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


Webex for Government doesn't support webcast mode.

Scheduling

Features and Capabilities

Webinar Mode

Webcast Mode

Webex Meetings mobile app support

Yes


 

Webinars can't be scheduled with the mobile app.

Yes


 

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

Webex for Government support

Yes


 

Webex for Government supports webinars for plans supporting up to 3000 users.

No

Updated web scheduler

Yes

Yes

Maximum participants

Based on plan capacity purchased with a maximum of up to 10,000 participants and 500 hosts, cohosts, and panelists.

Based on plan capacity purchased with a maximum of up to 100,000 participants and 500 hosts, cohosts, and panelists.


 

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

Maximum number of hosts, cohosts, and panelists

500

500

Event templates in scheduler

Yes

No

Add a cohost

Yes

Yes

Enable automatic practice sessions

Yes

Yes

Enable automatic recording

Yes

Yes

Attendee registration

Yes

Yes

Registration ID required option

Yes

Yes

Registration password

Yes

Yes

Registration auto-approval

Yes

Yes

Implement registration cap

Yes

Yes

Custom event registration page

Yes

No

Custom event landing page

Yes

No

Scheduling Rest API

Yes

No

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.

Reminder emails

Yes


 

Doesn’t support multiple automated reminder emails.

Yes


 

Doesn’t support multiple automated reminder emails.

In Event

Features and Capabilities

Webinar Mode Webcast Mode

Roles (Host, Cohost, Panelist, Attendee)

Yes

Yes

Chat with everyone for attendees, panelists, host, and cohosts

Yes

No

Join through video device

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

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.

Webex Assistant for Webex Meetings

Yes


 

Webex Assistant for Webex Meetings is included in plans supporting 3000 or more users and as an add-on for plans supporting up to 1000 users.

No

Live closed captioning and event transcription

Yes

No

Real-time translation

Yes


 

This is a purchaseable add-on for plans supporting up to 10,000 users.

No

HD video

Yes

Yes

Speaker video can be seen

Yes

Yes

Customize and sync Stage view

Yes

No

Zoom in and out in Grid view

Yes

No

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

No

Yes

Moderated mute

Yes

Yes

Host/cohosts can unmute the audience

Yes

No

Animated Emoji Reactions

Yes

No

Music Mode

Yes

Yes

Background noise removal

Yes

Yes

People insights profiles

Yes

No

Q&A (Webex desktop and web apps only)

Yes

Yes

Manage tabs in Q&A (web app only)

Yes

No

Set priority for questions answered verbally in Q&A (web app only)

Yes

No

Polling

No

Yes

Join through video device

Panelists, host, and cohosts only.

Panelists, host, and cohosts only.

Layout control

Yes with stage view settings; attendee can choose their own layout.

Yes with livestream layout settings; all attendees see the same layout.

Lock event

Yes

No

Whiteboarding and annotation

Yes

No

Optimize sharing for motion and video

Yes

Yes

Share video

Yes

Yes

Post-Event Features and Analytics

Features and Capabilities

Webinar Mode

Webcast Mode

Registration report

Yes

Yes

Attendance report

Yes

No