Community & Events
Introductions, discuss topics about the OpenSpace Community and events
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Meet the OpenSpace Community Team!
📢 We announced that @krystal.wu joined the OpenSpace Community team about a month ago. After some time getting her onboarded and figuring out our new process as a team, we want to connect back with you all! The OpenSpace Community Team is hosting Office Hours so you can meet both Krystal and me! 🤓 Let’s discuss what we, as the Community Team, have brewing and see if that aligns with what you want.💡 Let’s discuss your OpenSpace Community experience and what ideas or suggestions you have to improve that experience.🤝🏻 Let’s get to know each other better!Getting to know the people who make up our Community and hearing your requests and ideas just helps us make the Community better for you 😊 SIGN UP for the Community Team office hours hereWe didn’t set a dedicated day or time. We have our calendars synced in the sign-up form, so you can schedule a day/time that works best for you for a 30-minute meeting. We wanted to be as flexible as possible!
New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Hello OpenSpace Community friends, we’re so happy you’re here!It would be great to know who’s who in the Community while we’re actively engaging with each other So please introduce yourself in the comments below and connect with other members. I’ll start!My name’s Nikiya and I’m the Community Manager at OpenSpace. Prior to joining OpenSpace, I worked in construction for about five years as a Project Engineer and a Project Manager for both a GC and a CM firm. I’ve been enjoying my role at OpenSpace, meeting you all, and hearing about your career paths and ideas for innovation in the industry. Hit me up if you have any questions, concerns, ideas to make our Community better, or just to say hi Looking forward to meeting you all!
Help us plan Community events: Fill out your profile!
Hello OpenSpace Community!As we continue growing, we are starting to plan out different events to get you all connected and meeting each other. We especially want to hold regional events so you can network with those near you.In order to do this, we need your help!We need to know where you all are located, so we can coordinate events around your locations.All you have to do:Please make sure COUNTRY is filled out in your Community profile. Adding CITY would also help, but at a bare minimum, we are only asking for COUNTRY. NOTE - The CITY field is actually private so only you and the OpenSpace Community Managers (who are planning the events) can see your city. Other Community members won’t have access to that information should you choose to include it.From there, our team can gather the data to see what events in what locations would make most sense So essentially, completing the COUNTRY (and even CITY) field in your Community profile is like adding a vote for an event where you are
Save The Date: Waypoint 2023!
Mark your calendars 📆Waypoint will return on June 8, 2023! Waypoint is OpenSpace’s user conference, and we’re back for the third year in a row 😀 More information on this year’s sessions is on the way. We can’t wait to connect and learn with our Community again. In the meantime, revisit the experience from previous years and get excited for what’s to come this year:Waypoint 2021 Waypoint 2022
New Changes Coming to Our OpenSpace Community! [Feb 2023]News
👋 Hello OpenSpace Community!New and exciting changes are coming for us 😀 Late last year we reached our one-year Community anniversary. We took that opportunity to reflect and assess the engagement trends up to this point to make certain we continue to focus on the optimal value the Community provides for our members. A Product-Focused Community What we learned from our analysis is that you highly value the OpenSpace Community’s connection to Product. Our Product Ideas section is our most visited page in the Community, a majority of the discussions in the forums are centered on the products, and one of the top Community requests has always been for more product education, tutorials, and paths to certification. We appreciate your feedback and are making the Community more product-focused moving forward. Here are some changes you can expect in the next several months to reinforce what is working well in the Community: 💡 We recently updated our Product Ideas process to provide you with
Unlock the Power of OpenSpace Reality Capture Technology: An On-Demand Webinar with Lee Kennedy Company
Here at the OpenSpace Community, one of our missions is to continue learning from other OpenSpace users and through resources about the product and community. So, are you looking for ways to take your construction projects to the next level? Well, you're in luck because we've got a great on-demand webinar that you will want to check out. Christopher O'Neil, Director of VDC at Lee Kennedy Company, is sharing with us how his company uses OpenSpace reality capture technology to optimize operations across the lifecycle of all construction projects, from pre-construction all the way to completion. You'll learn how Lee Kennedy uses OpenSpace to:Streamline pre-bid walk-throughs Improve project management and coordination Efficiently document active projects Simplify observations and field notes Accelerate approvals Compare BIM to job site conditions and track progress This on-demand webinar is only 14 minutes long, but it's packed with valuable information you can use immediately on your proj
2022 OpenSpace Community Closeout
2022 has come to a close and now it’s time for theOpenSpace Community Closeout! This past year, 🌎 we grew our Community network across many different countries, 👥 we learned a lot from each other by getting into conversations and sharing tips & tricks and insights, and 💡we helped push the OpenSpace product to the next level by submitting innovative ideas to make it more effective for the industry. From all the virtual competitions and challenges to in-person events like Innovation Day, 2022 gave us many moments of growing, learning, and innovating together. Before we fully move into 2023, let’s revisit some of what we have been able to accomplish together last year 😊 Thank you all for continuing to build this Community with us.On to 2023! #BuiltForYouByYou
End-Of-Year Survey: Your Feedback Matters MostSurvey
As we near the end of the year, the Community team reflects on the many incredible members who have joined 🤝, the exciting events that have taken place 📆, and all the new ideas posted 💡. However, an important area to consider is that your feedback is part of that reflection. To make your voice heard and be part of the Community's development, we'd appreciate it if you could take a minute to ✅ fill out this 3-question survey ✅ This information will help our team better understand the impact and value of the Community to our members and for future growth come 2023.Thank you to everyone who is part of the OpenSpace Community. We are incredibly grateful for each of you supporting this space and being part of a community of individuals who grow, learn, and innovate together!
Community Holiday Party Contests 2022
Welcome to the Community Holiday Party Contests Page Thank you to everyone who could join us and participate in the Community Holiday Party. Let's spread the holiday cheer through fun games and prizes to join in on the excitement of what's new in Product for OpenSpace! Below you will see two contests going on (Bingo & Giveaway), giving you multiple opportunities to win and play! See below for details. Win a $20 Amazon gift card by finding key words from the holiday party event. 🎁 HOW TO PLAY THE COMMUNITY HOLIDAY PARTY BINGO:Save the BINGO card below. Throughout the Holiday Party, tune in to the discussion from the Product team to spot the BINGO keywords and then match them to the BINGO card below. Complete one line in a row or diagonally to win BINGO! Take a photo of your completed BINGO card and post it as a comment below to win a gift card. Only attendees of the Community Holiday Party are entered to participate. From there, we will coordinate sending you your $20 Amazon gift
Leaderboard Search Bar
The OpenSpace community is getting more and more connected and is growing at a really fast rate. I believe it would be really beneficial if we had a search bar in the leaderboards with this formatting below. It can help with searching posts from all different members by searching names.
2022 Virtual Holiday Party Recap
We had a blast with our Community at our first-ever Virtual Holiday Party yesterday! Thank you to everyone who spent it with us -- whether you were joining at the end of your workday, squeezing it in while you were on site, or sitting in a busy office. We appreciate you! For those who couldn’t be there with us (or for those who could but want to relive the festive moments), here’s a recap: 🌍 In our small gathering limited to 30 registrants, we had representation from EIGHT countries! It’s amazing how global our Community has gotten. 🎄 People really SHOWED UP for our Holiday Cheer Challenge 👏 We saw a custom Zoom background featuring the OpenSpace logo, experienced a memorable feature on haunted Christmas, heard a touching family story, celebrated career achievements, and much more! 🥇 In the end, @Michael Driscoll got the most votes for his dedication to showcasing his Holiday Spirit in the middle of his workday. I’m in an office full of people and I’m the only one dressed up… My ow
You're Invited: (Virtual) Community Holiday Party!
OpenSpace Community! We want to close off 2022 with you all!Join us on Wednesday, December 14, 2022from 8-9 AM PST for our first-ever (virtual)Community Holiday Party 🎉 💡 Hear from our Product Team on a 2022 recap and a 2023 look-ahead👥 Connect with other OpenSpace Community members🎁 Play some games for a chance to win some holiday prizes! There are limited spots, so make sure to register ASAP. You won’t want to miss this!Note: Only registered OpenSpace Community members who are also OpenSpace users will be able to join this party. After registering for this event, our team will confirm that you meet these requirements before you receive the details to join. If you are an OpenSpace user but not an OpenSpace Community member yet, we invite you to sign up and be part of the Community!
What's Next After Waypoint? Waypoint City Tours! 🌎
OpenSpace is coming to you on our Waypoint City Tour following our virtual summit!🌎🌍🌏 Join us in person to hear from and connect with other Community members, fellow industry leaders, and the OpenSpace team. We are eager to take this experience on the road and meet our incredible Community members in person. There will be many locations we are traveling to, which means many opportunities to connect, learn and innovate. Say hi, learn about the OpenSpace product, and stay until the end for a fun networking happy hour. Here’s a list of all the locations for the Waypoint City Tour: October 27, 2022 | San Francisco, CA November 1, 2022 | New York City, NY November 3, 2022 | Dallas, TX November 8, 2022 | Arnhem, Netherlands November 10, 2022 | Sydney, Australia November 15, 2022 | Hong Kong, HK November 18, 2022 | Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2022 | London, UK November 29, 2022 | Toronto, CAN Do a date and location match up for you? Click the location to register and share
Community One-Year Anniversary Sweepstakes & 2022 Waypoint Recap
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Waypoint this past Wednesday for the ultimate #WaypointWednesday celebration 🎉 As I announced at Waypoint, we are celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of our OpenSpace Community throughout the month of October!!! 🎂🥇 This is a big milestone for our Community, and OpenSpace cannot thank you all enough for building this Community with us. To celebrate our anniversary, we are holding our Yeti sweepstakes 🎊 All you have to do is make sure you’re registered in the Community by October 31st, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT. Everyone registered by that deadline will be entered into our sweepstakes, and one lucky member will win a Yeti Tundra 45 Hard Cooler 🎁 The winner will be announced in the Community on November 1st, 2022. Read full terms & conditions here. We also announced that we will be holding our first-ever OpenSpace Community Summit early next year, and there’s a chance to win a ticket to that summit with up to $2,000 of your flight and hotel costs
Reflections on the First Year of OpenSpace Community
As we continue our OpenSpace Community Anniversary celebrations this whole month of October, we reflected on our first year with you all, building and growing this network together. You can read the blog post here:Reflections on the First Year of OpenSpace Community 🤝 (Shoutout to@Dante DeFazio @JMandersPHX @Cameron Wahl @Justin Haas! We have some of your quotes and activities featured in the blog post 😉) The OpenSpace Community provides a unique opportunity for builders to connect with one another, share their expertise, pitch new ideas, and so much more. We are so grateful for all of our Community members who have helped us build this space, and we look forward to our continued partnership for many more years. We always say that this OpenSpace Community is #BuiltForYouByYou so make sure to also watch Pathfinder Helio Monteiro’s (@Helio) own reflection on his journey through the first year of OpenSpace Community to hear directly from one of our Community members! If you are not ye
OpenSpace Community Summit Sweepstakes: Hotel & Flight Costs Covered!
We are thrilled to announce that our first in-person OpenSpace Community summit will be in early 2023! This will be an opportunity for you to strengthen your relationships with other members of the Community, level up your knowledge of the OpenSpace product, and expand your reach in the construction industry.🎉 ✈️ 🏨 💙 We will choose 🏆 one lucky winner 🏆 to attend this OpenSpace Community summit with up to $2,000 of flight and hotel costs covered. To be selected, you must complete the OpenSpace Community summit pre-event survey by 11:59 PM PDT on October 14th, 2022. A winner will then be chosen randomly and announced on the Community on October 17th, 2022 (so don’t forget to sign up as a member if you’re not part of the Community yet)! ☝ To claim the prize, once the winner is announced, they must respond to Community DM’s from the Community team (either @krystal.wu or @nikiya). We are looking forward to this event, as we know many of you are looking for more ways to experience the
Relive the Experience: Waypoint Recordings 2022
This year for Waypoint, we had a virtual experience, which meant the content was recorded for folks to listen, enjoy and learn from later! If you could not join this live, make sure to get caught up on all the exciting announcements and changes to come with Community. 😉 We are excited to share that access to the recordings from this year's Waypoint is available here: 🎥 WAYPOINT RECORDING 2022 🎥 We had an incredible time at Waypoint this year, meeting a bunch of Community members, new and seasoned, and sharing what's to come in Community in the coming months. Each of you makes this Community special, so thank you for all your support, engagement, and dedication to creating a space for construction professionals to connect, learn, and innovate.
Waypoint Countdown Begins - Join Us Here!
4 hours until Waypoint, and we can't wait to see you! 🎉 There's a fantastic lineup of speakers and exciting booths to connect with (swing by the Community booth to meet the team and enter to win prizes). I even heard there would be bopping music 😉 Grab a snack, get hydrated, and prepare for an exciting event; I know I will! 👉 Join us here 👈
Waypoint 2022: Second Group of Speakers Announced!
It’s time to share our second group of speakers for Waypoint! 🎉 🗓 Today marks ONE WEEK until Waypoint and the excitement continues with our second round of speakers. Tune in to hear from these incredible industry leaders for an in-depth conversation on the future of construction technology. This panel titled, The Future of Tech-Enabled Construction: Executive Roundtable, will allow our esteemed guests to share their opinions on how tech impacts their respective industries and what role they think it will continue to play.Carl McFarland, Sr Vice President + Managing Director from Big-D Construction Parker Mundt, Vice President of Platform from Suffolk Construction Justin Levine, Co-Founder + CEO from Shepherd Genevieve Naidoo, Divisional Executive: Property Finance PM, Valuations + Sustainability from Nedbank Robert Shear (@rmshear), VP, Business Strategy + Demand from yours truly, OpenSpace If you still haven't registered for Waypoint, make sure to do so now -- you won't want
Spread the Word About Waypoint!
Waypoint is TWO WEEKS AWAY! 🚨 If you haven’t registered yet, make sure to reserve your spot ASAP. 📢 If you have already registered, we cannot wait to see you there! We’d also love your help in spreading the word about Waypoint to your construction community.Access our social media toolkit HERE for sample captions and images you can use to post about Waypoint on social media. If you end up doing this, feel free to comment below and share the link to your social media post so our OpenSpace Community can give it some OpenSpace love 💙
Give a 360° camera, get an iPad!
Hi OpenSpace Community!I’m Jacinda Matherne, Sr. Partner Manager here at OpenSpace. I’m excited to announce an update to our Refer-a-Friend program. It is now easier than ever for OpenSpace customers to refer their network and earn rewards. Here is everything you need to know.Note: Our Refer-a-Friend program is our OpenSpace customer referral program (*not to be confused with the OpenSpace Community referral program*) 💡 How to refer a friend to OpenSpaceThe best and easiest way to refer a friend to OpenSpace is through our official Refer-a-Friend program. All you have to do is: Visit the official Refer-a-Friend program webpage. Enter your email and click the ENTER button. You’ll receive a unique link for sharing. Copy your link by clicking the Copy button, then send it to anyone you’d like to refer. Note: We recommend sharing the link via social media, email, Slack, or text message. When your referrals click on the link they’ll land on a page where they can learn more about the r
Introducing: OpenSpace Community Anniversary Badges!
The Community Anniversary badges are coming! 🏅 A year ago today, we held our OpenSpace Community Soft Launch. It was an exclusive invite-only soft launch, and the users who were invited and ended up registering for the Community became part of our OpenSpace Community Founders group. The OpenSpace Community Founders worked closely with the OpenSpace Community Team for about a month before the main launch (when we opened up the Community to the public), using and testing the Community, giving us feedback, and overall providing the foundation to make sure this Community really is #BuiltForYouByYou 👷🛠Quick Tip:You can identify the Foundersin the OpenSpace Communityif they have the Founders badge. This means that starting today, our first Community members and Founders will be hitting the One-Year Anniversary milestone! As more of you start hitting your OpenSpace Community membership anniversaries, you will unlock our collection of Anniversary badges. Here’s the Year 1 Anniversary
Waypoint 2022: First Group of Speakers Announced!
Have you all seen the latest announcement about our first group of customer speakers at Waypoint??? 😱 EVERYONE on this list is a valuable member of our Community, and it’s power users like you and your contributions to our Community that really make this network thrive! Major shoutout to@Helio @ElyseW @Mgonzalez @dvargas 👏Thank you for continuing to share your knowledge with our Community in many different ways -- both on this platform and other engagements, like Waypoint! 💡 Elyse, Melvin, and Daves will be part of our session discussing their tips and tricks on how to get the most out of OpenSpace. 👷 Helio will be partnering with me to talk about our OpenSpace Community and the Pathfinder program. We can’t wait to hear from all of you at Waypoint! If you still haven’t registered for Waypoint, make sure to do so now -- you won’t want to miss out on the insights our Community members will be sharing 😉
Staying Competitive with 360° Images: Webinar RaffleRaffle
Thanks to everyone who is able to join us for the Staying Competitive with 360° Images webinar. There was so much interest in the RTIC Cooler prize from last webinar’s raffle, so we decided to give you all another chance to win it!🎉 We are raffling off another RTIC Cooler (Blue Grey Size 20)! 🎉 Complete the steps outlined below to be entered into the raffle. You need to participate by Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT. What to do to be entered into the raffle! (It’s as easy as 1-2-3 🤓) ✅ Be a registered member of the OpenSpace Community. 🙂 Attend the Staying Competitive with 360° Images webinar live OR watch the recording that will be sent out after the event. 📝 Comment on this post responding to the question:“How have your teams used 360° images to stay competitive in the construction industry?” NOTE: All 3 steps must be completed in order to be eligible for the raffle prize! The RTIC Cooler winner will be announced in the Community on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.
Register Now: Staying Competitive with 360° Images webinar!
📆 Mark your calendars!Our Staying Competitive with 360° Images ENR webinaris on August 31st Hear real-life examples from our guest speakers at Lee Kennedy on how they use 360° images to improve bid walkthroughs, make competitive bids, attract new labor and more. ➡ REGISTER HERE ⬅
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