Ekow Mensah Consulting, organisers of Ghana’s first public speaking competition, Emerging Speakers Challenge has announced the 30 shortlisted candidates for the 2017 edition of the challenge.
The challenge which is a six (6) weeks long program; will see the successful candidates undergo rigorous public speaking training and activities in a bid to groom and select the best speaker at the end of the program.
From the numerous applications received, only 30 candidates were shortlisted from which 12 finalist will be selected to embark on this coveted public speaking journey.
In an interaction with Ekow Mensah, CEO of Ekow Mensah Consulting, he revealed that the vision for the challenge is to identify and groom young passionate speakers to build world class speaking careers and impact lives.
A select jury and faculty of renowned speakers including Bernard Kelvin Clive, Kwame A. A. Opoku, Amma Serwaa Bonsu Ampofo, Prince Akpah and Josephine Fafa Doegah are being engaged to assess the speech presentations and provide support and coaching through the competition.
Prize packages for the winners of the 2017 include but not limited to; Speaking Opportunities at Igniting Dreams Conferences, Personal Branding Support, Publishing Support, Mentorship, Networking Opportunities, Personal Website, Online Branding, One on One Coaching, Professional Photoshoots, Virtual Office Space at Empower Office Suites and Premium Memberships in Speakers Bureau Africa & MSN.
More information about the challenge is available here www.ekowmensah.com/esc
Partners for the 2017 Emerging Speakers challenge include: Ekow Mensah Investments, iConceptsPR, Avance Media, BKC Consulting, Speakers Bureau Africa, Mary & Mary Global, Straight Brain Consultancy, Speakers’ Bureau and Empower Office Suites.
List of the Final 30 Candidates are: