Smartsheet ENGAGE'18

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Our second-annual ENGAGE customer conference brought together over 2,000 innovators from the global Smartsheet community for four days of inspiring education sessions, hands-on learning, and networking opportunities.

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Learn. Share. Innovate.

ENGAGE brings together passionate leaders, practitioners, and innovators for four days of inspiring educational sessions and hands-on learning opportunities.

Highlights from ENGAGE'18

Why You Should Attend



Learn Smartsheet best practices and the tips and tricks you need to become an expert in work management.



Connect with your peers, share your story with the Smartsheet community, and have a blast with an amazing network.



Hear from inspiring tech visionaries, get the first look at our next wave of product development, and give feedback to influence the future of Smartsheet.


Shape the future of work and leave energized to change the future of your business.

Need help getting approval to attend ENGAGE? Download our business justification letter

ENGAGE at a Glance

Monday, Oct 1

  • Optional Pre-Conference Training: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Innovation Center: Provide product feedback and connect with Smartsheet experts 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Registration and badge pick-up: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Tuesday, Oct 2

  • Smartsheet Opening Keynote: 9:00am
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Networking Lunch
  • Welcome Reception:
    5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wednesday, Oct 3

  • General Stanley McChrystal Keynote: 9:00am
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Networking Lunch
  • Smartsheet Community Celebration:
    6:00pm - 10:00pm

Thursday, Oct 4

  • Lisa Ling Keynote: 8:30am
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Conference Close at 1:00pm
  • Optional Smartsheet Certification Exams:
    1:00pm - 5:00pm

Optional Pre-Conference Training

Beginning with SmartsheetBeginning with Smartsheet

This course is designed for newer users who wish to gain a foundational understanding of the Smartsheet work execution platform. Participants will gain hands-on training with an introduction to formulas, reporting, cell linking, and various alerts and actions including update requests, reminders, and notifications. They’ll then apply this knowledge by connecting these features to a real world application in Smartsheet.

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Intermediate Level SmartsheetIntermediate Level Smartsheet

This course is designed for users who have foundational knowledge and skills and wish to continue developing and impacting their team’s abilities to collaborate effectively and efficiently. Users will learn and develop a solution that includes intermediate formulas, multiple reports, a customized form for an intake process, a project dashboard (including use of the charting capabilities in Smartsheet) and automated notifications and update requests.

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Advanced Work Management with SmartsheetAdvanced Work Management with Smartsheet

This course is designed for existing and emerging project managers. Users will develop and use a project sheet to initiate, execute, control, and complete a project. Use resource management to assign and track resources and use formulas to automate sheet activity. Learn how to keep your team and stakeholders informed through the use of collaborative tools including the creation of a project dashboard, the development of reports to display change requests, issues, risks and project progress, and the use of automated alerts and actions to keep tasks on track and alert team members of changes to the project.

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Immersive Experiences

Pro Desk

Meet 1:1 with a Smartsheet expert. Appointments are 30 minutes, and provide specialized coaching and product support. Sessions will be held Oct 1-4th during conference hours.

Innovation Center

Stop by the Innovation Center to learn what’s new and get a sneak peek into the Smartsheet roadmap. Meet with our product and user research teams to help shape the future of Smartsheet.

Post-Con Workshops

These small, interactive, peer-to-peer workshops focus on how to optimize Smartsheet adoption in your organization. Workshops are free, but require pre-registration. Thursday, October 4, 1:00pm-5:00pm at The Bellevue Hyatt.

Featured Speakers

An early look at the innovators and thought leaders you can expect to see at ENGAGE’18

Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet

Mark Mader

Chief Executive Officer, Smartsheet

Gene Farrell, Senior VP of Product, Smartsheet

Gene Farrell

Senior Vice President of Product, Smartsheet

Andy Lientz, Senior VP of Engineering, Smartsheet

Andy Lientz

Senior Vice President of Engineering, Smartsheet

Alan Lepofsky, VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research

Alan Lepofsky

Vice President and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research

Margo Visitacion, VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Margo Visitacion

Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Ed Viesturs, High Altitude Mountaineer and Author

Ed Viesturs

High Altitude Mountaineer and Author

Chris Marsh, Research Director, 451 Research

Chris Marsh

Research Director, 451 Research

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The Power of Community

These evening networking events are a great opportunity to meet other Smartsheet users and have some fun!

Smartsheet ENGAGE Welcome Reception

We’re kicking off ENGAGE with an evening of Oktoberfest fun. Meet the Smartsheet team and connect with the Smartsheet community while enjoying Bavarian food and drinks, and a little friendly competition with interactive games in the Festhalle.

Community Celebration at Seattle’s MoPOP, the Museum of Pop Culture

Smartsheet is taking over MoPOP exclusively for ENGAGE attendees. You’ll have access to the museum’s collections and special exhibitions, including curated memorabilia and dozens of immersive experiences across music, movies, TV, sports, and more.

Seattle’s MoPOP, located next to the Space Needle
Shuttle buses provided from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

ENGAGE'17 By the Numbers

Sold Out

6 weeks before the event

Gender Diversity

51% women; 49% men

Geographic Diversity

Attendees from 6 countries

46 out of 50 U.S. states represented

98% agreed that ENGAGE’17 was a good use of their time