A Simplified ‘Getting Started’ Guide for Event Organizers

Welcome to Sched! This guide will walk you through the basic steps to set up your event and start managing your event agenda effectively.

  1. Create Your Event
    To get started, log in to your Sched account here and click on the “Create Event” button. Fill in the basic details such as event name, date, and location. Once done, you’ll have your event page ready to go. For more details, please look at this tutorial: Creating your event.
  2. Add Sessions to Your Schedule
    Click on the “Schedule” tab to start adding sessions to your event schedule. Include session titles, descriptions, and times. You can add sessions one at a time or use our upload spreadsheet tool for a bulk import. For more information information, you can refer to this guide: Adding and Importing Sessions
  3. Customize Your Event Page
    Personalize your event page to match your branding and style. Upload your logo, choose colors that represent your event theme, and add a banner image to make your event page visually appealing. Explore our Branding and Customization Guide to learn how to personalize your event page with your logo, colors, and banner image.
  4. Invite Speakers and Sponsors
    Reach out to speakers and sponsors to participate in your event. Use the “Speakers” and “Sponsors” tabs to add their profiles, bios, and affiliations. You can also include links to their websites or social media profiles. Discover how to invite speakers and manage their profiles on your event page by following our Managing Speakers Guide.
  5. Manage Attendees
    Encourage attendees to register for your event by sharing the registration link. Monitor attendee registrations and track important details such as ticket types and attendance status. Learn how to manage attendees in our Managing Attendees guide.
  6. People Tags: People Tags are labels assigned to individuals attending your event. These tags classify attendees based on roles, interests, or affiliations, simplifying networking and connections among participants. Learn more here.
  7. Session Tags: Session Tags are labels or keywords used to categorize event sessions. They help you group sessions by themes, topics, or characteristics, making it easier for attendees to find sessions that align with their interests. Visit our helpful guide here.
  8. Set Up Notifications and Reminders
    Keep your attendees informed about important updates to the schedule. Set up notifications and reminders to send alerts about their sessions, special announcements, feedback requests, and networking opportunities. Check out our Messages Guide for step-by-step instructions.”
  9. Explore Additional Features
    Discover more features and functionalities to enhance your event experience. Explore features such as Privacy Settings, Sched Ticketing, Chat enabling, and more.
Check out our other comprehensive guides and tutorials below!

Get Started Today!
With Sched, organizing your event has never been easier. Follow these simple steps to create a seamless and engaging experience for your attendees. If you have any questions or need further assistance, our support team is here to help, contact us at suppor@sched.com!

Was this guide helpful? #