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Join us for our Annual PERSIST Summit
Oct 1-3 in New York City!

We are hosting our second annual PERSIST Summit in New York City! This will be a small, intimate invite-only event for our current partners. 

You will have the opportunity to discuss the latest trends in student success, network, grow, and learn from like-minded individuals who share our mission to solve the college completion crisis. The event will consist of workshops, speaker sessions, a boat tour, and more. 

EdSights will cover the cost of your hotel stay for two nights and reimburse up to $200 in travel expenses (details below). Meals will also be provided throughout the PERSIST Summit. 


Welcome Everyone!

Day 1: Sunday, Oct. 1

Welcome everyone! As everyone arrives into New York City, we will join one another for dinner together in the heart of NYC.

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Full day Summit

Day 2: Monday, Oct. 2 

A full day packed with fun, knowledge shares, and partner testimonials. Together we will discuss the latest trends in student success through workshops, networking, and speaker sessions. The day will conclude with an award ceremony and dinner at 6:00pm EST. 


Thanks for Coming! 

Day 3: Tuesday, Oct. 3 

As a farewell, we'll be hosting brunch during a boat tour of NYC featuring views of the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, and many other iconic NYC symbols. 

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Where You'll Stay

Enjoy a sophisticated a stay in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at Hilton's Martinique Hotel. The Martinique is conveniently located just a few block from Times Square, Penn Station, and Grand Central Terminal.


For more information on the Martinique, click here

Costs Covered by EdSights: 

  • Hotel stay:

    • Sunday, Oct. 1 - Tuesday, Oct. 3

  • Travel:

    • Up to $200 in travel reimbursed

  • Meals:

    • Sunday: dinner

    • Monday: breakfast, lunch, and dinner

    • Tuesday: boat brunch

Next Steps To Secure Attendance:  

  1. RSVP Here 

  2. Purchase travel tickets (hotel rooms won't be fully reserved until your travel is confirmed) 

  3. Email travel receipt (eg. plane, train, car rental) to with subject line "TRAVEL RECEIPT" so we can coordinate how you'd like us to process your $200 travel reimbursement

  4. In September we will email you the full Summit agenda, speaker sessions and detailed event guidelines



  • Please also note that this invite is NOT transferable, so only the recipient of this email will be eligible for the perks described above


If you have questions about the event please email


Hope to see you in New York City!

The EdSights Team

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