Wednesday, June 16, 2010

District 51 17th annual convention at Miri, 21-23 May 2010

Top 5 reasons to attend Toastmasters conventions

1. Hob nob with top notch Toastmasters

You meet the whos who of Toastmasters at conventions!

2. Receive coveted awards on behalf of the club

Members of D'Utama Toastmasters Club receive the award for achieving Distinguished Club status.

Right-side view of the prize gavel received by the club

Left-side view of the prize gavel received by the club

3. Great excuse to check out local sights

Toastmasters from various clubs (including D'Utama Toastmasters Club) banded together to explore Gunung Mulu before the convention.

Some of us dropped by the Petroleum Museum and the Grand Old Lady on Canada Hill after the convention.

4. Hang out with gorgeous Toastmasters

We had the chance to mingle with fantastic Toastmasters from other clubs. Back row, L-R Lee Xi Wen (Vice-President Public Relations, TTDI Toastmasters Club), Cheong Kuok Sum (President, TTDI Toastmasters Club), Calvin Lim (Immediate Past President, D'Utama Toastmasters Club), Front row, L-R Ivy Cherng (President, Klang Bilingual Toastmasters Club), Janice Lee (Vice-President Membership, TTDI Toastmasters Club)

5. Watch only the most talked-about contest of the year
... and watch your club member grab top 3 placing!

Conventions are the only time you ever get to watch district-level speech contests. This time round, the International Speech and Table Topics Speech Contest were held at the Miri convention. 

Siva is seen here with his winning trophy for emerging 2nd runner up in the district-level Table Topics contest.