January 9-11, 2015
The Biltmore, Coral Gables, Florida

You’ve Reached the Top: Stay There

What does it mean to be elite? This summit assumes you are at the top of your game and want deliberate interactions that will challenge those very business and stagecraft assumptions to help you expand your platform for greater exposure, financial success, and influence.

Walk Away With:

  • Rocket fuel for your business: A best practice or million-dollar idea that will accelerate your business. No matter what you need to take your business to the next peak, this summit expects you to take a dive into the deep end, working before you get to Miami to perfect and pitch your best business practice then defending and refining your idea onsite from other experts and peers who provide critical feedback.
  • Practical business practices that have immediate impact for the credentialed professional speaker through focused facilitation with an emphasis on connections, rather than a prescribed set of content- driven sessions. In other words, you get the expertise you need through peer conferences and intimate networking; freeing yourself to ask for and get what you want from the event.
  • New ideas around models we can take and begin applying to client situations.

Turbo-charge your business, your exposure, and your profits.

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CSP/CPAE Summit Schedule


Event Chair

Kristin Arnold, CSP

Kristin Arnold

Kristin J. Arnold, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP, is the president and founder of Quality Process Consultants, Inc., with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Cape Traverse, Prince Edward Island, Canada. As a professional facilitator specializing in high stakes meeting facilitation, interactive speaker and engaging trainer and consultant, Kristin is passionate about teamwork, engagement, action and momentum. Kristin’s passion for teams is reflected in her writing, speaking, facilitation and consulting. She is the author of several books in the Extraordinary Team Series (Team Basics, Email Basics and Team Energizers), as well as a newspaper columnist and contributing author to a myriad of other team-based books, such as The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation. Her latest book, Boring to Bravo was published in August, 2010.

Featured in numerous publications such as Harvard Business Update, USA Today and Selling Power, Kristin knows what it takes to lead, facilitate and participate in high performing teams. She was the national president for the National Speakers Association of the United States in 2010-11. She also served as president of the Downtown Hampton (Virginia) Development Partnership (2001-2), a nonprofit business organization attributed to turning Downtown Hampton from a quaint, sleepy town to a thriving entertainment, retail and residential center.


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We are excited you are joining us for the 2015 CSP/CPAE Summit!

Coral Gables
Below you'll find information on travel and lodging with our host hotel:
The Summit will be held at the Biltmore Hotel Miami-Coral Gables on January 9-11, 2015. The deadline to receive the special NSA rate of $199 a night is Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Rates do not include applicable hotel taxes or other fees.
Note: Once you have registered for the Summit, you will receive a special code to book your hotel room.

Getting to Coral Gables

Miami is a sprawling city. Decide in advance how you want to get around so that you can see it all. There are plenty of options including public transportation, private car service, rental cars, taxis and even trolleys and water transportation. Check out your options ahead of time and plan for the mode of transportation that will get you where you want to go.

Transportation Options

Because of the sprawling nature of the Greater Miami area, we encourage our participants to look at the several great options for ground transportation to get around. The following choices are available:

  • Car Rentals
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Town Car Pickup
  • Taxi Cab Services
  • Uber

Car Rental

Renting a car is easy and inexpensive. Click here for a list of companies at the Miami International Airport, and here for those at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Airport Shuttle

Both airports offer Super Shuttle service. Costs from Miami International Airport start a $16 per person; from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport the cost starts at $46 per person. Visit Super Shuttle for more information.

Town Cars

For those who prefer town car service, ExecuCar services the Miami International Airport starts at $70 per person. Visit ExecuCar to book your transportation.

Taxi Cabs

At the Miami International Airport, taxi cabs are available on the arrival (ground) level of the airport, outside of the baggage claim areas. At the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, please check in at the taxi podium located outside of the baggage area on the lower level of each terminal.
A taxi from the Miami International Airport costs approximately $26; from the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport the cost is approximately $72.


Get a taxi, private car or rideshare from your mobile phone. Uber connects you with a driver in minutes. First time users who download the app may use the NSA discount code UBERNSA14 for a free first ride (up to $25).
From the Miami International Airport, Uber costs approximately $24. From the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Uber costs approximately $85.

Miami International Airport

Greater Miami airports

There are two major airports to fly into. The closest airport is the Miami International Airport (MIA), just 5.4 miles from The Biltmore Hotel. Participants may also fly into the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which is 28.6 miles away.

Driving to The Biltmore Hotel

If you plan to drive to the Summit, please note that overnight valet parking is currently $25/day*, and $12 for daily visitor parking* Find driving directions to the hotel here.
* Parking rates are subject to change without notice.

Current CSPs and CPAEs

  • CSP/CPAE Summit
  • January 9-11 2015 • Coral Gables, Florida

  • Early Bird

  • $699

    Before Nov 6

  • Current CSPs and CPAEs Only

  • Regular

  • $849

    After Nov 6

  • Current CSPs and CPAEs Only

Due to the limited seats for this event, online registration will take priority over call-in and paper registrations.
Call-in registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, as availability permits. Once registration is full, call-in registrations will be time-stamped and put on wait list. (Please note, we are only taking 5 names on the wait list.)

*Cancellation Policy: All cancellation notices must be sent in writing (email acceptable) to NSA headquarters. A refund of your registration fee minus a $50 processing fee per meeting cancelled is available until 30 days prior to the start of the meeting. No refunds are available within 30 days of the start of the meeting.

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