At Spirit & Place, we believe well-designed events can be transformative. Creating engaging events means intentionally planning for your audience to think, feel, and/or do something!
The following help sheets, worksheets, checklists, and more have been designed to help you create the most dynamic and impactful event possible!
Spirit & Place encourages you to incorporate community engagement activities into your event planning.Community Engagement Tip Sheet
Use this tip sheet to consider basic accessibility steps when planning your event.Event Accessibility Tip Sheet
A sense of passion and excitement should drive your event. Before you dive into planning, however, take a step back and assess where that passion comes from and what your intentions are.Event Intentionality Worksheet
Use this checklist to keep track of venue, speaker, and essential promotional steps.Event Logistics Checklist
These tips have been compiled from multiple sources, including the most important source of all – the public!Moderator Tip Sheet
Our “PR Matrix” will help you map out your event partners and allies to assess who can tackle different parts of a grassroots – but robust! – promotional plan.PR Matrix
Spirit & Place often holds space for difficult and challenging dialogue. Community (or Common) Agreements are a way to invite the audience to take ownership of the dialogue.Sample Community Agreement
Designing virtual events requires the same care and attention as planning in-person events . . . and then some. Get started by watching this short video on leading meaningful virtual gatherings by Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering.
After watch the video, check out these additional tips from Spirit & Place.
Virtual Event Tips
There is no such thing as “the general public.” Take the time to really think about who your audience is and what they need from you.Audience Worksheet
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