The Kalein Creative Communication Retreat & Master Class is an international creative communication workshop. The Retreat is open to amateur and professional communicators who submit video entries HERE. (You will receive password and user name to upload video upon receipt of your application fee.)
You don't need a professional video. Entries will be judged on originality, timing, content, and presentation.
Nationally known Communicators, Recording Artists and Writers will be some of the members on our Executive Committee of Judges.
It will be held at beautiful Round Cove. Round Cove is a 2100 acre nature reserve complete with a beautiful lodge and cabin located in the center of 30,000 state conservancy acres in Franklin County, Tennessee just one hour from Nashville, TN. Round Cove features scenic bluff views from the lodge; ponds, caves and many outdoor activities. It also provides a safe and scenic place to enjoy solitude to enhance creativity. The Master Class, teachers, lodging and food are included in the registration fee. The retreat will begin on Monday, December 8 at 5pm and conclude on Tuesday, December 9 at 6pm. Cost will be $500 per person. Travel is not included.
Master Teachers are Chonda Pierce & Ken Davis.
Chonda Pierce is armed with an abundance of unpretentious Southern charm and laser sharp wit, she has been entertaining audiences from coast to coast for more than a decade. An in demand stand up comic, television hostess and best-selling author, Pierce has parlayed her gift for storytelling into a multi-faceted career.
Pierce has authored six books and has ranked among Pollstar’s top-selling live performers. Her comedy CD/DVDs are consistently strong sellers with six titles having been certified gold, signifying sales of more than 50,000 units and one title certified platinum, signifying sales of more than 100,000 units. She’s a frequent guest on the famed Grand Ole Opry and has served as host of the Inspirational Country Music Awards. She recently began co-hosting “Aspiring Women,” a talk show on the Total Living Network. Her comedy is regularly featured on XM and Sirius satellite radio, and she’s a contributor to In Style magazine, adding her unique insights to celebrity fashion.
Ken Davis is a best-selling author, frequent radio and television guest, and one of the country's most sought after inspirational and motivational speakers--Ken's mixture of side-splitting humor and inspiration delights and enriches audiences of all ages. His books have received national critical acclaim, including the "Book of the Year" award and the Gold Medallion Award. The video and audio tapes of his live appearances are in constant demand.
Ken has been the keynote speaker for hundreds of major corporate events. He is a featured speaker for Promise Keepers and a frequent guest on "Focus on the Family". Ken has made thousands of personal appearances around the world. As president of Dynamic Communications International, he teaches speaking skills to ministry professionals and corporate executives. Ken's daily radio show, Lighten Up!, is heard on over 1500 stations in the United States and around the world.
Each entry requires the following elements:
-Talk, speech or communication video uploaded to YouTube five (5) minutes or less
-A payment -- $50.00 per video
-A completed application
Read the Rules & Regulations carefully before entering.