From left: Nandana Wickramage; Group Director, Sandamini Perera; Deputy Chairperson, Premalal Bhrahmanage, Chairman, Prime Group; DTM Sudash Liyanage, Director - Toastmasters District 82; and DTM Zameen M. Saleem, Former District Governor and Ovation 2017 Chairman
The Annual Conference of Toastmasters District 82 – Ovation 2017 has been given a major impetus with one of the country’s most respected real estate giants Prime Group, coming on board as strategic partner.
Ovation 2017, which is scheduled to be held from 25th to 28th May at Waters Edge, Battaramulla is the most looked forward to event in the District’s calendar which is expected to attract over 800 Toastmasters including over 200 Toastmasters from India. The year 2017 will be a momentous year for District 82 as Former District Governor of District 82 and illustrious Toastmaster, DTM Arunasalam Balraj being elected as the President of Toastmasters International, reaching the helm of the Toastmasters
Ovation 2017 will be a prelude to this celebration. The conference will be graced by the incumbent International President of Toastmasters, DTM Mike Storkey, which will also have a lineup of educational sessions as well as the district level speech contests.
One of the highlights will be the session by the World Champion of Public Speaking, Dananjaya Hettiarachchi. Ovation will also be a networking opportunity for the members of the Toastmasters fraternity to engage, enrich their knowledge and enjoy the wonderful camaraderie.
Speaking of the Strategic Partnership by Prime Group, Director of District 82, DTM Sudash Liyanage said, “We are indeed proud to welcome Prime Group as the strategic partner at this year’s ovation. This sponsorship has contributed immensely towards uplifting the stature of this annual event to greater heights.”