Emory Law's Marketing and Communications Department provides comprehensive event planning services for events taking place at the law school. Below you will find a basic checklist of actions to guide you through the planning process.
Action or Requirement
|Type of space needed (lecture, meeting, activity-based, or outdoor)||Operations|
|Will building need to open early/late?||Operations|
|Will additional or outside security be required?||Operations|
|Will event include high-profile or notable guests?||Dean's Office (Beth Damon)|
|Will the Dean participate/attend? Check his availability.||Dean's Office (Beth Damon)|
|Speaker gifts (selected from three approved vendors)||Requestor|
Parking and Transportation
|Flat lot parking required?||Operations|
|Exterior directional signage (if custom required, contact MARCOM)||Operations|
|Will your organization reimburse guests for Lowergate Parking Deck use?||Operations|
|Van or bus required?||Operations; Emory Parking & Transportation office will provide forms and requirements|
Facility, Food, and Housekeeping
Note that at least 6 weeks lead time is required for large event catering. Begin planning by scheduling a meeting with Amy Marcellana for catering and event management.
Things for you to consider for your event: do you need ...
|Operations and Amy Marcellana|
Audio/Visual and Tech Support
Contact Corky Gallo and/or Scott Andrews to arrange for resources including:
|Corky Gallo and Scott Andrews|
Publicity and Signage
Note that at least 6 weeks lead-time is required for print items and materials produced by external vendors.
Thingsn to consider for your event: do you need ...
Submit a MARCCOM request form and then meet with a MARCOM team member to discuss your needs.
Payment and Reimbursement
|Retain all receipts/invoices for reimbursement||Requestor|
|PCard or Corporate Card will be used||Department or SBA|
|SmartKey will be used - provide number||Organization's Treasurer|