Lands At ProgressNEXT 2019 had a busy and fun few days at the ProgressNEXT 2019 conference that was held May 6th – 9th in Orlando FL. Progress customers from across the globe came together to learn the latest developments in the company’s products and attend more than 150 sessions hosted by industry thought leaders. In addition, there were a number of inspiring keynote presentations and plenty of opportunities to network with industry peers.

Our show booth had a steady stream of visitors throughout the conference, including current customers, new contacts interested in our digital services and partners. hosted and lead a number of well-attended sessions/workshops that included:

  • Getting Hands On with Sitefinity Digital Experience

  • Modernizing OpenEdge for the Web and Sitefinity

  • Successful Business Results with B2B Ecommerce

  • Driving Digital Transformation in the Hospitality Industry

While at the show, president Michael Svanascini was interviewed by CMS Connected, a leading content management news and resource organization. Mike discussed the strong partnership between Progress Sitefinity and and how his company has utilized the Sitefinity product to design and development some beautiful websites with advanced functionality.

The last full day of the conference was a proud moment for us, as we were honored with the Sitefinity App Innovation Award for “Best Web Experience” for our work on the Crystal Cruises website (  Crystal Cruises is the top name in luxury ocean travel and offers voyages to destinations across the globe. The website, operating on the Progress Sitefinity platform and developed by, successfully conveys the luxury branding that Crystal Cruises is known for, as well as providing a uniquely personalized customer experience. An exclusive member portal called Crystal Society, enables travelers to view past voyages, plan future itineraries, see live, on board ship views and explore interactive deck plans.   

After receiving the award on behalf of, Mike Svanascini noted, “It’s really a thrill for us to be honored with this award from our partner Progress Sitefinity. Together we were able to develop a beautiful website for Crystal Cruises that really captures their luxury branding and tailor fit customer experiences.”

Following the ceremony, a presentation was given on the highly visual and content rich website. has also been the recipient of Progress Sitefinity’s “Partner of The Year” award in recent years.

This year’s ProgressNEXT show was a wonderful opportunity to see old friends and discuss our digital solutions with lots of great new people. We look forward to the 2020 show!

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