Speakers

An all-star lineup of speakers from near and far will stimulate your mind and soul, including Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes of The Potter’s House; Tye Tribbett, a Grammy Award-winning artist; and Pastor Joseph Prince of Singapore’s New Creation Church. Join us at MegaFest to discover the world’s most influential, transformative speakers and mainstream entertainers taking center stage. If you are looking for things to do in Dallas this summer, MegaFest 2017 is your definitive arts and entertainment experience for the whole family!



FEATURED SPEAKERS

 
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Bishop T.D. Jakes
The Potter's House
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Mrs. Serita A. Jakes
The Potter's House
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Pastor Sheryl Brady
The Potter's House of North Dallas
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Pastor John Gray
Lakewood Church
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Dr. Caroline Leaf
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Dr. Shane Perry Sr.
Shane Perry Ministries
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Bishop Jacqueline E. McCullough
The International Gathering at Beth Rapha
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Pastor Joseph Prince
New Creation Church
 
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Sarah Jakes Roberts
eMotions
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Tye Tribbett
 
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Pastor Bill Winston
Living Word Christian Center

A TIME TO LAUGH COMEDY SHOW

 
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Cedric the Entertainer
Actor/Comedian
 
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Nephew Tommy
 
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Michael Jr.
Actor/Comedian
 
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Yvonne Orji
Actress/Comedienne/Writer

INTERNATIONAL FAITH & FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL

 
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Kevin Frazier
Moderator
 
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Debra Langford
Moderator
 
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Adriane Hopper Williams
Moderator
 
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DeVon Franklin
Moderator
 
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Cicely Tyson
Actress/Advocate/Humanitarian IFFFF Legends Award Honoree
 
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Tasha Smith
Actress, Comedian and Model
 
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Monique Coleman
Actress
 
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Edwina Findley Dickerson
Actress & Motivational Speaker
 
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Robert Townsend
Actor/Producer
 
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Brian White
Actor
 
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Gregory Williams
 
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T.C. Stallings
Actor
 
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Tom Allen
Award-Winning Filmmaker/Writer
 
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Neema Barnette
Director And Producer
 
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Lesley Burbridge
Senior Vice President at Rogers & Cowan
 
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Wendy Calhoun
Writer/Executive Producer
 
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Will Campbell
 
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Pia Catton
Editor-in-Chief of Dance.com
 
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Margena A. Christian, Ed.D.
Lecturer/Journalist/Editor
 
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Michelle Duffie
CEO of D3 Entertainment Group
 
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Shawn Edwards
Journalist, Pop Culture Guru And TV And Film Producer
 
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Matthew Faraci
President of Inspire Buzz
 
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Derek Folk
President Williams Tax & Financial Group, Inc
 
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Jackie Folk
CEO Williams Tax & Financial Group, Inc
 
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Ri-Karlo Handy
Senior Vice President of Original Programing at Bounce TV
 
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Ashley Holland
 
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Leshawnda Larkin
Senior Manager at Samsung Electronics
 
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Sharon Liggins
 
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Janice Littlejohn
 
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Darrell D. Miller
Chair of the Entertainment Law Department and Managing Partner of Fox Rothschild
 
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Sitarah Pendleton
 
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Sarah Poage
 
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Santiago Pozo
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Arenas
 
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Tanika Ray
 
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Robi Reed
Casting Director And Producer
 
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Gil L. Robertson IV
President of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)
 
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Lateef A. Sarnor
CEO/Founder of Kollide TV
 
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Bre Scullark
Entrepreneur, Model, Speaker and Actress
 
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Angela Simmons
Social Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Executive Producer, Actor, and Activist
 
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Amber Thompson
 
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Evette Vargas
Award-winning writer, director, producer
 
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Talitha Watkins
 
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Teddy Zee
Film Producer, Media & Technology Executive
 
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Connie Orlando

Additional International Faith & Family Film Festival Speakers:

Julie Fairchild
Co-founder of Lovell-Fairchild (LoveChild) Communications
Tosha Whitten Griggs
PR Executive
Romeo Miller
Actor/rapper/philanthropist
Thomas Gagliano

 

MEGAYOUTH/FIRECODE

 
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Pastor Andrew Castillo
 
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Reggie Dabbs
 
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Robert Madu
 
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Travis Greene
 
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Christy Johnson
 
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Jeremy Johnson
 
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Pastor Travis Simmons
Director of Ministry Development at TPH North Dallas

DESTINY WORLD

 
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Cora Jakes Coleman
Executive Director of the Destiny World Children's Ministry
 
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Pastor Eric Hamp
Pastor, Conference Speaker and Ministry Consultant

Additional Destiny World Speakers:

Brittney Hall

 

ALIVE DANCE/MIME

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Mickye Castillo
Dancing With Props And Lyrical Movement
 
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Tiffany Hudson
West African Contemporary
 
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Minister Corey Smith
Hip-Hop
 
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Destiney Peters
Modern / Ballet
 
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Rhonda Jones
Mime

EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS

 
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Dr. Ronald Archer
Bestselling Author, Business Executive, NFL Consultant
 
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Allison A. DiPasquale, M.D
 
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Dr. Alex Ellis
Award-winning author, Speaker, Activist, and Connoisseur of Style
 
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Jeanetta Johnson
 
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Dr. Luigi Meneghini
 
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Melody McCloskey
Co-founder and CEO of StyleSeat
 
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Dawn Shestko
Founder DRS Performance Solutions, LLC
 
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Cristina Thomas
Public Health Educator
 
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Donni Wiggins
Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur and Empowerment Coach
 
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Johnny Wimbrey
Author, Trainer and Motivator
 
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Cora Jakes Coleman
Executive Director of the Destiny World Children's Ministry
 
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Dr. Stormee Williams
 
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Dr. Trina Hall

SPONSORSHIP SESSIONS

 
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Allison A. DiPasquale, M.D
 
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Dr. Luigi Meneghini
 
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Dr. Stormee Williams
 
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Dr. Trina Hall

ENTREPRENEUR SESSIONS

 
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Reuben Canada
Founder of Canada Enterprises LLC

MEGAFIT

 
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Charlie Jordan Brookins