Local Winners Compete

by Wayne Sebera, Division J Director

You’re invited: Speech Contest this Saturday!

Come watch the Club winners compete at the 2018 Division J Spring Table Topics & International Speech Contests. It’s this Satrday, April 21 at the Thousand Oaks Library. Registration starts at 9:30 am, and the competition is from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.

Hope to see you there!


You’re Invited!

by Ann Hill

2018 District 33 Spring Conference
May 4 – 5, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton, Bakersfield, California

Our Champions of Communication will ignite your communications and leadership flames. Their messages will motivate and inspire you with humor and transferable “real” lessons for everyday challenges to Make the Impossible, Possible. 

“Be Unforgetabtle”

“Own The Stage”
Darren LaCroix, ATM, WCPS, AS

“Where To Look When You’re Looking For Success”
“Making Mentoring Meaningful”
Dana LaMon, DTM, WCPS, AS

Power Networking Lunch & Dinner with our Champion Communicators

All members who pay the Full Conference rate by April 10th will receive one (1) raffle ticket for the opportunity to sit at the table during lunch and/or dinner with our Guest Speakers on Saturday, May 5th
Drawing:   April 11th. Winners announced via Facebook, our D33 website and with a personal email. 

Register Now

HOTEL RESERVATION BOOKING LINK (no code required): http://group.doubletree.com/District33ToastmastersSpringConference
or call 1-661-323-7111.
Mention Toastmasters Conference for $109 per night Friday & Saturday. Reservations must be made by 4/21/2018 to receive guaranteed rate. Rates good while group block is available.

World Championship of Public Speaking

2017 World Championship of Public Speaking® Winners

1st place:

Manoj Vasudevan

District 80

2nd place:

Simon Bucknall

District 91

3rd place:

Kevin Stamper

District 48

Could you be the next World Champion?

Each year, the Toastmasters International Convention culminates in the final round of the International Speech Contest, where the World Champion of Public Speaking® is chosen. In this exciting event, 10 contestants from all over the world deliver 5- to 7-minute speeches that are evaluated by a panel of experienced Toastmasters. After a year of competing in club, area, district and semifinal competitions, these contestants have advanced for the chance to win this prestigious accolade.

2018 International Convention


Come to the 87th Annual Toastmasters International Convention

When: August 22–25, 2018
Where: Chicago, Illinois

Mark your calendars and get ready for the excitement of the 2018 Toastmasters International Convention! Here are a few things to note if you plan to attend:

  • Registration begins in April 2018.
  • The convention will be held at the Marriott Marquis, located near Chicago’s lakefront.
  • If you would like to be a volunteer at the convention and join our Helping Hands program, click here to confirm your interest and submit your application. You will be contacted in early 2018 with additional information.
  • Learn about sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities to share, promote and sell your products and services.

For additional questions, please email the Convention Registration team. See you next year!