Conference Update: April 3-18.

The D21 Communication & Leadership Award Recipient has been announced!

This year’s recipient is Tom Budd of Kelowna. Budd is a well-respected former investment banker and a much-appreciated philanthropist, having supported many charities and causes in and around Kelowna.

Mr. Budd will be recognized for his contributions to his community and the communication and leadership skills that he exemplifies, at the Friday evening dinner.


One of our keynote speakers is Mary Morrison DTM who is the Region One Representative on Toastmasters International Board of Directors.

Besides sharing her sage advice, she will be making some corporate visits on behalf of Toastmasters International.

On Thursday April 19th at 3:00 pm, Mary will be presenting Toastmasters International’s Corporate Recognition Award to Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran at Kelowna City Hall.

This will take place at special meeting of the Kelowna City Hall Toastmasters Club. Guests are welcome to attend and participate!

Kelowna City Hall will be recognized for their enhancing employee engagement through continuing support of the Toastmasters program. 

On Friday April 20th at 10:30 am at City Hall Penticton, Mary will be presenting Penticton Mayor Andrew Jackubeit, Toastmasters International’s Corporate Recognition Award for the City of Penticton’s ongoing support of local Toastmasters clubs.  


For many conference goers, one of the highlights are the educational sessions, provided by well-experienced Toastmasters. Our Educational Sessions & their presenters are now available for your viewing pleasure. Click on the OUR SPEAKERS link at to learn more about our Educational Sessions which include Cracker Barrel presentations.


Conference Program highlights: 

Sunday April 22

DTM Breakfast (for everyone) Hot Buffet Breakfast

Evaluation Speech Contest

Plenary Session: Bob Hooey Present like a PRO – The Adventure Isn’t Done Yet

Silent Auction Winners (Claim & pay for your successful bids)

Closing Ceremonies 

If your club is going to be represented at the conference, don’t forget to send your banner for the ever popular Parade of Banners that is scheduled to start the conference off.

Also, we will be having a screen showing Club photos on a continuous loop. Please send a photo of your club with happy, smiling Toastmasters to Don’t forget to identify your club’s name.



Register Now! The Regular Conference Rate of $210.00 is now in effect!

You’ve missed out on all of our special offers but it is still a good deal!

Don’t forget to book your room at the Capri Hotel! 

To Book Your Accommodations:

Ph: 250.860.6060 Fax: 250.762.3430

To learn more about the Capri Hotel visit

Please note: The Special Code for accommodation discount is no longer in effect.

While you are in Kelowna, why not plan for staying for an extra day or so and play tourist. You can see some of the Okanagan’s finest wineries and stunning views with the award winning Wicked Wine Tours. Conference attendees receive 10% off any tour April 19 to 23. Visit 

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Rae Stonehouse DTM, PDG

D21 Spring Conference 2018 Webmaster & Public Relations

D21 Public Relations Manager & D21 Website Manager (17-18) on behalf of the Conference Team