Welcome to District 21 Toastmasters! Where Leaders Are Made

Do you struggle with delivering presentations at work or suffer from nerves when asked to present? Toastmasters boosts your self-confidence with the power of eloquent speech.

Feeling Tongue-Tied? You're Not Alone!

It’s good to be social. Toastmasters can help you overcome any barriers you have to public speaking. Become a member of a group of self-improvers all wanting to do great things.

Bring out Your Personality and Maximize Your Potential

Toastmasters is about becoming the best version of yourself! Don’t worry; you’ll have lots of support along the way.

Finding A Club

There are over 100 clubs in Southern British Columbia and Vancouver Island, and we have members joining us virtually from around the world in addition to our in-person meetings. If you are interested in attending an upcoming event at District 21 or would like to find out if there is a location closer to you, our community is always happy to help. All are welcome to attend an introductory meeting. Contact our team for more info. 

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What Is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that encourages public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, the organization’s membership is approximately 280,000 in more than 14,700 clubs in 144 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. 

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What Are the Benefits?

Membership in Toastmasters will help you:

  • Gain self-confidence and self-awareness
  • Improve your public speaking skills
  • Receive regular and constructive feedback from peers with similar interests as you
  • Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace and maximize your potential with:
    • Interview preparation
    • Online meeting management
    • Leadership development
    • Project management
    • Conflict resolution
  • Enjoy unlimited personal growth

Where to Start

Skills for Advancement

Your ability to communicate effectively makes you an asset in the business world. If you can express yourself in a way that makes people pay attention, you’ll be able to influence people’s perceptions of you. 

Leadership

Great leaders don’t just make speeches; they inspire people with their words. Toastmasters is more than just confident presentations, it’s about connecting with others and forging meaningful interactions and relationships. People will naturally follow those who are vocal and self-assured.  

Confidence

Talking to strangers can be a big hurdle for many people to overcome. At Toastmasters, you won’t just be addressing a room full of people, you’ll gain experience networking with individuals face-to-face. The ability to meet and win over new people is a highly desirable skill in all areas of life.  

Personal Growth

What builds character more than experience? Toastmaster encourages participation and rewards those who excel with all kinds of incentives and contests. People who join Toastmasters tend to stick around. Every meeting we hold is a new opportunity to learn and shine.  

Upcoming Events

If you’re curious to find out more about what Toastmasters is all about, you’re welcome to stop by and take in a meeting. Contact our team for details. 

Skills for Advancement

Your ability to communicate effectively makes you an asset in the business world. If you can express yourself in a way that makes people pay attention, you’ll be able to influence people’s perceptions of you.

Leadership

Great leaders don’t just make speeches; they inspire people with their words. Toastmasters is more than just confident presentations, it’s about connecting with others and forging meaningful interactions and relationships. People will naturally follow those who are vocal and self-assured.  

Confidence

Talking to strangers can be a big hurdle for many people to overcome. At Toastmasters, you won’t just be addressing a room full of people, you’ll gain experience networking with individuals face-to-face. The ability to meet and win over new people is a highly desirable skill in all areas of life.  

Personal Growth

What builds character more than experience? Toastmaster encourages participation and rewards those who excel with all kinds of incentives and contests. People who join Toastmasters tend to stick around. Every meeting we hold is a new opportunity to learn and shine.  

Upcoming Events

If you’re curious to find out more about what Toastmasters is all about, you’re welcome to stop by and take in a meeting. Contact our team for details.

Blog

May Newsletter

May Newsletter

Membership survey;
What’s up in May;
Meetup social platform;
D21 Contests winners;
D21 Trio 2024/2025;
Leadership opportunities in 2024/2025;
Building new clubs

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What’s up in May at District 21

What’s up in May at District 21

Here's what's racing up to meet us in May:   A Week of Pathways Bedtime Stories: Monday May 13 - Level 1 - 7:30 - 8:00 pm PDT Tuesday May 14 - Level 2 - 7:30 - 8:00 pm PDT Wednesday May 15 - Level 3  - 7:30 - 8:00 pm PDT Thurs May 16 - Level 4 & 5 - 7:30 -...

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Step up to Area Leadership for 24-25!

Step up to Area Leadership for 24-25!

District 21 is actively seeking new Area Directors for 2024-2025! Will you consider? To learn more about the role and the time it takes, see: FAQ Area Director – What’s in it for you?

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Excel at Toastmasters. Excel in Business.

Once you attend your first meeting, you’ll quickly realize how easily Toastmasters skills can transfer to your job. Whether you’re already in upper management or you’re just starting your career, your presentation and leadership skills can always be strengthened to impressive effect!  

Get Ready to Conquer a New Skill

Anyone can become a more comfortable communicator. Practice makes perfect, and you’ll have fun developing your vocabulary and presence in a positive, supportive environment. Toastmasters is the launchpad to great things at any stage in life.