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5 tips to attract an audience to your event

August 26, 2014

As the school year gets underway, organizers may wonder how best to promote their on-campus event. Here are five quick tips for attracting an audience.

  1. Start early! Most event calendars need the details (time, date, location, price, etc.) 5-6 weeks in advance.
  2. Share your event with staff and faculty by posting it on the Source calendar.
  3. Share your event with students via The Bark, This Week at the Grad School, and the Law School’s daily events and announcements email.
  4. Post your event in LiveWhale for use on the homepage, in our Oregonian events ad, in our monthly events email, and on our institutional social media channels.
  5. Consider printed fliers or posters, announcements in The Green, collaborations with community groups or nonprofits in the area, and targeted email messages to groups on and off campus.

For step-by-step instructions to promote on-campus events, see our Source FAQ—”How do I promote my event?

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