December 2: Nepal Toastmasters have announced to host Citation 2019, the second annual Division conference, at Aloft Kathmandu, Thamel on December 7.
According to the organisers, around 350 members from corporations, professional organizations and other communities from all over Nepal are expected to attend the conference.
The key highlight will be the final round of the Evaluation and Humorous Speech Contests where winners from the six areas in Nepal will vie to be the winner.
A statement issued by Nepal Toastmasters says the winners will proceed to the District Level contest to be held in New Delhi, India. These contests are organized as per the guidelines prescribed by Toastmasters International.
The keynote speaker for the conference is the international President of Toastmasters International, Deepak Menon.
Every year, a non-Toastmaster is honored for his/her communication and leadership contributions. ‘The Communicator Award’ will be announced during the event.
The event will also be peppered with lighter sessions where Toastmasters will showcase their music and cultural talents.
Currently, Nepal Toastmasters has 30 clubs and over 850 members from banks, academic institutions, tourism entrepreneurs, chartered accountants, educators, women, entrepreneurs, and other professionals.
Division A Director, Suman Shakya, says, “Citation 2019 will be the largest gathering of Toastmasters in Nepal as yet for a day full of learning, networking and helping each other become
a better version of themselves.”
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that enhances public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, the organization's membership exceeds 358,000 in more than 16,800 clubs in 143 countries.
Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.