* Please visit our Calendar page
for a full list of upcoming events!

  • February 13, 2016 8:00 amTLI - College Station
  • February 13, 2016 9:00 amNorth Regional TLI - 9:00am
  • February 20, 2016 9:00 amMarketing Workshop - District 56 - 9:00am
  • February 27, 2016 9:00 amCentral Regional TLI - 9:00am
  • March 4, 2016 6:00 pmArea M-30 & M-35 International & Evaluation Speech Contests 6pm
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District 56 would like to thank the following corporations for their dedication to Toastmasters over the years.

Each of the companies below has been the proud recipient of our Toastmasters Recognition Award:

* DeVry
(Spring 2015)

(Spring 2015)

* ExxonMobil Corp.
(Fall 2012)

* Wood Group Mustang
(Fall 2012)

* Shell Oil Company
(Fall 2011)

* JPMorgan Chase
(Fall 2011)

* American National
Insurance Company
(Spring 2011)

* CB&I
(Spring 2011)

* MetroNational
(Fall 2009)

A Special Educational Presentation for the New Year!

2016 February Marketing Workshop
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Join Craig Valentine (the 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking) and get the top tools to keep your audiences on the edge of their seats and persuade them to take your next desired step.

District Director’s 2016 New Year Message

​Your Goals for Success

Fellow Toastmasters, we are half way into the year. This is not the time to relax but time for us to “Turn Up the Heat!” another degree!  We have learned that at 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. One Degree…..this reminds us that small things can make a tremendous difference!

Meet Your 2015-2016 District Officers!  (Click Here)


Why Join Toastmasters?



About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Today, the membership is 313,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14,500 clubs that make up the global network of meeting locations. Since 1924, more than 4 million people around the world have become more confident speakers and leaders because of their participation in Toastmasters.

Whether you are a long-time Toastmasters member, a new member just starting the program, or a guest looking for a club to improve your skills, we are here to support you in your journey to communication and leadership growth.

Toastmasters in the metro Houston area has established a tradition of excellence over the years. We strive to provide supportive clubs with quality programming for our members, and are eager to share the benefits of Toastmasters in our communities.


District Mission:

We build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.

Club Mission:

We 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.


About District 56

District 56 Toastmasters has over 180 Toastmasters clubs from Freeport to Madisonville and from Brookshire to Winnie, and all across Houston. We are certain that there is a Toastmasters Club that fits your schedule and location. Please take some time to explore what District 56 Toastmasters has to offer.

If you are interested in Toastmasters, please visit any one of our more than 180 clubs. Though some clubs have membership restrictions (usually employment at the company sponsoring the club), most clubs are open to you to join. Visit the “Find a Club” link to help you locate a club near you. If you would like some help, please send contact our Lt. Governor Marketing on our contacts page.

If you are interested in starting a club at your place of business or place of worship, please visit our “Start a Club” link above and contact our Lt. Governor Marketing.  A new club needs 20 new members and should be located within a facility with a population of at least twice that size (For example, your company of 18 employees could hold the meetings in your office extended to your neighbors within your office park.