Annual Conference – The Largest Toastmasters Event in Japan – to be held on May 10-12 Registration started today. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join!

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Toastmasters International, an international non-profit organization that enables people to cultivate their communication and leadership skills, is proud to announce that the 2019 Annual Conference will be held between Friday, May 10th and Sunday May 12th. Toastmasters from nearly 200 clubs across Japan as well as anyone else interested can participate in the various educational programs available. Moreover, selected Toastmasters will compete in a speech contest to determine the national champion in English and Japanese.

The theme for 2019 conference is “YOU”, with the subtitle:

“You are the leader of your life. Which door will you open tomorrow?”

The Conference Chair, Ms. Sumiko Futana, encourages participation as follows: “Living in the world with dynamic and constant changes, it is critically important to have leadership and communication skills together with the courage to move us forward in order to create a new path of life and be of help to others. We hope that you will meet many leaders in the Educational Programs of 2019 Annual Conference and acquire the power and courage to open a door that will lead you to new tomorrow.”

This conference is planned and delivered by the members of Division D (East Tokyo, Chiba and Ibaraki prefectures) and the supporting volunteers.

Visit the Annual Conference website for more information and registration. < > We will look forward to see you in the Conference.

2019 District 76 Annual Conference
May 10 – 12, 2019 at Tower Hall Funabori (4-1-1 Funabori, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo)
Anyone interested in their improving communication and leadership skills are welcome.
(Some programs may restrict the admission of small children.)

Toastmasters International District 76 (Japan)
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From a humble beginning in 1924 at the YMCA in Santa Ana, California, Toastmasters International has grown to become a world leader in helping people become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience. Moreover, Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Members can improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of its 16,600 clubs located across 140 countries, which constitute our global network of meeting locations. As of August 2018, Toastmasters has more than 357,000 members worldwide, including 4,000+ members in Japan, and 193 clubs globally.
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Toastmasters’ global motto is “Toastmasters: Where Leaders Are Made.”
Each club will continue to contribute in order to improve the communication and leadership abilities of the nation its located in.

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District 76, Toastmasters International
PR Manager Ami Aoyama