How to create a new event in Google Calendar for a new upcoming event on Calendly is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Calendly, Google Calendar, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the Google CalendarCreate event” 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 type and start run at. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new 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 event" in Google Calendar automation

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

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create event" automation for Google Calendar and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Google Calendar 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 Google Calendar account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new event in Google Calendar Once turned on, it will respond to each upcoming event in Calendly by creating a new event in Google Calendar 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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