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EVENT PLANNING RESOURCE GUIDE

 

Step #1 - Event basics: ON YOUR MARK!

What type of event will this be? BBQ? Concert? Meeting? Conference?

Planning a large-scale, campus-wide event? Take a look at the Procedures for Scheduling Large Scale Events (pdf, 47.6kb).

Create a timeline for your event. When should each step be completed? And by whom?

 

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Step #2 - Arrange and finalize your needs: GET READY!

What is your budget for the event? Need help? Use this Budget Planning Worksheet (pdf, 30.4kb).

Check the Student Association Treasurer's Handbook. This can be acquired by contacting the Student Association at 607-777-7777.

Other possible funding resources:

Will you need lighting, speakers, a stage?

Will you need food? Drinks? Catering?

Will you need event security?

 

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Step # 3 - Advertise: GET SET!

Who is your target audience? How can you reach them?

Use these Personal Site Guidelines to help you be aware of logo usage and copyrights!

 

Step #4 - Day of: GO!

Make sure you have all your supplies ready. What  is your plan if you run out of something?

What to do in an emergency? Call:

 

Step #5 - Wrap-up and evaluation: NOW THAT YOU'VE FINISHED, WHAT WILL YOU DO?! GO TO DISNEYLAND!

Write up an evaluation of your event. Here's a form you can use: Post-Evaluation Worksheet (pdf, 27.0kb).

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Last Updated: 7/24/14