Virtual & Hybrid Events

Create meaningful event experiences for in-person and online attendees.

A Whole New World

Virtual and hybrid events provide a variety of unique opportunities for your event community. With proper planning, it is possible to achieve your event goals in multiple mediums. Done right, virtual and hybrid events can create value for your attendees, attract exhibitors and sponsors, and drive innovation.

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Solutions for Every Event Format

Message from Chair, IEEE Conferences Committee

Read a message from Bin Zhao regarding resources for creating virtual and hybrid events.

Virtual vs. Hybrid Events

Learn how these two event types differ and how to approach planning and implementation.

Going Virtual

Find key considerations, best practices, and FAQs for re-imagining your event in the virtual space.

Going Hybrid

Learn how to plan a successful and engaging hybrid event for your in-person and online attendees

Re-Envisioning Your Technical Program

Learn how to optimize your technical program for virtual formats

Selecting Platforms & Tools

Researching virtual platforms for your upcoming event? Find a comparison of popular platforms that have been reviewed and used at recent events.

Working with Exhibitors & Sponsors

Get tips on building strong partnerships with your event contributors.

Hybrid Planning Tips for Organizers

Learn important considerations for planning your hybrid event.

Case Studies

Curious about how your peers are approaching virtual and hybrid events? Check out our collection of case studies for ideas and inspiration.

Growing Your Audience

Learn audience development strategies for your virtual event

Assembling Your Team

Learn who’s who on your virtual event dream team.

Virtual Event Sustainability

Learn how to maximize the sustainability of your virtual event

Virtual Event Platform Organizer Ratings

Rate virtual event platforms and see what fellow organizers thought

Virtual & Hybrid Resource Library

Explore the resource library for virtual and hybrid resources and Town Hall presentations.

Virtual Backgrounds

Browse our backgrounds to use for your next virtual meeting.

Resources & Tools

Looking for a specific document, template, or form?
Quickly find what you need in our searchable downloads repository.