2022 International Convention FAQ
How will the 2022 International Convention be held?Back to Top
The 2022 International Convention will be a hybrid event. Attendees will have an option to experience the event in person or online.
What is a hybrid event?Back to Top
A hybrid event is one that can be accessed through an online platform or in person. Attendees can elect to register for an online experience or register to attend in person.
How will I be able to participate in the 2022 International Convention from home?Back to Top
The online convention experience can be accessed from a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone (Android or iOS).
When and where will the in-person 2022 International Convention take place?Back to Top
Toastmasters is excited to host the 2022 International Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, from Wednesday, August 17 through Saturday, August 20, 2022.
Which time zone will all convention events be listed in?Back to Top
The convention will take place in Nashville, TN, U.S., and all events and activities will be in Central Daylight Time (CDT) or Coordinated Universal Time -5 (UTC -5), which is the local time in Nashville, TN, U.S. For your convenience, a time zone converter will be listed at the top of each agenda page.
When will registration open?Back to Top
Registration will open by May 2022.
Will there be a registration fee for the online and in-person 2022 International Convention experiences?Back to Top
Yes, please visit www.toastmasters.org in May 2022 for all convention pricing information. There will be a registration fee to attend the in-person experience in Nashville, TN, U.S., and a fee to attend the online experience.
How do I become a Host District Helping Hand convention volunteer?Back to Top
To become a Host District Helping Hand convention volunteer, click here to learn more and let us know you are interested. Once registration opens, we will send you an invitation to register as a Host District Helping Hand. Volunteer opportunities are limited and based on a first-come-first-served basis.
I want to prepare for travel to the convention. How do I find information on entering the United States and if a visa is required?Back to Top
A non-U.S. citizen entering the U.S. is required to present a passport and a valid visa issued by a U.S. Consular Official, unless he or she is a citizen of a country eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a citizen of Canada. To obtain a list of countries eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, please reference the Homeland Security website. If you require a Letter of Invitation for entry into the U.S., please click Request Letter to submit your request.
Request Letter Here: https://forms.gle/AzFMsA9ns78S2p996
Do you recommend making airfare and hotel reservations prior to registering for the convention?Back to Top
No. The 2022 International Convention will have limited space available for the in-person experience. It is recommended that you do not make airfare or hotel reservations prior to registering for the convention in the event that all available spots are sold out.
What are the health and safety protocols for the 2022 International Convention?Back to Top
The health and safety of our attendees, vendors, and staff is a top priority, and Toastmasters International is committed to following all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and trusted local government in Tennessee, United States. All health and safety information will be updated frequently and as needed to keep all attendees informed on any safety concerns or precautions. More information will be shared in May 2022.
In what format will the International Speech Contest Semifinals and World Championship of Public Speaking be conducted?Back to Top