January 4, 2024
Best Q&A polling platform

Best Q&A Polling Platform

I am often asked, “What is the best Q&A and polling platform to use during a panel discussion?” My go-to answer is “Whatever the event organizers […]
December 12, 2023
Use AI/ChatGPT to prepare for a panel discussion

20 Ways to Use AI/ChatGPT to Prepare for a Panel Discussion

Yes indeed – you can use AI/ChatGPT to prepare for a panel discussion. In this blog post, I will not only give you some ideas on […]
October 20, 2022
Tips to Use a Microphone During a Panel Discussion

Tips to Use a Microphone During a Panel Discussion

If you are on a panel with more than 50 people in the audience, chances are you are going to have to use a microphone during […]
August 19, 2019

10 Commandments of Panel Discussion Microphone Runners

I was recently moderating a panel discussion with several hundred people in attendance and we decided to use microphone runners to solicit questions from the audience […]
March 6, 2019

How to Use Attention-Grabbing Video Snippets During a Panel Discussion

Want to start your panel discussion with a bang?  With drama?  With emotion?  Or, switch gears using a video snippet – a quick, short video clip that […]
June 15, 2017

When Should You Use Microphones During a Panel Discussion?

I am often asked, “When do I NEED to use microphones during a panel discussion?”
March 1, 2017

How to Use Event Technology During a Panel Discussion

When you have a large audience – let’s say anything over a hundred people – it can be a challenge to get everyone involved during a […]
February 1, 2017

How to Use Twitter During a Panel Discussion

Your audience is fairly social-media savvy, so you’re thinking about using Twitter to engage the audience during your panel discussion.  Sounds pretty simple and straightforward, right? […]
September 10, 2015

Catchbox: How to Use the Audience Engaging Event Technology Tool at Your Next Conference or Panel Discussion

I’m a HUGE fan of Catchbox, a throwable microphone that I use (almost) all the time for audience Q&A during interviews and panel discussions.
June 24, 2015

How and When to Manage Audience Q&A

Questions from the audience can enrich a panel discussion or derail it, so decide ahead of time how and when you will manage audience Q&A (questions […]
May 15, 2015

Avoid this A/V Perfect Storm at Your Next Panel Discussion

I was facilitating a roundtable discussion at an un-named conference recently and watched an A/V perfect storm – a confluence of events that, individually would have been no […]
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