Planning for the Blackbaud K-12 User Conference #Podcast

December 20, 2018 Daren Worcester

Episode 58 of the Get Connected podcast, Planning for the Blackbaud K-12 User Conference, looks ahead to UC19, July 9-11, in Washington, D.C. In addition to talking conference best-practices, we welcome Graham Getty, director, information systems at St. Alban’s School, and Tenley Peterson, director of web and digital strategies at Georgetown Day School, to get their D.C. insider tips.

Please note: this podcast was recorded before registration was open. Registration is now available:

UC discussion topics in the podcast include:

  • Who should attend and what to expect
  • Top reasons to attend
  • Ways to save money on conference admission
  • Tips to get your speaker submission selected
  • Advice for first-time attendees
  • The Unconference day — love it or hate it?
  • D.C insider tips for restaurants, night time activities, unknown or hidden places not to miss, and the best transportation options

You'll want to listen to the podcast to hear why Tenley and Graham made the following recommendations, but links to the eateries and attractions referenced are listed below.


Nighttime Activities

Historic and Hidden Gems

To hear all of the great UC and D.C. advice, listen to the podcast above, download the episode, or subscribe to the Get Connected podcast channel on iTunes.

For more conference prep, check out this article from Zapier: 10 Tips for Making the Most out of a Business Conference

About the Author

Daren Worcester

Daren Worcester has been a member of the Blackbaud K-12 team for 17 years, assisting hundreds of independent schools through a variety of website development roles. A former copywriter and a published author with an appetite for SEO, Daren currently serves as the senior content marketing manager for K-12.

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