Graphs of Anthrocon 2014 (and 2013) Pre-registrations
Now that pre-registration for Anthrocon 2014 is closed, I thought I'd put together some graphs of our registration data.
As expected, there is always a big rush in the final week of pre-registration, especially on the final day itself. Here's what that looks like:
Seems like a pretty big spike in early June, right? Well, the spike becomes a lot smaller when both pre-registration and on-site registrations are plotted on the same graph.
Here's the same graph, but with Anthrocon 2013 registration data:
See that huge spike on the right? That's the on-site registrations, which are a multiple of our final days of pre-registration.
Here are the months of June and July in 2013 in more detail:
The 4 days on the far right are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday registrations respectively.
I hope this post illustrates why we advise people to pre-register each year.
I freely admit that I'm not much of a data scientist, so these graphs may be a bit simplistic. Are there more advanced graphs anyone would be interested in seeing? Let me know!
Oh, and in case anyone was curious, the final badge number for Anthrocon 2014 Pre-registration was...
I couldn't make this up if I tried.
See you all at the con.