Wharton Event Toolkit

New for Fall 2021: Updated Wharton Speaker Database

Check out the updated Wharton Speaker Database! The new system features include:

  • Updated Dashboard
  • My Request/My Referrals page(s) to track your request status and update invitation process
  • Commenting and Communication tools for additional contact with administration and approvers regarding speaker requests at Wharton

Before You Get Started
Faculty & Staff: Join an upcoming training session or submit a ticket to schedule a custom training.  Review our Speaker Database tutorial articles for Submitters and Approvers
Students: Consult with your Student Life program office to schedule a training; review our Submitters tutorial article.

Virtual Planning Guide

Guidelines and best practices for planning a virtual event at Wharton


Virtual backgrounds, video intro slides, and templates for creating professional graphics

Technical Guides

Wharton Computing Knowledge Base guides on setting up and managing virtual events.

Production Tips

Best practices for streaming live or
pre-recording your event

Media Release

A signed release form is required for all non-faculty speakers at any event,
virtual or in-person

Speaker Request

All Wharton staff and students need to submit their proposed speakers through the Wharton Speaker Request System

Speaker Gifts

Review our inventory of Wharton-branded gifts for speakers & events

Event Materials Loan Form

Request to rent Wharton-branded event backdrops, signage and additional branded materials

Upcoming Events

See what’s coming up from Wharton Events

Event Planning Toolkit

In-person and virtual events have many things in common, so the same concepts and timelines can be applied.

Step 4: Execute

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