Why Join NSA?

You’ve got a message and a passion for sharing it. NSA has the tools, techniques and the professional connections to help you do that effectively. Whether it’s at our annual conferences, chapter meetings and other events, our network of 3,400+ talented and successful speakers are eager to welcome you and help grow your business. Our members have all been where you are today, from trying to break into a new market to publishing your next book. We can help you achieve greatness as a professional speaker.

Membership Benefits

Community Access

Community Access

Get access to the wisdom of a 3,500+ member collective of the brightest, most accomplished speakers in the business.

Learning Events

Learning Events

Attend events guaranteed to sharpen your skills and expand your understanding of the speaking profession.

Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Get the information you need to grow your business from virtual learning courses accessible anywhere you have Internet access.

Speaker Magazine

Speaker Magazine

Speaker magazine brings you helpful articles and insightful commentary from the thought leaders and trendsetters in our profession.

Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

Mobile apps for Speaker magazine and Voices of Experience® audio magazine let you take those valuable resources with you anywhere.

CSP Certified Speaking Professional

CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional)

Show meeting planners and others that you are committed to your craft by earning the CSP™ designation of NSA, which makes you a Certified Speaking Professional.

Members-Only Content

Members-Only Content

Get valuable content – from training resources to industry intel – accessible to NSA members only with your NSA membership.

Local Chapters

Local Chapters

Establish valuable professional connections and lifelong friendships through your involvement in regional and state NSA chapters.

Access to Tools & Resources

Access to Tools & Resources

NSA has the most comprehensive and cutting-edge collection of tools and resources for speaking professionals anywhere.

Member Directory

Member Directory

Use the NSA member directory to connect with your fellow professional speakers for advice, to request professional introductions, etc.

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CSP™ (Certified Speaking Professional)
When you earn your CSP™ designation, meeting professionals looking to hire the best of the best will see your commitment to the profession, know you have top-notch speaking ability, and a track record of professionalism and success.

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Certified Speaking professionals (CSP)
When you earn your CSP designation, meeting professionals looking to hire the best of the best will see your commitment to the profession, know you have top-notch speaking ability and a track record of professionalism and success.

GSF

NSA is a proud member of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). Check out the list of events and click on a title to learn more. Registered with your home country’s Speakers Association and interested in finding out about a dual membership with NSA? We’d love to have you join us!

Community

From the Bankers Speaking Network to Black NSA to Mega-Authors, our member-created Community Groups (currently more than 15 and the list continually grows) provide an opportunity for speakers with similar goals, challenges, and background to connect and share their insights and expertise. Find the group for you, or create one!

Chapters

Local chapters are a great place to meet – or reconnect with – peers in your local area. Professional speaking can be a lonely business. Support your local chapter and you’ll discover how much it supports you! Not one nearby? Talk with us about how we can get one started.

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GSF

NSA is a proud member of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). Check out the list of events and click on a title to learn more. Registered with your home country’s Speakers Association and interested in finding out about a dual membership with NSA? We’d love to have you join us!


community

Community

From the Bankers Speaking Network to Black NSA to Mega-Authors, our member-created Community Groups (currently more than 15 and the list continually grows) provide an opportunity for speakers with similar goals, challenges, and background to connect and share their insights and expertise. Find the group for you, or create one!


chapters

Chapters

Local chapters are a great place to meet – or reconnect with – peers in your local area. Professional speaking can be a lonely business. Support your local chapter and you’ll discover how much it supports you! Not one nearby? Talk with us about how we can get one started.

Join now and make valuable connections with leaders and mentors in the global speaking community

Join now and make valuable connections with leaders and mentors in the global speaking community.

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