If you’re tasked with piecing together an event, the responsibility for raking up excitement and engagement would most probably also fall on your lap. That of course, includes setting up a Facebook event page. The event cover will most probably set up the tone for the gathering, and who else knows this event from top to bottom other than you?
Even if you’re no designer, you can easily craft a Facebook event cover with Canva’s selection of professionally designed templates. The amount of designing you’ll do can range from zero to a lot, depending on how creative you’re feeling. You can use the templates as they are or do your own take with the template as your foundation.
The easiest way to publicize an event is through an online platform like Facebook events (it has 1.49 billion users and counting!). What’s not so easy is everything else that comes with creating an event. And chances are, you’re coordinating the whole thing yourself. Between juggling meetings, coordinating the budget, and finalizing details, among others.
With Canva’s ready-to-use templates and easy-to-use editor, that Facebook event cover is a cinch to make. Simply select a template that embodies your event and play around with the design elements according to the branding and details that need to go in your event cover. Before you know it, you’re Facebook event cover is ready to make your page a smashing success.
Lend your layout its own brand of distinctiveness by fusing it with your brand elements and colors. If it’s a personal event, you can make instant connections by using photos that your attendees will no doubt recognize. Our constantly updated library of stock photos, icons, and many other design elements will come to the rescue if you’re in need of more choices.
Any of the tabs on the editor’s left-hand menu will take you to a world of designing possibilities. Jump from browsing images, uploading your own photos, or selecting fonts with just a few quick clicks!
The final step will decide how effective your Facebook event cover truly is: Download your design in stunning high resolution and load it up on your event page. Hover on over to the download button on the upper right-hand side of your page, and voila, your design work is done!
If your design contains all your event details and can function as a standalone invite, you might want to share it on all your digital properties as well. On the menu bar, you will find a share button that allows you to post, tweet, or send your Facebook event cover to your mailing list. Instant event announcement!