Workshops and events

District Officer Training for D91 – 25 June 2017

In this year’s District Officer Training we’ll be looking at our goals, what we want to achieve as an organisation, and when these objectives will be met.  There will be some training to follow.

Here’s our agenda for what promises to be a most enlightening meeting.

District Training Agenda

 

 

Conference Team Update, from Diane Chamberlain

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.

Conference Booking

For members coming to support the conference and the contests, if you have not booked your place at the conference yet, on line booking has been extended until 3 May, book via the website, after that, it’s pay on the day. If you have any queries about payments please email info@springconference91.org. Read More

Media Room at the District Conference

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? Read More

Division Contest Details

See here for details of our division contests.

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News from Pedro Casillas DTM, Program Quality Director

District Conference- Southampton 5-7 May 17

Richard Blackman and team are doing a fantastic job in preparing for the D91 Spring Conference in Southampton. If you haven’t already seen it, check out their fabulous promotional video:

URL: http://springconference91.org/conference-programme/

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

Update from District PR Manager, Helena Brewer

We’re now three quarters of the way through this Toastmasters Year. It’s been wonderful working with so many members from across our district. I’m sure the next three months will continue to delight, surprise and have plenty of wows! Read More

Spring Conference Update, from Gavin Meikle

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

Note from District Administration Manager, Paul Rhys-Taylor

District Elections

Paul Rhys-Taylor
District Administration Manager

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

25th Anniversary for Northavon Speakers

On the 1 March 1992 a few intrepid Toastmasters decided to setup the Northavon Speakers Club – 25 years later it is still going strong.

To help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary we cordially invite you to:

 Northavon Speakers Club 25th Anniversary Dinner

at

The Radisson Blu Hotel Bristol

Friday 24 March 2017

7pm for 7.30pm

3-course menu with a drink on arrival

£30 per head

Black tie, lounge suits and party frocks and partners welcome.

To book your place now, please send details to:

NASCToastmasters25@Outlook.com

Payment needs to be received by 7 March 2017 to ensure your place

Contest Preparation Workshops

Contest Season Fast Approaching

For many, entering contests is a must, commenting it’s ‘fun‘, ‘challenging‘, ‘takes you further‘ and ‘what comfort zone?‘. For the many other members, they run a mile. However, there’s more to contests than being a contestant.

If your club is hosting the contest, at club, area or division level, they’ll be looking to you to assist, calling out for volunteers and there are plenty of roles to fill. Of course, let’s not forget there’s a need for the all important judges too.

The District Chief Judge, Andy O’Sullivan is holding two events: –

7 FebruaryOrganising a Contest

28 FebruaryJudging workshop

These workshops are open to all members. Find out more about running fantastic contests which showcase both speech and leadership skills.