Shine like a Diamond

May 24, 25, and 26 | Crowne Plaza, Antwerp, Belgium

Does a stage get the best out of you? Learning to lead fulfils you? Come to artful Antwerp in Belgium on May 24, 25 and 26 for an event that will get you to the next level of public speaking and leadership. The city of diamonds promises growth, creativity and a rich social experience. Come… and shine like a diamond.

Save the Date!

May 24, 25, 26, 2024. That's 35 days until the conference!

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gerard le Grellelaan 10, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

The Program

The District 59 conference has a stellar line-up. Cyril Junior Dim, Toastmasters’ 2022 World Champion of Public Speaking, will take the Antwerp stage for a unique keynote speech. Cyril will be joined by many other world-class speakers, such as Lars Sudmann, who has 2 million (and counting) views on YouTube for his TEDx speech.

At all times there are speech contests and workshops to attend in three languages (English, French, Dutch). Besides captivating speeches and enriching workshops, attendees will be able to see the best of Antwerp.

We will update you here, via the schedule on our website, or on our social media.


You can now claim your ticket for the conference and the separate gala.

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Where to stay

The main parts of the three-day conference take place in the Crowne Plaza Antwerp, a business hotel just outside the city center. Conference attendees can book a room at a discount at the Crowne Plaza Hotel itself. Isn’t that convenient? Right from the workshops to the gala diner, and after drinks and dancing you can immediately got to bed. Claim your room now here.

Note: Some social events ahead of the main conference can take place in other parts of the town.

Rates: €110 for a single room, €129 for a double room. Breakfast is included. Free parking space is available for all guests.

Reserve your Room

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About Toastmasters

In the digital era, human connection is more important than ever. If you can appeal to a large audience from the stage or ensure people work together in smaller groups … the world is within reach. Public speaking, communication and leadership are the building blocks of Toastmasters. Our yearly District Conference offers the best of what is out there in these areas.