Improve Your Speaking Skills at Business & Professional Toastmasters of Metairie

                              No Experience Necessary! 

This is the place to come to Gain the experience you need to become an effective communicator, speaker, and leader for any role. It's fun and educational! And everyone is friendly, positive, & supportive. Everyone is there for the same purpose, self-improvement! Guests are always welcome! 

What to expect at an Business & Professional Toastmasters Meeting:

 Meetings normally start promptly at 6:30 pm. Guest welcoming and member networking begins at 6:15 pm. The meetings are run by the members, and as the meeting progresses, the different meeting roles are explained to the guests and visitors. There are 3 primary segments to the meeting: 2-4 scheduled speakers, a "TableTopics" segment, and an Evaluation segment in which the speakers are critiqued and offered constructive criticism. The Table Topics segment consists of questions that are answered with a 1-2 minute impromptu response, and guests are permitted, but not required, to participate. 

Dress is casual. Guests are welcome for free. Meetings are open to everyone over 18 yrs. Membership to Business & Professional Toastmasters is only $8 per month. Again, guests are always welcome for free!

The mission statement of Business & Professional Toastmasters Club is this: To provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Please join us at the next meeting! And if you feel that there is more safety in numbers, bring a friend with you!

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  • Homer

    Well, you all are going to think I am not interested but ,just the opposite. I have a couple of CPA partners and I am backed up on my schdule big time . I missed about a week and am scrambling to catch up. So i will bring a couple of bottles of Wine for everyone next meeting. Thats the second Tuesday of March right? See you all soon. Homer

    1 · February 25, 2014

    • Greg K.

      No problem, Homer. If you are busy, that's good, right? Yes , our next meeting after tonight will be on March 11th. Hope to see you then!

      1 · February 25, 2014

  • Joe W.

    I'm wanting to attend this Tuesday's meeting, but I can only stay a half hour or so. Hoping the group would be okay with my leaving early.

    February 10, 2014

    • Joe W.

      Thanks, Karla -- I am looking forward to attending. Will only be able to stay until 7 (unfortunately, I have a standing 7:15 appointment).

      February 23, 2014

    • Karla D

      See you then!

      1 · February 23, 2014

  • Homer

    Hello Toastmasters ,
    I have a Bug with some fever and cough. I will not come tonight. I dont want to spread my bug. I will be there next meeting. Greg please let me know about next meeting . Homer[masked] cell.

    February 11, 2014

    • Greg K.

      Homer, thanks for the message. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (holidays permitting), so our next meeting after tonight will be Feb 25th. Hope you feel better quickly. And thanks for thinking of us!

      February 11, 2014

    • Karla D

      Hi Homer, I also hope you've gotten to feel better and look forward to greet and meet you this Tuesday!

      February 23, 2014

  • Jeanne

    Really enjoyed the meeting. Loved meeting everyone and really looking forward to being a member.

    1 · February 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Loved it! Enjoyed meeting you all and looking forward to becoming part of the group soon!

    1 · February 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to meet you all this Tuesday! I will make an effort to be there. Looking forward to meeting each of you!

    2 · February 8, 2014

    • Greg K.

      Hi Courtney. Looking forward to meeting you also!

      1 · February 11, 2014

  • Wanda S.

    Hi everyone, I am new to the group, from Jefferson, this program has been on my bucket list of things I wanted to achieve in my life. Look forward to meeting everyone and to be a better communicator and writer.

    1 · February 11, 2014

    • Greg K.

      Hi Wanda. Glad you joined our group. We should have a really good meeting tonight. There will be 3 scheduled speakers, and we are expecting several other first-time visitors, as well. Please try to come a little early so we can have a chance to visit before the meeting begins.

      February 11, 2014

  • Danielle Betsy Y.

    I'm new! Visiting from out of state!

    2 · January 30, 2014

    • Greg K.

      Hi Danielle, thanks for RSVPing. See you at the meeting on Tuesday.

      February 9, 2014

  • Greg K.

    Danielle and Jeanne, Thanks for rsvping, I'm looking for to meeting both of you on Feb 11. I promise the meeting will be fun and educational.

    February 2, 2014

    • Homer

      Sounds good.

      1 · February 2, 2014

    • Greg K.

      Hi Homer, thanks for the rsvp. Looking forward to meeting you on Tuesday, Feb 11.

      February 9, 2014

  • Jeanne

    Recently returned to my home city of New Orleans and very happy to be back. I am happy to get the chance to meet new people and make new friends.

    2 · February 1, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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