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So you’ve become an accidental event planner? You don’t know where to start? Here’s the ultimate Conference Planning Checklist for complete event newbies.

Four to two months prior to event

Event Promotion

  • Get sign off on look & feel of event website

  • Go live with your online registration

  • Develop marketing content, e.g. blog posts, newsletter articles, Facebook Ads

  • Request logos from corporate sponsors & partners

  • Create your Facebook event page

  • Use LinkedIn to market your event

  • Set up your event influencer marketing campaign