This toolkit is meant to guide and assist SFU staff, committees, departments, faculties and students with planning SFU events and functions. The tips and tools outlined in this kit will provide you with a broad understanding of the planning processes and considerations for delivering a strategic, engaging, well-organized and successful SFU event. Contact Ceremonies and Events (C&E) if you have questions or need more guidance on the process of planning your event.


The conceptualization stage involves developing an event strategy and drafting the event brief.


The event planning stage involves organizing the key components of your event in more detail.


The execution stage involves the onsite delivery on the day of your event. 

Post event

The post event stage involves the tasks to wrap up your event.


Templates and samples to help you plan your event.