Toastmasters District 53 Annual Conference

— Breaking Barriers! —
May 10-11, 2024 • SOuthbury, CT
Heritage Conference Center

With keynote and workshop from Sheryl Roush

For enhancing global communication and leadership, Toastmasters International honored Sheryl with their 2009 Presidential Citation, selected from over 260,000 members.

In 1993, Sheryl was the youngest in the world to be honored by Toastmasters with their elite Accredited Speaker designation for “outstanding platform professional speaking” (scored in six categories). Only 90 have earned the award in 146 countries since 1981.

Sheryl has presented throughout the U.S., as well as Australia, the Bahamas, Baja California, Canada, England, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, Northern Ireland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, and Singapore. She has addressed seven Middle Eastern nations at annual conferences hosted in Doha, Qatar and in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Sheryl Roush, Distinguished Toastmaster and Accredited Speaker, presenter at the 2024 District 53 Toastmasters Conference
Sheryl Roush, DTM AS

Conference Schedule

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Conference Schedule here.

Friday, 10 May 2024

  • 7:00-8:30 pm – Evaluation Contest

Saturday, 11 May 2024


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And Breakout Sessions led by…

Bring 3 from your club and get 10% off each ticket!  Remember to select the ticket with the After Conference Celebration!

When you sign up… you’ll be asked to pick which breakout sessions you want to attend. Read the complete descriptions and presenter biographies here, before you choose!

Conference Committee 2024

Book a Room!

Room Rate ends 3/25/2024

Group Overnight Rate at the Heritage Conference Center are SOLD OUT (as of 2/27/2024), but regular rooms are available at their regular price.

A nearby hotel, the Wyndham, is also available; rates are comparable.


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