SharePoint Template - Social Meeting Workspace

This article describes the SharePoint 2010 social meeting workspace… a SharePoint template which is “A site to plan social occasions. It provides lists for tracking attendees, providing directions, and storing pictures of the event.”

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The social meeting workspace site template is available for

  • SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010


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

SharePoint template social 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.

Just add a Web Part to your page:

Add additional functionality to the meeting workspace.

The following list is created by default:

  • Picture Library
  • Attendees
  • Directions
  • Things to bring
  • Discussion Board

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 social 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.


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The social meeting workspace template allows you to organize team events or parties.

Please take a look at another SharePoint template.