About Webex Events

Get to know Webex Events, formerly Socio, and the people behind the tech

We are a team dedicated to creating next level event technology and delivering world-class support.

We power event success. 

Webex Events is an event technology company that helps organizations of every size take their events to the next level. With SMB and enterprise clients around the world, Webex Events drives millions of interactions every day.

The Webex Events team believes technology should drive authentic connections and personalized experiences. That belief, along with our core values, guides our vision of building the only event technology platform our customers will ever need. 

Build incredible products
Value simplicity and avoid complexity
Stay focused and always be building
Listen first, then listen more
Put customers first
Default to transparency

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Early Days

After spending a couple of years perfecting their product market fit as Purdue University students, Socio’s founders struck out on their own to disrupt the events market with an application built for in-person event management. They excelled, doubling in size and revenue each of the next two years. 

Scaling

When the pandemic hit in March 2020,Socio shifted its product focus to meet the needs of virtual and hybrid events, leading the charge in a new era of events.

In addition to product innovations, Socio stood up a Professional Services team and continued hiring to keep up with the explosion in demand for virtual events, reaching thousands of customers in 80+ countries. In recognition of this growth, Socio won the 2021 Mira Awards for “Scale Up of the Year.”

Cisco Socio Acquisition

In 2021, Socio was officially acquired by Cisco to further our joint vision of transforming the event industry by creating the world’s first completely end-to-end hybrid event and meeting technology suite.


We share Cisco’s sentiment that the future of events, like the future of work, will be hybrid. With that comes increased complexity for event managers as they seek to host inclusive and meaningful events whether attendees join in-person or virtually. In March 2022, Socio was renamed Webex Events.

Meet the Webex Events team at a conference near you!

Webex Events can be found sponsoring and exhibiting at a wide variety of event and marketing industry trade shows and conferences. Contact us if you know of an event you think Webex Events should be part of!

We’re an award-winning company and team

Our awards demonstrate our commitment to our clients’ success and to building a culture where everyone feels empowered to do their best work.

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In the press 

“Cisco includes Socio, its all-in-one event platform, as part of the Webex portfolio and suite pricing, providing significant savings over standalone event solutions from Hopin and Zoom.”

“Cisco and Socio together will further our shared vision of transforming the event industry, by creating the world’s first completely end-to-end hybrid event and meeting technology suite.”

“Whether it’s a 1:1 call, a small team huddle, a group meeting or a large external event, we want to remove friction and help people engage with each other in an inclusive manner.” – Jeetu Patel, SVP and GM for security and collaboration, Cisco”

“Forbes 30 Under 30 | Enterprise Technology 2020”

“Socio took home the prestigious ‘Scale Up of the Year’ award at TechPoint’s 22nd Annual Mira Award Gala, Indiana’s largest and longest running technology awards program which recognizes the “Best of Tech” in Indiana.”

“The Best Event Management Software: 10 Apps to Plan and Manage Your Business Events”

Our headquarters in Indianapolis and Istanbul

United States Headquarters

Our headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana gives us a central location to serve our rapidly growing customer base throughout North America.

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European Office

With customers in more than 40 countries using our event technology and services, we have a European office in Istanbul, Turkey to support our international clients.

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Join our team

We’re on a mission to take event experiences to the next level. As Webex Events continues to power thousands of events globally and facilitate millions of interactions, we’re always looking for more talented, driven, and curious people to work with us!