How to import new events from Google Calendar into Airtable is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Google Calendar, Airtable, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the AirtableAdd record to table” action for each Google CalendarEvent scheduled” event.
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Add the Google Calendar "Event scheduled" trigger

Every playbook starts with a trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and runs your playbook in response.

Click "Add trigger" and select "Event scheduled" under Google Calendar. Then, select the mandatory or relevant details. This trigger will automatically detect all the new events scheduled in Google Calendar to add as a record in Airtable.

If this is your first time using a Google Calendar integration in Relay, you'll be prompted to connect your Google Calendar account.


Add the Airtable "Add record to table" automation

Integrate the Airtable automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt addition of a new record in Airtable for every new event scheduled in Google Calendar. Add a new step and select "Add record to table" from the list of Airtable automations.

Connect Airtable to Relay if you haven't already, then fill out the mandatory and relevant details. You can reference fields from Google Calendar to automatically pass along the right data.


Turn on the playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate adding a new record in Airtable for every new event scheduled in Google Calendar. Once turned on, it will respond to the newly scheduled event in Google Calendar by adding the details as a new record in Airtable 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 sent correctly.

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