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Posted February 11, 2024
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The TALK UP TOASTMASTERS membership program is the chance to encourage members to invite guests to a special meeting where prospective members can learn about Toastmasters’ many benefits.

Then add 5 new, dual or reinstated members with a join date between February 1 and March 31 and earn a Talk up Toastmasters ribbon and special discount code for 10% off next club order from Toastmasters International.

District 56 will also provide the first 50 clubs with 5 new, dual or reinstated members receive a Toastmaster gift card.

Learn More on the District 56 Incentives Page –
https://toastmastershouston.com/incentives/

Posted February 11, 2024
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Corporate Clubs and Business Professionals! On Friday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. join the Toastmasters District 56 2024 Spring Conference to connect with professionals from various industries and expand your network.

Highlights include

  • A fireside chat with keynote speaker, Farzana Chohan, DTM, ID – she is a 2022 TEDx Speaker, Distinguished Toastmaster, Toastmasters Region 5 International Director, Doctor of Management in Mentoring and Leadership, and the author of SUBTLE (Social Unconscious Bias Terminating Larger Equity).
  • Roundtable discussions and demonstration Toastmasters meeting – We have lined up a variety of exciting and innovative topics at multiple tables throughout the day to network, collaborate, and create meaningful connections between professionals.
  • Education Sessions connecting corporate challenges with Toastmasters opportunities – How do I incorporate my ideal customer into my 30 second elevator speech? Finding and Nurturing Leads: Learn where to find your best customers and how to move them through the buyer’s journey. And more.
  • Sponsor tables, author’s corner, entrepreneur’s corner, hospitality suite, and team building activities

Plus there’s fun – a selfie booth, live music, and more. After a day of learning and networking, stay for more Toastmasters engagement, including a Tall Tales speech contest, loteria, stand up comedy, trivia, and karaoke.

The cost for the one-day event is $99 and does not include meals, gift bag, or souvenir event program. AND, for a limited time, you can bring a friend or colleague with the 2 for 1 special ticket price!

Come engage with each other and see the benefits of Toastmasters!

Posted February 11, 2024
District News

Congratulations to Southeast Houston Toastmasters for posting Toastmasters Club News on their own social media OR the District 56 Facebook group and getting the most engagement in December! Southeast Houston Toastmasters earns a $25 Toastmasters International Gift Certificate!

  • Other clubs that posted on social media in December include:
  • Pensadores de Houston
  • Daybreakers Toastmasters Club
  • Dining Out Toastmasters Club
  • Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club 2521
  • Houston Galleria Project Management Toastmasters
  • San Felipe Plaza Toastmasters Club
  • UHCL Toastmasters
  • West Pearland Toastmasters

Want to be eligible to win a gift certificate AND get the word out about your club’s latest news?

Just post your news in the District 56 Facebook group, on your personal or club social media, or submit it through our news portal on the D56 website. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #TMD56ClubOfTheMonth so we can find it! The post with the most engagement (likes, comments, and shares) each month will win a Toastmasters International Gift Certificate and will be featured in the D56 Messenger and on our website. You can win once, but your recognition can be ongoing! 

 Learn more at toastmastershouston.com/incentives

Posted December 31, 2023
District News

Congratulations to Pensadores de Houston for posting Toastmasters Club News on their own social media OR the District 56 Facebook group and getting the most engagement in November! Pensadores de Houston earns a $25 Toastmasters International Gift Certificate!

The following clubs are also recognized for social media engagement in November.

  • UHCL (University of Houston at Clear-Lake) Toastmasters
  • Deerwood Toastmasters
  • San Felipe Plaza Toastmasters Club
  • Mente Abierta

Want to be eligible to win a gift certificate AND get the word out about your club’s latest news?

Just post your news in the District 56 Facebook group, on your club social media, or submit it through our news portal on the D56 website. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #TMD56ClubOfTheMonth so we can find it! The post with the most engagement (likes, comments, and shares) each month will win a Toastmasters International Gift Certificate and will be featured in the D56 Messenger and on our website. You can win once, but your recognition can be ongoing!

Learn more at https://toastmastershouston.com/incentives/ .

Posted December 31, 2023
District News

The December 2023  / January 2024 Edition of the D56 Messenger is now available!

View Past Editions

Toastmasters District 56 offers a monthly news digest – the D56 Messenger.

Each month we’ll highlight:

  • District Announcements news you need from District 56 and Toastmasters International such as upcoming events and training opportunities;
  • Incentives and Awards special awards and rewards for members and clubs who reach milestones established by District 56 and Toastmasters International;
  • Achievements and Applause recognition for members, clubs, areas, and divisions for a job well-done meeting a goal or doing outstanding work;
  • From the Divisions news from your division directors;
  • Resources and Tools information you need to be a successful member or leader in District 56; and
  • Tip of the Month  quick, handy tips that you can use today!
Posted November 23, 2023
District News

Congratulations to Frankly Speaking for posting Toastmasters Club News on their own social media OR the District 56 Facebook group and getting the most engagement in October! Frankly Speaking earns a $25 Toastmasters International Gift Certificate!

The following clubs are also recognized for social media engagement in October.

  • Pensadores De Houston
  • UHCL Toastmasters
  • San Felipe Plaza Toastmasters Club
  • Storytellers
  • Speak Up Houston
  • Mente Abierta
  • Master Evaluators

Want to be eligible to win a gift certificate AND get the word out about your club’s latest news?

Just post your news in the District 56 Facebook group, on your club social media, or submit it through our news portal on the D56 website. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #TMD56ClubOfTheMonth so we can find it! The post with the most engagement (likes, comments, and shares) each month will win a Toastmasters International Gift Certificate and will be featured in the D56 Messenger and on our website. You can win once, but your recognition can be ongoing!

Learn more at https://toastmastershouston.com/incentives/ .

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