Reaching the people most likely to be interested in your event is key to successful event promotion. Here are some ideas for promoting your event.
Submit your event to the campus calendar.
Submit your event to Knoxville event calendars.
Post a news item on your website.
Create social media posts that link back to the entry.
Purchase sponsored posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Share the post with your departmental / college listservs and email newsletters.
Post to applicable listservs.
Consider print or digital external advertising.
Use your building or college’s digital signage.
Share your event with previous attendees by collecting email addresses at events.
Share your event with media outlets.
To submit your event to local media outlets to use in their planners and calendars, send complete event info to the following email addresses or complete the online forms using the information you submitted to the campus calendar.
Accepts email submissions:
News Sentinel‘s Go Knoxville
There’s More to Knoxville (Arts and Culture Alliance of Knoxville)
Submissions should be focused on specific areas of Knoxville.
Accepts web forms:
Inside of Knoxville
Inside of Knoxville’s Ten-Day Planner requests that events be created in Facebook with Inside of Knoxville invited to attend.
Event Check Knox
Event Check Knox is for event planners and should be used only for large events like fundraisers, galas, award dinners, large performances, festivals, and celebrations that draw thousands of people. Read their submission guidelines.
For advertising information:
The Daily Beacon
News Sentinel Advertising
The Daily Times
Visit Knoxville Advertising
Inside of Knoxville Advertising
Oak Ridge Today