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Connect With Webinars

Engage your audiences and grow your business with high-quality video webcasting using Zoom’s online webinars.

Zoom Webinars - Online Webinar Platform

Connect With Webinars

Engage your audiences and grow your business with high-quality video webcasting using Zoom’s online webinars.

High-quality webinars, at scale

Expand your reach

Host up to 50,000 webinar attendees and 1,000 interactive video panelists live, and further extend your reach with HD webinar recordings or live streaming to YouTube, Facebook, or another custom platform.

Track and measure webinar success

Zoom’s comprehensive webinar reporting features make it easy to measure engagement, analyze a session’s ROI, and gain insights into your target audiences.

Grow your pipeline

With seamless integration into popular CRMs and marketing automation solutions, easily nurture attendees, monetize webinar registration, and create new opportunities for your customers.

Bring your company together

The simple setup process and ease of use makes Zoom Webinars great for delivering important company news in all-hands or other large gatherings. Organizational leaders and CEOs can engage with employees through chat, Q&A, and reactions.

Why choose Zoom’s webinar software?

Simple Webinars


Rest easy knowing webinar attendees can easily join and participate in a session via an intuitive UI they know and love

Secure Webinars


Rely on Zoom’s trusted, secure video technology to power your virtual session

Reliable Webinars


Host an unlimited number of sessions - and reach more people - with your webinar license

Host impactful webinars

Zoom’s webinar software offers numerous capabilities to connect with your online attendees, enhance session engagement, and elevate your brand, including:

  • Chat
  • Q&A
  • High Fidelity Recordings
  • Polling
  • Integrations
  • Reactions
  • Webinar Branding
  • Reporting
  • Registration
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Use Zoom Webinar to train your workforce at scale.

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Webinars drive leads with engaging presentations

Drive leads for your business with engaging presentations and demos.

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Webinars make it simple to communicate with large groups

Make communicating with a large group simple and impactful.

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Customer success stories

A California program uses online webinars to bring the beauty and history of its state parks to more students - for free.

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A renowned events program creates more inclusive bespoke events and large-scale virtual summits.

Webinar software means medical professionals no longer have to travel to earn required continuing education credits.

National Kidney Foundation Read The story

An innovative AI tech firm scales its brand awareness and marketing efforts with virtual webinars.

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Frequently asked questions

Webinar basics

Zoom Webinars allow you to connect with large audiences and share video, audio, and content from any location and device for better engagement. The simple interface allows you to plan and present professional webinars at an affordable price. Zoom’s high-quality experience scales to up to 50,000 attendees and supports 1,000 interactive video panelists for a more engaging and interactive experience.

Zoom Webinars are easy-to-use, reliable, and built to help you present your best self while making it super simple for your audience to join.
With “touch up my appearance” filters and studio effects, virtual backgrounds, and background noise suppression capabilities, speakers can share their video and present with confidence from anywhere (like your bedroom or basement) with Zoom’s high standards for quality, reliability and security.
One of the key benefits is that you can broaden your reach without complication and scale up to 50,000 attendees.

Setting up aZoom wWebinars is simple. It only takes minutes to set up through the Zoom web portal (just sign into zoom.us and click on the webinar tab on the left). You can add your brand to the registration, and customize your emails for each webinar, and immediately begin scheduling and hosting webinars.

Webinar features & functionality

Specific Zoom Webinars features loved by customers include:
Immersive virtual backgrounds (images, videos, presentation slides)
Session Branding
Webinar Reactions
Touch up appearance filters and studio effects
Light and noise controls
One-1 click HD video sharing
Q&A moderation controls and audience comments and up-votes
Ability to share files and call-to-action links in a chat window

Zoom Webinars offer various roles with different permissions:
The host owns the webinar license and has the most control over the webinar in how it is scheduled, how it is set up, who can share video and audio, who is invited to listen and learn and what features are available. The webinar host can also assign alternative hosts who will have the same host controls.
The host can add a co-host as backup to help run and monitor the webinar session. The co-host has the same permissions as the host except scheduling and setting up the webinar.
The host can invite panelists who are able to share video, audio and screen during the webinar.
Attendees can share audio if allowed by the host to ask questions directly in the webinar.

No, concurrent live webinars are not supported by a single user license.

There are registration and attendee reports to help you track leads and segment for follow- up communications. Performance reports display engagement statistics on registration, attendance, and feedback. Reports capture the wWebinar’s Q&A, polling, and post-webinar survey results. All reports are exportable as CSV files.

When to use Zoom Webinars

Webinars are built for presenting polished content to a large audience, whereas Meetings are built for small to large team discussion and collaboration.
Large Meetings is an optional add-on for Meetings plans to scale up to 1,000 live interactive participants. In large meetings, all participants can share their audio, video and screen.
Webinars are used to host virtual presentations and broadcast them to a view and listen-only audience. This reduces the risk of disruptions and is a safer choice for large audiences who join mostly to listen and learn.

Zoom Webinars are great for single-session, one-to-many presentations. Zoom Events offers the capability to connect multiple webinar sessions and even combine with Zoom Meetings for longer, more interactive virtual experiences. Zoom Events includes complete event management with features like branded events hubs, event lobby for attendee networking, registration and ticketing, and enhanced reporting. Check out the Zoom Events FAQ here.

If you are hosting an event with multiple sessions and you would like to provide attendees a singular destination to register and attend that event. Zoom Events also allows for networking and sponsor integrations.

Registration & attendance

Zoom Webinars offer a lot of flexibility for handling registrations. There are three options for managing registrations:

Select registration not required, your invitees will be given a URL to join the webinar.
Select to automatically approve anyone who has registered for the webinar and Zoom provides them a confirmation email.
Manually approve attendees before Zoom sends out a confirmation email.

When setting up your event’s registration, you can add your brand logo to the registration page and the emails that get sent out. Zoom also makes it easy to add demographic fields and customized open ended or multiple-choice questions to the registration page.

Zoom Webinars integrate with many leading CRM systems allowing you to generate leads from participants that joined a webinar, or push contacts from your CRM system to a webinar registration page.

Yes, you can have unlimited registrations or you can set a registration limit but the total number of attendees who can join a webinar concurrently is based on your Zoom Webinars plan (100, 500, 1,000,etc.). Unlimited registrations is not available if you are using the PayPal integration to charge for tickets.

Participants of a Zoom Webinar include the host, alternative hosts, co-hosts, panelists and attendees. These roles are defined in detail in this Help article. The max capacity for the number of concurrent live attendees is defined by the Zoom Webinars license held by the host. Concurrent live attendees join the webinar in listen and view-only mode and cannot see other attendees. The number of concurrent panelists a Zoom Webinar can support is determined by the host’s Zoom Meetings license. If a host has a Large Meetings license, then they can host a webinar with up to 500 or 1000 panelists.

Attending Zoom Webinars is as straightforward as clicking on a link. Webinar attendees do not need their own Zoom account to join a Webinar. You can join through a browser or the Zoom client from any desktop, laptop, mobile device, or Zoom Room.

Webinar security

Zoom has a robust set of security features to meet the requirements for safe and secure collaboration. The Zoom Cloud is a proprietary global network that has been built from the ground up to provide quality communication experiences. Zoom incorporates security features, such as AES 256-bit encryption to ensure that login information and webinar data is secure. Customers in security-conscious industries, such as healthcare can use Zoom as it can enable Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance (HIPAA). A Zoom Webinar host may choose to manually approve or decline anyone who registers as well as remove an attendee or lock a webinar to prevent additional attendees from joining once the webinar has started. For more detailed information about Zoom security, visit https://zoom.us/docs/en-us/privacy-and- security.html

Yes, you can use Zoom’s hybrid cloud service – known as the Zoom Meeting Connector – to deploy meeting communication servers within your company’s internal network. User and meeting metadata are managed in the public cloud while the Webinar is hosted in your private cloud. All webinar traffic including video, voice, and content sharing goes through the on-premise Zoom Meeting Connector. Zoom Meeting Controller can be deployed onto any virtualization platform. Contact sales to learn more.

Support & pricing

Zoom Webinars plans are defined based on the number of people joining concurrently. Zoom Webinars start at $40 per license per month for 500 people (requiring a Zoom Meetings license). There are options for monthly and annual pricing. Flat-rate pricing means you can host unlimited number of webinars to maximize your investment. Zoom Webinars support a variety of use cases such as company all-hands, company events, marketing and customer webinars as well as virtual training sessions (auditorium style). Visit our pricing page to learn more: https://zoom.us/pricing/webinar

Yes. Zoom provides subsidized educational institution pricing to empower educators around the world. Please contact sales: https://zoom.us/contactsales

Zoom offers unlimited VoIP from any internet connection and unlimited use of local toll dial-in numbers in 55 countries. You can also subscribe to Premium Audio rates for toll-free and fee-based toll calling for 100+ countries. Visit http://zoom.us/premiumaudio for more information.

Zoom has a dedicated Event Services team to help customers plan, support and produce the best virtual and hybrid events using Zoom Webinars. Zoom Event Services offers a variety of event support packages to meet the unique needs of our customers. Zoom Event Services include best-practice consultation on run of show, production set-up and support as well as live event management and moderation. Contact a Zoom specialist to request more information.

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