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.

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 a Virtual or Hybrid Event Platform

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 and Sponsors

Get tips on building strong partnerships with your event contributors.

Resource Library

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

Case Studies

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

Share Your Story

Share your virtual and hybrid event successes and lessons learned.

Contact the Team

If you have questions about virtual and hybrid events, please contact the IEEE MCE Digital Events Team at

Resource Center

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