All About Toastmasters


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 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.




357,000
members



143
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16,600+
clubs



Break Barriers, Not Your Budget

Members pay international dues of $45 USD every six months, plus a new member fee of $20. With Toastmasters, the learning never stops. Join Toastmasters and you will:



Icon of a person practicing their public speaking behind a podium Improve your public speaking skills


Icon of a person running up a line graph Build leadership skills


Icon of a person standing on a podium with confetti falling around them Maximize your potential


Icon of a person building a pyramid Enjoy unlimited personal growth


Icon of a person with three small headshots next to them Work on networking in a small and supportive environment


Icon of a speech resting on a podium Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting


Icon of a person holding up a positive sloping graph Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace


Icon of a magnifying glass next to a person Build self-confidence and self-awareness







How Does Toastmasters Work?

Everything in Toastmasters revolves around the club. With a network of 16,600 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:


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Interview Preparation

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Online Meeting Management

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Leadership Development

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Project Management

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Conflict Resolution





Are You Ready to Join?

After you find a club that you like, joining is easy. When you join, you will 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.