Author: Stacy Austin

Event Feedback

Gathering, Responding To & Implementing Event Feedback

Introduction You can drastically improve your future events by simply taking in what the audience has to say about your current one. Receiving and responding to ​event feedback​, using a ​feedback form, for example, is an important step towards growth and towards learning about the audience’s experience. Positively receiving and reviewing your feedback over the…

Whole Human Summit

Whole Human Summit is doing the amazing work of creating more equitable conditions for marginalized people in health care and research. Over the course of 2 months, they’re hosting 10 virtual sessions on topics of equity and access to inclusion and belonging all centered around health care and research.  The goal of these sessions is…

Ask Sched Webinar

#AskSCHED | Aug. 20

Watch the recording from last week’s #AskSCHED webinar. We discussed a number of topics and did live demos to fully cover best practices for setting up your event with Sched. Here’s an outline of what we covered and timestamps so you can skip to the parts that are most pressing for you: 1:52: Embed functionality…

Ask Sched Webinar

#AskSCHED | Aug. 13

Have you joined us for one of our weekly #AskSCHED webinars yet? To help our customers, as well as organizers at large, we’re holding regular “Ask Sched” sessions to teach the basics and also answer your questions live.

Help Your Attendees Network Remotely

During these times of isolation, it’s great to be able to still come together and work on our professional selves. If you’re nervous about making the leap to replace your in-person conference with a fully virtual event, here are some tips to help your attendees network remotely around an online webinar or meeting. The success…

How To Price Virtual Conferences

We asked event organizers about their biggest event marketing challenges. Though results were close, they reported that determining what price to charge for virtual events was their biggest challenge. We advocate that people price things based on the value they create and not entirely on their input costs. While many of us are moving to…

Engage Remote Audiences

9 Ways To Engage Your Remote Audience

While it’s tempting to get it all done in a day, we discourage making a virtual event 8 hours long. It’s best to host events for shorter periods over multiple days, for the best experience of your team, speakers, and attendees. This is your time to be innovative and creative. Using Sched for your virtual…

Virtual Conference Platform

The Best Virtual Conference Platforms

We recently held an informative event organizers panel, which you can access here if you missed it. During this conversation, each of our panelists shared a list of the technologies that helped bring their events and conferences together in the virtual environment. We’ve compiled the software for you to choose what will complement your event,…

Sponsor ROI

6 Ways To Ensure ROI For Your Sponsors And Exhibitors

Traditionally, Sponsors and Exhibitors of conferences and events would receive Return on Investment (ROI) mostly through physical space at an event, such as having a banner or poster at the venue. Sched has always provided the opportunity for a virtual exhibit hall online, which really shines at this time. With many events going virtual to…

WOC in Tech

10 Black-Owned Tech Companies To Support

As a Black-owned business, we’re always inspired and excited to see other Black-owned tech companies innovating and creating in their spaces. Black business owners frequently lack access to venture funding. As consumers and decision-makers, voting with our wallets and budgets is one of the best ways to effect change and support Black-owned businesses. From B2B…