Event Resources

This FAQ covers communications resources for events. For general event-related questions, including space reservation, permits and catering options, please contact UC Davis Conference and Event Services.


Where can I obtain a UC Davis branded PowerPoint for my upcoming event?

You can download the presentation template here.

Can I get a UC Davis backdrop for my speaker?

A few UC Davis banners are available for loan to departments from Strategic Communications and Ceremonies and Special Events. Please contact 530-752-1930 (Strategic Communications) or 530-754-2262 (Ceremonies and Special Events) to discuss inventory.

Promoting my event

How can I promote my event to the campus community?

If the event would be of interest to faculty and staff, please contact Dave Jones, Dateline editor, at 530-752-6556 or dljones@ucdavis.edu.

Promotional giveaways and thank you gifts

What options do I have for UC Davis-branded promotional items and gifts?

You can purchase promotional items through UC Davis Stores, and UC Davis licensed vendors offer a variety of gift/promotional items that can be branded with our logos. Contact vendors directly to discuss creating items for your event. For general questions about licensed vendors, please reach out to Doug Kouba, assistant director, Trademark Licensing, at dkouba@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-8676.


How do I get my signs on campus light poles?

Strategic Communications can assist with light pole reservations, and will need to review the banner design prior to finalization. Contact Project Manager Lori Arcangel Wright at larcangel@ucdavis.edu or 530-754-0309. Reprographics will assist with printing and installation. Kerie Holck is your client services contact. Reach her at klholck@ucdavis.edu or 530-754-1020. 

Where can I get directional signs to my event?

When reserving your event through CEVS, they may be able to provide directional signage for an additional cost. You also have the option of producing your own directional signage using H-frames or A-frames. Reprographics can assist with graphics, sign holders and printing as well.

Vendor support

What is the process for hiring a vendor to support my marketing needs?

You have the option of choosing a recharge service on campus or an approved external vendor. Visit our vendor page for more information.