Each autumn is signaled by the changing of the leaves, carving pumpkins and of course, Xigent's customer appreciation events! We make sure to take the time each year to show our customers just how much we value the continued trust they've placed in us over the years. After all, customer appreciation to us is so much more than writing a quick "thank you" email – it's about going the extra mile to make each customer feel special and secure. This year we held two Meat Fest customer appreciation events – one for both of our office locations – Plymouth (Minneapolis), Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We enjoyed tasty fare, refreshments and a relaxed atmosphere for networking with peers with an emphasis on no selling. Oh, and did we mention there were also games and prizes? We invite you to read more about both events below.
Meat Fest Goes Urban | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN
Our Twin Cities-area event was held in a new location this year, as we partnered with Lakes & Legends Brewing Co. in downtown Minneapolis for our event venue, and provided free parking validation for everyone who attended just one block away to make attending as convenient as possible for our customers. Lakes & Legends produces northern-style craft beer and focus on high quality ingredients, spotlighting their farming partners wherever possible. Everything about Lakes & Legends – from the
dreamy antique wood interior stylings, to the assortment of larger-than-life yard games, to the refreshing finish of their unique farm-inspired brews – left those in attendance buzzing. This occasion was catered by our friends at Chowgirls Killer Catering, one of the most recognized and awarded chef and catering services in the Midwest. Our customers indulged in various high-end food stations which included ribs, brisket, seafood, build-your-own mac and cheese, desserts, handcrafted cocktails, kombucha, craft soda and more, in addition to Lakes & Legends full line of craft beers. The venue also
included "jumbo-sized" yard games, including Jenga, bean bag toss and Connect Four, while providing a central location to accommodate our customers in Minneapolis, St. Paul, their surrounding suburbs and beyond. We had a great turnout, and we look forward to many more successful Twin Cities-area events.
Meat Fest | Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 | Sioux Falls, SD
Last Thursday, Oct. 17, we held our cornerstone customer appreciation event, Meat Fest, at our Sioux Falls office location. We are proud to say we welcomed more customers than ever before, so many that we decided we needed to feature a tent this year! This event had games, refreshments, raffle prizes,
and of course – plenty of meat! We fired up more than ten grills and smokers to prepare the food, and our customers feasted on bacon-wrapped shrimp, ribs, steak tips, pulled pork, and a large selection of domestic Midwestern beer and other refreshments.
We were fortunate enough to enjoy a high temperature of 66 degrees with the warm, inviting northern plains sun shining down on us, making the late afternoon get-together all the more enjoyable. In total, we served more than a whopping 180 guests including customers and sponsors, making it arguably the most successful Meat Fest event to date. Because of the deep, long-standing relationships we have with many of our Sioux Falls-area customers, this event has an added element of personal touch and a family feel to it, and we wouldn't have it any other way.
We'd like to take a moment to thank our Platinum sponsors, Cisco and NetApp, as well as our Gold, Silver and Bronze-level sponsors, and everyone who contributed to hosting two amazing customer appreciation events this season. It is not only the help in putting on the events, but the fact that we are able to have representatives from these organizations in attendance to interface with customers which we truly appreciate.
|In addition to our autumn customer appreciation events, Xigent both hosts and participates in a variety of events to learn and demonstrate new technology, find new ways to help our clients, and gain valuable face-to-face time with partners, customers and industry peers. Keep up to date with what we have coming up by visiting our events page (found in the upper-right menu of our website).|