21 Thoughtful Inquiries for your Upcoming Panel Discussion (plus how to create your own).

Updated: Sep 15



“I come up with dozens of questions for the panel ahead of time… I literally write 30–50 questions down in advance, knowing that I may only get to 5 of them, but when I do, they will be phrased exactly how I want them, and the panel will be kept on track.”

- Tom Webster, writer, speaker and panel moderator.


As a panel moderator, asking insightful and interesting questions is one of your biggest responsibilities.


Don’t make up your mind about the topic.


Rather, come in with the perspective that you are intensely interested in the topic and want to gain insights by questioning the panelists.