The Wow!Factor Project

Welcome to The Wow!Factor Project

Toastmasters International 2019 The Year of the Wow!


The goal? To raise the bar of clubs across the globe to be more uniform and top-performing. As International President Lark Doley puts it, “this will be our new gold standard!”

Toastmasters International Wow Factor Project Targets to Hit

Targets to hit:

  • Re-assess Toastmasters goals.
  • Improve club experience to meet goals.
  • Promote club mission to share membership benefits.
  • Publicize when and where clubs meet.
  • Retain members by supporting personal and professional goals.
  • Recruit new members through open houses.

Show and tell us!

Follow these three simple steps* to participate:

Toastmasters Wow!Factor Project Video Step 1
Reflect, analyze and assess your current club experience.

Toastmasters Wow!Factor Project Video Step 2
Film a one-minute video telling us what makes your club so great and different.

Toastmasters Wow!Factor Project Video Step 3
To submit, email for upload instructions. To post on social channels, use #wowfactor.

*Videos that do not comply with these instructions will not be utilized.

Something to watch before you start recording your Wow!Factor:

Utilize tools and resources

to improve meetings and be the best club you can be:

Club Quality Checklist

Evaluate your club with this helpful resource.

See Checklist  

Better Speaker Series

These modules are designed as 10-15-minute educational speeches for your club, offering practical tips to benefit all members.

Learn More  

Moments of Truth

This brochure outlines how to create a positive first impression of your club and deal with situations critical to club success.

Read More  

Leadership Excellence Series

A learning set to help members learn the skills they will need to be successful leaders inside and outside of Toastmasters.

Download Set  

New Marketing Materials

Find Your Voice and Your Path to Leadership are essential club marketing brochures in full color.

Explore Materials  

Successful Club Series

Modules in this series address the quality of club meetings and offer tips on attracting and maintaining members.

See Modules  

Open House Flier

Use this flier to promote your open houses.

Get Flier  

Wow!Factor Tools Store

Be the best club possible with this one-stop-shop for all things wow!

Shop Now  

Assess your goals:

  • Is your club a good example of The Wow!Factor Project and how can you improve?
  • Are you personally an example of The Wow!Factor and how can you take it up a notch?
  • What sets your club apart from other clubs?
  • Take a poll—what are the “wows” of your club, according to members?
  • Which Toastmasters tools/modules have you utilized to wow members?


  1. What is the Wow!Factor Project?
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  1. Why is it important for my club to participate?
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  1. How can I stay up to date on The Wow!Factor Project?
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  1. Where can I find the modules and module topics referenced in The Wow!Factor Project posts?
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  1. What do I need to know before submitting my club’s Wow!Factor video?
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  1. How can I submit a Wow!Factor Project video entry?
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  1. Where can I find video entries that clubs have submitted?
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  1. When can I submit my club's Wow!Factor Project video? Is there a deadline?
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  1. How can I access The Wow!Factor Project webpage?
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