Events Management

iCal & Google Cal Links on Event Registration Forms

Per user requests, we have added a field to the Event Registration Request Form on AskIT to include either iCal or Google Calendar links. This will allow your event registrants to immediately add a notification to their own personal calendars. If you have any questions regarding this update, please email askit@uga.edu.

By Emily Clary | Events Management
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Brief Refresher on GAIL Communication Modules

If you’re familiar with them, you know that the GAIL communication modules can really pack a punch. But we all know what comes with great power… Just because you technically can use these tools to do more than send mass communications doesn’t mean you should. All of our GAIL communicators are responsible for knowing (and […]

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Email Teaser Text

You probably recognize this bit of content from the top of all your BEE emails. Email teaser text is the little snippet of your message that your audience will be able to see before they open your email and those few little words are extremely important! We build this text box into all of the […]

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FY20 GAIL Statistics

It’s been a big year in a lot of ways and that’s no exception for GAIL! Check out the document below to learn about all the records updates that were made, how our marketing efforts and events performed, and more.

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Creating Multi-Level Events

First thing’s first… You might be wondering what a multi-level event is! Basically it refers to a tiered event structure in GAIL, where multiple events are nested under a parent event. This setup is commonly used for large events with break out sessions or multiple start times, such as Alumni Weekend and AdvanceUGA. Creating a […]

By Emily Clary | Events Management
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Cancel an Event in GAIL

Requests for canceling GAIL events across campus are being submitted at a higher than normal volume. Your patience and grace is appreciated! For more information and updates on the coronavirus, please refer to the University of Georgia’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage. While having to cancel an event during this time is unfortunate, the health and safety […]

By Eric Schmidt | Events Management
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Event Smart Query for Invited Constituents

Just like you can use a smart query to communicate with the registrants of your event, you can also use them to communicate with the constituents who have been invited to your event, regardless of their registration status.  This feature is most helpful when planning an email to drive registrations, as you can select all […]

By Emily Clary | Events Management
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Constituent Information Update Schedule

Information is constantly being updated in GAIL by our users, but some projects and processes occur regularly that require large data updates. Knowing the estimated timing of such projects can help you plan your communications in order to use the freshest information available to us. The list below outlines the schedule that the Constituent Management […]

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Holiday Card Address Processing & Name Format Settings

Those of you used to sending emails probably don’t do much with the Address Processing & Name Format settings in your GAIL marketing efforts and event communications. However with the holidays quickly approaching and an abundance of postal mailings being planned, we want to make sure you have all the right resources to get those […]

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Finding your alumni (and donors, parents, and anyone else) in GAIL

If part of your planning process for mailings, events, or travel is to first see where your constituents live, GAIL has a tool for you! That’s right! The constituent density map will show you where your constituents live based on their primary address. All you need to do is ask for a selection at askit@uga.edu. […]

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