I can’t quite believe that we are approaching the final Autumn SDL Roadshow of 2015 in Dublin, not to mention that we are only 30 days from the holidays. Even though our Autumn roadshows are still running, myself and the events team are already busy planning our roadshows in Spring 2016 (they will be here before you know it.)
By the end of November we would have visited 14 European cities and the team have enjoyed meeting every single one of you and we thank you for attending. For those of you who attended the SDL Roadshow, you may have had the pleasure of David Marshall, Director of Sales, as your host for the day. I caught up with David and asked his thoughts on how the events have gone so far:
“The roadshows are always a lot of fun and this season was no different, it’s great to see so many familiar faces and always nice to meet new ones too. The hands on approach to the software this season was particularly interesting to me, I like to see the guests nod and hear them ‘ah’ and ‘ooh’ as new aspects to our solution is explained.”
Translator Claire Cox attended both London Roadshows this year and was one of many attendees who enjoyed the hands on approach David mentioned, stating “there’s no substitute for a hands-on, face-to-face session with the expert.”
We also introduced an exciting new element to the SDL Roadshow this time round through interactive polling. When I quizzed David on this, he mentioned “It was pleasing to see people getting involved in the interactive polling, interest grew throughout the day and the results were interesting – in particular around the use of terminology and the change in awareness of the impact IoT could bring our industry.”
It was great to hear so many of you got involved with the polling. As an event manager I was also interested in how enjoyable each venue was for our guests and in particular, the food on offer. Not one to shy away from any question, I asked David which venue he attended provided the best lunch, to which he replied “There have been quite a few great lunches, Copenhagen possibly wins as it had one of the nicest areas to run off the extra food the next morning”
Vote for your next SDL Roadshow destination
As I previously mentioned, we are busy planning and want to hear what you want. I’m very excited to announce that you can now vote for the city you would like the #SDLroadshow to visit. By voting you could make that dream come true (if enough interest is shown for a particular city.)
If you would like the SDL Roadshow to visit your city, please vote here.
The whole team look forward to seeing you again in Spring 2016, Happy Holidays!