We are a member of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. More than 350,000 members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,400 clubs in 141 countries that make up the Toastmasters global network of meeting locations.
Hamburg International Speakers is one of several Toastmasters club in the Hamburg area. Our neighboring clubs are almost as awesome as we are, and you are invited to also pay them a visit.
The clubs are grouped in three areas:
- First Hanseatic Toastmasters (English)
- Hedgehog Toastmasters Buxtehude (English)
- Stade Toastmasters (English)
- Bremer Sprechstunde (German)
- HanseRedner (German)
- Rednerclub Bergedorf (German)
- Kieler Toastmasters (German)
- City-Redner Hamburg (English and German)
- Leuchtturm Redner Lübeck (English and German)
- Igel Toastmasters Buxtehude (German)
- Stader Redenschwinger (German)
- Hamburg Power Speakers (English)
Our club is part of Area A3 as well.
Currently being founded, thus not assigned to an area yet, are the Leuchtturm-Redner Lübeck (German and English).
Multiple areas form a Division. We belong to Division A, which covers the Northern part of Germany. Division A again is part of District 95 (Germany and Scandinavia).
Annually the Toastmasters organization holds speech contests on all these levels.[:]