District 91 Spring Conference

Welcome to District 91’s Spring Conference and 2017 International Speech and Evaluation Contest Finals!

For the first time ever, District 91’s annual conference will be in historic Southampton on 6-7 May 2017 at the iconic Grand Harbour Hotel. There will also be District Council and District Executive Committee meetings on 5 May.

There will also be a social gathering for early arrivals on the evening of 5 May.

Online ticket sales end at midnight on Weds 3 May.

Limited tickets will be available for purchase on the door.

The theme is “Mayflower – discovering new worlds”. The Grand Harbour – situated in the heart of Southampton and overlooking the English Channel – is the perfect setting to welcome keynote speakers from “new worlds”. Toastmasters International President, Mike Storkey, DTM will be travelling from Australia and 1995 World Champion, Mark Brown will journey from America to join us.

This fantastic event includes:

  • Keynote Speeches by Mike Storkey, DTM and Mark Brown
  • Communications and Leadership Workshops including:
    • Toastmasters in the Community
    • Succession Planning – what do I do now?
    • Pathways – TMI’s new education program
  • Council Meeting
  • UK South International Speech and Evaluation Finals
  • Mayflower Gala Dinner (dress code: black tie)

The event will take place at:

Grand Harbour Hotel
SO15 1AG
United Kingdom

Southampton’s iconic hotel in the heart of the city

The main conference opening ceremony will start promptly at 9 am on Saturday 6 May with the Mayor of Southampton in attendance. From London Waterloo there’s a train at 0705 which gets in to Southampton Central Station at 0855 (£24 without any travel card): see www.thetrainline.com

The station is a 5 minute taxi ride or 15 minute walk from the Grand Harbour Hotel.