How to Promote with UBCevents

If you have submitted an event to our website, here are ways that we can support you. Due to the volume of events in the calendar we may not be able to feature your event but we will try our best to promote it!


  • Spotlight – Be featured in the running slideshow that is updated weekly by sending us a 350 x 250 (w x h) image and a short excerpt of your event.
  • Highlight – Promote your events early in the Highlights section where we feature events three months ahead.

Sample Spotlight with image, excerpt, date


Sample of three month highlights



  • “What’s Happening at UBC?” – At the end of each month we publish a blog post featuring events that will be occurring the following month with a short blurb for each. Let us know about your event early and we’ll put it in! Sample post here.
  • Guest blog – We welcome guest blog posts on your experiences as an event provider or event attendee.
  • Re-blog – Want to post the blog post on your own site? We can re-blog, too!

Excited to share about an event experience?


  • @UBCevents – Tweet us before, during or after your event. We especially love to see photos!

Interact with us on Twitter



  • This Week at UBC” – These videos are published every Sunday and we seek a variety of unique events to promote weekly. Please us at info.events@ubc.ca to request for coverage on your event.

Contact Us

  • UBCevents is here to support your events and we are always looking for new events to highlight on our channels.
  • Simply email us at info.events@ubc.ca to request any of the promotional opportunities listed above. We can’t wait to hear from you!
  • If you have questions other than promotional requests, take a look at our Guide to UBCevents.

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