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365 Connect CEO Kerry W. Kirby to Speak at Multifamily Operations Summit Inaugural Virtual Event

NEW ORLEANS, LA - 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning digital marketing, leasing, and resident service platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company’s CEO, Kerry W. Kirby, will speak at the Multifamily Operations Summit, a live online event for multifamily professionals from June 24-25, 2020.

Launched by the founders of Multifamily Leadership, Patrick and Carrie Antrim, the Multifamily Operational Summit will feature important, relevant discussions conducted by leading experts of various fields within the industry and is the must-attend event for everyone, from property managers and marketing directors to regional managers and corporate associates. The vision for the summit is to create a virtual environment where multifamily professionals can obtain the tools, strategies, and capabilities needed to grow their company and career without excess spend.

"We are thrilled to have Kerry join us for this all-new summit experience,” said Multifamily Leadership’s CEO, Patrick Antrim. “Kerry is an accomplished entrepreneur, innovator, and industry influencer, who is changing the way we think about the convergence of technology and rental housing. His participation in the summit will provide invaluable insight to our attendees, as to how technology will disrupt the real estate landscape—especially right now, when we need it most.”

Kirby is the founder of 365 Connect, an internationally recognized, award-winning technology firm within the multifamily housing industry. An acclaimed speaker, author, and technology expert, Kirby has published numerous articles, studies, and contributed to several nationally published books. He has served as a speaker and panelist at universities and conferences, in addition to appearing on various media outlets, such as the BBC’s Digital Planet program and NPR News. Known for his passion to foster the next generation of innovators, he is one of the most prominent supporters of educational technology events in the New Orleans area.

Kirby will speak on “The Future of Leasing” and explore shifting customer expectations, reimagine the role of the leasing agent itself, and analyze the ways we can accommodate the post-pandemic world. Kirby will go beyond typical solutions, including FaceTime tours, Zoom calls, and 3D models, to examine the possibilities for this next phase of innovation within the multifamily housing sphere.

“The multifamily housing industry is still evolving at a rapid pace,” explained Kirby. “We must create online venues for industry professionals to gather and analyze industry problems with the intent to solve them with new, innovative ideas. All of this is possible through a thought-based public platform, which the Multifamily Operational Summit aims to be. I am excited be a part of this historical event and look forward to discussing the emerging trends taking place in our industry with my peers.”

ABOUT THE MULTIFAMILY OPERATIONAL SUMMIT: The vision of the Multifamily Operational Summit is to create a new venue for multifamily professionals, who are seeking the tools, strategies, and capabilities needed to grow their career or company without excess spend. The two-day summit will deliver a premier industry event with notable, thought-provoking speakers, informal live chats, and unparalleled networking opportunities inside a completely digital environment. For more information visit:

ABOUT 365 CONNECT: 365 Connect delivers the world's most sophisticated automated marketing, leasing, and resident engagement platform for multifamily communities across the globe. Designed to modernize transactions that empower people, the AI-enabled platform reinvents operational performance to reduce costs, maximize efficiency, and accelerate revenue. Founded in 2003 with unrivaled industry knowledge, 365 Connect is built for renters, management teams, and today's changing world. Learn how we are powering what’s next at