Early-bird Convention Registration Ends July 20
Register by July 20 to take advantage of the early-bird discount for the 2012 Toastmasters International Convention. Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek offers a special hotel rate until July 18, based on availability. See you in Orlando, Florida!
Don't Miss the Golden Gavel Dinner at the Convention
Toastmasters International named John C. Maxwell as this year's recipient of the prestigious Golden Gavel award. He is an internationally renowned leadership expert, best-selling author and celebrated motivational speaker. To hear him speak at the popular Golden Gavel Dinner on Friday, August 17, register for the event at www.toastmasters.org/convention.
Introducing The Club Experience Video
This exciting new video provides an example of a model club meeting. Share this tool with current and potential members, and consider posting it to your club or district website.
Time-tested Toastmasters Tips on Video
Don't miss the series of fun and engaging videos of time-tested tips for improving communication featured on the Toastmasters International website. Three new videos cover how to offer a toast, how to find speech topics and knowing your audience. More videos will be available in July. Watch them at www.toastmasters.org/videos.
District Brand Showcase Winners Announced
Thank you to all the districts that submitted exceptional materials for the District Brand Showcase. Submissions were reviewed, and the winners are now featured on the Toastmasters Virtual Brand Portal and the Official Toastmasters International Facebook Members Group. View the winners and check out other contests you and your club can participate in.
Order a Free Copy of the Product Guide
Members can request a complimentary copy of the new Product Guide from the Toastmasters Online Store. Club officers: Be sure to display the guide at every club meeting so members know what resources are available. Use coupon code 1205F at checkout for your free copy.
Share the Toastmasters Website with Prospective Members
Direct potential members to the Toastmasters website to show them how they can benefit from joining a club. The "Welcome to Toastmasters" introductory article, "Toastmasters Q&A" and the find-a-club tool offer helpful information. Share the Features, Benefits and Value chart, too.