The best panels spark a little controversy, show a difference of opinion among the panelists, and for some formats, actually generate some downright heated discussions!
It’s downright boring to hear a panelist say, “I echo what my fellow panelist has to say….”
To spark a little controversy, make sure:
Sparking a lively conversation doesn’t happen serendipitously. You have to plan for it, encourage the panelists in the planning and preparation and nurture the conversation to make a lively and informative panel discussion.
To learn more steps to successfully moderate a panel discussion like a pro, try this user-friendly guide.
Kristin Arnold, professional panel moderator and high stakes meeting facilitator, shares her best practices for interactive, interesting, and engaging panel presentations. For more resources like this, or to have Kristin moderate your next panel visit the Powerful Panels official website.