How to Have the BEST Conference Experience!

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Suggestions are from Hope Hill, Las Colinas Communicators. More conference information here.

Early Registration
Allow committee to properly plan for meals, seats, and hand-outs; without waste of over-stocking.
Members enjoy conference more being on-site among other TMs. Relax in room when tired; no traveling after long day when tired; easier to stay late and enjoy fellowship; sleep-in and still make early morning sessions. More comfortable to change clothes for different events. Room-share with a co-member or other members to make friendships.
Food Preferences
Be sure to select vegetarian meals if desired when you register for conference. Promptly advise the wait staff at each meal, you ordered vegetarian meal.
Don’t take a vegetarian meal if you didn’t order one with registration; otherwise one of the vegetarians won’t get their pre-ordered meal.
Food Allergies
Bring your own food if you have serious allergies. Eat in room or have cooler in car if not staying at hotel. Save money on Gallery seating.
Do It ALL!
Cheaper to register for Full Registration than to order events & meals a la carte. Donate your unusable tickets to others who didn’t plan to stay so the seats will be filled and they can enjoy more of the conference.
Hospitality Room
Take advantage of the large and easily accessible facility furnished to all attendees to mix and mingle; fellowship with friends and like-minded Toastmasters, meet new people, make new friends, network, share ideas. Drinks and snacks FREE to all attendees.
Arrive Early
For all events to ensure you are not late and have good seating. Relax and beat the last minute rush of late arrivers.
Get more involved and be a part of a motivated Team and help make the conference a successful event for everyone. You get out of something, what you put into it. Be a part of things. If most members volunteered just one hour or for just one small part of the conference it would make light work for all volunteers and conference committees.
Dress Protocol
Business Casual on Friday evening; comfortable wear during the Saturday Education sessions; Party attire, After 5 to formal wear for Saturday night DTM ceremony.
Every club in the District should have at least one member attend the conference and carry their club banner in the Banner Parade.
Club-Sponsored fee
If club funds are available, vote for club to pay the registration fee for one or more of their active members and/or Officers to attend conference as a reward and also bring back new ideas and procedures to the club.
Bring a camera to capture photos of some of the fond memories to share with your club and post on the D25 website.