Create and use call and meeting types

Last updated: October 13, 2020

Applies to:

Sales Hub  Professional, Enterprise

Create custom types for calls and meetings to have a better understanding of how your sales team is spending time.

Enable and create call and meeting types

  • In your HubSpot account, click the settings icon settings in the main navigation bar.
  • In the left sidebar menu, click the Sales dropdown and select Call & meeting types.
  • Click to toggle the Enable and customize call and meeting types for your team switch on.
  • Click an existing type to edit it, or the trash icon delete to delete it.
  • Click Add another type to add a new call and meeting type.

Please note: you can create up to 30 call and meeting types in your account.

  • In the bottom left, click Save.


Select a call or meeting type on a contact, company, or deal record

  • When you manually log an activity, click the Select call type dropdown menu to select a call type when you Log a call, and click the Select meeting type dropdown menu to select a meeting type when you Log a meeting.

Set a meeting type for your meetings links

To specify a meeting type for a meetings link:

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to Sales > Meetings.
  • Hover over your meetings link and click Edit, or create a new meetings link by clicking Create meeting link.
  • On the Details screen, click the Meeting Type dropdown menu and select a meeting type.


Report on your call and meeting types

HubSpot offers a few default reports for calling and meeting types, such as Call and Meeting totals (by Type), and Call and Meeting Leaderboard (by Type) which can be added to your dashboard.

If you have a Professional or Enterprise subscription, you can create a custom report on your call and meeting types by selecting the Activities checkbox when prompted to choose a data-set. Once this is done, you can select Call and meeting type as a filter.