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District-wide Winter TLI

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

District-wide Winter TLI (Toastmasters Leader Institute)

Open to all club officers and club members. Four officers need to attend Winter TLI to receive credit toward the DCP.

Guests are welcome to attend; they must pay the registration cost per person.

Makeup sessions by Division will also be available – dates TBD. 

Location: Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley Appleton (formerly the Radisson Paper Valley)

333 W College Ave, Appleton, WI


Parking and local lodging information:

Parking: Parking cost is $5.00 in the onsite parking structure.

Local lodging: A small block of rooms has been reserved at the Red Lion for TLI attendees.

Room Rate for Friday, December 6, 2019: Single or Double $99.00 plus tax

Reservation: Call 920-733-8000, select Option 1 for Reservatins.

Ask for the Toastmasters District 35 – TLI room block.

Cutoff date for room rate is Friday, November 8, 2019.

Hotel Check-in Time: 3:00 p.m.

Hotel Check-out Time: 11:00 a.m.

For more information about the hotel, visit https://www.redlion.com/red-lion-hotels/wi/appleton/red-lion-hotel-paper-valley


Keynote speaker: Karim Ellis  http://karimellis.com/about-karim-r-ellis/

Please register via Eventbritesee link below.


Pricing per person (Toastmasters and guests):
$20 – October 15 – November 15 (early bird)
$30 – November 16 – November 30 (regular)
$40 – December 1 – December 7 – considered as walk-in registration the day of the event
Tentative Agenda: 
8:15 to 9:00 Registration and Networking

Raffle Baskets and 50/50

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductions
9:15-9:30 DTM ceremony
9:30-10:30 Keynote Presenter

Karim Ellis – Game Time

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Pathways Panel
11:30-12:15 Brainwriting
12:15-1:00 Lunch
  12:45-1:00 Awards Ceremony
1:00-2:45 Contest Training
15 min – Rulebook changes, contest dates, eligibility assistant, contest in a box, online resources
15 min – Chief Judge duties
15 min – Judges Briefing / Ballots
15 min – Contest Master duties
30 min – Contestant
10 min – Herman’s finals speech
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:15 Marketing Clubs
3:15-4:15 Keynote Presenter – education / motivational session

Karim Ellis – GPS Your Success

4:15-4:45 Final announcements and Q&A

Draw for prizes


You will need to choose your lunch option:

2. Ham and Swiss cheese with leaf lettuce on rye bread, potato chips, fruit, cookie
3. Roast Beef and Wisconsin Cheddar with leaf lettuce on steak roll, potato chips, fruit cookie
4. Grilled vegetable wrap, potato chips, fruit, cookie
5. Special dietary needs not accommodated above – NOTE: any registrations from December 1-7 will not be able to have dietary needs accommodated.

Refund Policy:

We are fortunate to have secured the Red Lion Hotel in Appleton for the upcoming District TLI. We’ve planned an amazing event. Based on your registration, we’ve incurred costs for the room, meals, materials, duplication and anticipated seating, etc. As such, no refunds will be issued after Saturday, November 30 at 6:00 pm. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you on December 7 in Appleton.