1. Do I have to become a member to attend the meetings?
Not at all. We encourage anyone who is interested in Toastmasters to visit as a guest. You can attend as many meetings as you like without joining and will usually get opportunities during the meeting to practice your speaking.
We also encourage those who are interested in joining Toastmasters to visit other clubs. Finding the group that is the best fit will help your progress to become a better communicator. Factors to consider when picking a club are location, time, and overall feel of the club.
2. What is the cost to join?
Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of local clubs.
Members pay dues of $45.00 every six months. All new members also pay a one-time $20 registration fee. This allows them to give speeches, take a leadership role in the meeting, and be paired with a mentor.
3. How should I dress for the meeting?
Most members are dressed fairly casually however some coming straight from work or those who are giving a speech tend to dress more professionally.