AUGUST 24–29, 2020
Has the 2020 Toastmasters International Convention been cancelled?Back to Top
We will not hold the in-person 2020 Toastmasters International Convention. Instead, the Board of Directors has approved to host a first-ever virtual convention August 24-29, 2020.
How will I be able to participate in the 2020 Virtual Convention?Back to Top
Attendees will be able to join the virtual convention from a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone (Android or iOS).
Is there a charge to attend the 2020 Virtual Convention?Back to Top
The 2020 Virtual Convention is free of charge to all Member/Non-Member attendees.
Do I need to register for the 2020 Virtual Convention?Back to Top
Yes, each attendee will be required to register in advance and create an online attendee profile. Registration for the 2020 Virtual Convention will be made available no later than August 1, 2020.
What events will be included in the 2020 Virtual Convention?Back to Top
Please view the 2020 Virtual Convention Agenda here.
I am unable to watch the convention sessions live; will these events be available to stream, and if so, is there an additional cost?Back to Top
If you missed the live-stream version of the event, the session content will be available on demand 24 hours after the conclusion of the live presentation. Simply log into the On Demand convention platform and press “play” on the video within that session’s page.
What is the Golden Gavel Event and when will it be presented?Back to Top
Since 1959, Toastmasters’ most prestigious award, the Golden Gavel, has been presented annually to an individual distinguished in the fields of communication and leadership. We will be awarding a Golden Gavel recipient at the 2020 Virtual Convention. This event will take place on August 27, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
How will International Directors and officers be elected and installed?Back to Top
Voting delegates will be able to participate in elections virtually and will be provided the tools to cast their votes, even while remote. Once the votes are tabulated, the newly elected officers and directors will be announced and installed virtually at the virtual convention.
How will District Leaders, speech contestants, and honored individuals receive their awards?Back to Top
A combination of physical and digital awards will be mailed/sent shortly after each event.
I am accustomed to purchasing special convention merchandise each year on site; is merchandise available this year at the Virtual Convention?Back to Top
Absolutely! You will be able to purchase Toastmasters International items online through the Toastmasters Store.
If you have any additional questions regarding the 2020 Toastmasters International Convention, please contact
email@example.com. We thank you for your patience and continued support.