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 (4+)

Your Home: Introduction movie

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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 the introduction movie (https://youtu.be/383gehepo8M) to 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 this event set at 7:00 pm, this is not the actual broadcast. You can watch the 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/

Your Home: Toastmasters International Convention

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Are you interested in the world champion of Public Speaking? Do you want to give a talk in front of a large audience in the future? You are the right place to visit.

We had the Toastmasters International Convention[masked] in this August and had the speech contest to determine the world champion of Public Speaking. Please go to the link and enjoy the movie (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4GYJFyJ7cZVfqMNF0JZfTQ?pbjreload=101). Note: although this event set at 7:00 pm, this is not the actual broadcast. You can watch the movie anytime.

If you are interested in public speaking, please join us. We meet online due to Covid-19. I am looking forward to meeting you online.
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/

Lenox, MA: Last Word Club, Online meeting

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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.

NOTE: This is an online meeting due to the pandemic stay-at-home policy.
Meeting number:[masked]https://meetingsamer.webex.com/meetingsamer/j.php?MTID=m70a8be0100bdb16b5d399474d5d5b485

Please visit the website "http://3853.toastmastersclubs.org/" for further information.

Your Home: Introduction movie

Needs a location

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 the introduction movie (https://youtu.be/383gehepo8M) to 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 this event set at 7:00 pm, this is not the actual broadcast. You can watch the 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/

Past events (761)

Hadley, MA: Online Meeting, Speakeasy TM

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