Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters is the place for you. You’ll find a supportive learn-by-doing environment that allows you to achieve your goals at your own pace. We invite you to visit us on October 10, 2022, 17:45 - 19:30. No obligations — we just can explain the idea behind Toastmasters and show how you can improve your public speaking skills. Join us as a guest at our regular club meeting held on site at BASF in Ludwigshafen. A lot of our members are working at BASF, nevertheless BASF Toastmasters is open to everyone and has a number of external members. Please contact us in case you visit us for the very first time! Up-to-date information regarding the implications of coronavirus are ⟶here!
Dear Toastmasters and Guests
Please be cordially invited to our meeting on Monday, 27th June 2022. This meeting will be our first double hybrid meeting ever! Hybrid means that on the one hand we will meet again in Ludwigshafen at BASF site in building J660 in room 136 and enable your participation also via MS-Teams.
Double hybrid means, that we are offering the opportunity to give a speech in German as well! So we welcome also those who would like to improve their German speaking skills!! Our English speaking Club Members continue their strong support with excellent speeches.
Let´s finish the ending Toastmasters year and also start the new term together at our meeting on 27th June 2022. You are welcome to contact us any time you want.
Dear Toastmasters & Friends
After a long monotonous time without private Toastmasters events, we are very happy to invite you, your partner & family, friends and colleagues to our “Summer Outdoor Event” at Mannheim’s Luisenpark on Monday 06th June 2022 at 17:45 hrs. We will meet at the BBQ area which is shown as No. 40 on the Luisenpark map. Please bring the culinary BBQ (meat, sausages, vegetarian grill food) for your own.
We will send out a list for those who also want to bring a salad, bread, cakes etc. for the group. In a relaxed atmosphere with nice people and hopefully nice weather (1), we can practice our new skills:
- the Toastmaster will become the BBQ-Master;
- the word of the day will change to the drink of the day;
- instead of the ah-Counter we have a “who-spoke-with-full-mouth counter”;
- the general evaluator will give the feedback to the food, drinks, location etc.
- the “BASF Karaoke-Masters” will provide a good entertainment with KTV-Songs from ABBA to ZAPPA
Certainly we will have a most enjoyable evening — we do hope that you will have time to come along and have fun with us!!! Please accept Harald’s invitation by e-mail or use our contact form until Thursday, 19th May 2022.
The event will take place however bad the weather may be, let’s carry the sunshine in our hearts! Nevertheless Luisenpark also offers some sheltered places.
Dear fellow Toastmasters
spring will come soon which also means that you can extend your Toastmasters membership at our club! Continue your individual journey with Pathways and enjoy full access to toastmasters.org with all its digital resources. BASF Toastmasters currently meets online but will be having face-to-face meetings as soon as possible.
Therefore we kindly ask you to remit 6 x 8 EUR / month = 48 EUR (2022-04–2022-09) to BASF Toastmasters’ bank account!
On request an invoice for membership payments can be issued. We also would like to take the opportunity to say “thank you” to those of you who already paid for the new term in advance. Please contact us in case you have any questions!
Dear fellow Toastmasters and Guests
the year of 2022 has just started and this can be the year where you make the important step to become a better speaker and presenter? We welcome you to participate actively in our meetings in January! Join in from wherever you are because this month will only be online meetings!
Meetings on Monday 10th and 24th Januaray will open on 17:45 and last until ca. 19:30 including a small break.
Want to prepare a speech or short presentation? Use easySPEAK to enroll for your favorite activity or contact us! You don’t believe online presentations can be fun?! Then you simply must participate!!
Yours Club Officers, BASF Toastmasters
Dear Toastmasters and Guests,
You are cordially invited to join our Online Christmas special event, where we are going to unwrap our virtual Christmas gift and take a look into fellow members’ home offices. All of that will we in Toastmasters style which means you’ll have a lot of opportunity to train your public speaking skills.
For those wanting to join, we kindly ask you to send the following pictures to email@example.com
- your Christmas gift, e.g. a funny, strange, spectacular object you would like one of the participants to receive as a gift (and create a spontaneous speech related to that)
- your personal home office, the place where you work in these times at home (this will be also shared during our session — “Which place belongs to Whom?”)
Once you’ve sent these pictures we will share the link for the online event with you! We look forward to having a wonderful and entertaining evening together with you.
Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact us. Our first meeting in 2022 will be on 10 January.
Dear fellow Toastmasters
we will continue our regular meetings according to the current Covid situation online or offline. With John Deere Germany Toastmasters currently we plan a joint meeting of the two corporate clubs in Rhine-Neckar region. You can also count on special activities like our White Elephant Gift Exchange and a Toastmasters’ get together before Christmas.
Continue your individual journey with Pathways and enjoy full access to toastmasters.org with all its digital ressources. To do so just extend your membership at BASF Toastmasters for another 6 months! We kindly ask you to remit 6 x 8 EUR / month = 48 EUR (2021-10–2022-03) to our account! If needed we can issue an individual invoice for membership dues. We also would like to take the opportunity to say “thank you” to those of you who already paid for the new term in advance.
Please contact our President Lei or our Treasurer Martin if you have further questions.
Dear BASF Toastmasters and Guests
You are cordially invited to our next Toastmasters meeting on 26 July 2021. Please do join us for the “Meet and Greet” session at 17:45. The meeting itself will start at 18:00.
Please check the agenda on EasySpeak . There are still several roles left. Grab them as soon as you can!
If you are interested in joining the meeting online by Skype please let us know to get the access code. We look forward to welcoming you and spending a wonderful, entertaining and productive evening together. Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact us.
You are welcome to join the meeting as an external visitor, please take a look at the meeting information.
Coronavirus: Precautionary measures at Ludwigshafen site
- names of participants will be kept to identify possible contacts in the event of a COVID-19 infection
- wear a medical or FFP2 face mask when entering the building
- if the meeting room doesn’t allow a distance of >1,5m to each other a face mask is mandatory
Dear BASF Toastmasters,
Many of you already know that we are going to elect our new officer team for the term 2021-2022 soon. Right now we are 10 in total. 7 of you are going to pick up an officer role to help our club grow and to achieve its goals. While some of you already informed us about his favorite officer role, we are looking forward to receiving the messages from the others for these seven roles listed below.
- President: for the team building
- VP Education: for planning and organizing the club meetings
- VP Membership: for recruiting
- VP Public Relations: for propagating
- Treasurer: for budgeting
- Secretary: for record keeping
- Sergeant-at-Arms: for logistics and office support
If you are not only interested in practicing your public speaking with the Toastmasters by attending our biweekly meetings, but also interested in practicing your leadership skills which requires communication, follow up, responsibility and many other qualities, then please reach out to us and indicate which role you volunteer for.
Our club election will be on 28. June. You are invited to attend this event in the beautiful Ebert Park Ludwigshafen (close to the Tor 2), no matter you want to vote or to be voted or just want to enjoy this wonderful summer weather and mingle with the others. Those members who delivered his icebreaker speech or achieved his 1st/2nd level in the pathways or achieved his CL/ALB/ACB/ACS last year will have the opportunity again to obtain his plaques. We hope to see you all on 28. June in the Ebert Park and have a good time until then!