What we're about

Toastmasters District 53 represents over 3000 members in more than 140 clubs throughout Connecticut, eastern New York and western Massachusetts. Our Clubs provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.

Upcoming events (5+)

Your Home: Virtual Demo Meeting

Your Home

Are you nervous to stand before a crowd to voice your thoughts, ideas, and opinions? Are you worried about making presentations at work? Then you've come to the right place! But you may feel nervous about joining an unknown group. Here is the link to demo meeting movie (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WStG9TnG0Gw) help you better understand what happens during a Toastmaster meeting and how the experience can benefit you. Please enjoy the movie, find a local club on the meeting calendar below and join us. (Note: although the demo meeting set at 7:00 pm, this is not the actual broadcast. You can watch the demo movie anytime.) New York https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-Leadership-in-NY-by-District-53-Toastmasters/events/calendar/ Connecticut https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-and-Leadership-in-CT-by-Toastmasters/events/calendar/ Massachusetts https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-Leadership-in-MA-by-District-53-Toastmasters/events/calendar/

Pittsfield, MA: Last Word Club

Reid Middle School

Are you nervous to stand before a crowd to voice your thoughts, ideas and opinions? Then you've come to the right place! Find out more about the best self-paced public speaking and leadership training in the world. The club is open to all interested parties. Free admission. No ticket required. We meet on 2nd & 4th Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Please visit the website "http://3853.toastmastersclubs.org/" for further information.

Your Home: Virtual Demo Meeting

Your Home

Are you nervous to stand before a crowd to voice your thoughts, ideas, and opinions? Are you worried about making presentations at work? Then you've come to the right place! But you may feel nervous about joining an unknown group. Here is the link to demo meeting movie (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WStG9TnG0Gw) help you better understand what happens during a Toastmaster meeting and how the experience can benefit you. Please enjoy the movie, find a local club on the meeting calendar below and join us. (Note: although the demo meeting set at 7:00 pm, this is not the actual broadcast. You can watch the demo movie anytime.) New York https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-Leadership-in-NY-by-District-53-Toastmasters/events/calendar/ Connecticut https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-and-Leadership-in-CT-by-Toastmasters/events/calendar/ Massachusetts https://www.meetup.com/Public-Speaking-Leadership-in-MA-by-District-53-Toastmasters/events/calendar/

Great Barrington, MA: Southern Berkshire Toastmasters Club

Berkshire Community College, South Campus

Are you nervous to stand before a crowd to voice your thoughts, ideas and opinions? Then you've come to the right place! Find out more about the best self-paced public speaking and leadership training in the world. The club is open to all interested parties. Free admission. No ticket required. We meet on 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday from 11:50 am. Please visit the website "http://8792.toastmastersclubs.org/" for further information or call or text or e-mail our Vice President of Membership[masked]/ [masked]

Past events (218)

Great Barrington, MA: Southern Berkshire Toastmasters Club

Berkshire Community College, South Campus

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