Start with a Purpose• What is your purpose? – Should have a clear connection between event and your org • Tradition of your organization • Serve campus/community • Celebration • Training/transitioning • Other examples?
Getting Others on Board• Be in agreement• Purpose should guide marketing and planning• Define learning outcomes and/or take- aways
Maintaining a Budget• Have a firm number• Make sure use of funds is appropriate based on the organizations revenue• Analyze various cost components in an organized manner• BE FLEXIBLE
Requesting Funding• Only registered student organizations may request funding• Dates • April 15: events occurring June 1 - August 15 July 1: events occurring August 16 - October 15 September 1: events occurring October 16 - December 31 November 15: events occurring January 1 - March 15 February 1: events occurring March 16 - May 31• Registered treasurers may access the online request form by logging into the management site at the top right of the student organization website.• Registered student organizations may apply for up to $2000 or $3000 in programming funds depending on established status.
Coca-Cola Partnership• Ohio State is a Coca-Cola Campus • Only Coca-Cola products may be used on campus property• All Union Events must use Ohio Union Catering. • Menu available on Ohio Union website
Event Locations• The Ohio Union• RPAC/Rec facilities• Outdoor Spaces
• Screen shot of rec sports schedule website
Other Planning Resources• The Ohio Union –Graphics –Marketing –Photography –Catering –Your event planner –Business sponsorships