the Boston Harbor while networking. Take in the views of the Boston city skyline from the Seaport district. Cocktails and appetizers will be served.


Check back here often, as we will be adding additional guest speakers!


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