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Session 1:
Establishing a Connection

Setting an Appointment with Prospective New Club Leads

This session will teach you the five steps to successfully establish a connection and set an appointment with those interested in forming new clubs. When you have completed this session, you will be better equipped to develop interest, establish a face-to-face meeting and follow up to make the best impression possible.

Be sure to print the Worksheet before you begin. 

System Requirements

Additional Resources for Establishing a Connection:

Building New Clubs
The process of starting a Toastmasters group is simple. All of the materials are provided for you to help you start a new Toastmasters club. 

New Club Forms
Organizing a Toastmasters club can be a personally rewarding and enjoyable experience for everyone. Get everything you need to start a Toastmasters club, except for the people.

Free Promotional Materials
Discover the tools that will help you promote your club. Preview and print brochures and fliers, or order them through the online store.

The Answer to Your Organization’s Needs 
With the minimal investment made in the Toastmasters program, the results will be huge. Discover new angles to influence a new club lead.

Build New Clubs (PDF & PPT)
This Division and Area Governor training program will broaden your awareness for the need of new clubs and sharpen your skills to establish them.

Building New Corporate Clubs
A large part of TI’s expansion, and its future, depends on the organization’s success in recruiting new corporate clubs. Follow these seven simple strategies to master your professional sales approach.

The Equation for Persuasion 
Persuasive techniques are essential when trying to establish a corporate new club. Learn the habits of great persuasive speakers.

Facing a Room Full of Strangers? Here’s How to Work a Room. 
Businesspeople must connect on a professional level and seamlessly build in information about their services without coming across as hucksters. Learning how to interact with others quickly and comfortably is critical. Discover networking tips to more easily connect with others.

Additional Resources from the Toastmasters Online Store:

New Club Information Kit (Item 123) 
Contains information to build new clubs, including How To Build a Toastmasters Club (Item 121) and promotional brochures to use when recruiting members.

How to Build a Toastmasters Club – A Step-by-Step Guide (Item 121) 
Includes information for chartering both community and corporate clubs.

Toastmasters and You (Item 1167) 
This kit is to be given to new members as soon as they join the club and before they receive their New Member Kit from WHQ.