The third annual Quuppa Partner Event will be bigger and better than ever. The event brings together Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) experts from around the world to showcase innovative technology solutions, share inspiring growth stories and discuss the new Bluetooth 5.1 standard.

Join us to explore live demos in the exhibition area, listen to eye-opening speeches and panel discussions and enjoy the ample networking opportunities with potential partners and customer throughout the three-day event.

Welcome to the Quuppa Partner Event 2019 –  Let’s start some Chain Reactions!

Keynote Speakers

New Bluetooth® Standard Version 5.1

Ken Kolderup
Vice President of Marketing, BT SIG

Ken Kolderup leads an international team responsible for brand management, developer engagement and business development at the Bluetooth SIG. His team works in cooperation with more than 30,000 member companies to increase the awareness, adoption, and proliferation of Bluetooth technology, including its rapidly expanding role as a key enabler to the Internet of Things.

The Future of Location Based Services for Healthcare

Edward Martinez
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Miami Children’s Health System

Mr. Ed Martinez currently serves as the SVP & Chief Information Officer of Nicklaus Children’s Health System, where he leads one of the nation’s top performing Health IT teams in a Digitization Transformation initiative focused on the enhancement of health informatics within clinical care models inclusive of patient experience improvements and their association in population health models.

Enhanced fan experience in the Finnish Ice-Hockey Premier League

Antti-Jussi Aro
CDO Finnish Elite League (Liiga)

Antti-Jussi Aro is the Chief Digital Officer at Liiga. Aro is responsible for the development of the digital strategy and related projects of the Finnish Hockey League.

RTLS for Industrial Asset Tracking: The journey from proposal to integration

Bob Grimm
IT Enterprise Architect at NGK Ceramics USA, Inc.

Bob Grimm has been the IT Enterprise Architect for NGK Ceramics in Mooresville, NC since November 2014. He has been in the information technology industry for over 25 years, starting out in the aerospace industry, transitioning to the pharmaceutical arena and moving over to retail, before coming full circle back into manufacturing.


Tuesday Jun 4
10:00 – 11:00 Welcoming Words
11:00 – 11:30 Guest Keynote: Ken Kolderup – “New Bluetooth® Standard Version 5.1“
11:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion: Bluetooth 5.1 Standard Accelerating the Location Services Market
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Guest Keynote: Bob Grimm – “RTLS For Industrial Asset Tracking”
14:00 – 14:30 Panel Discussion: Asset Tracking
14:30 – 15:30 Networking & Exhibition
15:30 – 17:00 Break
17:00 – 20:30 Cocktail Party
Wednesday Jun 5
9:00 – 9:30 Coffee
9:30 -10:00 Guest Keynote: Ed Martinez – “The Future of Location Based Services for Healthcare“
10:30 – 11:00 Panel Discussion: Smart Buildings
11:00 – 12:00 Networking & Exhibition
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Panel Discussion: Security & Access Control
14:00 – 14:30 Guest Keynote: Antti-Jussi Aro – “Enhanced fan experience in the Finnish Ice-Hockey Premier League“
14:30 – 15:00 Panel Discussion: Customer Experience
15:00 – 16:00 Networking & Exhibition
16:30 – 18:00 Sea Cruise
18:00 – 21:30 Dinner
Thursday Jun 6
9:30 – 10:30 Coffee & Breakfast
10:30 – 11:00 Panel Discussion: Quuppa Ecosystem
11:00 – 11:30 Panel Discussion: The Tag Ecosystem
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Quuppa Surprise
14:00 – 14:30 Quuppa Roadmap & Technology Update
14:30 – 15:00 Quuppa Commercial Update & Partner Program
15:00 – 16:00 Networking & Exhibition
16:00 – 16:30 Closing Words

What to Expect?

  • Inspiring Keynote Speeches from industry leading experts

  • Informative Panel Discussions

  • Partner Exhibition Showcase

  • Networking and Fun

Greetings from the Quuppa Partner Event 2018

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Training Events

Advanced Training – Monday 3rd June 2019

Quuppa is providing an Advanced Training Session prior to the Partner Event for Technical Engineers. This even is free for partners who are attending the Quuppa Partner Event.

Basic Training – 10th & 11th June 2019

Quuppa is hosting another Quuppa Academy training session, this time in Helsinki. This is a great opportunity for Sales and Field Engineers to learn the basics of system features of Quuppa products, deployment and experimenting with a hands-on demo installation.


The Quuppa Partner Event 2019 will take place at Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa which offers great settings of wonderful sea atmosphere and easy access throughout the whole event. The exhibition, presentations, panel discussions, as well as the coffee breaks, will take place within the same area, guaranteeing constant engagement.

Unfortunately we’ve now filled all of our allocated slots for the Partner Event, however guests may also book directly with the hotel by email or by telephone +358 9 45811.

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