Speakers Club of the Insurance Institute of Ontario
Are you looking to improve your public speaking abilities? Would you like to increase your effectiveness in presenting ideas?
For more than 80 years, the Speakers Club has been helping members ease their way into public speaking and develop their skills in a supportive, professional environment. Speak when you’re ready—even if you just introduce yourself—then progress at your own pace. And it’s a great way to meet new people in your industry.
Join other insurance industry professionals in a dynamic environment as a speaker’s education unfolds, followed by engaging opportunities for debate, presentations, and impromptu speaking.
We meet at 5:45 p.m. on the third Monday each month, September through May, at the offices of DGA Careers, 20 Toronto Street, Suite 420, in downtown Toronto. See our schedule for the 2016–17 season:
|| Meeting Theme
| Sept. 19, 2016
|| Getting to Know You
| Oct. 17, 2016
|| Social Media
| Nov. 21, 2016
|| Public Speaking Dos and Don'ts
| Dec. 5, 2016
|| Christmas Dinner
| Jan. 16, 2017
|| University of Toronto Hart House Debate
| Feb. 13, 2017
|| Special Guest Speaker (to be announced)
| Mar. 20, 2017
|| Speakers Club Debating Competition
| Apr. 17, 2017
|| Formal and Maiden Speaking Competition
| May 15, 2017
|| President's Dinner
President – Nick Grosdanis, ClaimsPro
Past President – Monica Gomes, Swiss Re
Honorary President – Paul Seaton, The Guarantee Company of North America
Secretary – Amalia Cunanan, The Magnes Group Inc.
Treasurer – Cheryl Morton, CRE Insurance Services
Critic – Valerie Clarke, Hugh Wood Canada Ltd.
Executive Member/Institute Liaison – Walter Braddock, Insurance Institute of Canada
To learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org