49th Annual District 69 Conference

Essential Details

Date: 30 April-2 May 2021
Location: Sunshine Coast, QLD
Venue: Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort
Cost: Likely remain at $290

The 2020 District Conference has been cancelled. 

The 2021 Conference will remain on the Sunshine Coast. More details will be shared as they come to light.

The District Conference is the signature event of the Toastmasters year. We crown our International Speech Champion, and we see finalists come together to compete in Table Topics, Evaluation and Humorous speech contests.



This year you can pay off your conference ticket by layby! Only available for full conference tickets.

Pay your ticket over a 6 month period by direct debit.

The full ticket price is $290. Pay 5 payments of $50, and 1 payment of $40.

Credit Card
You will be able to pay your conference tickets by credit card.

Please note you will need to pay a credit card fee to use this payment method.

Bank Transfer
For a fee-free method of payment you will be able to pay by bank transfer. This option will also be available soon.

Novotel Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast’s most famous conference facility.

Shine Brightly

On the Sunshine Coast

Conference With Us

Outstanding conference facilities.

Conference Venue

Novotel Twin Waters Resort is located in Twin Waters on the Sunshine Coast. It’s also in Toastmasters heartland as there are 10 clubs within 20km of the venue!

As a conference venue it’s fantastic. It has everything we need to make our D69 conference a raging success.

Phone: (07) 5448 8000

Address: 270 Ocean Dr, Twin Waters QLD 4564

Website: novotelsunshinecoast.com.au

All special rate conference accommodation is again available for 2021 dates. 


What is the dress code?

Since the conference is in the Sunshine Coast, the main dress code is resort casual but no thongs.

On the Saturday night there is a themed tropical dinner. The dress code is Hawaiian shirts. There will be a prize for the most impressive loud Hawaiian shirt. This dress code applies to both ladies and gentlemen.

How do I get to the conference

Novotel Sunshine Coast has excellent information on this topic so that you can plan your journey.

Can I just come to watch 1 contest?

Yes. Contest-only ticketing will be released 1 April 2020 and preference will be given to family of contestants.

Please note that this ticket type is limited in availability.

What's included in a full conference registration?

Conference Attendance

Friday evening welcome event.
Full day and evening conference program on Saturday.
Full day conference program on Sunday.


Friday: Canapes. 
 Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner.
Sunday: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.


Contact us on info@toastmastersd69.org.