Develop Your Event Strategy
Goals & Objectives: Identify what you hope to accomplish through hosting this event, how it benefits the college and what population it will serve. The goals and objectives of the event must align with the college mission and should relate directly to the educational goals of the organizing department.
Budget: These goals, and your budget, will guide you through the planning process. Your broad strategy provides all the elements needed to make your event a success. Need an estimate?
Timeline: Consider your planning timeline, the more lead time the better! Detailed planning will occur closer to the event date. Having flexible dates will make venue choices more plentiful.
Marketing & Promotion: Give your event a meaningful name in your RIC Rooms request, this information is published to RIC Calendar. Do not promote or advertise your event until it is in Confirmed status, know your marketing plan.
Policies (EMS): Review the Rental and Use of College Facilities and understand how that may apply to your event. Be sure to read and understand the relevant policies and contact CECS if you have questions.