This article outlines steps to manage event types.
Create an event type
- Click Settings from the left sidebar in the Admin Dashboard.
- Click the Event Types tab.
- Click New Event Type.
- Give your new Event Type a name.
- Choose whether this Event Type will support In-Person events or Virtual event.
When creating a Virtual Event Type, there is a checkbox to give you the option to require a URL before publishing.
- Fill in the other event type settings (see below).
- Click Save Event Type and Publish in the confirmation modal.
- Once you save, this Event Type will be an available option when you create a new event.
Event type settings
|GENERAL||Pick a name that best describes your event (Panel Discussion, Workshop, Conference, Roundtable, etc). Select either In-person event or Virtual event. In-person event will require a venue address and emails related to the event will include the address. Virtual event will support adding a link to the event page and emails related to the event will include the virtual link, and you can designate whether the the virtual event URL is required in order to publish the event or not (more information here). Checkboxes for multiday and recurrent events are also available.|
|TO BE DISPLAYED IN CHAPTERS||The default is to show this event type on all chapters. This allows your chapter leaders to pick this event type when creating an event. You can also choose to show this event type only on certain chapters. If you want to do this, select that button and you’ll see a search field that allows you to find and select chapters.|
|PEOPLE||There are a variety of people types that you can include on an event type. To include a people type, set the maximum greater than 0. If the fields are left at 0, that person type will not appear as an option during event creation.|
|STARTUPS||Similar to the People section, you can opt to include a minimum and maximum for Startups. If the fields are left at 0, Startups will not appear as an option during event creation|
|LOCAL SPONSOR TIERS||If you anticipate sponsorships for this event type, add those here. You can choose their name as you wish.|
|TICKETS||Select your desired ticketing type.
|DEFAULT IMAGE||Providing the event banner and thumbnail in the event type will ensure continuity across all chapters who use this event type.|
|EVENT DURATION||Click the checkbox if you want to allow multiday events under this event type.|
|RECURRING EVENT||Click the checkbox if you want to allow recurring events under this event type.|