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 3,500+ 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.

The Aspiring Speaker

Academy membership is a $224 initial investment; $49 monthly renewal.

The Established Speaker

Professional membership is a $640 initial investment; $465 annual renewal.

The Service Provider

Professional Affiliate membership is a $640 initial investment; $465 annual renewal.

International Partner

International Partner membership is a
$232.50 annual investment.

Students

Student membership is a $75 annual investment.

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Membership Benefits

Community Access

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

Learning Events

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

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

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)

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

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

Local Chapters

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

Access to Tools & Resources

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

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!


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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.

Grow With NSA

Meet a few NSA members and see how membership has impacted them.

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  • Linda Keith, CSP

    One of the best business decisions I made was joining NSA. I found it after ten years as an independent trainer and, within the first three years, I doubled my income. (And I already was supporting my family!)

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  • Jason Dorsey

    Chief Strategy Officer and Millennials Researcher, GenHQ

    NSA changed my life. Meeting NSA members at Convention opened doors I could not have imagined: getting on The Today Show (3x!), insight into my first major book deal and winning Entrepreneur of the Year.

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  • Diana Booher
    CSP, CPAE

    CEO, Booher Research

    Although I’ve been in the speaking and training industry for 35 years, I’ve continued to maintain my NSA membership and attend events for several reasons: To: Stay abreast of best practices and the latest technology.

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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