Manila was recently host to a gathering of business leaders from Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Spain, USA and the Philippines. In a leadership event entitled, “Speak in Manila 2,” held at the Manila room of Shangri La Makati Hotel the foreign business experts and professionals talked about how valuable publicspeaking is as a business leader. Several of the speakers were from Singapore including Amanda Yap, an international real estate expert; Ada Lim, business investor and lgbtq rights advocate; Suria Sparks, Singapore’s top social media influencer; SitiRohayaBteKamarmedin, Vanessa Ang and SeeniMuhabbathnisha of Learning Discoveries Pte Ltd.;Nabila BinteShahood din, Hisham Ahmad, Hock-Chong Oh of Millionaire Speakers Network; Patricia Neo of Elevation Singapore P/L; and Elizabeth Ho, wellness advocate, entrepreneur and author. Also present were Cheong Chen Wai from Malaysia and Alexander Hristov of Agora Speakers International. There were also some Filipinos who were present to share their expertise including Celia Alamo Jacob, Venus Lazo, MykeCelis and top rated motivational speaker Mr. Chinkee Tan. Organizer Mitch Carson of Impact Products Marketing is an American public speaking coach who has trained and mentored countless business leaders in their public speaking careers.