Partner handbook
Partner handbook

Partner handbook

Partners are the organisations that connect their event calendars to PlaceCal.

For Partners, PlaceCal is a social and technological initiative to help you easily reach more people in your community. By becoming a PlaceCal partner, you make sure that local citizens, neighbourhood teams, and social prescribers like GPs and library assistants know everything you’re doing.

If you’re looking for details of how to connect your existing calendar to PlaceCal, or similarly technical nuts and bolts, you’ll find all that over in the Partner Admin Handbook. This Partner Handbook is more about the organisation and benefits for partners of working with PlaceCal.

This guide contains:

  1. Benefits: ways PlaceCal will help your organisation and who will use the information hosted by PlaceCal.
  2. How do I join PlaceCal?: the practical process of getting your information and events online and what to expect from PlaceCal.
  3. Partner Roles: The types of people who work within a partner and will have something to do with PlaceCal
  4. Support, training and maintenance: how we will work together to keep your listings on PlaceCal up-to-date.

As well as this, to understand what kind of skills your organisation needs in order to connect calendars to PlaceCal, see Partner Admin Skills.

We will publish your events online in one or more regional daily events listings (PlaceCal), and occasionally in printed material on your behalf. We are also working to get local information onto local radio and newspapers, and even new digital bus stop signs!

How much work is it to use PlaceCal?

Once PlaceCal has been set up, it’s almost no effort to maintain on an ongoing basis. It’s not another event platform like Facebook or Eventbrite, since it works by simply reading your existing calendar software. If you organise your events with a paper diary we, or the Organiser of the partnership you want to join, will help you set up a digital calendar using software you probably already have in-house.

See how it works in the Partner Admin handbook

BenefitsHow do I join PlaceCal?Partner RolesSupport, training and maintenance