Roles in a Webinar

There are different roles in a webinar: host, panelist, presenter and view-only participant. Below is the introduction of different roles.

1. The host 

The host of the webinar is the user who the webinar is scheduled under. They have full permissions to manage the webinar, panelists, and attendees. There can only be one host of a webinar. Learn how to manage the participants in a webinar.

2. The panelist

The panelists can view and turn on video/audio if they join the webinar through the ezTalks app. You can have up to 100 panelists (including the host) in a webinar. Learn how to become a panelist.

3. The presenter

The presenter are full participants in the webinar. The host needs to set one participant as the panelist first and after he/she joins the meeting via the ezTalks app, the host can set him as presenter. The presenter can turn on video/audio, share screen & whiteboard and annotate. Learn how to become a presenter.

4. The participant

The participants are view-only audience. They can interact with the host and the panelists through the text chat. Learn how to join a webinar as a participant.


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