Anyone interested in applying for the Accredited Speaker Award – here are the basic requirements.
To qualify as an Accredited Speaker, an applicant must:
be a current member in good standing
Advanced Toastmaster Bronze
Advanced Communicator Bronze
Have had a minimum of 25 speaking engagements to non Toastmasters audiences within the past three years of application date
International officers or directors or candidates for those
offices are ineligible.
How to Apply
Send the following to World Headquarters:
Completed application form
Copies of five letters of acknowledgement from five clients
An audio presentation
The presentation you submit with your application must:
be 15- to 45-minutes (not including introduction)
be an audio recording only — CD or standard size
cassette (NO video)
be spoken in English
be recorded before a live, non Toastmasters audience
not involve visual aids (slides, handouts, props, etc.)
Any applications that do not meet all of these requirements will not be accepted.
Use a professional-quality recording method.