Spring Conference

PR & Comms Awards

Time is running out for nominations for the prestigious PR & Comms Awards. The deadline of 20th April is set for Division and are Directors to nominate a member and/or club for:

  • Best social media or membership campaign,
  • Best local press campaign or external PR initiative and
  • Best Toastmasters blog or most unusual campaign.

Email Nigel our D91 PR manager: the person/club name, the award you are nominating them for and why they should receive that ward.

Nominations and winners will be announced at the Spring Conference.



D91 Coppid Beech Conference Speakers

The conference date is fast approaching and thanks to all those who have booked to date and we look forward to many more such bookings in the next 10 days as we really wouldn’t like you to miss the EARLY BIRD prices.

Your D91 Spring Conference Team has been working non-stop to bring you the greatest conference experience and a fantastic social weekend. We’ve set  We believe that events like this are an opportunity for ALL Toastmasters to grow.

Additional to our workshop speakers this year, we will be honoured to have Dan Rex, the CEO of Toastmasters International as our key note speaker.

The long-awaited moment has arrived and we are now ready to reveal what each workshop will include.

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Business Breakfast – AI is a threat to Cyber Security

On 5th May 2018, as part of the D91 Spring Conference, there will be an AI & Tech Business networking breakfast in Bracknell. Come along and participate with industry experts in a meeting where Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cyber will be hotly debated.


AI Cyber Security

Cybersecurity is a hot-button issue of the day with numerous media reports covering a wide scope of security hacks and breaches. Major retail corporations, credit bureaus, and even governmental entities have been hacked or attempts were made to do so. The old adage ‘knowledge is power’ has never been truer and as hackers and the tools they use become more advanced so will the cybersecurity methods used to stop them. One aspect that will see use on both sides is the use of artificial intelligence. Read More

Spring Conference Update – Helena Brewer

Helena Brewer, our D91 Spring Conference Director, provides an update of this year’s conference ‘Make Your Communications Matter’.

Why attend the conference?

I first went to a conference because I’d seen fellow members return from them buzzing and energised and full of new ideas. I wondered what I was missing out on. When I went along I discovered it was about the opportunities, learning and networking with like-minded individuals from all walks of life and all levels of experience. Conference provides an enlightening insight into the diversity of our District, from Canterbury to Croydon, Clapham, Covent Garden, Canary Wharf, City Women, Citi Criers and beyond the City Limits, to Camberley, Chiltern and Cheltenham to Cardiff. All members are welcomed at the conference.


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Spring Conference Update – EARLY bird prices & Day tickets


The Conference Flag passed to Helena Brewer, the Spring Conference Director

Your D91 Spring Conference team has been working full steam ahead to bring the best conference to our Toastmasters. Date for your diary 5-6 May 2018. The theme of this year’s Spring Conference is ‘Make Your Communications Matter’.

Communicating in human, personal terms will get people to know, like, and trust you. Think about it for a moment… What are you doing to improve your communication in your business, in your life? Come and join us and let us help you.

Workshop speakers

We now have confirmed the workshop speakers and can’t wait to reveal the names on our Facebook and Twitter pages shortly, so join us and stay tuned!

Saturday Network event – ‘AI and Tech Business Breakfast’

It is a great pleasure for us to reveal that an early morning light breakfast with fellow Toastmasters and local business executives will be available to discuss AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Technology in the Business World. Industry professionals will share their knowledge and expertise in this rapidly evolving topic. A very dedicated team is working on this very special NEW event this year. This futuristic event has been included in the full-weekend and Saturday only ticket price, FREE of charge. Don’t forget to take advantage of it.

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