Das erste persönliche Treffen der Hamburg International Speakers seit Monaten: Der Stadtrundgang

Wer die Hamburg International Speakers kennt, weiß es: Am ersten Mittwoch im Monat haben wir immer etwas besonderes für unsere Mitglieder und Gäste. Häufig sind das Workshops zu bestimmten rhetorischen Themen. Der erste Mittwoch im September war aber etwas ganz besonderes. Und zwar in mehrfacher Hinsicht. Denn wir konnten nicht nur einen Sonderabend durchführen, sondern[…]

Divison Conference to come: HIS representing A3 in all contests!

(Scroll down for German) Wow, what a successful Toastmasters competition season 2020 we are having! For our Area A3, contestants for all six competitions are coming from Hamburg International Speakers! We are pleased and proud to announce our contestants: Prepared Speeches, German: NataliaEvaluation Speeches, German: OlafTable Topics, German: Markus Prepared Speeches, English: ClaudiaEvaluation Speeches, English:[…]

Not macht erfinderisch – Necessity is the mother of invention

(Scroll down for German) YOLO – you only live once! This was not only the word of the day (presented by Nancy) in our first online meeting. It should be our motto in general, and especially in these crazy times. Necessity is the mother of invention! How do you host a Toastmasters meeting in times[…]

No time to prepare?

Wie bereitet man eine Rede vor, wenn man keine Zeit hat? – Das war das Thema eines Workshops, den unser Mitglied Daiany in der vergangenen Woche gehalten hat. Es war erstaunlich, zu sehen, was ein bisschen Struktur und Technik ausmachen! Nach einer kurzen Einführung begannen alle Teilnehmer, ihre eigene Rede vorzubereiten, die sie anschließend vor[…]

An Evening with the President

On the first Wednesday of June we had both the honor and the pleasure to host Lark Doley, president of Toastmasters International, at our meeting. It’s been an inspiring evening with great speeches and interesting guests from many different parts of the world. The meeting confirmed once again: Toastmasters is a great place to improve[…]

From Club to Area to Division to District – The 2019 Competitions

Springtime is competition time at Toastmasters! This year, however, it was slightly different than in the previous years. As Toastmasters International disestablished the autumn competition, the spring competition included three categories: international speeches, evaluation speeches and table topics. Unfortunately, there is no humorous speech contest anymore. But no worries, we still had a lot of[…]

H.I.S. goes K+N

January 2019 had not only four, but five Wednesdays – lucky us! We used the additional evening for a very special meeting. Our member Daiany invited us to the premises of her employer, the logistics giant Kühne + Nagel in the Hafencity. “I told my colleagues so many times about my Toastmasters Club. Now I[…]

Time Flies – 3 Years Hamburg International Speakers!

October 21st, 2015 was “Back to the future day” – an important day for all fans of this famous movie: It commemorated the day to which Marty McFly, Dr. Emmett Brown and Jennifer Parker traveled in the DeLorean time machine at the beginning of Back to the Future Part II. However, it was an even[…]

Ingmar representing Hamburg International Speakers in Athens!

We are proud to announce that Ingmar is the winner of yesterday’s division contest in Hannover in the category “evaluation speeches/English”! Ingmar will represent our club in the district conference in Athens from May 25th-27th! In Hannover, the best speakers from Northern and Western Germany competed in the categories International Speeches (German/English/French) and Evaluation Speeches[…]

Successful and entertaining Area Conference

  Loneliness, belief and self-optimization, sad stories and funny stories – what a variety of topics and speeches at the A6 Area Conference on April 7th! All this on a really high level! While Petra told us a funny story about her latest visit to church, Peter (Stader Redenschwinger) gave advice on how to get[…]

Tri-Club Meeting

What an unforgetTABLE evening! Three clubs in one room + three sessions of profound TABLE topics, one prepared by each club + three moderators = a lot of life experience as well as a lot of fun!!! The Hamburg International Speakers cultivate a good relationship with other Toastmaster clubs in Hamburg. In this spirit we[…]