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for a full list of upcoming events!

  • August 23, 2017Toastmasters International Convention
  • August 29, 2017TLI North Central
  • August 30, 2017Toastmasters Leadership Institute - College Station
  • August 30, 2017 5:30 pmTLI Bryan College Station
  • September 7, 2017 6:30 pmDivision M Areas 31 and 33 Humorous and Eval Contests
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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:

* Anadarko Petroleum Company
(Spring 2017)

* Citgo Petroleum Corporation
(Spring 2017)

* 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)


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Watch this video to see how Kelli overcame her fear of Public Speaking.



About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Today, the membership is 345,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 15,900 clubs that make up the global network of meeting locations. Since 1924, more than 5 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 200 Toastmasters clubs from Freeport to Madisonville, and from Brookshire to Winnie, and all across the greater Houston area. 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 200 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 on the menu bar to help you locate a club near you. If you would like some assistance, please contact our Club Growth Director at

If you are interested in starting a new club at your place of business, place of worship, or community center, please contact our Club Growth Director at the email address above. A new club needs only 20 members. More than 1,000 Toastmasters clubs are chartered each year and hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are becoming more successful communicators and leaders. Ralph Smedley believed that people can discover their latent leadership talents by participating in the regular activities of a Toastmasters club.