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Virtual Event Platform Comparison


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Finding the best virtual event platform is the most common problem event planners have today.

We looked at the best virtual event platforms to bring you a comparison of how they stack up.

If you want to quickly skim through some of the most popular online event platforms, use the filters below.

If you prefer an in-depth analysis and detailed comparison charts of the most popular virtual event software, download a copy of our Virtual Event Tech Guide.

Here are the features you can skim through:

  • Price: Free virtual event platforms to $500 platforms, $500 to $1,000, $1,000 to $5,000, $5,000 to $10,000, and above $10,000
  • Engagement features: Which platforms offer virtual event engagement features?
  • Sponsorship features: Which platforms offer sponsorship features?
  • Networking features: Which platforms offer networking features?

Cvent’s Attendee Hub delivers alwayson audience engagement, harnessing the most engaging aspects of facetoface gatherings and recreating them virtually.Optimized for virtual, but ready for anything, we enable organizations to manage and execute virtual, hybrid, and inperson events of all sizes and complexities.

Patrick Smith

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Cvent

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Accelevents

Accelevents is an all-in-one event management platform for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events that empowers you to expand your reach, engage your audience, create an evergreen community, and drive growth.

Airmeet

Airmeet is the most engaging event platform on the market. It is an immersive engagement suite for marketers, communities, associations and anyone who seeks to connect, educate and promote. Maximizing the opportunity between virtual, IRL and hybrid events, Airmeet supercharges attendee engagement with a 360-degree engagement profile.

Azavista

The Azavista Virtual Events module is an easy-to-use add-on for your hybrid and virtual meetings. Our web based solution can be fully customised according to your corporate branding requirements. It supports solutions for engagement, such as chat, polls, questions and more as well as advanced session, agenda and speaker management.

Bizzabo Event Experience Operating System

The Bizzabo Event Experience Operating System is an open events platform that empowers Event Experience Leaders to produce in-person, virtual, or hybrid events with immersive experiences for participants with flexibility and scale regardless of size. It is an interface between them and their jobs to be done.

Braindate

Braindate is an experiential peer learning solution for events. It’s trusted by industry leaders including Fortune 500 companies that want to bring more than just networking to their people. Participants use Braindate to have 1:1 and group discussions on topics of their choice at virtual, hybrid, and live events.

Brella

Brella is the leading event platform for virtual, physical and hybrid events. The world’s leading conferences and exhibitions trust Brella to power their events with relevant content, quality networking and multiple revenue generating opportunities, based on 5 solid years of virtual event experience.

Cadence

Cadence is the events platform for continuous engagement of your customers, employees and community. By focusing on simplifying event management, Cadence allows organizers to focus on what matters, content and experience creation.

Canapii

Canapii provides unique solutions to manage in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. As the only supplier with genuine 24/7 customer service, our global team lives and breathes events, no matter their location or size. Canapii users can streamline their entire event organization and create truly unique event experiences.

Communique 3D Event Ultimate

Far and away the most engaging and best-looking 3D Virtual Event platform. Very easy for the attendees to use. It actually feels like an event rather than a glorified website or list of webinars. Dozens of engagement tools to keep your audience on the edge of their seat.

Communique Event Hub Live

An easy-to-use, yet highly engaging, platform for virtual and hybrid events. Attendees can watch keynotes, engage within multiple breakout sessions, interact with virtual exhibit booths, network with groups or individuals, participate in live forums, answer polls, access content, and participate in ongoing forum discussions.

ConBop

ConBop is the ultimate platform for virtual, hybrid and in-person events. Live Stream or On Demand, engage your audience with games, polling, live chat, interactive virtual exhibit hall and a dedicated demo center. Available web based and as an app. info@conbop.com

Conference Compass

We provide built-in live-streaming capabilities delivered through web platforms and mobile apps. Our web app serves as the prime interface while the mobile app connects users continuously with other attendees. The platform is white-labeled and organizers have more creative control over the look and feel of the entire attendee experience.

Connect Space

Connect Space is an easy-to-use, all-in-one event platform that offers you the flexibility and tools to support your client’s goals. You can create custom, white-label solutions using brand activation at registration, implement robust sponsor & exhibitor support while providing comprehensive networking through exclusive matchmaking algorithms and interactive live streams.

ConnexMe (by Evenium)

ConnexMe combines live video streaming with a variety of powerful interactive and networking features that help overcome barriers to a successful and engaging event. It simplifies setup, streaming, and access for everyone whether events are virtual, hybrid, or in-person, and includes an integrated registration and emailing system.

Converve

Converve is a complete virtual event solution, focussing on building connections through virtual networking tools and AI-based matchmaking. It provides a whitelabel event app, landing page, registration, video meetings and streams that can be extensively customized, as well as attendee management, marketing tools and analytics all within the platform.

CrowdComms

For over a decade, CrowdComms has developed and delivered innovative, intuitive and cost-effective event tech solutions that are trusted by thousands of event planners around the globe. Our market-leading virtual and hybrid event platform creates engaging, interactive and memorable event experiences for every attendee, whether online or on-site.

Cvent Attendee Hub

Cvent Attendee Hub creates immersive, interactive experiences for any audience and any event.

elevent.ly

Online & hybrid events that make an indelible impression. Experience the ultimate freedom in branding and let attendees experience your event like never before. The unique way of navigating makes your next online or hybrid event an unforgettable experience.

Event Builder by VenuIQ

The award-winning virtual, hybrid, and in-person platform.

Eventboost

Eventboost is a all-in-one event management platform enabling event professionals worldwide to organize in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Eventboost enables expert event organizers and beginners to manage effortlessly guest registration, streaming and virtual engagement, badging and check-in, apps, and more!

Eventible

Eventible is a platform designed to facilitate event reviews & social marketing. It allows event organizers to add events, and solicit reviews from their attendees, speakers & sponsors.

Eventmaker

Eventmaker offers companies all the digital tools they need to successfully organize their physical or virtual events. In a context of health uncertainty, Eventmaker allows its customers to continue to develop their internal communication, customer acquisition, sales promotion or even recruitment strategies using a reliable, secure, ergonomic and accessible tool.

EventMobi

EventMobi’s end-to-end Event Management Platform makes it easy for event organizers to plan, promote, monetize and deliver engaging in-person, virtual and hybrid event experiences. Used by 20,000+ event planners in 40 countries around the world, EventMobi is the trusted event technology provider for small and large corporations and member-based organizations.

EventPilot meeting platform

The EventPilot meeting platform handles complex medical and scientific conferences with ease. Attendees can easily navigate complex event schedules. An online planner allows remote attendees to participate from their computers while native mobile apps help onsite attendees or remote attendees at work plan their day and interact with your program.

EventsAIR with OnAIR

OnAIR is the virtual and hybrid event solution within EventsAIR. Featuring the proprietary AIRCast Studio for TV-style quality productions, OnAIR provides a comprehensive range of tools to manage content, engagement and interaction within one platform, seamlessly integrating virtual and in-person audiences for an immersive hybrid experience.

Eventscase

An easy-to-navigate, intuitive digital venue where the possibilities to connect with other attendees, participate in the event and access content are just a click away.

Eventsforce Virtual

A fully integrated platform for virtual and hybrid events – supporting you with registration, live streaming, networking and the ability to build lasting relationships with your attendees online.

Eventtia

Eventtia is an all-in-one platform designed to help you manage your virtual, physical an hybrid events. Eventtia’s software enables you to build your branded event from scratch thanks to its customizable modules.

evenTwo

evenTwo offers a WebApp to improve the experience of your online attendees with all features to follow the event live and participate. Our WebApp also has sponsorship and networking features such as one to one, private messages and matching. Integrated with our native App to use in hybrid events.

ExpoPlatform

ExpoPlatform is an AI-powered smart event platform for your community to meet, connect and do business in-person and year-round. Our modular platform enables event organisers to engage their attendees, connect buyers and sellers, grow communities, and promote products and services throughout the year across live and virtual environments.

EXVO

Experience everything you love about an in-person event in an immersive, next-generation virtual venue. Allseated EXVO. Your in-person event’s digital twin. Choose where to go, who talk to, and what content to consume. Connect and share like you’re in-person in a fully customizable, branded, monetizable, 3D virtual environment. Allseated EXVO

Gatherly

Gatherly is an engagement-driven virtual event platform. Gatherly’s customizable maps allow event hosts to design collaborative networking events, workshops, unconference, etc. Attendees love to explore the virtual maps and frequently network long after events end. Click, move, and chat. With Gatherly, it’s that simple to inspire and engage.

GEVME

GEVME is a virtual event platform for building unique experiences. It is used by event professionals worldwide to build, manage and operate virtual events for some of the biggest brands. The customisability and flexibility of the platform provides them with limitless possibilities to turn any virtual event idea into reality.

Glisser

A multi-award-winning platform for virtual and hybrid meetings and events. With Glisser, you can deliver engaging event experiences (marketing, communications, training, educational and more) with 1) a ready-to-go event platform and 2) a completely customizable solution that lets you embed unique meetings and events inside your own websites.

Grenadine Event Software

Grenadine Event Software offer a complete set of software tools for in-person, hybrid and virtual events. Particularly well suited for recurring events such as annual congresses, conferences, conventions, or quarterly user groups, through easy re-use of data from one event to another.

Grip

Grip is the leading Event Success Platform that helps exhibitors, sponsors and visitors to be more successful. Our platform, which enables organisers to run virtual, hybrid and in-person events, uses AI-powered matchmaking to increase visitor engagement, lead generation and revenue.

Hubilo

Hubilo is the event professional’s event platform for in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. Hubilo drives engagement, community, and higher ROI for events. With Hubilo, event planners get a personal client experience team, one of the largest suites of engagement features in the industry, and custom branding tools for bespoke branding.

idloom

Effortlessly manage the entire process for on-line, live and hybrid events through the automation of most processes.

InEvent

The Webinar product is a B2C offering, deviating from InEvent’s standard target market, and utilizes the platform’s one-of-a-kind Live Studio solution. Live Studio provides consumers with unique options which immediately raise the production value of their webinar productions including real-time video editing standing it out from the crowd.

MeetingPlay + Aventri Virtual Platform

Safeguard and grow your events with MeetingPlay + Aventri (MPAV). With both self-service and full-service options, event ideas become attainable. We re-create all of what makes live meetings and events so special, virtually.

Meetmaps

Meetmaps’ all-in-one platform brings you a digital, private and branded Virtual Venue to host your event and offer the best experience to your attendees, boosting the engagement.

MeetMatch

The only advanced business matchmaking solution. We provide a very complete event & community app. Through our innovative architecture, we can esaily deliver customised experiences. We offer the only advanced business matchmaking and the only matched speed networking solution.

MEETYOO Pro

MEETYOO Pro: A Premium digital event platform that hosts virtual environments with individual designs. The managed full-service solution includes assistance by project managers, which build your event environment, train speakers and assist your sponsors. Events can include multiple live streams, exhibition booths, networking areas, and many opportunities for real-time interactions.

NetworkTables

NetworkTables is an all-in-one platform for event organisers to run virtual events. Host webinars, workshops, 1on1s and stream to thousands at once. Connect with others who are attending, book more meetings and increase the value of networking at your events.

Notified Event Cloud

Notified Event Cloud delivers the world’s most comprehensive end-to-end event technology and services. It’s a whole new world of event technology without the limitations of venue.

nunify

Virtual & Hybrid event platform for the entire lifecycle – registrations, ticketing, check-in, event app , gamification etc.,

Omnipress Virtual Event Platform

Virtual & Hybrid Event Platform that Helps Increase the Reach and Value of Your Conference. Our event platform offers all the right features at just the right price.

PheedLoop

PheedLoop is a feature-rich event management platform offering registration, badge printing, streaming, mobile apps, video metings, abstract management, on-site check-in, lead retrieval, live displays, and hundreds of other features. PheedLoop powers thousands of in-person, hybrid and virtual events for renowned association, corporate, government, non-profit and education clients.

PodioBox

Setup and run virtual/hybrid/live events with ease using PodioBox

RumbleTalk

RumbleTalk is a group chat platform that you can easily integrate on your online event, or in a private community. It is equipped with 6 smartly-designed chat types and an array of powerful engagement tools that’ll turn your online communication from dull to dynamic.

Sarcon

1Sarcon is an award-winning 3D virtual and hybrid events platform founded by former Intel, Oracle, and Kellogg Alumni. Having powered events for brands ranging from Amazon,HP,MCI and Xiaomi. They offer 3D and VR-like experiences for virtual audiences and extremely mobile-friendly interfaces for mobile audiences at the venue.

Shocklogic Virtual Event Platform

Shocklogic has been supporting our customers to make the transition to virtual and hybrid events for nearly 10 years. Our visually immersive online experiences can be tailored to any type of event or complexity of programme, with a fully customisable platform that allows you to choose the functionalities you need.

SpatialChat

SpatialChat is a proximity-based virtual space for online events & teams of any size. Customize your space, set the mood, and create an unforgettable event. Each guest is a little bubble called an avatar, move to different conversations, relocate between rooms, and recreate real-life social interactions. You will love it.

SpotMe Anywhere

The enterprise platform for event marketers to activate their audience, from webinars to multi-day virtual events

Swapcard

High-value, fully branded and easy-to-use. Swapcard provides an easy to use, all-in-one solution to run large and complex in-person, hybrid and virtual events. Clients leverage Swapcard’s AI and matchmaking modules to engage their audience and generate leads to exhibitors and sponsors.

Ventla by MeetApp

Ventla by MeetApp is the event enhancing platform for professionals who want to bring people closer and build inclusive, genuine interactions for their conferences, customer events, or employee engagement activities in any setting: virtual, hybrid or in-person.

vFairs

vFairs is a virtual, hybrid and mobile events platform. We help companies worldwide host immersive, seamless events that help organizations worldwide achieve incredible results. The platform features immersive and lifelike 3D virtual venues, world-renowned customer service and a vast array of features that help you host unforgettable events.

VirtuOz

VirtuOz – the wizard solution to virtual events. VirtuOz encompasses several best of breed technology, providing flexibility when planning events. It is an attitude – a virtual wonderland – a world without limits.

Webex Events (formerly Socio)

Webex Events (formerly Socio) brings together powerful event software, hardware, and services to provide end-to-end event management solutions for virtual, in-person and hybrid events. The platform is fully customizable – from agendas, ticketing, networking , and so much more – driving rich attendee, partner and sponsor engagement experiences.

Whova

Whova is an award-winning all-in-one event management platform for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Besides the highly engaging app for both mobile and desktop, Whova provides all the event management tools organizers need to streamline and simplify the event planning process from beginning to end.

zkipster

Guest list management software for live, virtual, and hybrid events. Trusted by global brands and organizations for custom online invitations, contactless guest check-in, real-time event capacity management, and more.