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Brampton Toastmaster wins District International Speech Contest
Roger Caesar places first at the District 86 International Speech Contest for the third time.
He competed against nine other finalists from Southern, Central and Northern Ontario, excluding the Greater Toronto Area. Over 1000 Toastmasters competed in different stages of the contest starting at the club level through to the district.
With this victory, Caesar will compete with 106 contestants at the International Speech Contest semi finals at the 2018 Toastmasters International Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA in August 2018 to vie for a spot in the World Championship of Public Speaking Finals.
Caesar, an international award-winning speaker, is a member of Brampton Toastmasters and Raising Champion Toastmasters. His Toastmasters journey started in 2011 with the intention of improving his communication and leadership skills. He has so far won four District Speech Contests, including the District 86 Humorous Speech Contest in 2014 and the District 86 International Speech contest in 2015 and 2016.
Caesar, who is also the business owner of Caesar Transport Inc., has a busy schedule, delivering motivational speeches at many educational institutions and corporate organization across North America and the Caribbean. He has a growing passion to give back to his community, especially the youths. "I want to help others to develop their speaking skills and maximize their greatness", he said.
Cathy Herschell, District 86 Director congratulated all the speech contestants who competed in the finals. "Speech Contests provide an opportunity for Toastmasters to develop their speaking skills by leaving their comfort of their home clubs and performing to larger audiences," she said.
To interview Roger Caesar or to learn more about the District or Toastmasters Club Membership, contact the Public Relations Manager.
About Toastmasters District 86
Toastmasters District 86 represents the heartland of Ontario comprising 232 community and corporate clubs, with over 4,400 members, from Sault Ste Marie in the north to Welland in the south, from Sarnia in the west to Markham in the east - and all communities in between - except Toronto. To learn more about District 86 please visit: http://www.toastmasters86.org/
About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a worldwide non-profit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization's membership exceeds 352,000 members in more than 16,400 clubs in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.
Matthew Ogbulafor, Public Relations Manager
Toastmasters District 86