Passion To Portfolio 30-Minute Special To Premiere At 1130 WAT On 15 January Special Show Sponsored By Access Bank To Air On CNN International

By Marian Balogun

Passion to Portfolio – the CNN International series about entrepreneurs harnessing their passion in the global marketplace – is to air as a special 30-minute special programme on 15 January.

The high-profile show is the first of four special Passion to Portfolio programmes airing in 2016. In addition to the extended shows, Passion to Portfolio segments will continue to air fortnightly in the CNN International business showWorld Business Today.

Passion to Portfolio segments and the extended shows are sponsored by Access Bank, one of Nigeria’s largest and fastest-growing full-service banks headquartered in Lagos. The Access Bank advertising and sponsorship campaign originally launched in November 2014 and spans CNN International’s TV and digital platforms.

The special show airing on 15 January features successful innovator Daymond John, co-founder of the global clothing label, FUBU, and host of the hit US TV show, Shark Tank. Recognised as a branding and marketing expert, John will give CNN viewers insights into what it takes to succeed in business. "I had a passion for dressing people, the money came later," multi-millionaire John tells Passion to Portfolio. The show also turns the spotlight on Oprah Winfrey's long-time hairdresser, Andre Walker, celebrity jeweller, Chris Aire, and Michelin-starred restaurateur, Yenn Wong.

The show will be aired seven times on CNN International:

- 15 January: 1130 WAT / 1730 WAT
- 16 January: 1530 WAT / 2130 WAT
- 19 January: 1130 WAT / 1830 WAT
- 20 January: 1030 WAT