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Social distancing and gathering bans are slowly being lifted but some practices that started trending during the COVID-19 pandemic are here to stay. Virtual meetings, conferences and workshops have proven to be an asset in times of crisis and most event planners believe the future of events is hybrid.

In case you are not an experienced user of virtual meetings software the choice can be overwhelming. A multitude of providers claim they have the perfect solution, but how to decide? To spare you the search in the vast sea of possibilities, we will daily present the best and most popular virtual meetings software, to let you choose the one that truly meets your needs.


Hopin is the first live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. It mirrors the in-person event experience almost exactly, more sustainably, accessibly, and safely. With Hopin, you can create live online events that are interactive and personal. Whether you’re hosting a live training workshop, bringing your company’s remote team together, or launching a full-scale digital conference, it’s easy to create an engaging Hopin event for hundreds of thousands of people. At a Hopin event, your attendees can network one-on-one, break out into group sessions, watch keynote presentations, send chat messages and polls, and explore interactive expo areas. There’s even a private virtual backstage for your speakers.

Setup and configuration

Hopin can be accessed online in your favourite browser.

Recording limits

There are no recording limits with Hopin.

Pricing and plans

The Hopin Pro plan is an annual enterprise license that starts at $12,000 per year. Hopin Pro features include, but are not limited to:

  • 10+ event organizers
  • $1 per registration
  • Branded event with your own branding and color (removing Hopin’s)
  • Team onboarding training session
  • CSV Registration Upload via Magic Link or Zapier (lets you use an external registration system)
  • Customizable branded emails
  • Deep Analytics
  • Dedicated priority support and you can add Hopin account managers as below
  • Up to 72 hours per event
  • Unlimited events
  • Unlimited sessions & booths

Support Add-ons (can be added on a per event basis – minimum 1k attendees):

Level 2 Support: Dedicated account manager and standby support on the day is $5 per registration

Level 1 Support: Premium support with a Hopin specialist to work as an extension of your team is $8 per registration.

5 advantages

  1. Face-to-face interaction
  2. Sleek and stable performance
  3. Flexible and modular
  4. Built to scale
  5. Efficient and modern design