How to create a new channel in Slack for a new upcoming event on Calendly is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Calendly, Slack, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the SlackCreate channel” action for each CalendlyEvent upcoming” event.
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Create your playbook and set the Calendly trigger as "Event upcoming"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Event upcoming" under Calendly. Then, select details like event types and when to start the run. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect each upcoming event in Calendly and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Calendly integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Create channel" in Slack automation

Integrate the Slack automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new channel in Slack for a new upcoming event in Calendly.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create channel" automation for Slack and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Slack account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Slack account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new channel in Slack. Once turned on, it will respond to each new upcoming event in Calendly by creating a new channel on Slack without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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