We’ve crafted a one-day, purpose-built agenda for you to learn how industry leaders are creating unconventional events (with Swoogo's help, of course). Meet, mingle, and learn from other event pros just like you, and leave feeling energized to take on what's next.

Wednesday, May 17

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome to Unconventional IRL

Chris Sykes, Swoogo

Hear from our CEO Chris Sykes on what we have planned for your day, how you can make the most of our user summit, and how we're working alongside you to take on the future of events.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Adapting our events post-COVID

Tricia Williamson, DocuSign
Rebecca Sullivan, Fast Company
Alexander St. John, Twilio
Ashesh Satvedi, Box
Keith Zanardi, PMC

Event pros from brands you know will take the stage to share the unconventional methods and tactics they're using to create game-changing events. From digital strategies to in-person experiences, learn how forward thinking event teams are making an impact.

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch + Ask the Experts

Grab some of Portland’s famous nosh, celebrated for its vibrant fusion of creativity and sustainability. While you’re up, take the chance to chat with our Swoogo experts to learn more about recent product releases and updates.

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

How I run events on zen mode

Stefanie Ordoveza, Guild

The Queen of Serene will show us how to unleash the power of tranquility in event planning. Discover how to harmoniously balance your event logistics and attendee experience, creating an oasis of calm amidst the chaos.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Swoogo Showcase

Swoogo superstars take the floor to show off the innovative ways they’ve leveraged Swoogo to create remarkable events. This event is open to all attendees – if you're ready to step into the limelight for our customer show and tell, reach out to your Account Manager for more information.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Coffee break

In Portland, you can't throw a vintage film camera without hitting a specialty coffee shop—it's the city where even the air smells like freshly roasted beans. While you’re sipping some brew, take the opportunity to chat with the Swoogo team and our speakers about how you can maximize your events.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

AMA: How we created an always on event

Brandon Wernli, BW Events Tech
Josh Shepherd, Atlassian

Unlock the secrets of repurposing event content, to transform your one-time shindig into an eternal online sensation that defies the sands of time and keeps your attendees buzzing.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Building the future of Swoogo

Chris Sykes, Swoogo
Sam Harkness, Swoogo
Chris Cassimus, Swoogo
Jihan Donawa Gibson, Swoogo

Looking to stay ahead of the curve? During this session, you’ll get a glimpse into the crystal ball of event tech. This session is a backstage pass to our product roadmap, giving you an exclusive look at what's in store for the future of Swoogo.

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Networking reception