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Sign up for this unique opportunity to visit Stuttgart and enjoy our amazing Toastmasters Conference.

The District 95 Conference event is going to be an unforgettable Toastmaster experience! But you will have to participate, in order to know that! So do join us!

We are offering an amazing venue, an exciting keynote speaker we cannot wait to tell you more about, lots of inspiring lectures and workshops that will let you travel home full of new ideas and knowledge, and of course a selection of the best speakers in our District attending the 6 different speech contests. Finally, and perhaps most important, you’ll get to meet friends and Toastmasters from all over our District.

Stuttgart has fascinating, multifaceted sights to explore – such as the automobile museum and the city centre’s Schlossplatz, the television tower or the great zoo Wilhelma – the innovative city has something for everyone. Find YOUR drive in Engine City!

Buy your early bird ticket at a discounted price! There is only a limited amount!

We look forward to meeting you in Stuttgart, sign up to stay updated!

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All the best,
Your District 95 Conference Team
 

The Schlossplatz City Square in Stuttgart at early morning. (Source: www.istockphoto.com/de)


Tickets

Buy your ticket via Eventbrite
 

Agenda

22 May 2020
   12:00–18:00 Keynote, Evaluation Contest, Table Topics Contest, Workshops, Language Corners
23 May 2020
   09:00-18:00 DCM, Speech Contests, Workshops, Language Corners
   19:00-00:00 Dinner, Winners & Party
24 May 2020
   09:00-12:00 Hall of Fame, Awards, Workshops
   13:00-16:00 Incoming DO briefing
Schedule is subject to change.
 

Volunteering

Volunteering during the contest (contest master, judge, timer, counter, SAA) or general conference? You’re welcome!
 

Workshops

Want to hold a workshop? Please use this form to apply.
 

Accomodation

Toastmasters Price in the closest hotel available.
Please use the code TOASTMASTERS DCS2020 when booking at Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart Neckar Park.
Please contact Hilton (Anna Lena Krause) via eMail or phone (NOT via booking form), providing the code.
 

Venue

SpOrt Stuttgart
Fritz-Walter-Weg 19
70372 Stuttgart
GoogleMaps

SpOrt Stuttgart is located in the centre of Neckar Park Stuttgart.
This whole area is a unique world of experience for sport events, and other cultural and economic events. Neighbours to the Mercedes Benz Arena, the home of the football club VfB Stuttgart, the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer sports gym and the Porsche Arena, SpOrt Stuttgart is easy to reach by car as also with public transport (see below).
For more information please click here.
There are possibilities to park the car for free in the covered car park P7 opposite SpOrt Stuttgart.
 

Public Transport

From Stuttgart Airport
• S-Bahn S2 in direction to Schorndorf or S-Bahn S3 in direction to Backnang, get off at Main Station – approx. 27 min
• Stay on this platform at Main Station!
From Stuttgart Main Station
• S-Bahn S1 in direction to Kirchheim (T), get off at station Neckar Park (Mercedes-Benz) – approx. 8 min
• Leave station in direction to Mercedes-Benz Arena / SpOrt Stuttgart Stuttgart – approx. 5 min to walk
From station Bad Cannstatt (locals only)
• Bus 56 in direction to Mercedes-Benz Welt, get off at station Fritz-Walter-Weg – approx. 8 min
• Leave station in direction SpOrt Stuttgart – approx. 4 min to walk
 



 

Car Museums

The Mercedes-Benz Museum – more than 130 years of automotive history.
(Mercedesstrasse 100, 70372 Stuttgart, Tue-Sun 9 am – 6 pm)
www.mercedes-benz.com/museum
Public Transport*: 800 meters away – approx. 10 min to walk

The Porsche Museum – the dream of a sports car from A to 911
(Porscheplatz 1, 70435 S-Zuffenhausen, Tue-Sun 9 am – 6 pm)
www.porsche.de/museum
Public Transport*: S1 to main railway station, S6 to Neuwirtshaus (Porscheplatz), approx. 1 min to walk

Please note: the starting point for all transport links described is „S-Bahn Haltestelle Neckarpark“ near SpOrt Stuttgart (see above)
 

Arts Museums

State Gallery – Art Museum : works from the 14th Century until today
(Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 30, 70173 Stuttgart, Tue-Sun 10 am – 6 pm)
www.staatsgalerie.de
Public transport*: S1 to Main Station, U1/U2/U4/U9/U14/bus 40 to Staatsgalerie

Museum of Art – Contemporary art and works of Classical Modernism in the ultra-modern glass cube
(Kleiner Schlossplatz 1, 70173 Stuttgart, Tue-Sun 10 am-6 pm, Fri 10 am-9 m)
www.kunstmuseum-stuttgart.de
Public transport*: S1 to Main Station, U5/U6/U7/U12/U15/bus 42 or 44 to Schlossplatz

Württemberg State Museum – a journey through time and the history of the region in the Old Castle
(Schillerplatz 6, 70173 Stuttgart, Tue-Sun 10am – 5 pm)
www.landesmuseum-stuttgart.de
Public transport*: S1 to main railway station, U5/U6/U7/U12/U15/bus 42 or 44 to Schlossplatz, approx. 6 min to walk

Please note: the starting point for all transport links described is „S-Bahn Haltestelle Neckarpark“ near SpOrt Stuttgart (see above)
 

Sight Seeing

Palace square (Schlossplatz)
Stuttgart´s most beautiful square bordered by the Renaissance architecture of the Old Palace,
the baroque New Palace and the beautiful classical facade of the Königsbau.
Concordia, the goddess of harmony, watches over the square from the top of the Jubilee Column
Public transport*: S1 to main railway station, U5/U6/U7/U12/U15/bus 42 or 44 to Schlossplatz

Televisiontower – The No 1 Landmark
The world´s first television tower opened in 1956, it became the prototype for television towers around the world.
Stuttgart´s most famous landmark offers fantastic views all the way to the Swabian Alb and the Black Forest.
(Jahnstr. 120, 70197 Stuttgart, open daily 10 am – 11 pm)
www.fernsehturm-stuttgart.de
Public transport*: S1 to main railway station, U7 to Ostfildern exit Ruhbank (Fernsehturm), approx. 5 min to walk

Stuttgart´s historical Market Hall
– not just an architectural gem with a reputation extending far beyound the city´s boundaries:
The heavy doors of the magnificant art nouveau building are also the gateway to an epicurean paradise,
with an attractive display of specialities from all corners of the globe. Paradise for any foodie!
Visitors can´t fail to appreciate the unique character of this historical building.
A stroll through the hall under the skylights, looking, smelling and tasting, is like a stroll around the world.
(Dorotheenstr.4,70173 Stuttgart, Mon-Fri 7:30 am-6:30pm, Sat 7am-5 pm, closed 21th May)
www.markthalle-stuttgart.de
Public transport*: S1 to main railway station, U5/U6/U7/U12/U15/bus 42 or 44 to Schlossplatz, approx. 3 min to walk

A world of discovery: Wilhelma – Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten
The Wilhelma is one of the most speciesrich locations in the world.
It was created in 1842 as a refuge for King Wilhelm I of Württemberg in a Moorish Style.
A botanical garden reminiscent of The Arabian Nights developed from the historic grounds, followed later by a modern zoo.
Some 11000 animals of 1200 species and more than 8500 types and varieties of plant are waiting to be discovered.
(Wilhelma 13, 70374 Stuttgart, daily at 8.15 am – 8 pm)
www.wilhelma.de
Public transport*: U14 to Mühlhausen, exit Wilhelma

Please note: the starting point for all transport links described is „S-Bahn Haltestelle Neckarpark“ near SpOrt Stuttgart (see above)
 

Mineral Baths

DAS LEUZE and MineralBad Cannstatt
Stuttgart has the largest source of mineral waters in western Europe.
Nineteen springs of which 13 are recognised as medicinal springs, produce over 22 million litres of water every day.
With varying mineral content, which is partly carbonated, they feed the swimming pools, Kneipp therapy facilities
and the drinking fountains in the mineral baths of LEUZE, Cannstatt (open daily 6 am -9 pm)
www.stuttgart.de/baeder
Public transport* DAS LEUZE: S1 to Bad Cannstatt train station
Public transport* MineralBad Cannstatt: S1 to Bad Cannstatt train station, change at Wilhelmsplatz in Bad Cannstatt to U2 or U19 to Kursaal

STUTTCARD 2020 : Stuttgart all inclusive
StuttCard: Your Stuttgart Welcome Ticket
24h / 48h / 72h

Free admission to all museums, many leisure facilities, the Stuttgart Mineral Baths, as well as many other attractive reductions.
Optional: The StuttCard Plus offers free travel on the public transport network in the entire Stuttgart region (VVS network)
Sales points:
Tourist Information „i-Punkt“, Königsstrasse 1a, Stuttgart
Tourist Information Stuttgart Airport, Terminal 3, Level 2, Stuttgart
Customer Service, hotels@stuttgart-tourist.de
www.stuttgart-tourist.de

Please note: the starting point for all transport links described is „S-Bahn Haltestelle Neckarpark“ near SpOrt Stuttgart (see above)
 

Guided Tours

Coming soon …
 

River Tour

Coming soon …
 

Bus Tour

Stuttgart Citytour : 1 City – 2 Tours
Two varied adventure tours in the comfortable convertible bus: Hop on/hop off open-top bus tour.
You can get on and off the bus at any of the stops, just as you please.
Each hop on / hop off-ticket is valid for 24 hours, so you have plenty of time to explore the city.
The audio guide provides lots of interesting and entertaining information about Stuttgart.
Languages: English, German, French …
Departure several times a day from Tourist Information i-Punkt, Königstr. 1a, Stuttgart, nearby Main Station
www.stuttgart-citytour.com
Public transport*: S1 to Main Station, approx. 2 min to walk
Sales Point: On the bus or at the tourist Informations.

Not far from Stuttgart lies the former royal residence of Ludwigsburg Palace, known as the “Swabian Versailles”.
Germany’s largest preserved Baroque palace complex conveys a vivid impression of the one-time splendour of court life
(open daily 10 am – 5 pm)
www.schloss-ludwigsburg.de
Public transport*: S1 to main railway station, U12, Bus 533

Please note: the starting point for all transport links described is „S-Bahn Haltestelle Neckarpark“ near SpOrt Stuttgart (see above)