Event Host/Hostess Requirements
The volunteer host or hostess should make sure to complete the following:
Next: Event logistics
- Please always communicate with AR department staff on all event logistics.
- Look over the list of talking points and attendee quick fact sheet to help with introductions.
- Arrive early, before all other guests.
- Confirm all event logistics with the venue staff. Locate the manager for any questions or needs during the event.
- If you are having a guest of honor (such as the Dean, a speaker or faculty member) be sure to arrive before them and greet them upon arrival.
- Greet all remaining guests and check them in, collecting funds when applicable.
- (If applicable) Introduce the Guest of Honor to all or as many of the guests as possible.
- Arrange seating when appropriate.
- Collect business cards to send back to the AR office. We will scan them for you and email the file for distribution.
- Provide opening remarks and closing remarks for the event.
- Do not leave before the event ends, or until the guest of honor has left or ask permission to leave.