BestPrep’s Educational Forum

Join us for the Educational Forum on February 28, 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium!

Join us at U.S. Bank Stadium for a huge 45th anniversary celebratory and educational event on February 28, 2022! Keynote speaker and author Emmanuel Acho will bring his popular web series to the BestPrep Educational Forum. Two 25-minute conversations will be held on stage, one with key Twin Cities D&I executives and one with area high school students. The event will also include musical entertainment from Counting Stars, with performers formerly trained by One Voice Children’s Choir, and commentary from the evening’s emcee, WCCO Radio’s Cory Hepola.

Emmanuel Acho is a former NFL linebacker and current Fox Sports Analyst, co-host for FS1’s “Speak For Yourself,” and Host/Producer/Author of the web series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” on driving an open, difficult, but ultimately productive conversation on race in America. Greatly impacted by the murder of George Floyd, Acho began hosting the web series. In partnership with Oprah Winfrey, he released a book of the same title last November that debuted at #3 on the New York Times best sellers list.

Registration to come soon!

The Educational Forum is a biennial event that provides an opportunity for 1,000 guests, students, sponsors, and supporters to enjoy a motivational and educational keynote address and discussion surrounding national and global issues affecting our local education systems and businesses.

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Cristina Juvier

Cristina Juvier
Thomson Reuters

Greg Cunningham

Greg Cunningham
U.S. Bank

Camille Chang Gilmore

Camille Chang Gilmore
Boston Scientific

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