2015 International Convention

World Championship of Public Speaking

Congratulations to Mohammed Qahtani of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, District 79, on becoming the 2015 World Champion of Public Speaking for his speech, "The Power of Words." *Interested in hearing more from Mohammed? Listen to The Toastmasters Podcast.

Congratulations to Aditya Maheswaran of Mumbai, India, District 41, on finishing in second place for his speech, "Scratch."

Congratulations to Manoj Vasudevan of Singapore, District 80, on finishing in third place for his speech, "We Can Fix It."

Annual Business Meeting Election Results

Proposal A has passed ✓

2015-2016 Toastmasters International Annual Business Meeting

International President-Elect
Mike Storkey, DTM
First Vice President
Balraj Arunasalam, DTM
Second Vice President
Lark Doley, DTM
Region 1 International Director
Margaret Page, DTM
Region 3 International Director
Crystal Allbritton, DTM
Region 5 International Director
Magnus Jansson, DTM
Region 7 International Director
Russell Drake, DTM
Region 9 International Director
Steve Chen, DTM
Region 11 International Director
Teresa Dukes, DTM
Region 13 International Director
Nagaraja Rao, DTM

Semifinal Speech Results

Speech Contest 1 Speech Contest 5 Speech Contest 8
Gil Michelini, D11 Arfath Saleem, D82  James Jeffley, D57
Speech Contest 2 Speech Contest 6 Speech Contest 9
Aditya Maheswaran, D41 Eric Feinendegen, D30
Manoj Vasudevan, D80
Speech Contest 3 Speech Contest 7 Speech Contest 10
Mohammed Abdullah Qahtani, D79 Patrick Hammond, D1 Joe Grondin, D45
Speech Contest 4
Russ Dantu,  D42