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Highlights of World Champions of Public Speaking 2019

Here are the Results of World Champions of Public Speaking 2019:    winners-trophy

Congratulations to Aaron Beverly, District 18, on becoming the 2019 World Champion of Public Speaking.

Congratulations to Luisa Montalvo, District 55, on finishing in second place.

Congratulations to Kwong Yue Yang, District 89, on finishing in third place for his speech.

“Each year, the Toastmasters International Convention culminates in the final round of the International Speech Contest, where the World Champion of Public Speaking is chosen. In this exciting event, six contestants from all over the world deliver 5- to 7-minute speeches that are evaluated by a panel of experienced Toastmasters. After a year of competing in club, area, district, and semifinal competitions, these contestants have advanced for the chance to win this prestigious accolade.”

Watch Aaron Beverly – the 2019 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking – deliver his winning speech “An Unbelievable Story.”

Philadelphia man’s ‘unbelievable story’ helps him win the World Championship of Public Speaking.

Beverly’s top tips for public speaking:

  1. The number one golden rule is to know your audience.
  2. Record yourself giving your speech so you can see how you look and sound.
  3. Have colleagues or friends who you trust to give you unbiased feedback.
  4. Use words that you normally use in everyday conversations.
  5. Have fun with the crowd.

2nd Place Winner 2019 World Championship of Public Speaking – Luisa Montalvo

Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking second place winner Luisa Montalvo. Her speech is titled, “First Impressions.”

3rd Place Winner 2019 World Championship of Public Speaking – Kwong Yue Yang

Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking third-place winner Kwong Yue Yang. His speech is titled, “Less and More.”

Practice is the key to helping you improve your communication and presentation skills. Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speeches in a friendly environment.  You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

World Champions of Public Speaking Winning Speeches Playlist


A Short Comparison: Toastmasters vs Carnegie

Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speaking skills. You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.   public speaking

“A Short Comparison Of Public Speaking Schools Of Thought: Toastmasters & Carnegie”
by: James Masterson

As everybody will certainly agree that having the confidence to speak publicly is a valuable skill, there is much debate as to which technique of public speaking is the most effective.

Currently, the most recognized public speaking associations are Toastmasters International and the Dale Carnegie Course.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of the principles of communication, public speaking and leadership skills. It achieves this by promoting a “learning-by-doing” program in which members move up by making presentations in the presence of certified examiners. Continue reading