The Top Conference for School Professionals

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel | June 20 - 22, 2017



What to Expect from FinalsiteU 2017


A FOCUS ON FINDING YOUR BALANCE

This year’s conference is about Finding Your Balance — a balance between work and play, workflow automation and personal connection, and of course, pizza and salad. With speakers and sessions for all school roles and hands-on experience with Finalsite products, you’ll gain practical skills to simplify your life and workflows that will mean success in the next school year.

NEW, INSPIRING SESSIONS

FinalsiteU 2017 features more than ten educational tracks and nearly 100 sessions covering trending topics in school strategy, such as SEO, social media, content and inbound marketing, data integration, and more.

FOOD, FRIENDS, FUN

FinalsiteU's new location in Baltimore makes it easier for school professionals from around the world to make the trip. The harborside location means new, fun activities — including morning waterfront runs and baseball games!

Featured Speakers

From code tips and marketing tricks to inbound strategy and new best practices, we're thrilled to welcome these superstars to FinalsiteU 2017.

Do you work for a public school or district?

Join us for our First Annual Public School User Conference June 27-28.

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Featured Sessions

Don't miss these stand-out sessions from industry leaders and Finalsite pros. Explore our full agenda to see what else is in store!

Creating Giving Pages that Get Results

Looking for new ways to make the most of today’s online tools to increase donations and alumni engagement? Join Senior Client Success Manager Kate Persons to learn how to tell a meaningful story that encourages visitors to come back to your website. You’ll leave with new tips for improving content, page structure, form length, and more.

Full Session Description

"Phenomenally useful and informative sessions, gracious and knowledgeable people with whom to connect, and fun side activities to participate in while bonding with other Finalsite clients - there is so much to love about Finalsite U!"

Trisha Flassing
Latin School of Chicago

"What I appreciate most was how much was covered. It was really great being able to soak in such a variety of knowledge and being able to see what other schools are doing."

Mary Albl
Westover School

"As a one-person shop, FinalsiteU is incredibly valuable not only for the rich content of the sessions, but for making connections with others from around the country (and the world!) who do what I do every day."

Megan Finnerty
National Presbyterian School

"Attending Finalsite U is now on my yearly Bucket List. Each day is jam-packed with information and hands-on lessons. You will leave with a notebook full of ideas and the knowledge to put them into action."

Karen Belcher
Canterbury School

Ann Webb Betty

"We met folks from all over the world in varying places in their Finalsite journey, and it was a fantastic experience. Meeting all the Finalsite people with whom we had been talking and emailing was a huge bonus. We will be coming back to Finalsite U this year. "

Ann Webb Betty, Web Coordiator
Harpeth Hall School
Pat Coyle

"Finalsite U is such a great forum to learn and share best practices. Every year, our team learns new and effective ways to connect with our various constituencies. "

Pat Coyle, Director of Marketing & Communications
Georgetown Preparatory School
Melissa Lofton

"Last year was my first FinalsiteU. It was fabulous! I learned so much. The workshops and one-on-one time with the staff are so worthwhile. And, it was so much fun to meet and socialize with the people behind the scenes. As a long-time client, I would say if you can attend, DO!"

Melissa Lofton, CIO
St. Mary's Episcopal School

"If you have a Finalsite site, you must Finalsite U. 360° of awesome My fav conference in many, many years."

Gary Alipio
Academy of the Sacred Heart

"This year's Finalsite U was amazing! It is a unique opportunity to be amongst so many marketing, communications, tech and admissions staff from so many independent schools."

Tkeisha Wydro
Delphian Academy

"Thank you for sharing, and allowing us to share, best practices in the Finalsite platform! I can't wait until next year's FSU!"

Mary Ellen Rowe
Saint Mary's Hall

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