JBKnowledge attended Procore‘s 2017 User Conference – Groundbreak March 29th-31st in Austin, Texas where we showcased our products; SmartBid, SmartInsight and SmartCompliance. We were able to network with over 2,000 field specialists, project managers, IT professionals, accountants, and construction executives. Throughout the conference, attendees and exhibitors were able to discuss and learn about the latest technology and business strategies currently influencing the industry.
What is Groundbreak?
Groundbreak is a networking conference for construction industry professionals, and Procore Users, from every trade to come together and collaborate on the latest innovations. Happenings from the conference:
- Keynotes about team, leadership, and success strategies
- Technology Talks
- 80 information sessions covering everything from accounting to construction projects
- The ability to earn continuing education credits
Highlights from Groundbreak:
- Awards Dinner at JW Marriott – Hosted by Colin Jost from Saturday Night Live
- Throwback Thursday Networking Reception – Hosted by Vanilla Ice
- Innovation lab – Where users watch development in Action
- Keynote Speakers:
- Tooey Courtemanche: Procore CEO
- Steve Wozniak: Apple Computer Co-founder
- Mike Rowe: Host of Discovery Channels hit TV show “Dirty Jobs”
Big News Released at Groundbreak:
- Construction OS – The evolution of Procore’s platform strategy. This takes Procore’s products and creates a cohesive experience for users.
- New Stand Alone Products – Procore is now three individual products: Project Management, Quality & Safety and Construction Financials.
- Procore Sync – This allows users to access, edit and save files that will sync with the Procore Documents tool.
ConTechTrio at Groundbreak:
JBKnowledge CEO, James Benham, and “ConAppGuru,” Rob McKinney, broadcasted live podcasts for the ConTechTrio Construction Technology Podcast throughout the show. Over 20 interviews were conducted with top construction technology companies featuring IrisVR, DeWALT, Bluebeam, Matterport and many more! Watch all these interviews here on Periscope.