Get Ready for an Out of This World Experience!

Join us for a stellar adventure at the “Galaxy Rising” District 2 Toastmasters Conference! Learn new skills from engaging sessions, network with other Toastmasters, and hear from the keynote speakers Stefano McGhee, Second Vice President of Toastmasters International, and Celeste Mergens, a bestselling author and founder of Days for Girls International! Plus a few amazing educators! Experience the excitement of the Club Banner Parade and the International Speech Contest, where the winners will advance to the global stage in Anaheim. This conference is a cosmos of possibilities waiting for you – an opportunity to spark your enthusiasm and reach new heights. Don’t miss this day of inspiration, connection, and celebration. Reserve your place among the stars. Register now for an incredible journey!

You Can Make the Conference Experience Out of this World!

Join us for a cosmic adventure as a volunteer at the District 2 Toastmasters Annual Conference! We are seeking shining stars for 2-hour shifts in various roles.

  • Meeting room setup
  • Audio visual equipment needs
  • Meal function details
  • Program/session(s) details and final meeting agenda
  • Accommodations
  • Additional supplies

Dive into the heart of the action, meet fellow space enthusiasts and help make this event legendary!

Interested? Contact our Conference Chair. Let’s make “Galaxy Rising” a universe of success together!

Featured Talks & Speakers

Our lineup of speakers and educators at “Galaxy Rising” is tailored to inspire and assist you in reaching your personal and professional milestones. These industry leaders and communication experts are eager to share actionable insights and strategies that will elevate your skills. Engage in sessions designed to motivate and empower, turning your goals into achievements. Don’t miss this opportunity for growth and transformation with the guidance of our distinguished speakers. Join us to unlock your full potential!

Classes & Workshops

Kick off with the galactic wisdom of Stefano McGhee, 2nd Vice President of Toastmasters International, and conclude with the groundbreaking insights of Celeste Mergens, bestselling author and founder of Days for Girls International. Between these stellar bookends, prepare for an extraordinary adventure through out-of-this-world workshops and classes designed to elevate your skills and ignite your imagination.

Don’t miss this cosmic rendezvous—where inspiration and innovation collide!

International Speech Contest

The universe calls as the District 2 Toastmasters International Speech Contest unfolds! In this epic convergence, speakers channel the force of their words, embarking on a journey to become the galaxy’s most compelling voice. Amidst a constellation of talent, only one will claim the title, ready to shine on the Toastmasters International World Stage.

Witness the spectacle where courage meets creativity, and words wield the power of lightsabers. This is not just a contest; it’s a galactic saga celebrating the art of public speaking.

Prepare for a journey to the heart of eloquence. May the force of eloquence propel our champion to the stars!

STEFANO MCGHEE

Second Vice President of Toastmasters International

CELESTE MERGENS

Bestselling Author/Founder of Days for Girls International

REBECCA MURRAY

Conference Emcee/Toastmaster of the Day

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

LINDY MACLAINE

Course: 7 Steps To a Standing Ovation

KELLY FALLUCCA

Course: Beyond Words: Crafting Visual Experiences

RACHEL CARTER

Course: The Art of Stellar Stage Performance

Sponsors Coming Soon!

Be A Sponsor of an Out of This World Event!

We have incredible flexible options for any company wanting to impact our 400 attendees at the Meydenbauer Cetner in Bellevue, Each option has an attractive set of benefits to show our appreciation for your sponsorship.

Secure your spot today!

Act quickly! Seats are filling at warp speed, and T-Shirts are vanishing like stars at dawn. Secure your seat and T-shirt immediately to ensure you don’t miss out!

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