The Lobby and Expo Live Stream feature allows you to show a live streaming video or a recorded video in the lobby banner and expo banner. The video will be shown on the right side, covering half of the banner. This feature is only available for Enterprise and higher plans.

Example for Lobby Banner:

Example for Expo Banner:

In this article you'll learn to:


Enable the Lobby Banner Live Stream

To make the video appear in the Lobby banner, first you'll need to enable the banner, add an image, then enable the live stream.

1. Add a Banner Image

  • Go to the Event Website tab

  • Click Virtual Event Hub > Content

  • Scroll down to Virtual Event Hub Banner Image and upload an image (2000 x 500)

2. Enable the Live Streaming

  • From the Virtual Event Hub tab, click Lobby

  • Scroll down to Lobby Live Stream Setting

  • Enable Lobby Live Stream

  • Select the Stream Provider - choose whether to upload a recorded video or stream via RTMP

    • Accelevents RTMP - when this is chosen, you'll see the option to copy the Stream Key and RTMP URL

    • Direct Upload - when this is chosen, you'll see options to upload the video, and start the broadcast

Accelevents RTMP

Direct Upload


Enable the Expo Banner Live Stream

To make the video appear in the Expo banner, first you'll need to enable the banner, add an image, then enable the live stream.

1. Add a Banner Image

  • Go to Exhibitors & Sponsors tab

  • Click Settings

  • Under Manage Category, scroll down to Expo Banner Image and upload an image (2000 x 500)

2. Enable the Live Streaming

  • From the right panel menu, click Expo Settings

  • Scroll down to Enable Lobby Live Stream

  • Select Stream Provider - choose whether to upload a recorded video or stream via RTMP

    • Accelevents RTMP - when this is chosen, you'll see the option to copy the Stream Key and RTMP URL

    • Direct Upload - when this is chosen, you'll see options to upload the video, and start the broadcast

Accelevents RTMP

Direct Upload


Start Broadcasting the Banner Live Stream

Accelevents RTMP

  • Copy the Streaming Key and RTMP url and paste this to the settings of the 3rd party application you're using to stream. (e.g. OBS, Wirecast, Switcher Studio)

  • Click Broadcast from the 3rd party application. The live stream should automatically show in the banner.

Direct Upload

  • Go to the Lobby or Expo Live Stream settings

  • Click Broadcast - this is done manually from the admin console, once clicked the video will play in the banner.

  • Once the video is playing the Broadcast button will say "Broadcast Started"

  • To replay the video, click the "Broadcast Started" button, it will again say "Broadcast". Click it again to have the video start playing again.

  • Lobby Live Stream

  • Expo Live Stream

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