‘Reach For The Stars’


Toastmasters International, world leader in communication and leadership development organised a press conference to announce the upcoming District 51 Semi Annual Convention (SAC).

Lieutenant Governor Education and Training, Wendy Wong informed the media that the theme of the convention is ‘Reach for the Stars’ to be held at Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites in Ipoh on the November 8 and 9.

Toastmasters Ipoh

This convention will see nearly 400 delegates from around the region congregating in the city of Ipoh. The positive response from delegates showed the support towards the convention since it opened registration eight months ago. The convention organiser is delighted with the positive response and is committed to deliver an exciting and memorable convention.

Some of the exciting events lined-up are Gala Night, District Level Humourous & Evaluation Speech Contests, Student Forum, Workshops and a Hawker-Style Dinner. Delegates will gain unlimited knowledge, experience and get to widen their network.

Toastmasters International (TI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1924 by Dr Ralph C. Smedley devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. To date, more than 4 million men and women have benefited from this programme. Membership worldwide is 292,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14,350 clubs that make up the global network of meeting locations in 122 countries.

 For further information, log into the convention website www.d51sacipoh2013.org or the Toastmasters International website www.toastmasters.org.