Membership Building Contests
Start Planning Now for the First Membership Contest of the Year
August 1st thru September 30th
The Smedley award commemorates the founding of Toastmasters by Ralph C. Smedley in 1924. In his honor, if your club adds 5 new, dual or reinstated members between August 1 and September 30 you will be awarded a Smedley Award ribbon for your club banner and 10% off your next purchase from the TI store.
*Membership applications for the Smedley Award must be received at World Headquarters between August 1 and September 30. Each member’s join date as listed on the application must be no later than September 30.
Talk up Toastmasters Award
February 1st thru March 31st
Toastmasters love to talk, so take advantage of the Talk Up Toastmasters membership drive and encourage your members to invite guests and hold a special meeting by adding a discussion on the benefits of Toastmasters. If your club adds 5 new, dual or reinstated members between February 1 and March 31 you will be awarded a Talk Up Toastmasters Award ribbon for your club banner and 10% off your next purchase from the TI store.
Beat the Clock Award
May 1st thru June 30th
Time is critical for toastmasters – we are taught to run meetings on time, finish speeches on time and reaching our membership goals on time. End the year with a bang by earning the Beat the Clock award! This is the perfect opportunity to plan a club membership drive to motivate your members. If your club adds 5 new, dual or reinstated members between May 1 and June 30 Toastmasters International will award your club a Beat the Clock ribbon for your club banner and 10% off your next purchase from the TI store.