Webex Events (new) is available on version 41.4 and later sites.


Webex Events (new) Webcast mode doesn't support Webex for Government.

Features and Capabilities

Webex Events (New) Webinar Mode

Webex Events (New) Webcast Mode

Webex Events (Classic)

Maximum participants

Based on plan capacity purchased with a maximum of up to 10,000 participants.

Based on plan capacity purchased with a maximum of up to 100,000 participants.


 

Webcast mode is only available for plans that support 3000 or more users.

Events 1000 customers: 1000

Events 3000 customers: 3000

Maximum number of hosts, cohosts, and panelists

500

500

1000

Updated web scheduler

Yes

Yes

No

Event template

No

No

Yes

Set custom event and session type

No

No

Yes

Event program

No

No

Yes

Schedule an event in multiple time-zones

No

No

Yes

Add a cohost or alternate host

Cohost

Cohost

Alternate Host

Enable automatic practice session

Yes

Yes

No

Enable automatic recording

Yes

Yes

No

Audio broadcast

No

No

Yes

Panelist and attendee lobby

No

No

No

Event image

No

No

Yes

Host image

No

No

Yes

Upload event material while scheduling

No

No

Yes

Invite attendees from the web scheduler

No

No

Yes

Import invitation list from spreadsheet

No

No

Yes

Panelist info

No

No

Yes

Attendee registration

Yes

Yes

Yes

Registration ID required option

No

No

Yes

Registration password

No

No

Yes

Registration auto-approval

Yes

Yes

Yes

Implement registration cap

Yes

Yes

Yes

Set up e-commerce

No

No

Yes

Registration report

Yes

Yes

Yes

Attendance report

Yes

No

Yes

Who can view the attendee list

Only host, cohosts, and panelists can view the attendee list.

Only host, cohosts, and panelists can view the attendee list.

The host can decide if all participants can view the attendee list or only allowing host, alternate hosts, presenter, and panelists.

Invitation emails

Yes


 

Panelists automatically receive invitations after scheduling. Invitations are sent to attendees after the host approves their registration or if the host forwards the invitation to them.

Yes


 

Panelists automatically receive invitations after scheduling. Invitations are sent to attendees after the host approves their registration or if the host forwards the invitation to them.

Yes


 

The host can decide when to send event invites and who receives them.

Send plain text invitation emails

No

No

Yes

Reminder emails

Yes


 

Doesn’t support multiple automated reminder emails.

Yes


 

Doesn’t support multiple automated reminder emails.

Yes

Follow-up emails

No

No

Yes

Custom email templates

No

No

Yes

Join through video device

Panelists, hosts, and cohosts only.

Panelists, hosts, and cohosts only.

Panelists, hosts, and cohosts only.

Maximum number of hosts, cohosts, and panelists who can join through video device

200

200

200

Webex Assistant for Webex Meetings

Yes

No

No

Live closed captioning and event transcription

Yes

No

No

HD video

Yes

Yes

No

Speaker video can be seen

Yes

Yes

Yes


 

Only the first 1000 attendees can see speaker video.

Customize and sync Stage view

Yes

No

Yes

Zoom in and out in Grid view

Yes

No

Yes

Specific grid, stacked, active speaker, or content only layout view for attendees

No

Yes

No

Moderated mute

Yes

Yes

No

Animated Emoji Reactions

Yes

No

No

Music Mode

Yes

Yes

No

Background noise removal

Yes

Yes

Yes

People insights profiles

Yes

No

No

Q&A

Yes

Yes

Yes

Polling

No

Yes

Yes

Attention Tracking

No

No

Yes

Optimize sharing for motion and video

Yes

Yes

No

Breakout Sessions

No

No

No

Sharing MP4 files

No

No

Yes

Recording access reports

No

No

Yes

Post-event survey

No

No

Yes

Destination URL after the event has ended

No

No

Yes

Webex Meetings mobile app support

Yes


 

Events can't be scheduled with the mobile app.

Yes


 

Webcasts can't be scheduled or started with the mobile app.

No

Webex for Government support

Yes

No

Yes

Webex Scheduler support

No

No

Yes