GREAT Events

Watch this space for free GREAT Events throughout the year. Events include webinars and workshops on communication and leadership topics.


7 Tips For Cold Calling Success — San Jose

Wednesday, April 5th, 6:00-8:00pm

eBay Building 6 (Journey Room), 2025 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 94085

Join us for this free GREAT Event where Brad Jacobs, a sales professional and a cold calling expert, shares some best practices on how to captivate an audience when reaching out cold and how to to get your message across quickly and effectively! The session will talk about how cold calling as a communication skill differs from public speaking, and how it can be used to be successful in everyday life, to drive attendance to Toastmasters events and to start new clubs.

Free for District 101 Toastmasters.

Register Online here.

Contact GREAT Events Director, Parineeta Kuntamukkala for more details.


Train the Trainer — San Jose

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm

Cisco Building N – Uranium Conference Room, 125 Rio Robles, San Jose, CA 95134

  • Are you an experienced Club Officer in District 101?
  • Do you have previous Officer knowledge and ideas that you wish to share with others?
  • Would you like to Challenge Yourself by becoming a Club Officer Trainer?
  • Are you interested in learning the essential skills involved in preparing and presenting a GREAT training session?
  • Want to discover tips and pointers that will educate your Audience?
  • Wish to become at ease with facilitating for better results?

Upon completion you will quickly be able to apply your new skills at an upcoming Club Officer Training or in any setting requiring effective facilitation!

Free for District 101 Toastmasters.

Register Online here.

Contact GREAT Events Director, Parineeta Kuntamukkala for more details.


Past GREAT Events

Train the Trainer – Santa Clara

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Are you an experienced Club Officer in District 101? Do you have previous Officer knowledge that you wish to share with others?

  • Would you like to Challenge Yourself by becoming a Club Officer Trainer?
  • Are you interested in learning the essential skills involved in preparing and presenting a GREAT training session?
  • Want to discover tips and pointers that will educate your Audience?
  • Wish to become at ease with facilitating for better results?Upon completion you will be able to apply your new skills at a Club Officer Training! Free for District 101 Toastmasters.

The Train the Trainer event was held on July 7th at 6:00 PM at Intel Security in Santa Clara.


Start a New Club – Sunnyvale

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Do you want to learn how to Pitch an Idea and Connect with Decision Makers?
Are you ready to earn your Advanced Leader Silver?
Do you want to effect positive change in your community and corporation?

Then attend this FREE, District 101 Great Event!
Fast paced with refreshments; where you’ll meet other like-minded Toastmasters, just like you!


Powerful Insights: Presence for Leadership

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 6:00-8:00pm

AMD Commons Building, 991 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA

Join us for this free GREAT Event where Bud Everts & Rebecca Linquist, American Accent, Speech & Executive Presence Coaches, will show you how to improve your speech and change how you “show up” using posture, breath, articulation & movement practices that start working within minutes!