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Conference Attendees Want Postevent Content

Event Attendees want post-event content

Research summary Conference attendees want online access to all event materials after the event.   Sched, an event scheduling software app that has hosted over 25,000 events, conducted a survey with attendees across the many conferences hosted on the platform to ask them about their experiences and advice. “In November 2022 we heard from over 500…

Career Pathways Conference

San Diego County Office of Education gets K-12 Students Career Ready

Summary To improve student career readiness, the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) hosts recurring virtual and in-person professional development conferences for the region’s educators with the help of Sched.  San Diego County Office of Education’s story  San Diego County has half a million K-12 students and 42 different school districts, each with their…

Integra Schools Virtual Event With Sched

Integra Schools pivots from virtual to in-person events with Sched

Summary In an effort to improve virtual learning and address online knowledge gaps in Panama’s leading private schools, last year’s professional development conference used Sched to plan, present and manage the entire conference virtually. The collaboration continues as the company tackles the shift to in-person events in 2023.  Integra Schools’ story  Founded in 2018, Integra…

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…

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K-12 educational event planning: Los Gatos Union School District

Introduction The Los Gatos Union School District (LGUSD) recently hosted its Professional Development Day with 162 elementary teachers, site administrators, five principals, two assistant principals, and even some district leadership in attendance.  We caught up with Rhonda Beasley, the Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, to hear more about how they used Sched to pull…

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…