Judges Training

Contest Season is just around the corner!

District 116’s judge’s training is open to everyone who wishes to further their knowledge when it comes to judging Toastmasters Speech Contests.
Leaders, mark your calendar and join us on October 22, 2021, Friday at 3:00 – 5:30 PM (GMT+3).
Don’t miss this learning opportunity!
More details are coming up soon.
See you there!

Friends, let’s have a conversation!

Hello District 116, Toastmasters International, and hello world!

Welcome to Conversations Season 2 where we celebrate the life and inspiring stories of overcoming obstacles, championing causes, and beautiful transformations of toastmasters from our district.

Let’s meet our first guest this season!

Shareef Mihlar is a toastmaster since 2014 and is currently serving as Vice President of Education at Qatar Toastmasters Club and a Treasurer at Matale Toastmasters Club (D82) where he is the founding President. He is also a champion speaker in District 116 where he won several awards in speech contests.

Shareef is an Internal Auditor by profession, a corporate trainer/public speaking coach, a standup comedian, and a Youtuber.

He is recently married, and he is the eldest child in his family. Shareef is a proud Sri Lankan who loves tea, spicy foods, reading, singing, playing, and watching sports especially cricket and basketball.

Let’s get to know him better in the first episode of Conversations Season 2!



Show us your top-notch newsletters covering the months of July – September 2021 by submitting your entry for the STELLAR NEWSLETTER AWARD latest on 15/10/2021.
Have the opportunity to be included in the TOP 5 NEWSLETTERS of the quarter and bag the STELLAR NEWSLETTER AWARD for your club.

Criteria for judging:
15% – Toastmaster Info. & Members Spotlight
15% – Promotion of Toastmasters Program
15% – Layout & Presentation
30% – Content of Newsletter
25% – Branding Compliance

*Important Note: Newsletters must be uploaded on any digital platform and must be shared on social media. The minimum number of pages required is 15 pages including the covering page. Failure to comply means disqualification from the award.

How to submit?
1. Upload your ENTRY to our shared drive on Google. Link shared in District VPPRs & Council WhatsApp Groups.

All the best!

Today’s member is tomorrow’s leader!

It’s the start of the Smedley Award Season, membership-building campaign. Time for Clubs to build membership strength, earn Smedley Award, and achieve DCP goal.

Let’s give our best in adding value to our clubs and new members.

Congratulations to Global Improv & Storyteller Toastmasters Club for winning the Best Flyer for the month of August 2021!

Top 5 Flyers for the month of August 2021

TOP 5 Flyers (in no particular order)

            • PSME Qatar Toastmasters Club
            • Global Improv & Storytellers Toastmaster Club
            • Transcend Toastmasters Club
            • Division B of District 116
            • KEF Toastmasters Club

Congratulations to all the winners!

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