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South Florida’s Top Talent Winners of 2013 are Announced!

South Florida’s Top Talent Competition, held on Saturday, March 9th at the Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers, is proud to announce this year’s winners. Singers, musicians and dancers performed in front of a live audience and celebrity judges in hope of winning the South Florida’s Top Talent title, cash, prizes and promotions. After judges Eric Raddatz, the Founder of the Fort Myers Film Festival and Janeth Castrejon of Telemundo, tallied their scores, winners were announced and presented with certificates and prizes.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Clemencia Colmenares, the Winner of the South Florida's Top Talent Competition in the 18 and over category.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Clemencia Colmenares, the Winner of the South Florida’s Top Talent Competition in the 18 and over category.

Fifteen year old Makenzie Raye from Tampa, Florida, wowed the judges and audience when she sang Reba McEntire’s song Turn on the Radio. She won the title for the under 18 category.  Clemencia Colmenares of Cape Coral, Florida, competing in the 18 and over category, won the title with her Spanish vocals, singing No Me Queda Mas by Selena. Runner ups in the competition were 12 year old Naomi Ingram, who played the piano and sang to Billy Joel’s Vienna and Ariana Del Castillo, who gave a unique hoop and feather dance performance.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Makenzie Raye, the winnner of South Florida's Top Talent 2013.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Makenzie Raye, the winnner of South Florida’s Top Talent 2013.

“We enjoy supporting performing arts in South Florida,” states Connie Ramos-Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing.  “The South Florida’s Top Talent competition gives the community an opportunity to show off their talent locally and provides them with an opportunity for regional or national exposure,” adds Ramos-Williams.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Ariana  Del Castillo, the Runner-Up of South Florida's Top Talent Competition 18 and over category.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with Ariana Del Castillo, the Runner-Up of South Florida’s Top Talent Competition 18 and over category.

 

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with South Florida's Top Talent Runner-Up, Naomi Ingram.

Judges Janeth Castrejon and Eric Raddatz with South Florida’s Top Talent Runner-Up, Naomi Ingram.

This is the 4th year the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing hosted the South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition. Pam Cronin of the Shell Factory and Nature Park, Telemundo and Nuevos Ecos were this years sponsors. For more details, please call the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 239.418.1441 or send an email to info@hispanicchamberflorida.org.

Everyone is Invited to Attend South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition Scheduled For March 9, 2013

South Florida’s Top Talent event and competition will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers.  Judges reviewed all video footage from auditions that were held in February, and selected 18 finalists who will now compete in front of a live audience and panel of judges to become South Florida’s Top Talent.

The public is invited to attend this spectacular event featuring live performances, entertainment, celebrity judges, and social networking.  Judges will score each contestant on their overall performance and select a top winner in each age group. The winners will be announced that evening, and receive cash, prizes and publicity!

“We are excited to have finalists from as far as Miami and Tampa compete in this years competition,” says Veronica Culbertson of the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  “We invite the community to join us for a fun and entertaining evening,” Culbertson adds.

Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing are co-hosts of South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition. The event is sponsored by Pam Cronin of the Shell Factory and Nature Park, Telemundo and Nuevos Ecos. The fee to attend South Florida’s Top Talent!  is $10, and includes admission, light appetizers, and talent show competition. For more information or to RSVP, please call the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber  of Commerce at 239.418.1441 or send an email to info@hispanicchamberflorida.org

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We Cannot Wait to See You All at the Main Event on Saturday, March 9th!

South Florida's Top Talent Main Event

America’s Got Talent Producer Looks to South Florida’s Top Talent! FINAL AUDITION to Compete for CASH, PRIZES & PROMOTIONS Scheduled Saturday, February 23rd, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Veronica Culbertson of the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is excited to announce that a producer from America’s Got Talent has contacted South Florida’s Top Talent affiliates scouting for local talent, requesting names and contact information for past and present participants who may have an opportunity to compete in America’s Got Talent, Season 8.

“There is an abundance of talent in South Florida, and we’re thrilled that past and current participants of South Florida’s Top Talent may be discovered and have a chance to compete for the popular TV Show, America’s Got Talent,” states Connie Ramos-Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing.  “Participants of South Florida’s Top Talent audition and compete for cash, prizes and promotions, but thanks to increased social media exposure local talent may get more exposure than expected,” adds Ramos-Williams.

“We love to give everyone the opportunity to compete, regardless of their talent,” says Veronica Culbertson. “It’s not too late to call and register for our last audition date this coming Saturday, February 23. If you can’t attend, you may register by phone, and send us a link to view your talent online,” adds Culbertson.

The last opportunity to audition for the competition will be on Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dolphin Room at the Shell Factory & Nature Park located at 2787 N Tamiami Trail  in North Fort Myers. Up to twenty winners will be selected from the auditions to advance and compete in the annual Suth Florida’s Top Talent competition held in March.

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing are hosting the South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition, which is sponsored by Pam Cronin of the Shell Factory and Nature Park, Nuevos Ecos and Telemundo. Singers, dancers, musicians, and entertainers with unique talents are all invited to audition and compete for the coveted South Florida’s Top Talent title. The competition will be broken up into two age groups, under 18 years old and 18 years old and up. A panel of celebrity judges will select the top ten winners in each age group. The twenty selected participants will then advance to compete in the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers. Judges will score each contestant on their overall performance and select a top winner in each age group. The winners will be announced that evening, and receive cash, prizes and publicity.

Guests are invited to attend the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th. The fee to attend is $10, which includes admission, appetizers, meet & greet and talent show competition. There is a $75 registration fee to audition. To audition, become a sponsor or for more details, please call the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber  of Commerce at 239.418.1441 or send an email to info@hispanicchamberflorida.org.

America’s Got Talent Looks to South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition For South Florida’s Next Stars

Producers from America’s Got Talent have contacted South Florida’s Top Talent affiliates requesting names and contact information for past and present participants.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who would like to showcase their talent,” states Connie Ramos-Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing.  “It’s great to be able to watch our past and present participants receive more opportunities after auditioning for South Florida’s Top Talent!” adds Ramos-Williams.

“We love to give everyone the opportunity to compete,” says Veronica Culbertson of the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “It’s not too late to register for our last audition date. If you can’t attend, you may register by phone or email and send us a link to view your talent online,” adds Culbertson.

The last opportunity to audition for the competition will be on Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dolphin Room at the Shell Factory & Nature Park located at 2787 N Tamiami Trail  in North Fort Myers. Up to twenty winners will be selected from the auditions to advance and compete in the BIG Talent competition held in March.

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing are hosting the South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition, which is sponsored by Pam Cronin of the Shell Factory and Nature Park. Singers, dancers, musicians, and entertainers with unique talents are all invited to audition and compete for the coveted South Florida’s Top Talent title. The competition will be broken up into two age groups, under 18 years old and 18 years old and up. A panel of celebrity judges will select the top ten winners in each age group. The twenty selected participants will then advance to compete in the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers. Judges will score each contestant on their overall performance and select a top winner in each age group. The winners will be announced that evening, and receive cash, prizes and publicity!

“Many diverse talents were displayed during the first round of auditions,” says Connie Ramos-Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing.  “I look forward to seeing more of South Florida’s talent at the final audition on February 23 and encourage everyone to register and compete for this fun and rewarding event,” adds Ramos-Williams.

Guests are invited to attend the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th. The fee to attend is $10, which includes admission, appetizers, meet & greet and talent show competition. There is a $75 registration fee to audition. To audition, become a sponsor or for more details, please call the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber  of Commerce at 239.418.1441 or send an email to info@hispanicchamberflorida.org.

South Florida’s Top Talent! LAST CHANCE TO AUDITION – Register TODAY!!

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing announce the last chance and date to audition for the 4th Annual South Florida’s Top Talent competition. The last opportunity to audition will be on Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Dolphin Room at the Shell Factory & Nature Park located at 2787 N Tamiami Trail in North Fort Myers. Up to twenty winners will be selected from the auditions to advance and compete in the BIG Talent competition held in March.

“If you have talent, it’s not too late to register for our last audition date. If you can’t attend, you may register by phone or email and send us a link to view your talent online,” says Veronica Culbertson of the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She adds, “Everyone of all ages can compete.”

On Saturday, February 3, contestants from all over south Florida, from as far north as Tampa and as far south as Miami, arrived in south Florida to audition in hope of being one of the top twenty most talented to advance and compete in front of celebrity judges and a live audience for the South Florida’s Top Talent title, cash, prizes and promotions. Young and old came out to audition. Some played musical instruments while others sang everything from country to classical. Eight year-old Ellyn Gleanco from Miami sang “A Time For Us”. Makenzie Raye, age 15 from Tampa, wowed the judges with her rendition of Reba McIntyre’s “Turn On The Radio”, and Victoria O’Donnell who attends Lexington Middle School in Fort Myers played “Gavotte” and “We Are Young” on her violin.

The Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CONRIC PR & Marketing are hosting the South Florida’s Top Talent! Competition, which is sponsored by Pam Cronin of the Shell Factory and Nature Park. Singers, dancers, musicians, and entertainers with unique talent are invited to audition and compete for the coveted South Florida’s Top Talent title. The competition will be broken up into two age groups, under 18 years old and 18 years old and up. A panel of celebrity judges will select the top ten winners in each age group. Those winners will then advance to compete in the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th, from 6pm to 11pm, at the Dolphin Room at the Shell Factory and Nature Park. Judges will score each contestant on their overall performance and select a top winner in each age group. The winners will be announced that evening, and receive cash, prizes and publicity!

“After enjoying the diverse talents displayed during the opening date of the talent auditions, I truly look forward to seeing and hearing more of what South Florida’s most talented has in store for us on February 23, our final audition date,” says Connie Ramos-Williams of CONRIC PR & Marketing. “We know there are many talented individuals in south Florida, and encourage everyone to register and compete for this fun and rewarding event,” adds Ramos-Williams.

Guests are invited to attend the South Florida’s Top Talent competition on Saturday, March 9th. The fee to attend is $10, which includes admission, appetizers, meet & greet, and talent show competition. There is a $75 registration fee to audition. To audition, become a sponsor, or for more details, please call the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at 239.418.1441 or send an email to info@hispanicchamberflorida.org.

It’s not too late! Sign up TODAY!

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WOW!!! The first day of auditions for South Florida’s Top Talent was exciting!! Contestants from Miami and Tampa auditioned to compete for the BIG event on March 9th!! Our next audition is scheduled for Saturday, February 23 from 10am-2pm. Call 239-418-1441 or email info@hispanicchamberflorida.org to register for auditions! 20 people will be selected to compete for cash, prizes and promotions…. on March 9th! REGISTER TODAY!!