Toastmasters International District 76

Toastmasters International District 76 Japan Communication and Leadership Program since 1924

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Press Release

Toastmasters International District 76 to Hold All-Japan Speech Contest
at National Institution for Youth Education National Olympic Memorial Youth Center

To all media organizations
Nov. 12th, 2014

Lance Miller

World Public Speech Champion 2005


Toastmasters International District 76 will hold the Fall Conference from Nov 14 (Fri.) through 16 (Sun.) at National Institution for Youth Education National Olympic Memorial Youth Center. At this conference, the finals of the Japanese and the English speech contests will be held, where six contestants who won the preliminary rounds from 159 clubs nationwide will compete. The Japanese final will be held in the afternoon of Nov 15, and the English will be held in the morning of Nov 16.


The guests of District 76 Fall Conference include Mr. Lance Miller, the World Champion of Toastmasters International 2005. In the evening of Nov 16, Mr. Miller is going to open an English workshop and in the morning of Dec 18, he will be the English keynote speaker.

In the afternoon of Nov 15, we will welcome Sister Hiromi who is also known as the “Pantomime Dancer”. As a guest, he will be giving a speech in Japanese and also non-verbal speech. For further information about District 76 Spring Conference 2014, please visit


About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 31,300 members in 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit Follow Toastmasters International on Twitter @Toastmasters.


About Toastmasters District 76

Toastmasters District 76 is Toastmasters International’s Japan Branch. The first club was founded in 1954 in Tokyo; the organization currently has about 4,000 members in 159 clubs. The governor is Hisashi Watanabe. For further information about Toastmasters District 76, please visit


Media contact
Toastmasters International Japan (District 76)
Sumiko Koike
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