Dates and venue

Meetings

Our meetings take place at the IBM Klub Böblingen e.V., located at Schönaicher Str. 216 in Böblingen (see map below). We generally meet on the first and third Thursday of each month.
Visitors are always welcome!
IBM Klub Böblingen e.V.The meetings begin at 19:30. Please arrive by 19:15  to make sure the meeting can start on time (and also for some small talk before the meeting).

Schedule for 2018

January 11, 18
Februrary 1, 15
March 1, 15
April 5 (normal meeting), 12 (starts at 1900, Area Contest**)
May 3, 17 ***
June 7, 21
July 5, 19
August 2, 16
September 6, 20
October 4, 18
November 8, 22
December 6, 13

**Please note in April we will have 2 back to back meetings. On Thursday, 12th of April, we will host the AREA CONTEST (at 1900h) in English, German and French International Speech and Evaluation Speech Contest. The winners will go on to the division contest in Bad Homburg on Saturday, April 28th. Don’t miss this opportunity to see how a Toastmaster Contest is conducted and to watch the bravest and most dedicated Toastmasters compete.

*** And if you can, you can follow the winners on to the DISTRICT COMPETITION in ATHENS. Never in the history of Toastmasters in Europe have we seen such a gathering of talent, creativity and enthusiasm. More details will come over the next weeks,  but in the mean time….  Save the Date!

When? 25-27 May 2018

Where? Divani Caravel Hotel (2, Vas. Alexandrou Street, 16121 Athens, Greece)

Getting there

Google Maps Link

Street Address : Schönaicher Str. 216, 71032 Böblingen

GPS Coordinates : 48.667945, 9.036813

From the north (Stuttgart):

Follow the autobahn A81 towards Singen
Exit at Böblingen Ost
At the first traffic light, take a left towards Schönaich/Nürtingen
At the roundabout (after 2 km) take a right into Schönaich
Take the second right into Kelterweg
Turn right onto the road to Böblingen. Take a left at the next traffic light (signposted IBM Forschung/Entwicklung) and follow the signs to the IBM Klub Restaurant.

From the south (Herrenberg):

Take the autobahn A81 towards Stuttgart
Exit at Böbligen/Sindelfingen
Follow the signs towards Schönaich
Soon after you cross the railroad tracks, take a right at the traffic light towards IBM Forschung/Entwicklung
Follow the signs towards the IBM Klub/Restaurant

By public transportation:

Take the S-Bahn S1 to Böblingen.

From Böblingen Bahnhof, one of these bus connections should get you in time for the club meeting. (The ones at 18:35 and 18:38 are the recommended one, as rush hour traffic in Böblingen is unpredictable). Plus if you arrive early, you always have an option of grabbing a drink from the restaurant 🙂

Departure Time from Böblingen Bahnhof Bus # & Direction Bus Stop (Arrival Time)
18:35 760,

Direction: Postamt, Waldenbuch

Abzw. Rauher Kapf, Böblingen

(Arrival 18:44)

18:38 709,

Direction: Rauher Kapf, Böblingen

Taunus Strasse, Böblingen (Arrival 18:49)
19:05 760,

Direction: Postamt, Waldenbuch

Abzw. Rauher Kapf, Böblingen

(Arrival 19:14)

19:08 709,

Direction Rauher Kapf Böblingen

Taunus Strasse, Böblingen (Arrival 19:19)

 

Then the Schönbuchbahn towards Dettenhausen. Exit at Zimmerschlag, then walk to the Schönaicher Str., take a right, then another right towards the IBM Klub.