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 November 8, 2021, 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 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
The leadership training this summer hosted by the Division F in English is on July 31st from 12 pm – 5 pm CET / COT (Englisch). By attending the training, you will have the opportunity to develop real-world leadership skills, form support networks with your peers, and take away knowledge and ideas which can help you succeed in your role. Club leaders are strongly encouraged to attend the training in order to gain the most for yourself in terms of skills, ideas, and networking. Everyone else (members and non-members) may also attend this training in order to learn more about leadership, as well as any future role within Toastmastersa they are considering nominating for.
Please find the registration form here: https://forms.gle/mgoxzpfb7sNGsG9q7
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!
Have you been to our Toastmasters workshop in March about “Mind Map & Creating Action”? Or haven’t? No matter, join in on 31 May and create a mind map by yourself! At first Martin will give you a very short introduction / summary about the principle of a mind map. And then it’s time to design a quick mind map on your own to a given topic. Following in small groups you’ll merge the individual maps to the group’s mind map and share the result. Furthermore this workshop offers small activities to be creative and speak.
Let’s create an atmosphere of fun and learning; Toastmasters and guests are very welcome to join in — please prepare
- a peace of paper and a pen
- a bell (!!) e.g. a bicycle bell, cow bell — if you have . . .
We kindly ask you to register →here.
Are you the one on the stage to answer the Table Topics® Master’s question? Sweaty hands and a hot head? No words in mind? No idea how to fill the next two minutes?
You’ve got the chance to find out more about Table Topics® and how to approach the successful delivery of an entertaining speech. Have a look at some strategies and methods that help you to find the right words.
Overcome the scary ideas in your hot head that are slowing you down in being an excellent impromptu speaker! Join in to our workshop by registering →here.
Dear Toastmasters ,
- the english Key-note speech from the 2013 World Champion of Public Speaking Pres Vadilev
- the German Key-note Speech from extreme Alpine Mountaineer David Göttler (who I got to interview personally and hear about his spine chilling experiences on Mount Everest)
- eminent Panelists from District 95
- 14 Workshops from eminent Toastmasters, With over 10 Exhibitions at the Expo booth
- talented Toastmasters exhibiting their talent at the gala night
I have seen the preparations take shape slowly over a year of rigorous effort from so many Toastmasters in District 95.
Being a part of the Organizing Committee from start to end, I have seen our dreams of organizing a 350+ in presence conference shatter because of Corona and then like the Phoenix how we re-built our dreams from its ashes to have now organized this Conference online where 400+ Toastmasters are now participating from Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. If you still haven’t registered here, you are missing out big time on a plethora of programmes and networking opportunities that the TM District Conference 2021 has to offer between May 7th – May 9th 2021.
Register now (from private browser) for the event by clicking https://d95-conference.org/#registration
Thanks and regards
Piyali Bhaumik IP5, DL3, Area Director F1 2020-2021
Head of Innovation and PR – District 95 Conference 2021
President, Deutsche Börse Toastmasters (DBTM)
District 95, Div F, Area F3.
Where Leaders Are Made
“Let’s grow together”
Our meetings in April will be in “classic” Toastmasters style. You can expect interesting speeches, an extraordinary portion of entertainment in Table Topics and valuable feedback supporting everyone in improving public speaking and leadership skills.
Starting her journey with Toastmasters Amina is going to present her Icebreaker and introduces herself to the Club. Working on the path of “Visionary Communication” Ximeng is going to focus on “Effective Body Language” — for sure a challenge when using a webcam. Everyone is welcome to get better in impromptu speaking as Table Topics will be part of each meeting.
Wanna contribute with a “Creative Mind”? Choose whatever you like for a short presentation in the beginning of the meeting and train yourself to catch the audience’s attention. As usual meetings will be held with Skype and guests are welcome without any obligations. If you have questions feel free to contact us!
Dear Toastmasters and Guests,
We cordially invite you fellow Toastmasters and guests to attend the upcoming online Workshop hosted by Area F1 taking place on 22 March 2021 at 17:45pm.
Martin Ernst (DTM, BASF Toastmasters) will be presenting about “Mind-Mapping” on how to formulate your Thoughts & Ideas.
Al Green, (DTM, Ramstein Speakers Association) will be presenting about “Creating Action Through Speaking”).
This workshop will help booster your confidence level and provide you with tools, that will help ignite your communication skills.
Please register for the event by filling up this form:
Area Director – District 95, Area F1