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World Champion of Public Speaking hopeful and Toastmaster Roger Caesar live stream event
Toastmasters and the public will gather in Brampton to watch the Southwestern, Central, and Northern Ontario Representative vie to be the World Champion of Public Speaking® from the Toastmasters International Convention in Chicago.
By: Toastmasters District 86
Tickets are now available for the free event, open to the public, which will live stream Caesar in semifinal 3 along with 10 other competitors. The 11 contestants from all over the world deliver 5- to 7-minute inspirational speeches that are evaluated by a panel of experienced Toastmasters. After a year of competing in club, area, district and semifinal competitions, these contestants have advanced for the chance to win this prestigious accolade.
The Toastmasters International Speech Contest began in January 2018 with more than 30,000 contestants giving presentations in local clubs. They then polished their oratory skills while advancing to area, division and district levels. The district-level competitions took place throughout the month of May, where 106 semifinalists are chosen to represent their districts and compete in the semifinals in August.
The competition culminates with the World Championship of Public Speaking® on Aug. 25 in Chicago, Ill., with 10 finalists out-speaking each other in attempts to become the next Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking.
To advance to this year's semifinals, Caesar won the District 86 competition on April 29, 2018, his third trip to the semifinals in four years. 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.
He heads Caesar Transport Inc. and has a busy schedule running his business while 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 youth. "I want to help others to develop their speaking skills and maximize their greatness"
District 86 Toastmasters is excited that Roger Caesar will be representing the near 5000 members at World Championship of Public Speaking. The live stream event is live at the Four Corners Brampton Library, 65 Queen Street East Brampton, ON L6W 2A8, on Thursday August 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT. In addition to supporting Caesar, the event gives others a chance to see the benefits of Toastmasters while seeing world class speakers. There will be light refreshments, fun, and more.
Although free attendees must have registered as seating is limited. Tickets available at:
For more information about the event or to interview Roger Caesar contact the District 86 Public Relations Manager.
About District 86 Toastmasters
District 86 is one of 106 districts in the world. It was formed in 2008, representing the heartland of Ontario and comprising of over 243 community and corporate clubs, with over 4500 members, from Timmins 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 District 86 Toastmasters website (http://www.toastmasters86.org/
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our organization has more than 352,000 memberships. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,400 clubs in 141 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.
Mallika Sothinathan, DTM
Public Relations Manager, District 86