The Lounge feature allows you to create a room or a lounge where you can feature specific topics by adding posts, images, videos, and an option to meet people through a live forum. Attendees are also welcome to create discussion posts, and add images and videos.

Enable Lounges

  • Go to your Event Website tab

  • Click Virtual Event Hub

  • Click Navigation

  • Enable Lounges

Create a Lounge

  • Access your Virtual Event Hub

  • Click the Lounges tab from the left side navigation

  • Click + Add Lounge

  • Create a Lounge Name

  • Add a Lounge Description

  • Add a photo (72 x 72 pixels)

  • Add a Banner Photo (1200 x 200 pixels)

  • Click Submit

Click the Join button on your Lounge, in there you will see these tabs:

  • Discussion - allows you to post content in your lounge. There is also a "Join" button that will take you to the Live Forum tab.

  • Members - allows you to see who has entered the lounge.

  • Photos - allows you to post images (200 x 200 pixels .jpg and .png)

  • Videos - allows you to upload videos (up to 5GB)

  • Live Forum - allows you to join a live video group session

Note: You may appear mirrored once your camera is on if you’re looking at yourself, but other attendees will see you just fine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lounges

What can attendees post in the Lounge?

  • The attendees can post in discussions, photos, and videos

Can attendees create Lounges?

  • No, this is limited to event admins

Who can enter the Lounge?

  • Anyone who has access to the virtual event hub

Who can post discussions, photos, and videos in the Lounge?

  • Anyone who has access to the virtual event hub

How many people can be inside the Live Forum?

  • Up to 25 can be on camera at the same time

  • Up to 250 can be inside the Live Forum session

Do attendees need permission to enter the Live Forum?

  • No, they can automatically enter when they click Join Now. They need to set up their mic and cam before entering.

Can you control other attendees' cameras and microphones as an event admin?

  • Yes! Click the Participants icon at the bottom of the screen to see the list of attendees in the forum. From there, you can turn on / off their cameras and mic.

  • Attendees will be asked for confirmation before their camera and microphone are enabled.

Can gifs be added?

  • Yes, for Windows. We're still working on having it work for Macs as well

Can Forum chats be downloaded?

  • Yes, you can do that in your Analytics tab

What analytics are there for lounges?

  • You can know how long an attendee stayed inside the lounge and how many times the attendee entered the lounge.

Can I turn off the forum or the other features in the lounge?

  • No. Currently, all tabs/features are set to be available for all lounges.

Can attendees be kicked out of a Lounge?

  • You can remove them from the forum or ban them from chatting, but you cannot altogether remove them from the lounge.

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