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Empower 2019 Wednesday Recap

Written By: Jessica Hawley
June 13, 2019
3 min read

Read on for highlights from Empower 2019 Day 2. Some of our favorites were the women’s breakfast, product keynote, and snuggling adorable therapy dogs at lunch. And of course the offsite party at The Moore Building!

Women’s Breakfast

Did you know that almost half of Quickbase builders are women? Today we hosted the second annual Women’s Leadership Breakfast, where Empower attendees got together before the start of sessions for an opportunity to gain career insights, network with their Quickbase peers and take a moment to recognize their own successes!

This year’s speaker was Julian Guthrie, a best-selling author, keynote speaker and journalist. We certainly left feeling empowered and inspired!

Product Keynote

Jay Jamison, SVP of Strategy & Product Management, delivered this year’s product keynote. Attendees got a view of our 2019 roadmap, and heard about newly released features and those coming soon that deliver on Quickbase’s commitment to Power, Trust and Simplicity.

Jay was joined by several speakers onstage, sharing how recent and upcoming product enhancements have made significant impacts on their ability to make change. Customers included: Southwest Airlines, Zimmer Biomet, Able Services, and DXC. Thanks for sharing the amazing things you’re doing with Quickbase! Watch the product keynote here.

Offsite Party

Things got a little wild at the Offsite Party… and we mean literally. Did you hang out with the gators, snakes, and birds on the Everglades floor? The offsite party, held in the historic Moore Building, had a different theme on each floor – Ocean Drive, Little Havana, Wynwood, and the Everglades. If the animals weren’t enough for you, maybe you made some art with your brainwaves, enjoyed a mojito during a tarot card reading, or snapped a selfie with Pitbull and J Lo.

There were some exciting announcements during the offsite party:

  1. The Scavenger Hunt grand prize winner was revealed!
  2. We announced the Empower 2020 location. Get ready for #QBEmpower2020 in San Diego, California!
  3. We found out who won the App-a-thon! Congratulations to the top 3 teams!

App-a-thon winners:

Looping Functions – 1st place, $5000

Killer Quickbase Aces – 2nd place, $3000

It’s a trApp – 3rd place, $2000

Apps Before Naps – 4th place, Quickbase branded backpacks

Thank you all for making Empower 2019 the best year yet! We’ll be running some of our most popular sessions again tomorrow. If there’s one you missed, check your Empower mobile app to catch it on Thursday.

Read the recaps from the Pre-Conference and Day 1.

We’ll be sharing our favorite photos from the conference on our social media channels using #QBEmpower2019. Keep an eye out for those, let us know your favorites and post some of your own.

And don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and check out our Facebook album with photo highlights of today’s Pre-Conference.

Empower 2019 is held in Miami from June 10-13, 2019.

Follow the action on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram (#QBEmpower2019) where we’ll be providing updates and sharing moments live from the event.

Written By: Jessica Hawley
Jessica Hawley is a marketing manager at Quickbase, focused on SEO, content and social media.

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