Dear District 108 Toastmasters,
In the face of recent developments with regards to the COVID-19 virus spread, our official statement is the following:
- The health of our members and their families is of prime concern. Please, strictly follow the guidelines and recommendations of the relevant authorities in your countries.
- Toastmasters International officially allowed for clubs to meet online. Therefore, we strongly encourage to continue club meetings online.
- All district events, including AREA, DIVISION and DISTRICT contests must be held online. You can find the official Online Speech Contest Rules HERE.
We are confident that we will quickly adapt to the new challenges and use it as an opportunity to develop new skills of managing online meetings, essential in the modern world.
Stay safe, District 108 team.
To help you organize and hold ONLINE EVENTS, District 108 has organised a SPECAL WEBINAR, where we discussed how to plan and conduct online Toastmasters meetings and contests, what tools can we use and how can we benefit from them.
The webinar host is Elena Paweta, D108 Program Quality Director. Elena has invited guests from all over the world – Manoj Vasudevan, Tobias Schlosser, Julie Kertesz, Michelle Alba-Lim, Taeryeon Jung, Matthew Ownby, who shared their experience and answered questions.
DOCUMENTS & RESOURCES
Zoom Virtual Backgrounds
Timer Zoom Colored Background
These backgrounds feature the Toastmasters International logo on green, yellow, and red. When you are the Timer for an online club meeting, switch between these backgrounds to indicate how much time the speaker has remaining!
ONLINE CLUBS MEETING SCHEDULE
The list is updated as more information is received.
CLUBS WITH ONLINE PRESENCE
All Toastmasters clubs with online presence at Easy Speak platform in one consolodated table with additional information and links.
Attend, share and enjoy visiting clubs online!
BIG THANX to Peter Kangas, Area B2 Director, District 108 for creating this web page!