Event Planning Guidelines

Event planning starts with ONE easy step : As far in advance as possible submit a request for Event Support and let the Luddy event planning team help! 

We provide assistance with:

  1. Checking event calendar for conflicts
  2. IT and Audio Visual
  3. Reserving appropriate spaces to meet the needs of the event
  4. Catering
  5. Transportation
  6. Advertisement/RSVP
  7. Tables, tablecloths, decorations, swag

Event planners listserv - If event planning is part of your job or workflow, please join our internal Event planning listserv - sice-eventplanner-l@indiana.edu

Submit a Luddy service request and get the process started!

Event planning details

  1. Check calendars for conflicts
  2. IT and Audio-Visual Support
    • IT staff must be involved in the event planning stages.
      • Tell us what you want at the event, we will design/provide what you need. If your event requires any kind of presentation, amplified audio or other IT support.
      • Some resources are not available without advance notice. If your event is off-site and needs any kind of staff support, additional coordination and planning will be required.
    • When submitting the Luddy service request, indicate your IT and audio-visual needs.
    • An IT member will consult with you on options and availability.
    • Audio Visual equipment - computers, projectors, microphones, amplifiers and an IT staff member to run equipment, must be scheduled in advance.
    • Lecture capture and video recording options at Luddy. Rooms with build in equipment are listed on that page
    • Make sure any guest speakers know what to expect from IU technology.
  3. Reserving Spaces - How to reserve space for the event
  4. Catering
  5. Transportation
  6. Advertise - How to advertise your event at Luddy
  7. Miscellaneous items
    1. Need tables, table cloths, chairs, easels? If event is at any Luddy School building let us know when you submit the service ticket.
    2. Decorations, Luddy swag - put your requests in the ticket!

Guide owner: Jill Clancyjilclanc@indiana.edu
Last updated: November 24, 2020