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Microsoft Teams town hall

Host professionally produced, large-scale events to create meaningful​ 
connections inside and outside of your organization​.

Create deeper connections across a broad audience

Use town hall in Teams for a more polished and structured engagement with larger audiences.
  • Built on the familiar Teams meeting experience, preparing and delivering a town hall feels similar and simplifies the experience.
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  • Reach a global audience with a secure, reliable, and high-quality live-streaming experience with real-time analytics.
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  • Gain peace of mind knowing the town hall experience is backed by enterprise-grade security in Microsoft 365.
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  • Analyze reporting to understand overall performance and make improvements for future events.
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Make planning to execution seamless at scale​

Town hall features are included with Teams Enterprise plans. Advanced features in town hall are included ​in Teams Premium.

Prepare and plan for an event

Easily set up an elevated event experience that can be customized to meet your needs.

Deliver and manage an event​

Execute a professionally produced event that’s memorable and engaging.

Follow up after an event

Assess event performance and manage post-event engagement for improved outcomes.

Deliver high-quality, large scale events​

Inspire and foster deeper connections at scale with any audience.​

Get the full power of town hall​

See how your organization can level up the town hall experience with Teams Premium.
Features included with Teams Enterprise
(a base enterprise license)
Features included with Teams Premium
(requires a base enterprise license) 1

Audience capacity

Up to 10,000 attendees

Up to 20,000 attendees

Concurrent events[popover:]

Up to 15 events

Up to 50 events

Customizable and automated communications

Automated invitations; and event recording emails

Customization of town hall email communications

On-demand recording

Attendee reporting

Green room​

Manage what attendees see; RTMP-in

eCDN (Enterprise Content Delivery Network) integration

Microsoft eCDN and third-party eCDN supported

Microsoft eCDN included; Third-party eCDN supported

Real-time event analytics

Moderated Q&A, and live translation for captions

Q&A support for up to 10,000 attendees; and up to 6 languages for live-translated captions

Q&A support for up to 20,000 attendees; and up to 10 languages for live-translated captions


Get started with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams Enterprise

For new enterprise customers to get started with Microsoft Teams.
(Annual subscription—auto renews)3
GST extra as applicable
  • Help your team communicate and work together effectively while driving business growth.  
  • Town hall in Teams
  • Unlimited group meetings for up to 30 hours
  • 10 GB of cloud storage per user
  • Anytime phone and web support
  • Unlimited chat with coworkers and customers
  • File sharing, tasks, and polling
  • Data encryption for meetings, chat, calls, and file

Microsoft Teams Premium Introductory Pricing

For existing customers with an enterprise subscription that includes Teams.1

(Annual subscription—auto renews)​2, 3

See trial terms4

GST extra as applicable
  • Add advanced capabilities in Teams to boost productivity, security, engagement, and connection.  
  • Includes everything in your existing enterprise plan, plus:  
  • The full power of town hall in Teams
  • Built-in AI generated notes, action items, and live translations
  • Watermarking and end-to-end encryption for advanced protection
  • IT managed meeting templates and controls
  • Branded invitations and join pages
  • Custom backgrounds, colors and together mode scenes
  • Real-time meeting quality telemetry
  • Post-event engagement analytics
  • Personalized business-to-customer engagements
  • Advanced webinars with custom presenter and attendee experiences
  • Custom 3D immersive experiences in Microsoft Mesh

Try Teams Premium for free for 30 days.


Nail your next town hall

Download Teams and get started with town hall today​

Implementation and support

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Learn how to get started with town hall in Microsoft Teams​

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Find resources to help your organization use town hall​

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Get technical support from Microsoft’s Live Event Assistance Program (LEAP)​


Discover the endless possibilities in Teams​


Frequently Asked Questions​

  • Town hall features in Microsoft Teams enable a new experience to host and deliver large-scale events to create connections inside and outside of an organization. Town halls will provide a one-to-many format with advanced production capabilities and a structured approach for attendee engagement.
  • An enterprise subscription to Teams or Microsoft 365 or Office 365 that includes a Teams license can use town hall features. However, to use advanced town hall features and capabilities, the organizer must add a Teams Premium license to an existing enterprise subscription.
  • With Teams Premium, customers get everything included in the base enterprise license plus up to 20,000 attendees, up to 50 concurrent events across a tenant, customization of email communications, Microsoft eCDN included, third-party eCDN supported, and organizers can select up to 10 languages for live translated captions.
  • For more information on how to get started with town hall in Teams, choose from the following resource links:
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Get in touch

Talk to us​

Connect with a specialist and get the support you need Monday–Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.​

Level up​

Upgrade your existing enterprise plan that includes Microsoft Teams to get the full value of town hall.

Your everyday app, anywhere​

Impress your audience with skillful storytelling and engaging presentations. ​

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Get answers from our community of experts.
  • [1] Advanced town hall features are available with a Teams Premium license. An active subscription to a Microsoft 365 or Office 365 or Teams enterprise plan that has a Teams license is required.
  • [2] Introductory pricing is available for the entire term of your initial subscription (except for some month-to-month and some three-year subscriptions). Pricing may depend on the term of your subscription. This offer ends June 30, 2024, and is available worldwide to commercial (including worldwide commercial public sector), nonprofit (standard discounting applies), and Government Cloud Community (GCC) organizations (GCC feature availability may vary). The offer may not be combined with any other offer. Microsoft reserves the right to cancel, change, or suspend this introductory pricing at any time without notice. Listed pricing may vary due to currency, country, and regional variant factors. Your actual price will be reflected at checkout. Contact your Microsoft sales representative to learn more.
  • [3] Once your paid subscription begins, cancellation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn more. Cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription any time by going to the Microsoft 365 admin center. When a subscription is canceled, all associated data will be deleted. Learn more about data retention, deletion, and destruction in Microsoft 365.
  • [4] Your free trial of 25 licenses will automatically end after 30 days.

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