Wharton Event Toolkit

New for Fall 2020: Virtual Events Toolkit

The Virtual Events Toolkit consolidates Wharton’s offerings and how-to guides for hosting a successful virtual event. In this toolkit you will find:

  • Best practice documents
  • Technological how-to’s
  • Up-to-date and recommended platforms available for students, staff, and faculty.

Before You Get Started
Staff: please consult with both Wharton Events and Wharton Computing on your event strategy.
Students: please consult with your Student Life Office on your event strategy.

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

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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