The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Planning an Event

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Planning a successful event on or off campus can be quite complex, requiring coordination of many factors. To facilitate this process, the SBS Dean’s Office has created an Event Planning Guide with resources and recommendations related to the various aspects of event planning, including venues, catering, lodging, and transportation.

We also recommend utilizing the Event Planning Worksheet. When planning virtual events, consider our recommended settings for Zoom webinars. For details on acquiring a webinar license, consult UMass IT's webinar license page

If you have any questions related to event planning, contact Saulo DePaula, Director of Analytics and Operations.