SPEAK UP IS A CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE FOR SPEAKERS, WRITERS, AND LEADERS
We offer two tracks—a speaking track and a writing track
Specifically designed training sessions to help you establish your voice, and sharpen your skills as a writer.
Specifically designed to help you sharpen your speaking skills and increase your speaking opportunities.
Carol Kent, Executive Director, Speak Up Ministries
Carol is a bestselling author and international speaker. She has trained Christian speakers for over twenty-five years and she has been a featured speaker at Women of Faith, Extraordinary Women, and Women of Joy arena events.
With vulnerable openness, irrepressible hope, restored joy, and a sense of humor, she directs you to choices based on God’s truth.
“When God writes your story, you will be in for the adventure of a lifetime.” ~ Carol Kent
Bonnie Emmorey, Conference Director
Bonnie is a speaker consultant for men and women across the country, assisting them in developing and organizing their messages.
She skillfully coaches emerging Christian communicators, instructing them in how to develop transformational platform presentations. She has worked with Carol Kent in Speak Up Ministries since its inception.
Carol is a bestselling author and international speaker. With vulnerable openness, irrepressible hope, restored joy, and a sense of humor, she directs you to choices based on God’s truth.
What Our Attendees Are Saying
"WOW! Just WOW! So amazingly well planned, prayed for, and powerful! A truly must-attend for any woman with a call on her life to speak or write. BRAVO!!!!"
Speaker | Collaborator | Coach
"I was in the process of a new book proposal and wanted to get some feedback from industry experts and bestselling authors. This was beyond my wildest imagination! I met with editors and got their feedback on how to make the proposal stronger before I ever pitch it. The worship, prayer time, and ministry was everything I needed to feel refreshed to keep writing. I can't recommend it more. I've gone to lots of conferences but this one was by far my favorite."
Dr. Saundra Dalton Smith
Speaker | Collaborator | Coach
“I have attended other writing conferences, but this was the first time for Speak Up. It stood out in so many ways! The conference was highly organized, including the handouts in the binder. Impressive! And most of all, the Spirit was ever real & present! Wow! The staff on the stage & in classes & for appointments was surely led & anointed for such a time as this. Thank you! Thank you!”
God used Carol Kent's Speak Up Conference to change my life. Just 3 months after I attended, I had a literary agent and a tradition publishing deal!
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1800 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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