Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)

The Distinguished Toastmaster award is the highest award Toastmasters International bestows. The DTM recognises a superior level of achievement in both communication and leadership. To be eligible for the award, you must have earned the following:

  • Advanced Communicator Gold or Advanced Toastmaster Gold award
  • Advanced Leader Silver or Advanced Leader award

To apply for the Distinguished Toastmaster award, complete the appropriate section of the Advanced Leader/Distinguished Toastmaster Award Application and ask your vice president education to submit it online to World Headquarters. You'll receive a plaque and, if you wish, World Headquarters will notify your employer of your achievement.

DTM Badge Early

DTM Awards in D17

View D17 members who have achieved the level of Distinguished Toastmaster.

Double DTM

District 17 pioneered the concept of Double DTM.

DTM Stories

Read about the experience of D17 members and the DTM journey.