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Incentives

2023 - 2024 Program Quality Director Incentives

Super 7 Award

The first 100 clubs that have all seven Club Officers trained in any round will receive a Super 7 pin and a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized at the 2024 District Spring Conference.

Super 7 Award Recipients
Alvin Toastmasters Club
American General Toastmasters
ANICO Articulators Toastmasters Club
Baker Hughes Speakeasy Toastmasters
Blue Frog Toastmasters Club
Boeing Club
C & F Leaders Club
CITGO VOICE
City of Bryan Club
Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
Clear Lake Communicators Club
ConocoPhillips Toastmasters Club
Dance and Toast Masters Club
Daybreakers Toastmasters Club
Deerwood Toastmasters Club
Determined To Master Speaking
Diamond Club
Dining Out Toastmasters Club
Exxonmobil Houston Campus Toastmasters Club
Find Your Voice Toastmasters
Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club
Greenway Plaza Toastmasters
Health Wealth and Happiness Toastmasters
Heights Toastmasters Club
High Noon Club
Houston Galleria Project Management Toastmasters
Houston Methodist Toastmasters
Houston Police Dept Toastmasters Club
H-Town Toastmasters Club
Katy Toastmasters Club
League City Toastmasters
Master Evaluators
Medically Speaking Toastmasters Club
Memorial City Toastmasters
Mente Abierta
Mindspeak Club
Missouri City Toastmasters Club
Pearland Toastmasters Club
Pensadores de Houston Toastmasters Club
Pensadores Northwest
Phillips 66 HQ Toastmasters Club
POP Houston Toastmasters Club
Post Oak Toastmasters
Power Speakers
Sharpstown Club
Silver Tongue Club
South Main Speakers Club
Spirited Speech Masters
Storytellers
Successfully Speaking Toastmasters Club
Talk Of Downtown Club
TGS Well Spoken
True Blue Talkers
Unity Toastmasters Club
West Houston Toastmasters Club

Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Awards for Clubs and Members

Clubs who do not have all members of Pathways enrolled in the 2023-2024 year and have those members who joined before May 2023 attend a 2023-2024 Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Session with the outcome of 100% Pathways enrollment will participate in a December and June drawing for a $50.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate. The club qualifies to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a club wins in December, that club isn’t eligible to participate in the June drawing.

Clubs with at least one member who joined before May 2023 not enrolled in Pathways who completes the 2023 – 2024 Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Session causing the club to have 100% of members who joined before May 2023 Pathways enrolled for the first time, and said member(s) completes Level 1 within two months of attending a 2023 – 2024 Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Session will participate in a December and June drawing for a $100.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate. The club qualifies to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a club wins in December, that club isn’t eligible to participate in the June drawing.

Members who joined Toastmasters before May 2023 not enrolled in Pathways in the 2023 – 2024 year who attend a 2023 – 2024 Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Session complete Pathways Level 1 and 2 within four months of attending the 2023 – 2024 Pathways Training – Enroll / Refresher Session will participate in a drawing for a $200.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate in December and June. Members are qualified to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a new member wins in December, they aren’t eligible to participate in June.

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President's Club Award - Deadline: April 30th

The first 100 clubs by April 30th that achieve nine Distinguished Club Program goals with 20 members (or an increase of three members over the membership base) paid through June 30th will receive a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized at the 2024 District Spring Conference.

Prsident's Club Award Recipients
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Select Distinguished Club Award - Deadline: April 30th

The first 100 clubs by April 30th that achieve seven Distinguished Club Program goals with 20 members (or an increase of three members over the membership base) paid through June 30th will receive a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized at the 2024 District Spring Conference.

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Distinguished Club Award - Deadline: April 30th

The first 100 clubs by April 30th that achieve five Distinguished Club Program goals with 20 members (or an increase of three members over the membership base) paid through June 30th will receive a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized at the 2024 District Spring Conference.

Distinguished Club Award Recipients
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New Member & Pathways Orientation Awards for Clubs and New Members

Clubs with 100% new member (members who join between May 2023 – June 2024) attendance and path enrollment during the orientation will participate in a December and June drawing for a $50.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate. Club is qualified to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a club wins in December, that club isn’t eligible to participate in the June drawing.

Clubs with 100% new members who join between May 2023 – June 2024 who complete Level 1 within two months of attending a new member orientation will participate in a December and June drawing for a $100.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate. Club is qualified to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a club wins in December, that club isn’t eligible to participate in the June drawing.

New members who join between May 2023 – June 2024 complete Pathways Level 1 and 2 within four months of attending the new member orientation and selecting their path will participate in a drawing for a $200.00 Toastmasters International gift certificate in December and June. Members are qualified to win once throughout the Toastmasters 2023-2024 year. For example, if a new member wins in December, he/she isn’t eligible to participate in June.

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Triple Crown Award - Deadline: June 30th

Any member who achieves three educational awards in a Toastmaster year (July-June) will receive a Triple Crown Pin and recognition at the end of the year celebration event. Limit one per member.

Triple Crown Award Recipients
MemberCountAward
Emily Murello, SR43SR2, SR3, SR4
Janice Poscovsky, DTM3EH3, EH4, PM1
Jenn Aguilar, VC13PM4, PM5, VC1
Max Lopez, EH23EH1, EH2, SR5
Patricia Clarkson, PM13PM1, VC4, VC5
Samantha Traylor, DTM3EH4, EH5, EH3
SivaJanani Uppalapati, IP53IP3, IP4, IP5
Vincent Belt, PM33PM1, PM2, PM3
Zaida F. OConnor, LD23EC1, LD1, LD2

Plan for Success - Deadline: September 1st (completed)

The first 100 clubs to complete the Club Success Plan and send a copy signed by at least four officers to [email protected] by September 1, 2023 will receive a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized at 2024 District Spring Conference.

Plan For Success Award Recipients
Blue Frog Toastmasters Club
Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
Clear Lake Communicators Club
Dance and Toast Masters
Daybreakers Toastmasters Club
Determined to Master Speaking
Diamond Club
Dining Out Toastmasters Club
Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club
Houston Police Dept Toastmasters Club
Kingwood Toastmasters Club
Mente Abierta
Pearland Toastmasters Club
Southeast Houston Toastmasters
Speak Up Houston Toastmasters
UHCL Toastmasters
Woodforest Toastmasters Club

2023 - 2024 Club Growth Director Incentives

March Madness – Deadline: March 31, 2024

Clubs that renew 20 or more members, or their member base plus 3 by March 31, 2024, earn a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD. Note: You may check your club’s base membership on the TI dashboard Club Performance Report.

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Talk Up Toastmasters Membership Building Award: February 1, 2024 – March 31, 2024

Clubs that gain five new, dual, or reinstated members between February 1, 2024, and March 31, 2024, will receive a Talk Up Toastmasters Award ribbon, a 10% discount from your Toastmasters International (TI) store order, and a TI gift certificate. Amount TBD. Members must pay for at least 6 months. Offered to the first 50 clubs.

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Area Director Club Visits – Round 2 - Deadline: February 29, 2024

Area Directors who complete 100% of their club visits and submit their reports by February 29, 2024, receive Early Bird recognition and a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD. 

Area Director Club Visits – Round 2 Award Recipients
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Leap Into 2024 - Elevate, Communicate & Succeed!
Dues Renewal: April 1, 2024 - September 30, 2024

Clubs that submit renewals for 20 or more members, or their member base plus 3 members for April 1, 2024 – September 30, 2024, earn Toastmasters International merchandise and VIP recognition at the District 56 Spring Conference.
The deadline is February 29, 2024.
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3, 2, One: Membership Building Campaign thru March 31, 2024

Members are encouraged to invite 3 people to a club meeting. When 2 of those invited guests attend the meeting, the goal is to inspire and encourage at least one of them to join Toastmasters.
**Recruit 1 member and receive a 3, 2 One Star pin and recognition at the D56 Spring Conference.
**Recruit 4 or more members and receive a 3, 2 One Star pin, recognition at the D56 Spring Conference, and Toastmaster merchandise.
Note: Name must appear as a sponsor on new member’s Membership Application.
The campaign ends on March 31, 2024.
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Open House Challenge Deadline: March 31, 2024

Clubs that conduct an Open House between September 30, 2023 – March 31, 2024, add 2-3 more new members on the day of the Open House will receive a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD. ***Clubs adding 4 or more members within 3 weeks of the event will receive an additional TI gift certificate. Amount TBD. Submit the Open House flyer/Social Media post and new member list to [email protected] to qualify. Be among the first 50 clubs. Members must pay for a minimum of six months. Note: Maximum of two Open Houses per club, during the 2023-2024 Toastmasters year.

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Beat the Clock Membership Building Award: May 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024

Clubs that gain five new, dual, or reinstated members between May 1, 2024, and June 30, 2024, will receive a Beat the Clock Award ribbon, a one-time 10% discount from your Toastmasters International (TI) store order, and a TI gift certificate. Amount TBD. Members must pay for at least 6 months. Offered to the first 50 clubs.

Please send any questions about these Club Growth incentives to the Club Growth Director, Jocelyn V. Williams, DTM, at [email protected].

Beat the Clock Membership Building Award Recipients
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July Jumpstart – Leap Into 2024 - Deadline: July 31, 2023 (completed)

Beat the August 1st 6-month membership dues increase to $60. Pay $45 for your 6-month renewal October 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024. Save $15 NOW! The last day to renew at the 2023 rate ($45) is July 31, 2023. The first 50 clubs to renew 8 or more members by July 31, 2023, get a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD.

July Jumpstart - Leap into 2024 Award Recipients
A+ Toastmasters
American General Toastmasters
ANICO Articulators Toastmasters Club
AspenTech Houston Toastmasters
Blue Frog Toastmasters Club
C & F Leaders Club
Cane Island Path Blazers Toastmasters
Cheniere Toastmasters Club
CITGO VOICE
City of Bryan Club
Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
Clear Lake Communicators Club
Conroe Speaks Club
Dance and Toast Masters Club
Daybreakers Toastmasters Club
Deerwood Toastmasters Club
Diamond Club
Dining Out Toastmasters Club
Find Your Voice Toastmasters
Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club
Frankly Speaking Toastmasters
Health Wealth and Happiness Toastmasters
High Noon Club
Houston Galleria Project Management Toastmasters
Houston Police Dept Toastmasters Club
InNOVators Toastmasters
Katy Toastmasters Club
LaPorte Toastmasters
Mainland Toastmasters
Marathon Speaks! Club
Market Street Toastmasters
Master Evaluators
Medically Speaking Toastmasters Club
Memorial City Toastmasters
Mente Abierta
Missouri City Toastmasters Club
Pearland Toastmasters Club
Pensadores de Houston Toastmasters Club
Phillips 66 HQ Toastmasters Club
Post Oak Toastmasters
Professionally Speaking Singles Toastmasters Club
Sharpstown Club
South Main Speakers Club
Southeast Houston Toastmasters
Southwest Project Management
Speakers Connection
Spring Ahead Speakers Toastmasters Club
Storytellers
Successfully Speaking Toastmasters Club
Sugar Land Toastmasters
Sugar Speakers Club
T. rex Talkers
TACL Club
Talking Bull Club
The Friedkin Group
THE Tomball Toastmasters
West Houston Toastmasters Club
West Pearland Toastmasters
Woodforest Toastmasters Club
Woodlands Lakeside Toastmasters Club

September Loyalty Challenge - Deadline: September 30, 2023 (completed)

Clubs that renew 20 or more members, or their member base plus 3 members by September 30, 2023, earn a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD. Offered to the first 50 clubs. Note: You may check your club’s base membership on the TI dashboard Club Performance Report.

September Loyalty Challenge Award Recipients
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Open House Challenge - Deadline: September 30, 2023 (completed)

Clubs that conduct an Open House between July 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023, add 2-3 more new members on the day of the Open House will receive a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD. ***Clubs adding 4 or more members within 3 weeks of the event will receive an additional TI gift certificate. Amount TBD. Submit the Open House flyer/Social Media post and new member list to [email protected] to qualify. Be among the first 100 clubs. Members must pay for a minimum of six months. Note: Maximum of two Open Houses per club, during the 2023-2024 Toastmasters year.

Open House Challenge Award Recipients
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Area Director Club Visits – Round 1 - Deadline: September 30, 2023 (completed)

Area Directors who complete 100% of their club visits and submit their reports by September 30, 2023, receive Early Bird recognition and a Toastmasters International (TI) gift certificate. Amount TBD.

Area Director Club Visits – Round 1 Award Recipients
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Smedley Membership Building Award: August 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023 (completed)

Clubs adding 5 new, dual, or reinstated members will receive a Smedley Award ribbon, a one-time 10% discount from your Toastmasters International (TI) store order, and a TI gift certificate. Amount TBD.

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2023 - 2024 Public Relations Manager Incentives

Social Media Promotion of the Month: October 2023 - June 2024

Clubs that share news on social media,* use the hashtag # TMD56ClubOfTheMonth , and generate the most engagement (likes, comments, and shares) from the first day to the last of each month will receive a $25 Toastmasters International Gift Certificate and will be recognized on the District 56 website, in the D56 Messenger Newsletter, and on social media. Clubs can only receive one gift certificate, but can be recognized multiple times. You may share your news on your own social media pages or submit your news using the Submit Club News form on the District 56 website. *Social media for this incentive includes Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X, formerly known as Twitter.

Social Media Promotion of the Month Award Recipients
MonthClub NameAwardTotal Social Media Engagement
October 2023Frankly SpeakingWinner57
October 2023Club Pensadores de HoustonAcknowledged55
October 2023UHCL (University of Houston at Clear-Lake)Acknowledged22
October 2023StorytellersAcknowledged12
October 2023Speak Up HoustonAcknowledged9
October 2023Mente AbiertaAcknowledged8
October 2023Master EvaluatorsAcknowledged6
October 2023San Felipe Plaza ToastmastersAcknowledged4
November 2023Pensadores de HoustonWinner27
November 2023UHCL (University of Houston at Clear-Lake)Acknowledged15
November 2023Deerwood ToastmastersAcknowledged14
November 2023San Felipe Plaza Toastmasters ClubAcknowledged12
November 2023Mente AbiertaAcknowledged5

Find A Club Update - Deadline June 1, 2024

All clubs to either update their information using the Add/Update form on the District 56 website Find a Club page or confirm their club’s information is correct by using this Google form or by emailing [email protected] from December 1, 2023, to June 1, 2024, will be entered into a drawing for a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized on the District 56 website, in the D56 Messenger Newsletter, and on social media.

Find A Club Update Award Recipients
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Find A Club Update - Deadline November 30, 2023 (completed)

All clubs to either update their information using the Add/Update form on the District 56 website Find a Club page or confirm their club’s information is correct by using this Google form or by emailing [email protected] by November 30, 2023, will be entered into a drawing for a Toastmasters International gift certificate and will be recognized on the District 56 website, in the D56 Messenger Newsletter, and on social media.

Find A Club Update Award Recipients
DateClubStatus
07/21/23Deerwood Toastmasters Information Updated
07/28/23Houston Methodist Hospital Toastmasters Information Updated
07/30/23San Felipe Plaza Toastmasters Information Updated
08/03/23Brazosport Toastmasters Information Updated
08/22/23Post Oak Toastmasters Information Updated
08/29/23Woodforest Toastmasters Information Updated
08/30/23Cy-Fair Super Speakers Information Updated
08/30/23Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club 2521 Information Updated
09/01/23Timmons Talkers Information Updated
09/21/23Technip Energies Toastmasters Information Updated
09/23/23Brazosport Toastmasters Information Updated
09/23/23Health Wealth and Happiness Toastmasters Information Updated
09/23/23Houston Galleria Project Management Information Updated
09/25/23City of Bryan Club Information Updated
09/29/23Southeast Houston Toastmaster Information Updated
10/03/23Medically Speaking Toastmasters Information Updated
10/17/23UHCL Toastmasters Information Confirmed
10/22/23McDermott McToasters Information Updated
10/22/23True Blue Talkers Information Updated
10/22/23ConocoPhillips Toastmasters Information Updated
10/22/23The Friedkin Group Information Updated
10/26/23Cane Island Path Blazers Information Updated
10/26/23Katy Toastmasters Club Information Updated
10/26/23Talking Heads Club Information Updated
10/26/23Speaking of Shell Toastmasters Club Information Updated
10/30/23TGS Well Spoken Information Updated
10/30/23Kiewit Houston Information Updated
10/30/23Marathon Speaks! Information Updated
10/30/23KW Memorial Toastmasters Information Updated
10/30/23Memorial City Toastmasters Information Updated
11/09/23Professionally Speaking Singles Toastmasters Club Information Updated
11/11/23West Pearland Toastmasters Information Updated
11/14/23Southwest Houston Toastmasters Information Updated
11/14/23InNOVaters Toastmasters Information Updated
11/22/23Spirited Speech Masters Information Updated
11/23/23Cheniere Toastmasters Club Information Updated
11/27/23Southwest Project Management Toastmasters Club Information Updated
DISTRICT CLUB

CALENDAR

The District calendar is populated with scheduled trainings for Club Officers and District Leaders, membership campaigns, speech contests, conferences and special happenings within the District.

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CONFERENCES

The Annual Spring Conference brings members together from all divisions, areas and clubs. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network and learn from peers.

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SPEECH CONTESTS

The annual Toastmasters International Speech Contest begins at the club level, and winners continue competing through the Area, Division, District, and region quarterfinal levels.

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