The Top Conference for School Professionals

Join us for FinalsiteU 2019!

June 20-21 at the Swissotel in Chicago, Illinois

Inspiring. Educational. Epic.

Finalsite University 2019  brings together the brightest minds in school communications, marketing, admissions, and technology. Finalsite experts will be joining with these great folks to once again host the world’s best conference for school professionals— 20 years in the making!

June 20-21 | Swissotel | Chicago, Illinois

Finalsite University: Something for Everyone

School professionals of every skill level, from every department are encouraged to attend.
Informative Sessions

Informative Sessions

Improve your school's marketing plan with just one conference. Choose from a variety of sessions — from inbound marketing best practices to digital strategy.

Networking event

Long-lasting Connections

Coming together to experience, network, learn, problem solve and master school marketing... oh yeah, that's a bonding experience!

All inclusive experience

All-inclusive Experience

One amazing conference with one amazing price. Session, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and some activities are all included.

Finalsite Faves

Meet your #FinalsiteFavs

Meet one-on-one with your favorite Finalsite partners! This is your chance to have face-to-face interactions and instruction.

Finalsite University is open to all — Finalsite client or not!

If you are looking to improve your school's digital marketing strategy to increase admissions, advancements and communications this conference is for you. Whether you are from an Independent, International or Public School, Finalsite University will have you walking away feeling empowered to elevate your school!

Who's Speaking at FinalsiteU 2019

We're still finalizing our final agenda and speakers, but you can count on hearing from these inspirational thoughtleaders.

Jon Moser

Jon Moser founded Finalsite close to 20 years ago and is passionate about EdTech and digital engagement. He's sought-after as a speaker at conferences world-wide and is a widely respected thought leader and author.

Angelo Otterbein

Angelo graduated valedictorian from St. Paul's School in Baltimore, MD and from Princeton University. Despite getting his degree in creative writing and English Literature, it generally takes some doing to keep him from programming and breaking websites. Just after graduating, he started Silverpoint, and grew it to over 300 schools worldwide before merging with Finalsite in 2013.

Lauren Barth

Mom to 2 delightfully sarcastic octopus-eating children. Love laughing 'til I cry, cooking anything & everything, well-written books, icy cold Ketel One, art of all kinds, music - esp live.

Rob Dimartino

Director@finalsite. Lovely Wife, 4 kids. Passionate about family, friends, education, and sports. Trying to connect people, share ideas, and learn everyday.

Alex Wack

Started as Intern, hired as a Developer, evolved into a Product Manager. Hobbies: Travel, video games, watching sports, golfing and food.

Julianne Hamilton

Baltimorean who enjoys art gallery hopping, discount-flight shopping, boogying and bopping, and ice cream toppings.

Tim McDonough

Father of two, husband, speaker, blogger, recovering admissions director, runner, vegetarian, Celtics fan, fanatical about coffee and music.

Daisey Fahringer

Daisey has been with Finalsite in various capacities for nearly fourteen years, and now serves on the Product Management Team as a Product Manager overseeing the direction of modules such as Athletics, Apply, Blogs & News, Forms, and more.

Red Abbot

Recovering boarding school teacher = jack of all trades. Former runner; current Krispy Kreme addict. Farm-raised; allergic to horses.

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Finalsite University is the top conference for school professionals to attend. We know you want to join us, so we compiled a few persuasive reasons why you should attend just in case you need to convince another person!

FinalsiteU Fans

FinalsiteU is ideal for professionals of all skill levels. Whether you're a rookie webmaster or seasoned marketer, you'll leave feeling inspired and ready to meet your goals.

Hear From Our Clients

“We often get stuck in a routine at our schools, so coming to FinalsiteU was reinvigorating because I was able to see so much new information shared by creative and enthusiastic people. I came away from the conference with a new appreciation for what I'm able to accomplish every day in my position, as well as many new ideas that I can't wait to incorporate into my job.”

Patrick Scott, Director of Middle School Admission and Social Media
Maret School

Hear From Our Clients

“Coming to FinalsiteU gives me time to think strategically about our online presence and website marketing. I love getting new ideas and meeting fellow website admins. Meeting the staff from Finalsite is also an added bonus! I always leave feeling like I've made new friends!”

Danielle Ballantine, Director of Communications, Website Administrator
The Academy of the Holy Cross

Hear From Our Clients

“There is always so many wonderful sessions offered at FSU, it's so hard to choose! What an amazing opportunity to learn new things and meet so many wonderful people who are experiencing similar challenges. Sharing stories--the good, the bad, and the ugly--is always fun with people who understand EXACTLY where you are coming from!”

Dawn Chmura, Director of Communications
Rectory School

Register Today!

20 years and so much to celebrate! Join us in making this the best Finalsite University ever.
Take advantage of the early bird discount and register before March 15, 2019.