A good way to attract members and keep current members enthusiastic about Toastmasters is to –
Sometimes it’s as simple as asking your club’s members to invite guests to a special meeting. At this meeting put on a great show!
An experienced member should be the Toastmaster of the day. You may wish to have an advanced speaker or special guest speaker (such as a business or community leader) and a beginning Toastmasters speaker.
The advanced speaker shows what Toastmasters can do, and the beginning speaker shows that all levels of speaking proficiency co-exist within the club.
The evaluators are important, too! Choose evaluators who can give “model” evaluations – not too soft, not too hard.
Make sure you plan your meeting well in advance so participants have ample time to prepare and so the invitees can plan ahead.
Many clubs also conduct organized membership building contests. These programs usually involve points for participation in the program and rewards for those achieving the objectives.
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