Leveraging Public Speaking in Entrepreneurship with Eric Kaila

Jun 22, 7:00 – 10:00 AM

Co.Space Entrepreneur Village | Pretoria, 11 Havelock Road, Pretoria, 0184

Unleash the power of communication for business success! Learn how mastering public speaking can elevate your personal brand, connect with clients, partners, and investors, and secure funding. From crafting compelling narratives to conquering stage fright, discover how to inspire teams, expand influence, and amplify impact.

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About this event

Join us as we host Eric Kaila, DTM6 is an esteemed diplomat, renowned global heavyweight speaker trainer, and leadership initiate coach, with a passion for empowering individuals to unleash their full potential on the public speaking stage and beyond. With a distinguished career spanning Africa and Asia, Eric has served as a Public Speaking and Leadership Director and Coach, leaving an indelible mark on diverse communities.

In the "Leveraging Public Speaking in Entrepreneurship" masterclass, entrepreneurs will explore the transformative potential of effective communication in driving business success. They'll discover how mastering public speaking can help build a robust personal brand, forge connections with clients, partners, and investors, and secure funding. From crafting compelling narratives to overcoming stage fright, participants will learn to wield their voices as powerful tools for inspiring teams, expanding influence, and amplifying impact. The masterclass also delves into monetization strategies, empowering entrepreneurs to turn their speaking skills into lucrative revenue streams.

Recognized for his unparalleled expertise, Eric has trained heavyweight public speaking techniques to top diplomats, university professors, corporate executives, teens, and youth leaders, imparting invaluable skills for effective communication and leadership development. His commitment to accessibility is evident through his monthly free Heavyweight Speaking Boot-Camps and special public speaking events, held across various locations including South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and online via Zoom.

As the visionary behind the Global Club Leadership Podcast, Eric leverages his platform to amplify voices and insights on effective leadership strategies, further solidifying his reputation as a thought leader in the industry. Additionally, Eric serves as the CEO of Heavyweight Speaking Coaching and other esteemed companies, driving innovation and excellence in communication training.

A testament to his dedication and mastery in the field, Eric is a six-time Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) and is on track to achieve his seventh DTM soon and to complete his eight and ninth DTM by June 30, 2025. His unwavering belief in the mantra, "if possible there's no impossible," serves as both a guiding principle and an inspiration to all those he mentors and influences. With Eric Kaila at the helm, the future of public speaking and leadership shines brighter than ever before.

Join Us as we get educated, inspired and connect with fellow entrepreneurs.


  • Eric Kaila

    Heavyweight Speaking Coaching

    Founder & CEO



Saturday, June 22, 2024
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM UTC


Networking and Food


  • Monde Zuma


    Chapter DIrector

  • Herman Sangiwa (Startup Grind)

    Chapter Co-Director


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