Getting started as a Zoom Events Host

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Note: As of December 19, 2021, we have removed the Summit Zoom Event type. For a better experience, Zoom recommends you use the Conference Event type. Learn more about Conferences, click here.

Zoom Events is a versatile platform that allows you to create a variety of engaging virtual experiences for attendees will love. You can manage your own branded event hub, track ticketing and registration, control user access from one dashboard, and allow networking during your Zoom Events.

Zoom Events Hosts can easily create and host multi-session conference events, whether internal or external events. This platform is useful for businesses, organizations, and enterprises—both large and small—to reach out and engage with their Attendees. 

This article covers:

Prerequisites for Zoom Events Hosts

  • Zoom desktop client
    • Windows: 5.8.6 or higher
    • macOS: 5.8.6 or higher
  • Zoom mobile client
    • iOS: 5.8.6 or higher
    • Android: 5.8.6 or higher
  • Pro, Business, Enterprise, or Education account
  • Zoom Events license

How to get started with billing and payments

Add a payments account to your Zoom Events Hub

For more information, visit the support article on how to add payments.

Link a PayPal Business account to your Zoom Events Hub

For more information, visit the support article on how to link a PayPal Business account to your Zoom Events Hub.

Link a Stripe account to your Zoom Events Hub

For more information, visit the support article on how to link a Stripe account to your Zoom Events Hub.

What is a sold-to address?

For more information, visit the support article for a sold-to address.

Zoom Events GST and VAT

For more information, visit the support article for Zoom Events GST and VAT.

How to get started with hosting Zoom Events

Create a Zoom Events Hub

For more information, visit the support article on how to create a Zoom Events Hub.

Create a Zoom Events conference

For more information, visit the support article on how to create a Zoom Events conference.

Create an event for a Zoom Events Hub

For more information, visit the support article on how to create an event for a Zoom Events Hub.

Convert a Zoom meeting/webinar to a Zoom Events

For more information, visit the support article on how to convert a Zoom meeting/webinar to a Zoom Events.

Host private Zoom Events

For more information, visit the support article on how to host a private Zoom Event.

Manage and view Zoom Events recordings for Hosts

For more information, visit the support article on how to manage and view Zoom Events recordings for Hosts.

Send an event-wide message to all registrants of a Zoom Events

For more information, visit the support article on how to send an event-wide message to all registrants of a Zoom Events.

Cancel and refund a Zoom Events

Hosts can cancel a live event from the Events page, resulting in sessions ending immediately and the canceled event being removed from the web portal.

Additionally, Attendees will see a message that the event was canceled followed by an email notification that informs them the event has been canceled and they will receive a full refund if the canceled event was a paid event.

For more information, please visit the support article on how to cancel and refund a Zoom Event.

Set Zoom Events cancellation policies

For more information, visit the support article on how to set Zoom Events cancellation policies.

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