[gsis_admins] Re: Registrations

  • From: Debra Flanders <dsflanders@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "gsis_admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <gsis_admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:31:41 -0500


On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Anna Tarleton <tarletonanna@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> 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



Debra S. Flanders
System Information Coordinator
Emanuel County Schools

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