When this happens...
Google CalendarEvent Start
Then do this...
SlackSend Channel Message

"Heads up! Team meeting starts in 10 minutes." This Zapier automation will be sure you and your team is ready for the next meeting—or whatever event—with a Slack notification 10 minutes before any scheduled event starts on Google Calendar. You can customize the notification time, too, having this message post 10, 15, 20 or however many minutes or hours you'd like as an advance warning.

How this Google Calendar-Slack integration works

  1. A new event is about to start on Google Calendar
  2. Zapier posts a message about it to your Slack channel at the pre-defined time before the event begins

Apps involved

  • Google Calendar
  • Slack

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Event

Triggers when an event is created.

Create Detailed Event

Create an event by defining each field.

New Event Matching Search

Triggers when an event is created that matches a search.

Quick Add Event

Create an event from a piece of text. Google parses the text for date, time, and description info.

Event Start

Triggers a specified time before an event starts.

Update Event

Updates an event. Only filled fields are updated.

New Starred Message

Triggers when you star a message.

Send Direct Message

Send a direct message to a user or yourself from the Slackbot.

New Message Posted to Channel

Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #channel you choose.

Send Channel Message

Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose.

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Google Calendar lets you organize your schedule and share events with co-workers and friends. With Google's free online calendar, it's easy to keep track of your daily schedule.

Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. Offering instant messaging, document sharing and knowledge search for modern teams.