About Oration

Oration is the annual conference of District 41 Toastmasters which generally takes place in the month of May. Oration This mega event of three days brings together more than 300 Toastmasters from across India, including entrepreneurs, highest-level executives, students and trainers from the most influential and innovative organisations in India. Among these participants are 9 of India’s finest Toastmasters who compete for the title of District Champion, who represents India at the semifinals of the World Championship of Public Speaking®. There are also key note speakers and trainers who conduct enriching educational modules for members and guests. The icings on the cake are the fun events and social get together.

Oration also has finals of the Table Topics Contest.

Division level winners (Table Topics Contest, International Speech Contest) compete to be the District 41 winners.


May 26th-May 28th, 2017
Taj Hotel, Chandigarh

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Witness the largest annual magnum opus of District 41 Toastmasters International at the Taj Hotel in the green city of Chandigarh from May 26-28, 2017.

The spectacular, scholastic and stupendous annual conference of District 41-Oration always brings together hundreds of Toastmasters from India and world for a three-day mega event filled with inspiring keynote speeches, dazzling performances, networking opportunities and the Grand Finale of the International Speech contest 2017 and the Table Topics contest 2017.

Oration 2017 would be the one of the fewest conferences wherein District 41 would have an Accredited Speaker to grace the event. A Toastmaster since 1998, Anne Barab would be inspiring the audience with lessons on personal excellence. Also joining us would be International Director of Toastmasters International Region 13, Nagaraja Rao, DTM, who is a Toastmaster since 2002.

With many more scholastic keynote speakers, Oration 2017 promises a chance to connect with entrepreneurs, highest-level executives, and students, trainers, working professionals, public speakers and leaders from some of the most influential organisations and institutions across Asia.

The winner of the Grand Finale of the International Speech Contest will represent District 41 at the semifinals of the 86th World Championship of Public Speaking 2017, August 23-26, 2017 to be held at Vancouver Convention Centre Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Taj Hotel


EMI Option for Students:

Students have the option to pay the registration fees for Oration 2017 @INR 1900 per month from Janaury, 2017 to April, 2017. EMI needs to be paid the District 41 Account by 15th of every month.

For more details on Oration 2017:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Oration2017
TM Mukesh Thakur: +91- 9871540789, acamukesh@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers

Anne Barab

Anne Barab

(Accredited Speaker)

Nagaraja Rao, DTM

Nagaraja Rao, DTM

(International Director)