2012 TI Convention – Accredited Speaker Panel

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The accredited speaker panel was one of my “must dos” for this event. Hearing from five existing accredited speakers really helped clarify how the program works, and why I should be pursuing it. Spoiler alert – there are changes to the program for next year, and many of them are listed in this post. Note: […]

2012 TI Convention – Wednesday Board Briefing

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Wednesday’s festivities really kicked off with the Board of Directors briefing. This event gives members and leaders throughout the organization to hear about coming projects and changes in our organization. The session began with recognition of Past International Presidents and Past International Directors present. The president’s report, delivered by Michael Notaro who began by telling […]

2012 TI Convention – Opening Ceremonies

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6pm Wednesday night…that’s right…time for the Toastmasters International 2012 Convention Opening Ceremonies. The parade of flags from 116 countries, the parade of International Director Candidates, and keynote speaker Joel Manby all conspired together to make the opening events awesome and memorable. Seeing so many of my friends carrying flags of so many different countries was […]