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.

Hillary Mezzi

Likes tea, the beach, and board games. Loves sitcoms, Martha Stewart, and anything with stripes. Obsessed with her pets and her baby girl.

Anthony Tata

Anthony is a Senior Client Success Manager at Finalsite. He has been offering support for Finalsite clients for over 13 years. He provides training, guidance, product demonstrations, and information about products and services all with one goal — helping his clients be as successful as possible.

Sam Lipscomb

Education enthusiast specializing in web presence, brand development and marketing. Experience in school and agency settings, advertising, and printing. Love working with my schools all over the western half of the United States and sharing Finalsite web solutions!

Logan Wagner

A proud father and 6 year Navy veteran, Logan spends his free time creating worlds either on the page or in Minecraft.

Tracy Tigchelaar

Marketing and Communications professional with almost 25 years’ experience within the Independent and International Education sector. Appreciates the significant and important role of positive internal and community relations with all stakeholders - parents, students, staff and alumni — and understands the need to balance their individual needs.

Kara Franco

I love cats, board games and jazz. When I have free time, I enjoy cooking, gardening, reading and hiking.

Manny Vargas

Husband, father of 2 kiddos and 0 pets. Passionate about everything creative, golf on occasion, drone pilot, and food photographer on the weekends.

Kate Persons

Former boarding school fundraiser. CT-to-MD transplant. Crabcake lover. Mom (a.k.a. multi-tasker). Tea afficionado. Knitter.

Keegan Soncha

Former chemistry teacher. Obsessed with new tech gadgets, wine in a can, and statistics. "Down" time includes video games and hiking. Loves the color pink.

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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 April 12, 2019.