To increase awareness of your event, consider creating a poster or flyer to distribute and post in your building or around campus. With advance notice, the ITS Communications team can assist you with the creation of your poster.
A few things to consider:
- Printing posters consumes resources. Will your poster or flyer significantly increase attendance or participation? Are there other communications vehicles that will be more effective?
- Do you have a plan to post and distribute? Where is your target audience? Don’t forget about ITS remote offices.
- When posting, placement is crucial. Within 25 Science Park, we recommend the elevators, kitchens, and bulletin boards in the elevator lobbies. If possible, hang them so the top of the poster is just a couple of inches above average eye level.
- If you are designing a poster yourself, use this guidelines: 1) Anchor the poster with one dominant image to catch the eye; 2) Use type sizes to establish a visual hierarchy, i.e. the most important information (title of event and date) should be the largest; 3) Make sure the ITS word mark (our logo, which appears at the top of every page of the ITS Website) appears somewhere on the poster.
To create a quick Lunch & Learn or Tech Talk poster yourself, use one of these Word templates:
How to Submit a Request
Designing and producing posters, flyers, and other printed promotional material takes time. We therefore ask that you submit your requests for design work a minimum of three weeks in advance.
To submit a request in ServiceNow, use the Business service IT Strategy and Management > ITS Communications > Communications and Marketing.
Please include the following in your request:
- Event details: name of event, date, time, location, registration info, cost, link to more information
- Ideas: Information about images, themes, graphics, or logos you would like included on the poster
- Text: A description of the event, bio of speaker, etc.
- Size: 8.5 x 11 inches, 8.5 x 14, 11 x 17, other
- Deadline: Date poster or flyer is needed
- Printing method: Copier or professional (must be funded)