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  • How well do your employees convey their expertise to potential customers?
  • Can they lead meetings efficiently?
  • Can they offer constructive feedback and diplomatically deal with a wide range of people?

Good communicators tend to be good leaders, and chances are your company needs employees with leadership potential. This is where Toastmasters can help. Having a Toastmasters club is like having an onsite training class for busy professionals – a communication makeover if you will – where employees meet once a week to practice communication in a supportive setting with their co-workers. The cost is minimal and the benefits long-lasting.

Your company's success depends in large part on how well your employees communicate – with each other as well as with customers. The effects of a poorly run meeting or an ineffective sales presentation are lasting and expensive.

Toastmasters training will teach your employees to:
  •  Give better sales presentations
  •  Organize teams
  •  Hone their management skills
  •  Effectively present ideas
  •  Conduct meetings
  •  Develop their leadership
  •  Listen better and offer constructive criticism

Take the first step. Forming a Toastmasters group at your company is easy and inexpensive. Click here to find out how to start a club.

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The effectiveness of Toastmasters' learn-by-doing program has been continuously validated since 1924. In District 4, over 190 Bay Area organizations sponsor corporate Toastmasters groups as communication and leadership training for employees. A non-exhaustive list of companies with in-house Toastmasters clubs follows:

3Com Corporation

Abbott Laboratories

Actel Corporation

Adobe Systems

Advanced Micro Devices

Advent Software, Inc.



Altera Corporation

Amdahl Corporation

Amgen, Inc.

Apple Computer, Inc.

Applied Biosystems

Applied Materials

Arista Networks

ARM Inc.

BA Panda Express

BAE Systems

Bank of America


Bechtel Corporation

BlueCross BlueShield

Boston Scientific Corporation

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Burr, Pilger & Mayer LLP

Burning Man

CA Technologies

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

California Academy of Sciences

CBS Corp.

Charles Schwab


Cisco Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems

City National Bank

City of Palo Alto

City of San Francisco

City of San Mateo Chamber of Commerce


City of Watsonville

Core-Mark International

County of Monterey Transportation Agency

County of Santa Clara Finance Agency

County of Santa Clara Office of Education

County of Santa Clara Social Services Agency

Cynthia Beck Productions

Data Domain LLC


Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Dole Food Company, Inc.

Dolores Park Church

eBay, Inc.

Electric Power Research Institute

EMC Corporation

Emulex Corporation

Ericsson, Inc.


F5 Networks


Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

First Republic Bank

Gartner, Inc.


Genentech, Inc.

Genomic Health Incorporated

Gilead Sciences Incorporated

Golden Gate University


Guidewire Software Inc.

Hanson Bridgett LLP

Harb, Levy & Weiland, LLP.

HDR, Inc.



Hitachi Data Systems

HOK Architects

Hult International Business School

Huron Consulting

IGN Entertainment

Infinera Corporation

Intel Corporation



JDS Uniphase Corporation

Juniper Networks

Kennedy & Jenks Consultants

Ketchum Inc.


KLA-Tencor Corporation



Live Ops Inc

Lockheed Martin

LSI Corporation



Maxim Integrated Products


McAfee Inc.

McKesson Corporation

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Method Products, Inc.

Micron Technology, Inc.



Moody's Analytics

Monterey Institute of International Studies

NAMCO BANDAI Games America

National Semiconductor


Nimble Storage

Northrop Grumman Company

Notre Dame de Namur University

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Nvidia Corporation

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc


Ooyala Inc.

Oracle Corporation

Parsons Corporation

PayPal, Inc.

Perkins + Will


Plug and Play Tech Center


Provident Credit Union



Riverbed Technology

San Francisco Board of Realtors

San Francisco Federal Credit Union

San Mateo County Association of Realtors

San Jose State University


Santa Clara University

Santa Clara Valley Water District

Santa Cruz Operation Group

SAP Labs Inc.

Seagate Technology

Silver Spring Networks

Slalom Consulting

Space Systems/Loral

Spectra-Physics, Inc.

Spirent Communications

Square, Inc.

SRI International

St. Jude Medical Inc.

Stanford University

State Farm Insurance

State of California Compensation Insurance Fund

State of California Public Utilities Commission




Sunpower Corporation

SVB Financial Group


Synaptics Inc.


Tandem Computers, Inc.

Telenav, Inc.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Nielsen Company

The Tennessee Grill

Thermo Fisher

TIBCO Software

Twitter Inc.

Tyco International

U.S. Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Geological Survey

U.S. Navy

United Health Group

University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)

University of Pennsylvania

Verisign Telecommunications

Visa International


Wharton School of Business

Wells Fargo

West Valley College

Xilinx, Inc.