3rd November 2014

Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Next Rising Star?

Do you have what it takes to be the next Rising Star?

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Mark Cowne, founder of Kruger Cowne, wowed the One Young World audience this month with the amazing announcement that he will be sending one lucky 18-30 year old into space. Through Kruger Cowne’s Rising Star Programme, one lucky applicant will be catapulted, not only into space but also, on to the world stage.


The talent agency and world-class speaker’s bureau is offering the chance to be amongst stars in both the literal and figurative sense, with the successful applicant to be added to their roster and mentored by some of the planet’s leaders in fields including sport, music, entertainment and business.

“Fostering the world’s next great leaders, we plan to nurture individuals so that one of them can literally experience the world from a completely new perspective, inspiring them to create long lasting memories that they can share with the next generation.” Mark Cowne, Kruger Cowne.

This once in a lifetime chance provides an opportunity for an outstanding member of the public from anywhere in the world to share their experience of this incredible adventure. Additionally the Rising Star will also contribute solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues as a result of sponsorship to next year’s One Young World Summit 2015 in Bangkok.

Do you want to be an astronaut and adventure beyond the stratosphere, or think you know someone who does? Apply here!

Bob-geldof-space-shuttleOne Young World Summit


The JHPR team accompanied Kruger Cowne, to Dublin, Ireland for the awe-inspiring One Young World Summit. The preeminent global forum for young leaders welcomed a number of Kruger Cowne’s talented public speakers, including  Sir Bob Geldof, Boris Becker, Meghan Markle, Michiel Mol, Adam Walker, Sol Campbell and Maya Sanbar. The event’s celebrations saw Dublin welcome their very own XCOR Lynx Space Shuttle, as well as an impromptu swim from Adam Walker up the Liffey.

PRECIOUS Awards Winners Announced


Angie Greaves

October 22nd marked the 8th year of the PRECIOUS Awards which took place at the salubrious Institute of Directors, London. Where better to celebrate the outstanding achievements and entrepreneurial spirit of women of colour across all industries.


Some of the winners on the night

The event was a night to remember, as women of colour were honoured for their achievements in business. Hosted by JHPR’s very own Jessica Huie MBE and motivational speaker and business coach Rashid Ogunlaru, the night saw women such as Gina Moffat, Jasmine Dotiwala and Bianca Miller celebrated for the outstanding strides they have made in their respective industries. Sponsored by Credit Suisse and Harvey Nash with queen of the air waves Angie Greaves as keynote speaker, the night proved to truly be inspirational for all those that attended.


Gina Moffat of Blooming Scent scooped the Precious Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Launched in 2007, The PRECIOUS Awards provides a platform to celebrate the achievements of outstanding female talent across industries, amongst the UK’s diverse communities. The awards place a spotlight on a group of women whose successes have been underrepresented by wider society thus far.

Since launching, the awards have been instrumental in informing the business community and driving change around issues of diversity and female entrepreneurial and leadership talent.

JHPR new client: Goose Design


The Illum Jacket

Goose Design
 has been changing the landscape of apparel design and branding for well over a decade, and in recent weeks, their latest innovative concept has been generating headlines. Their design for the Illum Jacket is their latest offering from the world of Wearable Technology.  

A hybrid of apparel and technology, this specialist field is now a major talking point for industry leaders as well as the mainstream public. Whether it be heavyweights from the tech industry competing to launch the next best smart-watch or the unfortunate contestants on The Apprentice attempting to create a workable wearable tech piece, complete with cameras and neon lights. Goose has successfully created an 80% workable concept for a groundbreaking cycle safety jacket. Integrating lighting panels, lightweight fabric and solar power, the London based company has set a trend for other firms to follow.


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