Brampton Entrepreneur wins Toastmasters Communication and Leadership Award
Daniel Lewis, owner of T by Daniel and author is District 86 Toastmasters Communication and Leadership Winner.
By: Toastmasters District 86
The prestigious award is presented to an individual who demonstrates excellent communication and leadership skills in their communities. District 86 recognized Lewis's contribution in inspiring youths, students, and entrepreneurs across North America. In 2014, Lewis was one of three Global Entrepreneurship Week Ambassadors, delivering speeches and offering tips on how to grow businesses in Canada. He developed a customer focused curriculum for businesses which has transformed into a certificate course offered in educational institutions across the GTA.
Lewis is the receipt of many awards, including the 2014 Brampton Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2016 Business Excellence Award and 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs. He was selected to serve tea to Prince Charles during Canada's 150th Anniversary in CFB Trenton in 2017.
"Winning this award is exciting for me", Lewis said. "I am grateful to District 86 Toastmasters for nominating me for this prestigious award."
District 86 District Director, Kristina Johnston, host for the District 86 Toastmasters Conference congratulated Lewis for winning the award "We congratulate Daniel Lewis on winning the C and L award, as he continues to make a significant impact on everyone around him" she said.
In addition to the Communication and Leadership Award presentation, Conference attendees will listen to inspirational speeches during the District Finals of the Evaluation and International Speech Contests. Ten finalists will compete for honors in both contests. The Winner of the International Speech Contest at the District level contest will represent the district at the 2019 Region 6 Quarter Finals, with this winner moving on to the World Championship of Public Speaking Contest taking place in Denver, CO, USA in August 2019.
For more information, please contact our Public Relations Manager, District 86 Toastmasters.
About Toastmasters District 86
Toastmasters District 86 represents the heartland of Ontario comprising over 235 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 nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization's membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 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 www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters (http://twitter.com/
Matthew Ogbulafor, Public Relations Team
District 86 Toastmasters.