2016 Spring Conference


Friday - Sunday, May 13 - 15, 2016

at the FireKeepers Hotel & Casino

11177 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014

EDUCATION! LEADERSHIP!

Keep the fire burning!


Chair: Avar Laws-Wright (Balb64@gmail.com)


Featuring keynote speaker Sheryl Roush

Sheryl Roush, DTM, PDG, AS, was the youngest ever and sixth female to earn the elite Accredited Speaker designation from Toastmasters International (from 4.5 million people in 134 countries), honored for professionalism and outstanding achievements in public speaking in six categories. Additionally, she has accomplished the highest designations and received the highest honors Toastmasters has to offer, including Toastmaster of the Year (Club and District), Area Governor of the Year, Division Governor of the Year, the Education & Training Award, and the 2009 Presidential Citation.


Sheryl is President/CEO of Sparkle Presentations, Inc., based in San Diego, and is the founder of the Speak And Market Like a Pro™ system, serving all levels of speakers and authors. A Professional Member of the National Speakers Association since 1990, Sheryl also holds the Golden Microphone Award from the Los Angeles Chapter and was selected Member of the Year from both Southern California Chapters. Sheryl is a top-rated international trainer in 13 countries, with over 3,500 presentations. As a 17-time published author, awards include: Heart of a Military Woman, 2009 Best Inspirational from the San Diego Book Awards; and Heart of a Toastmaster, 2014 Best Anthology from the International Book Awards. She received the 2016 Author of Influence Award in March. Her clients include: 7-Up; County of Los Angeles; Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA); IBM; Jones Day law firm; San Diego Zoo and Chargers cheerleaders; Sheraton; Southwest Airlines; Symantec/Norton Utilities; and UCLA.


http://www.SpeakAndMarketLikeAPro.com/

http://www.SherylRoush.com/

http://www.sparklepresentations.com/


Register now at shop.62toast.com


$20 early registration discount available through March 7th.


$10 early registration discount available through April 28th.


$10 discount if this is your first conference.


REGISTRATION CLOSES May 8th. No sales at-the-door.


Three packages are available:

  • Platinum - A reduced price for the entire weekend with all meals.
  • Gold - A reduced price for all of Saturday with all meals. Optionally add Friday and Sunday with or without meals.
  • A-La-Carte - Pick the portion(s) you are able to attend.

Agenda


Menu

Firekeepers maintains a high standard of food service. Our meal selections for the conference are designed to fit most personal diets. If you are a vegitarian or have other special dietary needs such as a glutin allergy, please indicate that and Firekeepers should be able to accomodate your needs.


Flyer

Come join us for educational sessions by our keynote speaker, additional educational sessions by our district members, the District level International Speech Contest and the finals for the Evaluation Contest, as well as district elections and other business at the business meeting.


Reserve Your Hotel

Firekeepers Casino has offered us their best group discount worth $100 off the standard room rate. The group discount is for $159.00 and is available until 4/28/2016. You can make your reservations online at http://www.firekeeperscasino.com/stay/ or by phone at 877-352-8777. Use the group code of 05132015TI (tee-eye) when making your reservation.


Present an Education Session

Do you have a great idea for an educational session to present at the conference? Download the application and submit it to the education committee.