SharePoint Template - Blank Meeting Workspace

This article describes the SharePoint 2010 blank meeting workspace… a SharePoint template which is “A blank meeting site for you to customize based on your requirements.”

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The blank meeting workspace site template is available for

  • SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010


Here are some screenshots where you can see how the blank meeting workspace looks like:

 SharePoint template blank meeting workspace start page. Template lists and libraries. Add and manage pages.

Common tasks

If you need to do some common tasks as a site member or site owner please have a look at the following tasks including possible differences between SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010:

SharePoint template functionality

Here are some features of the basic meeting workspace:

  • You can add and manage pages.
  • On a page you can add recommended Web Parts like “Things to bring” which automatically creates a list in the background.
  • Properties of a page can’t be viewed or edited.
  • A page can be deleted.

The following list is created by default:

  • Attendees

Add additional functionality to the meeting workspace.

Multi language

All of the meeting workspaces aren’t multilingual user interface (MUI) enabled: SharePoint language settings and regional settings.

SharePoint template development

If you want to use a custom design you can use Deploying Branding Solutions for SharePoint 2010 Sites Using Sandboxed Solutions to brand your blank meeting workspace.

You can also programmatically add recurring events to lists on multiple sites: How to: Add a Recurring Event to Lists on Multiple Sites.



The blank meeting workspace template allows you to plan and organize meetings but has only the attendees list created by default so you can customize the site based on your needs.

Please take a look at another SharePoint template.