Event Coordinators' Network (ECN)
ECN’s mission is to provide faculty, staff, and students with a centralized repository to aid in effectively coordinating events at the Villanova University through its primary areas of focus, which include networking, resources, and development.
The Event Coordinators’ Network holds one meeting a month during the academic year. The types of meetings can vary from Brown Bag lunches to off campus visits to local resources. We encourage you to share ideas for potential meeting topics by emailing email@example.com.
ECN Chair: Connie Healy
Brown Bag: Virtual Event
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 12pm - 1pm on Teams
Attend virtually through Microsoft Teams to talk to the ECN committee! Bring any questions you may have about event planning on campus and our new event submission process!
Brown Bag: General Counsel and Risk Management for your Events
Did you know that certain events may require special contracts, permits, insurance coverage, training or background checks? Representatives from Villanova’s General Counsel’s Office, Insurance and Risk Management and Public Safety will provide some tips on identifying what requirements may apply and planning ahead to meet those requirements. Topics will include safety and evacuation plans, event contracts, liquor licenses and liability insurance, catering permits, transportation requirements, programs for minors and more.
Brown Bag: Parking for Events 2019
Join Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police, David Tedjeske, to learn everything there is to know about parking for your events during the 2019-2020 Academic Year. With new buildings on campus, new parking regulations and new procedures, this brown bag meeting is a MUST for all event coordinators at Villanova! Please bring your lunch, we'll provide drinks and dessert!
How to Host an Event at The Finneran Pavilion
Guest speakers Dan Gaston, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Facilities & Game Operations and Chuck Riddick, General Manager, Spectra Food Services will provide an overview of the available event spaces and catering options int he Finneran Pavilion.
Brown Bag Lunch: Commencement Update & How to Get Involved
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – 12pm-1pm – Radnor/St. David Room, Connelly Center
Hear all of the details about the Commencement 2019 schedule and how it will impact your areas. Join Chrissy Quisenberry, Director of Presidential Initiatives and Events, for a brown bag lunch meeting to ask questions and learn how to get involved throughout the weekend.
VU Event Planning 102: A Workshop - The "C's" of Planning
Join the Villanova Event Coordinators' Network (ECN) for its second half-day workshop. These sessions will cover construction, catering, customization, commencement and calendar updates. The ECN workshop will also be a great networking opportunity for event planners across campus.
VU Event Planning 101: A workshop Join the Villanova Event Coordinators’ Network (ECN) for its first fall workshop! The workshop is a half-day event with educational presentations and discussions to help new employees and provide inspiration to our planning veterans. The ECN workshop will also be a great networking opportunity for event planners across campus.
Update on Construction and Parking: How your events and meetings are affected
Introduction to ECN, Tour of Villanova Conference Center & Lunch
Catering Open House
An Update on Campus Construction and the Impact to Parking
Lunch Time Brainstorm!
Campus Meeting Planning Advice and Assistance: brought to you by VU Conference Services
Graphics Services Open House
Villanova University Celebrates 175 Years of Catholic, Augustinian Education
General Counsel and Risk Management for Your Events
Representatives from Villanova’s General Counsel’s Office and Insurance and Risk Management provide tips on identifying what requirements may apply and planning ahead to meet those requirements. See presentation materials below.
Communication and Marketing for On-Campus Events
Greening Campus Events Presented by: Liesel Schwarz, Sustainability Manager
A Conference Center that's All Business
Information from Meeting
Quick Reference For Villanova Events Using Catered Function
Event Coordinators Network Risk Insurance and Office of the General Counsel Presentation October 2016