21 - 23 May 2021
Welcome to the D71 Toastmasters Conference
21 - 23rd May 2021
Why come to a Conference?
Toastmaster Conferences are a great way to meet some of the other 10,000 members in our District, which covers most of UK and Ireland
Experience workshops, contests and much more!
Click through to see what to do at our conference
Solihull "Back to School" will have a variety of guest speakers and educational lessons through our workshops and Key Note Speakers! Click the images below to see our Speakers and the topics.
When you arrive please sign in at the registration desk; open 7am-6pm Fri/Sat and 8am-12pm on Sunday.
First timers can visit the First Timers Desk which will be manned 9am-5pm Fri/Sat and 9am-12pm Sun
DISTRICT COUNCIL MEETING REGISTRATION
Presidents, VPEs and VPMs can vote in the District Council Meeting. Register at the Credentials Desk; open Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 7am-9am. Please note the credentials desk gets very busy on Sat morning so register ASAP!
Dinner starts at 7pm Friday. Saturday Drinks Reception will start at 7:30pm
The conference will end on Sunday 23rd May at 5pm (estimated)
FULL CONFERENCE AGENDA
Conference Opens: Friday 21st May 7am
Conference Closes: Sunday 23rd May 5pm
We have a variety of conference tickets types. Whether you want to come for the full weekend, just a day or just a contest, we cover all needs. Early bird tickets are available until 30th Sep 2020 so buy your tickets early!
Also, on the Friday night we will have a "Guess the Person" quiz where people will guess who the person is from a childhood / school image. If you would like your picture to be included, email firstname.lastname@example.org send us your childhood / school image! Please make sure that the file name is YOUR name so we can identify the answer!
FRIDAY NIGHT PHOTO QUIZ
All events take a lot of work and effort and this is no different with a conference! Below is our conference team:
Tanya is responsible for organising the conference.
Member of Heart of England, and New Street Speakers, DTM
Mish is conference deputy, second in command for organising the conference
Member of Heart of England and New Street Speakers, DTM
Head of PR
Asma is responsible for Conference PR, covering social media, website and PR materials
Member of Walsall Speakers
Stuart is responsible for customer support; replying to queries, updating ticket details and providing info to delegates.
Member of New Street Speakers
If you would like to get involved in the conference. whether you have specific skill or just want to help out over the weekend, please let us know by filling in the form below!
Voco St. John's Hotel will provide the conference centre for the Solihull D71 Toastmasters 2021 Conference.
Voco St. John's has 180 hotel rooms. Delegates have a special B&B rate of £105pn for a double / twin room. Contact Voco St. John's to book your hotel room and say you are with the Toastmaster conference. Other cheaper nearby hotels (around £40pn) are Premier Inn Solihull and Travelodge Solihull which are within a 10 min walk.
14 minute drive from Birmingham International Airport which has lots of cheap flights from across UK and Ireland. Tip:- When you arrive at BHX Airport, take the Monorail to Birmingham International Rail Station for better access to taxis
10 minute walk from Solihull Train Station which has direct routes from Birmingham Moor Street and Snow Hill stations in Birmingham Town Centre. Birmingham Moor Street is just a couple of minutes walk from Birmingham New Street Station which has access to trains from Edinburgh to London
There is ample free car parking at the venue for delegates