Kingdom’s premier business club hosts well known toastmaster Khalid Al Qoud

Published October 13th, 2009 - 02:03 GMT

Capital Club, Bahrain’s premier private business club, hosted a lecture on The Art of Effective Communication for club members and guests at its premises last evening (12th October). The lecture was conducted by Khalid Al Qoud, Lieutenant Governor Marketing, Toastmasters International - a nonprofit organization with more than 10,000 clubs in 106 countries, offering a proven way to practice and hone communication and leadership skills.

Khalid Al Qoud, a renowned expert in the art of communication, motivation and influence, presented to club members with his presentation titled “Be the Speaker You Want To Be” highlighting various skills that help one lose the fear of public speaking, become a better listener, hone leadership potential. The one hour lecture was attended by interested members and guests and offered  an efficient and enjoyable way of gaining communication and leadership skills. Khalid Al Qoud has been an active member of the Toast Masters Club since 2004, and went on to become the president of the club with his exceptional communication skills. He is the first Bahraini to be honoured with the post of District 79 (GCC & Jordan) Public Relation Officer.

Commenting on the presentation, David Williamson, General Manager of Capital Club, said the “Capital Club hosts regular and informative events, and this particular seminar focused on helping our members practice good communications and positive leadership skills. Khalid’s highly energetic, innovative and entertaining presentation has provided our members with powerful tools to communicate persuasively, increase intelligence and reduce stress. We look forward to organizing similar sessions in the future on various tactical topics.”

As Bahrain’s premier private business club, Capital Club offers a place to relax, celebrate or network in exclusive surroundings, on the uppermost floors of the iconic Bahrain Financial Harbour. The club incorporates bespoke dining options, and provides a luxurious and chic atmosphere unrivalled in the Kingdom.

The Capital club offers an array of benefits to its members including world class gourmet cuisine, elegant dining, library and 8 meeting rooms with state-of-the-art audio visual facilities. The club proactively organises many social and business gatherings to facilitate networking amongst members. The club maintains membership by invitation only and offers international privileges through affiliation with more than 250 clubs worldwide.

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