Event Orientation

Below are documents that will help assist you in event planning as a new employee.

So, you are planning an event such as a panel discussion, a featured speaker, a conference or a workshop!

Here is a list of questions you should ask yourself:

  • What are the expected/desired outcomes of the event?
  • Who do you want to attend the primary event?
  • Who else do you want to inform about the primary event?
  • Are there ancillary events/activities that would complement the primary event?

Based on your answers to the questions above, here is a list of actions you should take:

  1. Set date and time
  2. Reserve venues
  3. Facilities requests
  4. Invite/Coordinate date and time with speakers, panelists, etc.
  5. Adjust date and time if necessary
  6. Arrange caternig/meals
  7. Schedule AV/computing support
  8. Plan publicity and communications for and about the event

Click here for details on the above list of actions.


See below for other documents that will help assist you in planning an event here at Tuck: