Impressions Area Conference Spring 2017

Here are some impressions of the Area I1 and I3 Conference 1st April 2017: International Speech and Evaluation competition in German and English. Our members Adeel and Edgar also participated in the competition.

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Congratulations to all participants and winners! The next level will be the Division Conference on 29 April in Nürnberg. For more information please see

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Club Contest Spring 2017 at Munich Toastmasters

What a fantastic club contest we had yesterday, 21st March 2017: International Speech and Evaluation Contest. Thanks to everybody who contributed to this club event.

Here you can see all the contestants.

Contestants Munich Toastmasters Club Competition March 2017

We heard wonderful speeches and evaluations.

Congratulations to the winners: Adeel (1st place International Speech and Evaluation Contest) and Edgar (2nd place International Speech Contest).

International Speech Contest winner Adeel:

Winner Club competition Munich Toastmasters Evaluation March 2017

Evaluation Contest winners Adeel and Edgar:Winners Club Competition Munich Toastmasters International Speech March 2017

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Movie Speeches Delivered by Women

Here are some interesting movie speeches delivered by women – in anticipation of the international Women’s Day on 8 March chosen by Toastmasters International: Movie Speeches

And here is the list of actors who deliver these movie speches:

  • Sally Field in Steel Magnolias
  • Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich
  • Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Emma Stone in The Help
  • Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady

Which one do you like best?


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Area Conference (Area I1) 1st April 2017

Dear Members,

Our Area Director Kumar Barua has just informed us that the spring Area Conference of Area I1 will take place 1st April starting at 13:30. The venue is New European College, Wolfratshausener Str. 84. It is accessable by S-Bahn and U-Bahn and then a short walk.

It will have:

  • the International Speech Contest and
  • the Evaluation Contest.

If you want to spend an inspiring day please participate in the conference as judges, timers, ballot counters, etc. You can also bring guests.

Before the Area Conference we will of course have our club contest (21 March 2017)

Let’s hope for a wonderful spring with inspiring speeches and motivating evaluations.



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A new Competent Communicator


Dear Munich Toastmasters,

On our last meeting on 24th January 2017 we were able to observe how one of our dear members achieved the Competent Communicator award by Toastmasters International. The first important step in the Toastmaster speaking career. Edgar, well done! Congratulations!

Edgar delivered a wonderful and inspiring speach about taking failures in your life. And he did this in  a very personal way be telling us a bit of his life and his recent failures. The three tips he gave us in his speech on how to take failures were the following:

  1. Accept them
  2. Find the driving force
  3. Work on yourself

What a wonderful insight from one of our members. The Comptent Communicator was well deserved and I look forward to seeing other members of our club reaching this level and going even beyond it.

After the Competent Communicator level a Toastmaster can work on many advanced speaking projects like “The Entertaining Speech”, “Speeches by Managment”, “Technical Presentations”, “Storytelling”, etc.

Who will be next?

See you soon, take care

VP PR Munich Toastmasters

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Christmas Meeting on 20 December 2016

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Save the Date: Up-coming Officers Training and Area Conference

Here are the dates for the next Officers Training and Area Conferences in 2017:

Officers Training:

  • 4 February 2017
  • 25 February 2017

Area Conference:

  • Areas 1 & 3*: 1st April 2017
  • Area 2 & 5: 8 April 2017

These dates are important to you if you want to take part in the contests and/or if you are or want to become an officer.

*Please note that Munich Toastmasters is part of Area 3 (District 95, Division I, Area 3)

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Special icebreaker evening on 15 November 2016

Please be prepared for a special icebreaker evening at our meeting on 15 November 2016.

We will have five icebreaker speeches from new members. Please help us to welcome our new members to the club and provide them with good feedback.

At this special evening we will not conduct the table topic.

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Table Topic and Humorous Speech Contest Autumn 2016

What a wonderful table topic and humorous speech contest we had on 20 September 2016.

We had five table topic contestants and two humorous speech contestants.

You missed the contest and want to know who the winners were? Here you go!

Table topic contest winners:

  1. Dominik
  2. Adeel
  3. Gloria

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Humorous speech contest winners:

  1. JP
  2. Adeel

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Congratulations to the winners. We keep the fingers crossed for JP, Dominik and Adeel who will represent our club at the area conference and will compete again on the next level.

The area conference will tak place in Munich on Saturday 1st October 2016 in the afternoon. The agenda and further details are available here: Agenda Area 1 & 3 Conference Autumn 2016.

It would be great if many members of our club find the time to support JP, Dominik and Adeel at the area conference. I look forward to seeing you there!

VP Public Relations

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Membership Payment due by 25th September 2016

Dear fellow Munich Toastmasters members,

Please remember to pay the new term fees of 60 € until 25th September at the very latest to the following bank account:

  • Account Name: Gloria Streib und Martin Mittermaier
  • Bank: Comdirect
  • IBAN: DE23 2004 1144 0457 6898 00

An e-mail with all the details has already been sent to you by Gloria.

Thank you!

Gudrun on behalf of Gloria, our Treasurer

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