Make your event visible! Once you select an event date, you should add it to the relevant calendars ASAP! There are multiple calendars to be aware of when promoting your events. (It's also a good idea to check out these calendars before selecting a date for a larger scale event!)
1. SloanGroups Calendar: Create your event on SloanGroups ASAP once you have an established date. Here are some tips to keep in mind when creating and promoting your SloanGroups event:
Lead with a strong image!!
Upload an image to your event. Images will help to highlight your event on the homepage slider and in the SloanGroups app.
Sync your calendar
When viewing the calendar from a computer, click on the "Subscribe" button to sync SloanGroups events of your choice to your calendar.
Review your audience settings
Who can RSVP, who can see the event
Step #6 "Access and Display Options" in your event setup.
Use SloanGroups Email Builder
You can include clickboxes that will automatically import information about your event(s)
Be mindful when setting up your event on SloanGroups! There are a lot of options and settings available to use. Please see instructions on how to create an event here. If you have any questions on how to set up an event you can ask us: email@example.com
4. MIT Institute Community & Equity Office (ICEO) Calendar
Submit an event to the ICEO calendar if your event aligns with their mission or promotes DEI and is open to all MIT Community members.
5. DoingWell Events Calendar
Submit an event to the DoingWell calendar if your event is focused on wellness or well-being and is open to all MIT Community Members
5. External Calendars
You can add your event to Boston/Cambridge calendars such as The Boston Calendar, or relevant calendars to your specific event. Please note there is typically a cost associated with posting onto these calendars.