[gsis_admins] Re: Registrations

  • From: Denise Epperson <denise.epperson@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "gsis_admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <gsis_admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:18:35 -0500

I thought we didn't turn on the credit card option.

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> On Nov 11, 2014, at 3:28 PM, Anna Tarleton <tarletonanna@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> All,
>  
> I can tell you are working with the vendors today. Three vendors paid today 
> with the new credit card option (FocalPointK12, Parchment, and Follett). 
> While that means we get our money sooner, it also means that we incur a cost 
> of 4.95% of the total balance. There wasn't a way for me to separate the cost 
> for the credit card fee from the registration fee, so I did not add it. Also, 
> I could not see charging them more money when they were already paying a 
> great deal of money. We also had one district person pay by credit card today.
>  
> I also found out that I neglected to change the Vendor Registration page on 
> the website to update the Early-Bird Registration fee from 165 to 185. It was 
> a vendor who was trying to get their additional staff registered who brought 
> it to my attention. I felt like since it was published, I needed to honor it. 
> We also had a vendor who registered their extra person as an Attendee, which 
> charged them 185 like we had planned. They paid by credit card. At this 
> point, it might cost us more than $20 to refund their money, so I am going to 
> leave it as is.
>  
> I also added 2 new registration types - Vendor 2nd Attendee, which is free, 
> and Vendor 3rd+ Attendee which is the same cost as conference Attendees. 
> Hopefully, that will be a little less confusing to them.
>  
> I can update the website to be 185 instead of 165, but I don't know how many 
> of you have contacted vendors with a form that might show 165. Those of you 
> who are working with vendors need to let me know if I need to change it.
>  
> Thanks,
>  
> Anna

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