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Elevate your voice with Toastmasters Gent

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Welcome to Toastmasters Gent!

Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? You’re in the right place! We’re a friendly bunch at Toastmasters Gent, focused on helping each other become better speakers and leaders.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a pro or just starting out. Our club offers a supportive space where everyone can learn, practice, and grow. So, join us and start your journey to speaking and leading more confidently today!

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Here are the most asked questions.

What is Toastmasters Gent?
Toastmasters Gent is a bilingual club (Dutch/English) focused on improving public speaking and developing leadership skills. We offer a fun and comfortable setting for members to practice and enhance their skills.
When do meetings take place?
Our meetings are held every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday of the month at 20:00 sharp. We usually gather at 19:45. If the Thursday is a national holiday, the meeting may be canceled. Check our agenda for the next meeting.
How can I attend a meeting?
If you’re a member, sign up on Easyspeak. Non-members should contact us in advance at
Is there parking available?
Yes, there’s an underground parking place accessible via Gustaaf Callierlaan. Parking costs 1 euro per hour, payable by cash, debit card, or visa.
What is the format of a Toastmasters meeting?
Meetings start with a welcome from the president, followed by the Toastmaster of the Evening who introduces the roles for the session. The meeting includes prepared speeches, evaluations, and Table Topics (impromptu speeches). It concludes with reports from role holders and feedback from the president.
Do I need to speak Dutch to participate?
No, as we are a bilingual club. Meetings are often conducted in English to accommodate everyone, offering an excellent opportunity to practice both English and Dutch.
Can I attend a meeting as a guest?
Absolutely! Just email us at to let us know you’re coming.
Will I have to speak if I attend as a guest?
As a guest, you’ll be asked to briefly share how you found out about Toastmasters at the start and provide your feedback on the meeting at the end.
Where are meetings held?
Our meetings take place at Zebrastraat 32, 9000 Gent, on the first floor, unless stated otherwise.
How do I become a member?
You can talk to our VP of Membership after attending a meeting as a guest, or if you’ve already decided to join, email us at for more information.

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