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It's YOU! We can't wait to see you at our District 2 Conference this year at the Meydenbauer Center. The event falls on the centennial anniversary of Toastmasters International and we are celebrating with learning, networking, gourmet food, awards and speech contests! If you have never attended a conference before, you won't want to miss it!

Toastmasters International Website

Stellar Keynote Speakers

Stefano McGhee, DTM

Stefano S. McGhee, DTM, will be our featured keynote speaker at this year's conference. He will also lead an educational session during the day. The trio and conference team is excited to welcome the 2nd Vice President of Toastmasters International to District 2.

Stefano's Website

Celeste Mergens

Celeste Mergens is a sought-after keynote speaker, bestselling author of The Power of Days, and founder of the global award-winning Days for Girls International. Days for Girls was named by the Huffington Post as a ‘Next Ten’ Organization poised to change the world in the next decade and has reached over 3 million women and girls, and communities in 145 countries with menstrual wellness resources and health education. Celeste has been featured in Oprah’s O Magazine, Forbes, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Celeste's Website

Superstar Education Session Speakers

Lindy MacLaine, DTM

Lindy has spoken on virtual stages worldwide— achieving third place in the 2020 World Championship of Public Speaking. Her audiences recognize themselves while they laugh through her humorous stories of personal pain, inspiring them toward self-acceptance and empowerment.

Lindy helps speakers to discover, develop, and deliver their magnetic message. Diving deep into a journey of self-discovery, her students use their new-found knowledge to gain greater influence, impact, and visibility, while super-powering their confidence and connection.

7 Steps To a Standing Ovation

This workshop presents the emotional journey of a great speech broken into 7 parts. The what and why of each part is introduced. Lindy guides the audience to choose the message they most need to hear; and provides the working opportunity for attendees to create their own standing ovation-worthy speech draft.

Rachel Carter, IP5, EC4

Rachel is a dancer, performer and Toastmaster who has studied and practiced the art of stage performance from world-class stage performers such as renowned musician Livingston Taylor, circus clown Della Moustachella, and Esmerelda Colarbone, a Brazilian dancer. 

Using her dance background, Rachel's expertise in stage movement and posture is broken down into easy steps that anyone can follow! She combines the discipline of onstage movement with audience feedback to create a powerful experience for both performer and audience.

The Art of Stellar Stage Performance

This workshop is for both the stage-frightened and seasoned professionals. Learn skills to improve stage performance no matter your experience. Comedians, speakers, musicians, and dancers have improved their ability to be on stage - 𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘺 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘤𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘴!

Kelly Fallucca, DTM

Kelly, founder and CEO of Sugar Please Productions, is a confidence coach, multimedia producer, author, and speaker. She spent the first half of her career behind the camera in service to her clients and building a business. During the pandemic, she rejoined Toastmasters to mentor new speakers. She realized how important video and public speaking skills are to personal success, and yet so many people are still not on board. Her passion is helping people become confident communicators in a fun and easy way on any stage whether in person, online ,or in video.

Beyond Words: Crafting Visual Experiences

Uncover the secrets of creating captivating visual experiences for any stage. Join Kelly as she guides attendees through the process of reformatting the same speech for online meetings, in-person presentations, and club video marketing to effectively engage audiences across all platforms.

Secure your spot in the stars!

Click Register to buy your ticket today to the District 2 event of the year!

Flexible ticket options, Choose your adventure:

Daytime Odyssey - Conference includes lunch and parking $115/person

Starry Evening - Contest includes dinner and parking $115/person

Full Galactic Experience - All Access Pass to both events $182/person

Contest Only - Includes parking $55/person

Due to security reasons, tickets must be purchased in advance.

All ticket sales will close on May 3rd.

Toastmasters International is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

All sales are final.

Galaxy Rising T-shirts: $20

While supplies last we are selling Galaxy Rising T-shirts to celebrate this occasion. If you would like to pick up your t-shirt at an in person Division contest, you can also purchase one when registering. Designed by our PR Chair, Josh Hindman, this is a high quality pre-shrunk black t-shirt.

Division Contests on D2 Calendar

Recommended Hotels:

Seattle Marriott Bellevue(6 minute walk to Meydenbauer, $45 valet parking)

Residence Inn Seattle/Bellevue Downtown(3 minute drive/20 minute walk to Meydenbauer, Free parking & breakfast)

Book a room and stay overnight with your Toastmasters friends. The afterparty is minutes away!

Congratulations to our 11 Cosmic Crews!

Eleven clubs in District 2 will be celebrated in our conference program as cosmic crews! All of them have at least four members coming to the conference.

The cosmic crews are: Frankly Speaking, Seattle International 10, Leading Edge Toastmasters, Eastside Leaders, Lightworkers Toastmasters, Green River Toastmasters, Aspiring Leaders, Forever Improving Toastmasters, Once Upon A Time Toastmasters, Digital Transformation Toastmasters, and Redmond Nights!

Interested in donating your time or skills to support our conference?

We need dedicated volunteers to support the show!

Let us know how you'd like to help, fill out our Volunteer Form