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April 26-28, 2024

Holiday Inn Fairborn
2800 Presidential Drive
Fairborn, OH 45324



Plan to come, celebrate and fellowship with the District 40 family

Plan to come, celebrate and fellowship with the District 40 family


Luvenia Boyer, DTM
District Director


Christine Ross, DTM
Program Quality Director


Dr. Shirley Stallworth
Conference Chairperson


Rev. Dr. Crystal Walker
Conference Co-Chairperson


Ashlee Ralph
Conference Advisor


Keynote Speaker: Darren LaCroix

Darren is currently the only speaker in the world who is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), an AS (Accredited Speaker), and a World Champion of Public Speaking. Darren always stresses, “Don’t go for the designations to get letters after your name; do it for the professional you will become in the process.” He is the co-host of Unforgettable Presentations podcast and also the coauthor for two books.

 He may have been born without a funny bone in his body, but Darren possessed the desire to learn and the willingness to fail. These were the essentials for achieving his dream. This self proclaimed student of comedy is living proof that anything can be learned.

 Darren travels the world, demystifying the process of creating a powerful presentation. His story has inspired audiences in 45 International cities including faraway places like Australia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Malaysia, and Taiwan with his inspirational journey from Chump to Champ.


He is passionate about showing people that if you are a sponge and have the right mentors, anything is possible.

 He currently resides in Las Vegas Nevada.  His published works include

17 Minutes to Your Dream

Laugh and Get Rich

Speakers Edge

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Keynote Speaker: Conor Cunneen

Conor Cunneen (IrishmanSpeaks) refers to himself as  "A Chicago based, humorous, motivational business speaker, an award winning humorist (Chicago Humorous Speaker of the Year, no less!), professional emcee / Master of ceremonies, a job transition expert and guru, and of course an author." Because of Conor's unique talents, he has been  referenced as "Mark Twain with a brogue."  He combines substance with humor to improve 




In the past, he has worked as the Vice President of Marketing for Unilever. Conor is the author of five books and a two-time cancer survivor. He also works as a radio host. An Accredited Speaker since 2011, he graduated from the National University of Ireland with a bachelor’s degree in commerce.

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