The 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking Darren LaCroix used his win to catapult himself into a career as a professional speaker, coach, and trainer on topics including the power of humor.
He will be a keynote speaker at the Toastmasters District 47 Conference, coming up May 1-3, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale.
Here is the speech that made Darren LaCroix a world champion.
Learn more about the district conference and register today to see our own future world champions compete in the district’s International Speech, Table Topics, Humorous, and Evaluation contests. The conference will also feature educational workshops (workshop presenter applications being accepted until Feb. 15) and other opportunities to network and learn from Toastmasters leaders.
You can learn more about Darren LaCroix at DarrenLaCroix.com or follow him on Twitter, @DarrenLaCroix. You can see one of his more recent keynote presentations, “Sponge!” at https://darrenlacroix.com/keynote/
David F. Carr, DTM, was the District Webmaster for 2019-2020. He is a Past President and VPE of Club Awesome in Coral Springs, FL, the Charter President and current Treasurer of Online Presenters Toastmasters, and the organizer of the WordPress for Toastmasters open source software project.
David is a writer and editor with years of experience at technology trade publications such as Internet World, Baseline Magazine, and Information Week. He wrote the book Social Collaboration for Dummies and has keynoted at technology conferences internationally. See davidfcarr.com