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Introducing Sched Space

We’re pleased to announce the release of our newest product, Sched Space. Space is an easy agenda builder for meetings, meetups, workshops, or weekend trips. It’s all the essentials of Sched, and it’s completely free. Whether you’re new to Sched and aren’t sure if you’re ready to commit to a paid plan, holding a breakout…

Session Video Streams in the Mobile Apps

iOS v1.14.0 and Android 1.17.2 are now available for download in their respective app stores. What’s New: Knowing when to attend something is crucial. The app now displays timezones on the schedule and in the session details. Video streams are more important than ever. We’ve added support for our Video Stream buttons to watch and…

Educational Virtual Events

6 Tips For Virtual Education Conferences

Digital Promise leads meetings and summits for education leaders, researchers, and technology developers in a commitment to improve learning opportunities for all and close the Digital Learning Gap. Operations Manager, Sara Rosenthal, reflected on all the aspects of their virtual event that helped create an engaging and accessible experience.  Here are six simple tips she…

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…

Contingency Plan for Virtual Events

Contingency Plans For Virtual Conferences

Nothing ever goes 100% according to plan especially when it comes to virtual events. We always suggest having backup plans because in times of crisis people usually default to their level of preparation. With this in mind we share with you our top tips for virtual event contingency planning Virtual Event Contingency Plans Creating &…

5 Tips For Virtual Conference Speaker Success

5 Tips For Virtual Conference Speaker Success

Our team loves creating and producing virtual conferences, meetings and events! We have suffered from a few missteps and have learned not only from our own experiences but also from other virtual event organizers and producers. Today we bring you some of our top tips and recommendations to ensure your Speakers are at the top…

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,…

Digital Promise Interview

SCHED for Educators and Digital Learning [Video]

School districts across the US are still unsure what classrooms will look like this fall and plans are changing weekly. This past spring, teachers transitioned to virtual learning and many of us have heard and often experienced first hand the struggles of having kids home from school all day every day. This struggle is also…

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…

COVID-19 Mask

6 Precautions to Take While Organizing Events after the Pandemic

The coronavirus is a deadly pandemic that has restricted us to our houses. However, it has certainly taught all of us many profound lessons. If there’s anything that has been starkly clear now, then it’s this – we can’t go back to our normal lives again. Businesses, companies, and people have to begin their lives…