This club meets on 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of the month. Please select the date you wish to join us from the above menu and register for building security.
If you are joining us on the 3rd Friday, you are welcome to stay and join the informal networking for the upcoming independently organized TED Event starting at 5 pm. This requires a separate registration, details, MeetTheAlliance.EventBrite.com/
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Improve your public speaking ability, communication skills, and networking opportunities. Please come join us for the fun, laugh and learn.
If you are interested in self-improvement, communications, and leadership, and willing to observe some common sense ground rules, see below, you are most welcome. The meeting room is available by 11:30 am. Members typically arrive early to network.
You are invited as our guest to attend Viewmasters. We meet on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday, from 11:45 am to 1 pm. You DO NOT have to be a member of the Metropolitan Club nor a current Toastmaster member to attend. This is an open community Toastmaster club.
Each complimentary Guest Pass is good for one entry. Please have your companion register separately. The direct link to this page is ChicagoViewmasters.EventBrite.com/
When you enter Willis Tower, let the receptionist on the ground floor know that you are attending Toastmasters Club meeting at Metropolitan Club. After showing your federal ID, you will receive a visitor pass and direction to go up to the 66th floor and find the meeting room list near the escalator.
We look forward to seeing you.
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Two Ground Rules
1 If you are not early, you're late. Please allocate extra time for the building security, elevator ride and room navigation. It is highly recommended that you arrive at Willis Tower by 11:30 am.
2 If you arrive after the meeting is in session, please observe the late arrival protocol: follow the sign posted on the door for entry, silence your smartphone and take any empty seat.
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233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
sponsored by Metropolitan Club at Willis Tower
2016 - 2017 Club Officers
President: Joann Sondy
VP Education: Bruce Chambers
VP Membership: Amy Segami, DTM
VP PR/Mentor Program: Jonathon Danko
Treasurer: Rick Kroner
Secretary: Linda Lamb
Social Secretary: Sima Dahl
Sergeant at Arms: Marti Konstant
President Emeritus: Kamaria Campbell
ViewMasters Club #1933228
Area 12 Division B; District 30 in Region 5 of 12 worldwide
* Established in 1924 by Dr. Ralph C. Smedley, Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization has more than 313,000 memberships in more than 14,650 clubs in 126 countries. You will find valuable resources on line. Toastmasters.org
** You are invited to attend and sample the contest and conference, in addition to the club meeting. D30Toastmasters.org/
In the Chicago area, District 30, there are two major conferences and competitions held at each fall and spring.
Fall: Humorous Speech and an Evaluation Speech Contest
Spring: Table Topics and International Speech Contest, April 28 & 29, 2017
All members who meet the criteria are welcome to participate as contestants. The winners move onward to the next level: Area, Division and finally the District. Consult your home club for details.
Typically, all members receive a complimentary pass to attend both conferences, in addition to several educational sessions.
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Located on the 66th and 67th floors of the Willis Tower, The Metropolitan Club of Chicago encourages professional and social networking through a variety of special events and Club Committees.
In 1974, Mr. Arthur M. Wood, former Sears Roebuck & Co Board Chairman, championed not only the development of the Sears Tower but also the establishment of the tower’s Metropolitan Club. Since that time, the West Loop has flourished, and The Metropolitan Club has become known as the place to conduct business and meet Chicago’s “who’s who,” and has developed a reputation as Chicago’s finest business club. Understanding that the executives of today are vastly different from decades past, the Club provides our Members with the atmosphere, amenities and personalized service they seek. We encourage you to join in the celebration. Visit The Metropolitan Club and discover an extraordinary Member experience.