How To Create Breakout Rooms In Gotomeeting

Breakout rooms are a great way to facilitate small group discussions and collaboration during a meeting. In GoToMeeting, creating breakout rooms is easy and can be done in just a few steps.

Step 1: Start the Meeting

First, start your GoToMeeting session as usual. Once you’re logged in, click on the “Breakout Rooms” button located in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: Create Breakout Rooms

Next, select the number of breakout rooms you want to create. You can choose from 1 to 50 rooms. Once you’ve selected the number of rooms, click on the “Create” button.

Step 3: Assign Participants

After creating the breakout rooms, you can assign participants to each room. To do this, simply drag and drop the participant’s name from the main meeting window into the desired breakout room.

Step 4: Start Breakout Rooms

Once you’ve assigned participants to each breakout room, click on the “Start” button to begin the breakout sessions. Participants will be automatically moved into their respective rooms and can start collaborating.

Step 5: Monitor Breakout Rooms

As the meeting host, you can monitor each breakout room by clicking on the “Breakout Rooms” button again. This will display a list of all the rooms and their participants. You can also join any room at any time to observe or participate in the discussion.

Step 6: End Breakout Sessions

When it’s time to end the breakout sessions, click on the “End” button. Participants will be automatically moved back into the main meeting window and can continue with the rest of the session.


Creating breakout rooms in GoToMeeting is a simple process that can greatly enhance collaboration and engagement during a meeting. By following these steps, you can easily create and manage breakout sessions to ensure a successful meeting experience for all participants.