Differences Between Roles

Here are a few specificities about team members and guest speakers:

  • Host (Team member): A team member with the host role is in charge of running the webinar, s/he is the person who can start and end the webinar. 
  • Moderator (Team member): A team member with the moderator role can enter the webinar room before it starts. They can view the webinar dashboard and moderate webinars.
  • Guest speakers: People who are not part of your team but will present in the webinar or help moderate. Can enter the room before it starts and moderate webinars.
  • Attendees: Attendees are just viewers by default.  They interact with others via chat or questions only once the webinar is live. They cannot see each other, they don't have access to their webcam or audio. However, they can be invited "on stage" at  anytime  by the host or a moderator.

This is a quick recap of who can do what during the webinar:

Guest speaker Attendee
Dashboard access? Yes Yes No No
Access webinar settings? Yes No No No
Enter the room before the webinar starts? Yes Yes Yes No
Start or end the webinar? Yes No No No
Share their webcam/screen (go on stage)? Yes Yes Yes No*
Invite someone on stage? Yes Yes Yes No
Moderate chat, questions, etc.? Yes Yes Yes No
Exclude participant? Yes Yes Yes No
See chat messages from everyone? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ask questions? No No No Yes
Answers questions? Yes Yes Yes No
Send polls? Yes Yes No No
Send a CTA? Yes Yes Yes No
See the people tab when hidden? Yes Yes Yes No
Display "Live answer" pop-up Yes Yes No No

*Note that attendees can share audio/video if they are invited on stage.

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