Brock Solutions’ 2018 Airport Automation Summit

Brock Solutions is pleased to invite airport and airline executives to our Airport Automation Summit on October 10th and 11th. The event will take place in Kitchener, ON, Canada (home of Brock Solutions’ head office), where we will host valued clients, industry professionals, and subject matter experts as they come together to network and share valuable information. Attendees will learn about how they can manage operations and technology in today’s challenging environment.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
📍 Brock Headquarters
Open House

4:30 PM – 8:00 PM Tour of Brock Facilities and SmartSuite Demonstrations
Brock hosted Cocktail Reception

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
📍 Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo
Brock Solutions Airport Automation Summit

Details coming soon. Be sure to check back often for updates on speakers and session descriptions!

Stay tuned.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
📍 Brock Solutions Head Office
Join us at Brock Solutions’ head office for a Reception and Open House on Wednesday from 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
📍 Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo
Brock Solutions’ Airport Automation Summit will be held at the Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo and is also the preferred hotel for Summit Attendees. In addition to a conference centre, they have a complete 24-hour business centre, and free wi-fi in every room.


The Crowne Plaza
The Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo is the summit venue and headquarter hotel. Brock corporate guests looking for Kitchener or Waterloo hotels appreciate the Crowne Plaza for it’s downtown location, and quick access from Highways 401 & 8 and Brock Solutions’ Kitchener headquarters. The preferred rate for a Brock Solutions’ guest starts at $139.00. We recommend using the online booking tool to ensure you get the best rate possible. If you call in your reservation, make sure you mention the “Brock Solutions’ Summit” when booking.

The Walper Hotel
The Walper Hotel is located within a one minute walk of the Summit Venue (Crowne Plaza). To book your room at The Walper Hotel, we recommend using the online booking tool. Use GROUP CODE “BROCKS2018” to ensure you get the best rate possible.

Car Rentals

Avis and Budget are the preferred car rental partner for the Brock Solutions 2018 Summit.

The preferred daily rate for an intermediate size vehicle (before applicable taxes) for Brock Solutions guests will be $35 at Toronto Pearson Airport, $41 at Buffalo Niagara Airport, and $34 for local Kitchener rentals. To take advantage of these discounted rates, please use the online booking tool here to make a reservation with Avis or here to make a reservation with Budget. Special rates will be commence 7 days before the event and continue until 7 days after the event.

You can also phone directly to make a reservation. Please make sure to quote the Avis and Budget discount codes.

Avis phone number: 1 (800) 331-1600 Avis discount code (AWD#) C790399
Budget phone number: 1 (800) 842-5628 Budget discount code (BCD#) A419499

2018 Airport Automation Summit

Space is limited! Reserve your spot today!

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2016 Airport Automation Summit

dan-vandervenne-brock-solutions-summitThe 2016 Airport Automation Summit was our largest yet, with attendance by over 175 industry professionals. It included interesting topics such as:
•   Self Tagging & Bag Drop
•   Controls Innovation
•   Enterprise-Wide Information Monitoring
•   And More…

Excerpt from 2016 Airport Automation Summit Agenda:

With over 99% of attendees saying that they would attend again and would recommend it to their colleagues, we are expecting the 2018 Summit to be bigger than ever. Here are some comments from our previous attendees:

To see photos from the 2016 Airport Automation Summit, click here.

Why Attend?

Brock Solutions’ Airport Automation Summit is designed to allow our customers, partners, and other industry professionals to network and share valuable information with the goal of generating real benefits for their organizations. Still need convincing?

Here are 5 more reasons why you should attend Brock Solutions’ Airport Automation Summit:

  1.   Hear from airport and airline executives and other business leaders in the industry.
  2.   Share cross industry knowledge and experiences with companies from around the world.
  3.   Learn best practices from top industry professionals.
  4.   Explore the latest technology and software solutions for the airport and airline industry.
  5.   Excellent networking opportunity with 99% of previous attendees saying they would attend again.

The Airport Automation Summit served as an excellent platform for an exchange of ideas.
It was a great opportunity for various stakeholders to come together, network, and to hear about current industry trends. Most definitely a well-executed and worthwhile event.

– Martin Hoy
Senior Director Customer Service Information Systems, Air Canada


As a part of Brock’s Airport Automation Summit, we also encourage attendees to join us at Kitchener/Waterloo’s famous Oktoberfest, or Brocktoberfest as it has come to be known in the airport and airline industry. Participants will experience authentic German culture, cuisine, and entertainment. Kitchener, formerly named Berlin, is home to the largest Bavarian festival in North America. Founded in 1969, Oktoberfest is a nine day event that includes 40 different family and cultural events. This is a unique and fun-filled networking experience that is not to be missed.

For more details on this world class event please visit:

SmartSuite Users Group

Brock Solutions’ SmartSuite Users Group meeting is an invite-only event that provides a forum for SmartSuite users and Brock Solutions’ development teams to exchange knowledge, share ideas, and network with industry peers. The goal of this event is for you to be able to provide feedback on SmartSuite and help us to focus our future development on features that bring you value and enhance your overall user experience.

Invitations have been sent. Please be sure to check your Junk folder. If you are a SmartSuite user and have not received your invitation, please contact

Space is Limited – Reserve your Spot Today!