May 2020 brings a unique opportunity to get face-to-face with Trimble and gain vital insights from an exclusive group of engaged Manhattan, CenterStone and Space Scheduling users …
It’s back! After a five-year break, the influential Manhattan Conference North America is set to return as a highlight of next year’s real estate technology calendar.
Titled ‘Manhattan Connections’, the highly regarded conference will be hosted by Trimble at Denver, Colorado’s iconic luxury hotel The ART between May 12-14, 2020.
“Brilliant in concept, this 165-room boutique hotel melds luxury accommodations with curated original artwork in every room and common area, in a comfortable contemporary setting. The spectacular building, surrounded by culture in one of Denver’s top urban neighbourhoods, is a piece of art itself.” 9/10, Claudia Carbone, travel writer (Telegraph Expert Review)
Real estate and workplace management professionals have always seen the Manhattan conference as an essential forum for knowledge-sharing, networking and highlighting best practice. And the 2020 event promises to deliver another high-quality experience.
That’s why it’s an occasion you can’t afford to miss – especially if your organization uses our Manhattan, CenterStone or Trimble Space Scheduling applications. The conference will give you a unique opportunity to spend quality time with knowledgeable members of the Manhattan and CenterStone user community as well as technology experts from Trimble, specialists from our growing Partner Network, and real estate industry strategists.
Here are our 10 compelling reasons why you should put Manhattan Connections in your calendar for May 12-14, 2020…
1. Acquire new knowledge and ‘tips n tricks’ at valuable training sessions
No matter how experienced you are – or how long you’ve been in the industry – we can all learn something new in today’s fast-changing marketplace. That’s why, prior to the conference, you’ll be able to take advantage of a series of exclusive classroom-style training sessions designed to maximize learning – at no additional cost to you.
Whether your aim is to learn more about Manhattan or CenterStone, gain new skills in system functionality, or learn how to create informative and actionable Dashboards, these stimulating training sessions will be invaluable to you.
2. A unique chance to be part of an exclusive, like-minded community
One thing we love about our Manhattan, CenterStone and Space Scheduling users is how willing they are to share what they know … almost before you ask! Attending Manhattan Connections will give you a chance to meet many of them in person. You’ll be able to benefit from their first-hand knowledge and experience – and learn from challenges they’ve had to face.
To become part of this amazing community, attend our event and take a moment to approach delegates or Trimble staff and ask them a question. Or perhaps compliment a speaker on his or her presentation. You may find you’ve discovered a new like-minded friend!
3. Gain valuable insights from 25+ sessions and two tracks of dedicated content
When you check out the Manhattan Connections 2020 agenda, you’ll see it’s packed with more than 25 dedicated sessions hosted by leading experts in real estate and workplace technology. These knowledge-rich sessions will be presented by experienced figures from Trimble, our wide Partner Network, our installed customer base, and the real estate industry.
Whether you manage a single building or a portfolio of buildings, our flexible, feature-rich IWMS and CAFM technology can support all your operational and strategic real estate, workplace and facility management requirements. That’s why our team of skilled presenters will be sharing their insights, best practices and experiences on crucial topics such as:
Latest technology trends for the real estate industry
The future of lease management after Lease Accounting Compliance.
Enhancing workplace engagement
Demystifying the science of space utilization and data
Maximizing the value of IWMS
Moving to cloud hosting and AWS (Amazon Web Services)
… And much more!
4. Discover new business strategies for the road ahead
Award-winning strategist and inspirational speaker Vik Bangia – CEO of Verum Consulting – will present an opening keynote address on how to prepare for the tech innovations that are set to disrupt the real estate industry.
A former global head of real estate himself, Vik has already shared his unconventional approach to corporate real estate strategies at some of the world’s largest real estate and facility management conferences.
5. Learn about the huge benefits of Trimble’s growing partner ecosystem
We’re proud to say we’ve added over 10 new companies to our focused Partner Program in the past year. At Manhattan Connections you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy face-to-face conversations with key members of this growing partner network.
You’ll be able to learn first-hand about our commitment to an open and connected software and consulting ecosystem – which has freedom of choice at its core. Just another example of what it means to be part of the Trimble family.
6. An opportunity to meet the Trimble team behind your software
Manhattan Connections provides a unique opportunity to connect with the talented people who are responsible for the advanced software products you use every day. You’ll be able to spend quality time with your customer success manager and other key members of Trimble’s product and support groups for Manhattan, CenterStone and Space Scheduling. They’ll be at the event with the goal of providing you with the most focused, high-value interaction possible.
7. An exclusive opportunity to see into the future of your software solution
Trimble has a reputation for taking research and development seriously and we invest a huge amount of time, effort and money into R&D every year – working closely with customers like you to adapt our software quickly to meet both your changing needs and the latest challenges facing real estate and workplace management.
That’s why Manhattan Connections is an ideal opportunity for you to take a look into the future! Our product management teams at Manhattan, CenterStone and Space Scheduling will be there to share inspiring news about future releases, and other upcoming initiatives, for the first time.
8. Free expert advice from top ‘medics’ at Manhattan, CenterStone and Space Scheduling
By popular demand, our “Doctor’s Office” will reopen at Manhattan Connections – with the best of Team Manhattan’s tech doctors on hand to answer your burning questions, check your vitals, and provide one-on-one prescriptions for solving your specific software queries.
9. Have fun and unwind at our fun evening social events
We understand the importance of social events. That’s why we’ve lined up two very special evening events at Manhattan Connections!
You’ll be able to kick-start your conference with our “Welcome” cocktail reception. Catch up with old acquaintances, make new connections, and meet the Trimble team in the perfect Denver bar to feed your social appetite.
Join us for drinks and dinner at the History Colorado Center. Set in a custom-designed building in Denver’s Golden Triangle museum district, the award-winning center is seen as a new architectural jewel in Denver’s crown. And it goes way beyond a traditional history museum experience! Savor the mountain views or enjoy uninterrupted access to the exhibits for an unforgettable experience in this beautiful museum. All included in your conference ticket.
10. Explore the ‘mile-high’ city
When you wake up in Denver, adventure awaits. And attending Manhattan Connections will give you the perfect opportunity to explore the ‘Mile-High City’.
Arrive early – or stay on a couple of extra days – to visit Denver’s many museums … tune into its music scene … experience a live performance at the Red Rocks Amphitheater … take a craft brewery tour … or, if adventure is your thing, head for the breathtaking Rockies to hike or climb or simply breathe in the pure mountain air!
Whether you go just for the conference, or to also experience Denver and all it has to offer, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to be part of our conference.
These are our Top 10 reasons to attend Manhattan Connections 2020. But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what one of our customers had to say after the last event:
“Great interaction with people. Topics were intriguing. Great speakers. Awesome swag…”.
So, what are you waiting for; save the date, start planning your trip and don’t forget to take advantage of our early-bird offers.
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