The best learning is shared: round-up on Block Party Toronto

Our clients told us they wanted to learn from other users - we listened.

Over thirty SmartSimple clients, including leading global employers, government, arts funding agencies and foundations, met in Toronto last month for the first in a new series of Block Party client events.

Left-right: Ana Mijatovic, RBC; Trisha Zeller, UnitedHealth Group;
Megan DuPont, 
Citigroup and Cameron McLean, President, SmartSimple
Launched as a four-stop roadshow across the US & Canada, this user-led initiative puts a focus on ‘learning from each other’, and comes in response to client feedback requesting more opportunities to share best practice.

At each Block Party event, clients in the SmartSimple community will gain insight into how others configure their platform to meet their unique process needs, and discover how SmartSimple's functionality can be used in different ways.  
The busy day of learning at Block Party Toronto was structured around two key parts. A demo presentation delivered by Jen Carter, Manager of Policy & Strategic Issues at City of London (Ontario), gave an up-close look at how their solution is configured around their grants processes.

Jen Carter, City of London
This was followed by a program of shared-learning sessions, facilitated by a team of SmartSimple experts. Each session focused on a specific technical area, and encouraged participants to exchange their views and experiences of the platform’s features and functionality.

Missed Block Party Toronto?

Alex Wong, Director of Marketing, SmartSimple

The Block Party roadshow comes to Chicago on Thursday, June 15. Find out more and register here.

Alternatively, visit our events page to view the Block Party schedule in full.

Here’s some of the feedback we’ve had in from attendees:

“Overall, it was a great educational and networking event for the users. Thank you very much for organizing it. I'm already looking forward to Block Party Toronto in 2018.”

“Block Party Toronto was beyond valuable in bouncing thoughts past other SmartSimple users, both new and experienced, as well as driving discussion on what has worked, and reviewing opportunities to enhance our configuration.”


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