Webinar: How to Host Online Toastmasters Meetings and Contests

Thursday March 19, 2020 7:30 PM EDT
 

This webinar will provide guidance for Toastmaster leaders who have suddenly found themselves compelled to move meetings, contests, and other events online.

Presenter: David F. Carr, DTM, led Online Presenters Toastmasters to charter in 2017 and has recently begun organizing mixed online / offline meetings for Club Awesome Toastmasters in Coral Springs, Florida. He is also this year’s District 47 webmaster and the founder of the WordPress for Toastmasters project.

In the past week, he has participated in similar training sessions for District 47 and for District 4 (see blog post and replay).

A freelance writer, editor, and digital consultant, David is the author of Social Collaboration for Dummies and has been a main stage speaker at technology conferences in Lisbon, Berlin, and Stockholm. He previously served as an editor for InformationWeek and is a current contributor to The Enterprisers Project.

David will also be recruiting other Online Presenters members to assist.

Online event link https://zoom.us/j/4747471963 – sign in a few minutes early, particularly if you have not used the Zoom software before and will need to download it.

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How to Run Efficient Online Meetings with Zoom for Your Business or Nonprofit

Monday March 23, 2020 2:00 PM EDT
 

Zoom provides a great, economical option for hosting online meetings, but it’s a mistake to think everyone will instantly understand how to use it to get work done. In addition to mastering the technology, getting coworkers, collaborators, partners and everyone else you’re meeting with up to speed on the etiquette and social issues of interacting online is not necessarily easy.

Join David F. Carr, author of Social Collaboration for Dummies and founder of Online Presenters Toastmasters (which holds weekly online meetings), for this free webinar. To hire David to give a briefing to your organization, email him and include “Zoom training” in the subject line.

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