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  • 1.  Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 07-06-2017 13:41
    Is it possible to include a video clip in an e-Marketing email?

  • 2.  RE: Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 07-06-2017 16:54
    A video as an attachment or a link to something like vimeo?

  • 3.  RE: Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 07-06-2017 16:58
    A video embedded into the email, not a link.

  • 4.  RE: Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 07-06-2017 21:30
    You'll need to wait for cvent to reply. Videos can be pretty big. I really would suggest embedding a frame into an email.

    Maybe? <div style="position:relative;height:0;padding-bottom:56.25%"><iframe src="" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" style="position:absolute;width:100%;height:100%;left:0" allowfullscreen></iframe></div>

  • 5.  RE: Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 07-10-2017 14:47
    Hi Vanessa,

    There is not a way to embed videos into emails. What you can do is take a screenshot of the video, add that image to your email, then hyperlink that image to the URL of the video so that recipients are taken to the video when they click on the image in their email.


  • 6.  RE: Embedding Video in Emails 

    Posted 08-04-2017 18:09
    Hello Vanessa,

    I would also recommend what Julia is suggesting - Image of video and then direct them to the site - Youtube, Vimeo, etc.

    Here is why it is most likely not supported in Cvent (yet).

    There are a lot of different email clients out there and all treat videos in emails differently because of security reasons. For example, Gmail is the easiest if using Youtube (they own Youtube so no security issue here), but it would need to be on desktop and with Chrome. You just need to put the url link in the email and the video will display in the email if the personal Gmail settings allow.

    However, there are a lot of others and depending on your audience it may be easier to just have a hyperlink on an image (of the video).

    Email Clients that Plays Video (Must be HTML5)
    • Apple Mail
    • Thunderbird
    • iOS 10, Native Client
    • Samsung Galaxy, Native Client

    Email clients that Won't Play Video (shows link / other)
    • Lotus Notes
    • Outlook 2003 - 2017
    • iOS 9, Native Client
    • iOS Gmail
    • iOS Yahoo! Mail
    • iOS Outlook
    • Android 4, Native Client
    • Android Gmail
    • Android Yahoo! Mail
    • AOL Mail
    • Yahoo! Mail

    If you do want to do some tests then you will need to make sure that your HTML sorts out what type of device is being used so the HTML can change accordingly. 


    I hope this helps.