What is Toastmasters?
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 358,000 in more than 16,800 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.
Break Barriers, Not Your Budget
Members pay dues of €50 every six months (€90 for 12). With Toastmasters, the learning never stops. Join Toastmasters and you will:
Work on networking in a small and supportive environment
Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting
Maximize your potential
Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace
Enjoy unlimited personal growth
Build self-confidence and self-awareness
How Does Toastmasters Work?
Everything in Toastmasters revolves around the club. With a network of 16,800 clubs across 143 countries, you are sure to find one near you! Most clubs have around 20 members and meet once a week for an hour. For a preview of what the club experience is like, watch this video.
Each club features a unique culture, so there’s no pressure to join the first club you visit! Attending club meetings as a guest is free, so visit as many as you like until you find a club that fits your personality.
What is Pathways?
The Pathways learning experience is Toastmasters’ education program. This multi-language online learning tool allows you to leverage over 300 practical workplace skills, including:
Online Meeting Management
Are You Ready to Join?
When you join, you can be assigned a mentor, who will be there to answer any questions you have and help guide you on your journey to personal and professional growth. You’ll also have the support of the all members. Every Toastmasters starts at the same point, there’s no skipping any part of the programme no matter who you are. If you’re ready to join download an application form, complete the section about you and bring it with you to a meeting. Don’t have a printer? Don’t worry, just come along to the meeting and you can complete one there.