Author: Greg Harris

Business Vacation

Remote work and the business vacation

The job listing said that Sched is a virtually distributed company. I understood the company to be an event management software platform, but I wasn’t sure I understood how a virtual company might work. While many companies pivoted to a virtual office during the pandemic, Sched’s business has been viral since its inception more than…

Event Planning Survey

Attendees prioritize event basics

Research summary Sched conducted a survey of over 300 people who recently attended a conference and asked them what’s important to make both a great event and a great session. The most important elements of an event Respondents overwhelmingly focused on content, ranking the quality of the presentations as the landslide priority followed by interactions…

Attendee Snacks

Conference attendees crave healthy snacks

Sched gave over 300 recent conference attendees a choice in afternoon snacks and asked them for their preferences. A whopping 74% prefer healthy snacks over the 26% that chose unhealthy midday snacks. Attendees were given 8 possible options and asked for their favorite option. Cheese and crackers were selected by 30% of all attendees followed…

Budget Pig

Conference costs skyrocket as budgets freeze

As in-person conferences, meetings, and festivals return in force, event planners realize that their dusty 2019 budgets are no longer enough. While consumer inflation is consistently logging cost increase levels not seen in forty years, these consumer numbers pale compared to the increases that event planners are staring down. By some estimates, event inflation has…

Paid Registration Ticketing

Sched adds paid registration feature to its event scheduling software

August 17, 2022. Sched.com launched a major update to its event scheduling software platform that enhances its event registration module by integrating easy-to-use paid registration options.  “Sched’s paid registration feature eliminates the need to use an external ticketing service,” said Marvin McTaw, CEO of Sched. “Event planners can fully customize how they register attendees for…

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Event Scheduling Software Buyer’s Guide

Buyer’s Guide: Purchasing Event Scheduling Software 1. Introduction If you’re here, you’ve joined the flocks. Event planners everywhere are searching for effective apps and tools to make event management and scheduling easier. While there are lots of event scheduling software options available, making the right choice requires some planning. Selecting and investing in an effective…