Academy Membership

Creating a successful business as a professional speaker is challenging, but NSA has the tools, the resources and the experienced mentors to help pave the way to success. Through the Academy for Professional Speaking, you’ll receive discount pricing to the annual one-day Cavett Institute, monthly eLearning opportunities, subscriptions to Speaker magazine and the Voices of Experience® audio magazine, discounts on NSA national events, and many other benefits.

But more importantly, you’ll learn from a community of accomplished speakers who can provide business-building insight on everything from presentation skills and marketing to product development and authorship. Join today and get moving!

Academy Members enjoy these benefits:

  • Monthly virtual resource offerings (webinars), plus access to past virtual offerings
  • Exclusive member only benefits from NSA partners
  • Member discounts to all NSA national events
  • Reduced fee for Cavett Institute, NSA’s annual event dedicated to aspiring speakers
  • Access to social media network, including Academy only Facebook group
  • Subscription to Speaker magazine and Voices of Experience® audio magazine (VOE) – 10 issues/year (hard copy); also access to Speaker magazine blog ($74 value)
  • Essentials of the Speaking Profession digital workbook & audio ($79 value)
  • Leadership and service opportunities through local chapter membership
  • Once you qualify for upgrade to Professional membership, your initiation fee may be waived

Academy Membership Payment Options

    • Monthly Option: $124 initial investment with a $49 monthly renewal.
    • Annual Option: $605 initial investment; $530 annual renewal. By renewing at the annual rate, our members can save $58, which is a little more than 1 month of membership.

Resignation of Membership
Any member resigning from membership shall not be entitled to any refund of dues or other fees as stated in the Association’s bylaws. The resigning member remains obligated to pay any outstanding indebtedness to the Association.