Event Places

Creating places is a helpful feature for organizing in-person events. By adding event places, you can designate locations for activities and meetings during your event. This article will guide you through the process of adding event places.

How do I add a new place?

  1. To add a new place, at the event level, click Agenda > Places.
Places in the event level

  1. Next, click on the + New place button and enter the following details:
  • Place name
  • Place category (optional)
  • Capacity: Set the place's meeting capacity. Leave at 0 for an unlimited meeting capacity.
  • Restricted: Choose from the drop-down whether the place should be restricted. If restricted, at least one of the attendees scheduling a meeting will need to have set this place as a preferred place in order to see it
  1. Press the blue Create button.
+new places

Places added when creating an In-person appointment schedule, will also appear in the Places page.

The added places will be displayed under the List section showing the ID, Name, Category, Capacity, Restriction and View button of the places.


Can I edit a place?

Yes, you can edit a place that you have created. To do so, click on the blue arrow icon under the View column of the desired place. A window will open in the right corner of the page. Click on Edit to make changes to the name and category of the place. Press End to save your changes.

Editing a place

Can I remove a place?

To remove one or more places, click the Edit button, then select the check boxes next to the place(s) you want to remove. Once selected, a Remove button will appear in the top right corner. Click the Remove button, and a confirmation pop-up will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Remove in the pop-up. Finally, click End to save your changes.

You can only remove places added from the Appointments page by deleting the Appointment schedule associated with the location.
Removing a place

Defining the activities' location

To assign a location to each activity, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Agenda > Activities.
  2. Select an activity from the list on the left side and click Edit.
  3. In the Details section on the right, scroll down to the Place option.
  4. Use the drop-down menu to select one of the existing locations.
  5. Click End in the top right corner to save your changes.
Defining the activity location

Scheduling meetings for In-person events

From the dedicated Networking tab, users will see other participants in the event and can schedule meetings with them. To schedule a meeting with a participant via the web app follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Networking tab.
  2. Locate the attendee you want to meet with.
  3. Click on the Schedule meeting button.
  4. Select the date and time using the available slots in the calendar. A new window will appear.
  5. Select the place you want to hold this meeting using the drop-down menu of the Place field (mandatory).
  6. Click on Confirm booking.
    Scheduling meetings for In-person events

In-person meetings can also be scheduled for hybrid events.

Place capacity

When a meeting capacity has been set for a place, attendees will be unable to book a meeting with other users in that place once it reaches its set capacity. The place will no longer appear on the list of available locations for booking meetings.

Place capacity

If a location has been set as the preferred place of the attendee you are attempting to schedule a meeting with, and the place has reached its maximum capacity, and you don't have a preferred location yourself that hasn't reached its maximum capacity, you will see the following message:

Place capacity

Preferred places

You can create place preferences for each of your attendee, so that when attendees are scheduling a meeting with them, only their preferred location will be available for selection. To create a place preference for your attendees, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on Preferred places at the left menu.
  2. Click on the New preference button and a new window will appear.
  3. Select or type in the place from the Place drop-down.
  4. Select or type in your attendee name from the Person drop-down.
  5. Click Create.
You can only create one place preference for an attendee.
Creating a place preference

Verifying the Preferred Places Configuration

To confirm that your configured location preferences are effective, when an attendee with a preferred place schedules a meeting, or when an attendee schedules a meeting with someone who has a preferred place, only that specific place will be visible in the Choose a place drop-down menu.

The gif below shows an example of scheduling a meeting with an attendee without a preferred place, and another attendee with a preferred place.

Preferred place

If an attendee with a preferred location schedules a meeting with another attendee who has a different preferred location set up, then both places will appear in the Choose a place drop-down menu.

Attendees with different preferred places

When multiple attendees have the same preferred place, and two users with the same place preference schedule a meeting between themselves, the place will appear twice in the Choose a place drop-down menu as shown in the image below:

When a preferred place has been booked between attendees for a particular time, the time slot will appear faded out when participants try to book with another attendee who has the same preferred place
Place restriction

If a restriction has been set on a place, the place will only be visible for selection during the scheduling of an in-person meeting if at least one of the attendees has designated this place as a preferred location. However, if neither the attendee scheduling the meeting nor the attendee being scheduled with has set it up as a preferred location, this place will not be visible for selection.

The gif below demonstrates the restriction set on the place - Main room. When an user selects the first attendee, the Main room appears as a preferred location. However, when the same user selects another attendee, the Main room location is not displayed because neither of them has designated it as a preferred location:

Place restrictions

Can I change an attendee's preferred location?

Yes, you can change an attendee's preferred location. To do so, click on the New preference button under the Preferred places page. Then, choose a new location from the Select a place field, and select the attendee who already has a preferred location from the Select a person field.

Changing an attendee's preferred place

Removing preferred places

To delete the added preferred places follow these steps:

  1. Click on Edit at the top right corner of the page.
  2. Tick the checkbox(es) of the places you wish to remove.
  3. Click on Remove at the top right corner. A confirmation pop-up will appear.
  4. Click on Remove in the pop-up to confirm your action.

Removing preferred places

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