After attending the World Championship of Public Speaking (WCPS) Finals in Las Vegas, in 2015, I discovered something new, something I did not quite understand at the time, but something that left me wanting more. To paraphrase Dananjaya Hettiarachchi (WCPS, 2014), I saw something, but I did not know what it was … So I decided to attend the Convention in Washington, DC in 2016. I wanted to experience the event from start to finish whilst visiting a city I had never been to before – this is always a bonus!
We are looking forward to welcoming fellow Toastmasters to this year’s Spring Conference in Southampton.
Conference preparations are entering the final phase. Behind the scenes tasks have been carried out to make sure the stage is truly set for your arrival at the conference. The functionaries have been appointed, all looking forward to the weekend. The conference brochures are already printed.
During the conference a Media Room will be set up. The purpose is to allow members to come along and film a short promotion clip for their club. This will be a piece to camera, which will be edited to a 3-5 minute media file for use by your club and the District, to promote your club on websites and social media. Interested?
Sneak preview: Yoga Laughter; Plotting your Pathways; keynotes and workshops given by International President, Mike Storkey; special guest, World Champion of Public speaking 1995, Mark Brown….and much more! See you there! Read More
Your D91 Spring Conference Team from Area A1 have been beavering away furiously, on what is going o be a fantastic weekend of Laughter, Learning and Lightbulb Moments. Date for your diary 5-7 May. Read More
District leader elections are held at District Councils’ annual meetings at District Conferences worldwide between March 15 and June 1. Rules exist within Toastmasters International (TMI) to ensure that these elections are conducted fairly, and without prejudice. Read More
From radio interviews, local TV, promotional videos, Facebook, Twitter, articles in newspapers and magazines, club newsletters, through to speech on the beach, club anniversary parties, new club charters events and annual club dinners, there’s been plenty of activity to keep your club VPPRs occupied. Read More
If you’ve been wondering whether or not to come to the District Conference on the 5th of November, please watch this message from District Director Vanessa King about the Hal of Fame. We hope you’ll join us to celebrate the achievements and contributions of our members.
The District 91 Autumn Conference is now taking bookings. Full details of the event have been published on the District 91 website.
This will be our first one day conference. It’s jam packed with workshops, a keynote, contest finals and our District Council Meeting. You’ll need to purchase a Daytime Ticket to attend. However remember that attending the District Council Meeting is FREE.
Once the day ends, the night begins. This is when dinner and dancing will take place. To attend, purchase an Evening Ticket.
The venue is the Double Tree by Hilton in Woking. If you wish to stay at the hotel, you book directly with them. Rates have been agreed, do mention when you’re booking that you’ll be attending the Conference.
Information has been shared on our Facebook page Toastmasters International UK & Ireland and on Twitter @ToastmastersUKI.
Pedro Casillas Program Quality Director
Our very own Program Quality Director, Pedro Casillas has taken on the role of Conference Director.
The conference team would welcome support from members. There’s plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. Volunteers to help during the conference are always welcomed, please make yourself known to the team in advance.
The great thing about Toastmasters is that when you ask for help and support you receive it and so much more.
Helena Brewer PR Manager
I’ve been approaching members about writing articles for the newsletter and sharing experiences for our external PR activities. Even though we’re all part of a communications organisation, the written word is proving to be a new challenge. The response has been amazing, thank you. Read More
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