How do I mark attendance as optional in a meeting invite?

Wayne Connect offers calendaring which can be used to easily manage and schedule meetings with other users. Follow the steps below to mark attendance as optional in a calendar event invite.


  1. Create a new calendar event by clicking the arrow next to New+ in either Outlook or your Outlook calendar.

  2. Click Calendar Event.

  3. Add attendants under People.
  4. Then click Scheduling Assistant.

  5. Right click on the name of the person whose attendance you wish to manage.
  6. Click Attendance Optional.

  7. Once a attendant is marked as optional, you may right click on their name again and click Make Required to change their attendance back.

  8. Click OK.
  9. Fill out the remaining Details of the new event.
  10. Click Send to distribute.