What: The World’s Largest Toastmasters Meeting will try to set a record for attendance and participation at an all-day Toastmasters event. It will feature seven consecutive hour-long sessions that duplicate a typical Toastmasters meeting. Activities each hour include:
- Prepared speeches ranging from inspiring to humorous
- Spontaneous Table Topics speeches
- Speech evaluations to encourage the speakers and help them improve
When: Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Oregon
Who: District 7 Toastmasters, representing clubs in Oregon, S.W. Washington and N. California. Speakers range in age from teens to senior citizens.
Why: To entertain spectators and show how Toastmasters builds speaking, listening and leadership skills
Cost: Free and open to the public
About District 7 Toastmasters
Spanning Oregon, S.W. Washington and N. California, District 7 Toastmasters is composed of nearly 200 Toastmasters International clubs. For more information: http://d7toastmasters.org.
About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization’s membership exceeds 292,000 in more than 14,350 clubs in 122 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people of all backgrounds become more confident in front of an audience. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.
Directions: Pioneer Courthouse Square
Trimet Trip Planner: Pioneer Courthouse Square
To Volunteer for this event, contact Merilee Krebs at firstname.lastname@example.org