This podcast is full of tips and techniques to help moderators and panelists be absolutely brilliant during panel discussions at meetings, conferences and conventions.
What to Wear on a Panel Discussion
Ever wonder what to wear on a panel discussion? I do - all the time! The answer is not as simple as it may seem. Although I would love to give you a textbook answer, there are several factors you need to consider first.
Powerful Panels Podcast with Sylvie Di Giusto: Make Lasting Impressions
Professional panel moderator Kristin Arnold interviews keynote speaker Sylvie di Giusto, CSP, on how panel moderators and panelists can make excellent first impressions that last.
How to Promote Yourself During a Panel Discussion
Wondering how the heck you can subtly promote yourself during a panel discussion? You don’t want to be too pushy or too salesy BUT there is a reason you said “yes” to the request. Perhaps you are looking for more visibility, awareness of a new product/service, or organization (whatever “it” is!).
Regardless of the reason you want to shamelessly promote yourself or your company, DON’T do it! There are ways to get the point across without you having to shamelessly promote “it.”
How Panelists can Respond to Pesky "Gotcha" Questions
As an expert panelist or during any other interview, you can proactively prepare for cage-rattling questions, recognize the gotcha question, and reframe your response so that you can come out looking like a champ!
Get Rid of the White, Draped Table at Panel Discussions!
Don't default to the traditionalists. You can easily spice up the room by getting rid of that darn long table during your panel discussion. It acts as a barrier between the panelists and the audience. Instead, create a warmer climate with these strategies.
Panel Discussion Topics
Panel discussion topics are more than just one or two words.
To provide a focus for the panel moderator, panelists, and the audience, craft a topic statement (not to be confused with a panel title) that includes these three elements.