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The ability to create events was finally added to LinkedIn with this week’s global debut of LinkedIn Events.
The feature will be available worldwide over the next few days, starting with English-speaking markets.
LinkedIn Events will enable members of the professional network to create and join events, invite connections, manage events, communicate with other attendees and stay in touch after the event wraps up.
Users looking to create an event can go to the Community panel on the left side of the LinkedIn feed and click +Create, at which point they will be promoted to enter the event’s description, date, time and venue.
Connections can then be invited, and filters such as location, company, industry and school can help LinkedIn members compile those invitation lists.
LinkedIn India head of product Ajay Datta added in a blog post, “We also recommend that you share the event as a post to leverage the power of...