Building synergies with companies

February 25th, 2014|Club Life, New clubs|

Building synergies with companies (“a mutually advantageous conjunction or compatibility of distinct business participants or elements as resources or efforts” Webster) is a precondition for Toatsmasters clubs to grow corporate clubs: the Nokia house club emerged from Helsinki Toastmasters being hosted at Nokia’s premisses, ExxonMobil started its own in-house club in Budapest after hosting the meetings of the Budapest Toastmasters club, etc. we all know such examples. In this article, Luís Marrana, Ana Isabel Lage Ferreira, Rui Henriques tell us the story of how looking for new challenges for its members, […]

Corporate clubs and corporate summits

February 24th, 2014|District Events, New clubs|

  Ruxandra Balboa-Pöysti, PRO D59 12500 corporate clubs – meaning clubs established at the workplace, in more than 100 countries, that’s the corporate side of our organization that counts 14350 clubs in 122 countries. Yes, Toastmasters has more of a corporate identity than most of us might first have thought. Toastmasters Virtual speakers (Kone) As a district, we have considered this issue: how can we support the creation of (more) corporate clubs in your city – as the proportion of corporate and non corporate clubs in Continental Europe is slightly lower than the average worldwide? […]