2018 Spring Conference


Patricia Fripp Keynotes District 3 Toastmasters Conference May 19, 2018 from Patricia Fripp on Vimeo.

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Registration: Online Conference Registration Expired at 11:59pm on Sunday, May 13th.

Onsite registration may still be possible by contacting Registration Chair, Michelle Laws (MLaws43@ yahoo.com). Note: Meals may not be available after the final meal count is given to the hotel on Tues, May 15th at 11am.

Registration by Mail: Payment was due postmarked no later than May 13, 2018.

Book Your Hotel Room:  Toastmasters Room Rate Expired at 11:59pm on Sunday, May 13th!

Keynote Speaker

Patricia Fripp is a presentation skills authority. In 1975, Fripp joined Cable Car Toastmasters Club in San Francisco. She was the second woman ever to deliver a keynote at an International Toastmasters convention and has been invited three more times since then.

For over 35 years, she has delighted audiences on five continents. Patricia is a Hall of Fame award-winning speaker, sales presentation skills trainer, in-demand executive speech coach, and online training expert. Meetings and Conventions magazine names her “One of the 10 most electrifying speakers in North America.” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance wrote that the sixth best way to invest in you is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp.

Our Keynote Speaker, Patricia Fripp, executive presenter and trainer, will present:
Under the Magnifying Glass: Good to Great and a second interactive session, You Are the Star: Under the Magnifying Glass in Action.

In this entertaining, thought-provoking, and content-rich presentation, you will learn specific techniques that will guarantee that both you and your presentations are memorable for all the right reasons. In this presentation you will understand how to:

  • Take your presentations from good to great
  • Understand the number one secret of a great speech
  • Emotionally connect to every audience


Education Speakers

Expand your Communication, Leadership and Pathways Learning Experience skills by attending one of these three interesting sessions occurring simultaneously between 9:15am and 10:00am on Saturday, May 19th:

Communication and Leadership Speaker

The Communication and Leadership (C + L)  award is the highest honor District 3 Toastmasters can bestow up a non-Toastmaster.  It recognizes individuals within our communities who have demonstrated outstanding communication & leadership skills.  Our C+L awardee, Jody McPhearson, is a highly sought after Professional Development and Leadership Speaker. As Founder and CEO of Jody Speaks and nonprofit organization, Three C’s Youth Project, Jody is one of the most provocative thought leaders and leadership trainers today. Jody will be the featured speaker during the Hall of Fame Luncheon on Saturday, May 19th at 11:20am.

Leadership Breakfast Speaker

Rebecca Van Fleet, ACS, ALB, invites you to Ignite the Flame Within: Each of us is filled with tinder waiting to be kindled, inflamed, and illuminated. Be the leader, be the speaker who ignites the fire within our members! Don’t miss this inspirational Leadership opportunity on Sunday, May 20th from 9:00am – 10:00am.

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for multiple roles including Presenters, Contest Functionaries, etc. For more information, contact Catherine Norman, Spring Conference Chair at gro.s1548199076retsa1548199076mtsao1548199076tza@e1548199076cnere1548199076fnoc.1548199076gnirp1548199076s1548199076  or Michelle Ongaga at gro.s1548199076retsa1548199076mtsao1548199076tza@r1548199076iahc-1548199076oc.fn1548199076oc.gn1548199076irps1548199076

Sponsorship and Donation Form!

NEXT STEPS – ONLINE: It’s as easy as 1-2-3!  (1) Download the Sponsorship and Donation Form and Agreement, (2) Complete the Sponsorship Donation Agreement and the Terms and Conditions on pages three and four (3) Go to District Conference Advertising to place your ad. Simply pay online and attach your print-ready ad and Sponsorship Donation Agreement, and Terms and Conditions or email to .gro.1548199076srets1548199076amtsa1548199076otza@1548199076gnisi1548199076trevd1548199076a1548199076

NEXT STEPS – PAPER FORM: It’s as easy as 1-2-3!  (1) Download the Sponsorship and Donation Form and Agreement, (2) Complete the Sponsorship Donation Agreement and the Terms and Conditions on pages three and four (print pages three and four); and (3) Enclose a check and mail it to:

District 3 Toastmasters   c/o Enid Moore-Cranshaw, District 3 District Director
P.O. Box 61114      Phoenix, AZ  85082

Hotel Information

Our conference will be held at the Sheraton Crescent; registration and details link below.