Half-Day Contestant Seminar
Participating in pageants is just the beginning! In this fun, interactive program, Michelle will
help contestants maximize their pageant experience, find a meaningful passion or platform,
learn the importance of supporting the pageant “brand,” cultivate lasting sponsor relationships
and create career longevity.
Pre-Show Media Interview
In addition to a beautiful and accomplished former Miss Universe, Michelle is also a skilled, on-
air personality available for interviews and talk show opportunities in the day(s) leading up to
the pageant, which create goodwill for the national franchise and its sponsors as well as a
positive media buzz for the final event. Her natural warmth and approachability are sure to
capture the hearts of pageant fans everywhere.
National Pageant Judging
No one knows better what it takes to be a successful international titleholder and Michelle will
lend both her celebrity and her expertise to the final judging panel. You can be sure she will
help choose a winner who will not only positively represent herself, but will be an advocate for
the national program, its sponsors and her country.
Keynote Speaker for One Sponsor/Dinner Event
Michelle will delight sponsors with a keynote speech that touches on the evolution of pageantry
and the wonderful opportunities it provides for young women around the world, her
experiences in the beauty industry and as a founder of a hugely successful NGO, the Michelle
McLean Children Trust. As a key figure in bringing the Miss Universe production to her home
country of Namibia in 1995, Michelle can also speak to the powerful impact hosting such an
event can have on business and tourism.
Consultation with the New Winner
In this two-hour session with the pageant winner, Michelle will take her through “what to
expect” and “how to get the most from” her pageant participation. She will also answer
questions and give her valuable tips to preparing for the onstage interview and exuding
confidence on the runway as well as guidance on fitness, wardrobe, networking and positively
representing herself, her program and her country.