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  • update your contact info;
  • renew your membership;
  • register for events;
  • see your payment history;
  • and more!

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If you have any questions on this new portal, please call 480-968-2552 or email us.

Get Certified

Get the attention of meeting planners with a CSP™ designation. Conferred by NSA, the Certified Speaking Professional is the profession’s international measure of platform excellence. Just over 12% of speakers worldwide hold this certification. Earn it, and you will be recognized as among the best in your field.

Get Involved

To get the most out of your NSA membership, you need to get involved. Sharing your experience as a member of one of more than 20 NSA committees is one way. Volunteering is another. From Chapters to Speaker magazine to NSA meetings, there are many opportunities to share your talents.

Upcoming Events

NSA events are where you really feel connected to the organization and your peers. Taking advantage of Early Bird discounts and member-only rates makes these sessions very affordable. And you get a tremendous return on this very small investment. Check out the schedule and start planning your next trip.

Latest News

Get up-to-the-minute news on the people and events shaping our ever-changing industry. Got news to share? Let us know!

Member Resources

All NSA Member logos are provided in both color and black & white and available for download for use on your website (jpg, png) or printed material (eps).

To better serve the ever-changing speaking industry, we are pleased to announce the following newly aligned Membership categories and qualifications.

Click here to find information detailing each of the aligned membership categories.

Mission: NSA is the leading source for community, education and entrepreneurial business knowledge needed to be successful in the speaking profession.

Vision: Every expert who uses the spoken word to present content to an audience for a fee belongs to NSA.

Our Members: NSA’s thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as speakers, trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. NSA is a member of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF), a global network dedicated to advancing the speaking profession worldwide.

Our Chapters: NSA has independently run state and regional Chapters throughout the United States in most major markets. View the NSA Chapter directory.

Our Key Competencies: NSA seeks to always advance professional speakers’ skill sets in four core areas:

  1. Eloquence – The art of speaking and the use of powerful and persuasive presentations. This means creating the proper setting for an effective presentation as well as the concrete skills related to presenting, performing and theatrical methods.
  2. Expertise – The knowledge, skills and experience in a specific area. Speakers should know which body of expertise is ideal for them and be able to effectively research and develop their content.
  3. Enterprise – The purposeful undertaking of a successful speaking business venture. This includes business management, sales and marketing knowledge, as well as the skills necessary to generate income through speaking engagements and other revenue streams.
  4. Ethics – The principles or standards governing the conduct of those in the speaking profession. Ethics is the foundation and summation of the three other competencies. It is about who you are as a person — both personally and professionally – and encompasses your reputation, character and integrity.

Code of Professional Ethics: The principles or standards governing the conduct of those in the speaking profession. Ethics is the foundation and summation of the three other competencies. It is about who you are as a person — both personally and professionally – and encompasses your reputation, character and integrity.

Bylaws: Read the NSA Bylaws.

NSA has partnered with MyQuotes to offer members a resource for insurance. MyQuotes provides members the benefit of shopping for a variety of insurance plans 24/7 from the comfort of your home or office. When requests are submitted, they are assigned to a licensed insurance agent who will shop for the best plan that suites your needs. Available insurance plans include:

  • Life Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Dental
  • Accident
  • Critical Illness
  • Disability
  • Major Medical Insurance

Speaker magazine, NSA’s official member publication, is published 10 times annually—except February and August—in print and digital formats. Its mission is to provide cutting-edge information that will help speakers become more successful in their speaking businesses. NSA’s vision is for Speaker to be the Fast Company of the speaking profession, targeting full-time “working” speakers.

The magazine provides members and non-members with the latest strategies on marketing, branding and social media; legislative updates; methods for generating more speaking revenue and creating additional revenue streams; advice on how to run a speaking business more efficiently; innovative ideas from top speaking professionals worldwide, and much more.

Speaker has earned its place as an award-winning magazine among the cream of the crop of association publications, receiving top awards for “General Excellence,” “Best Themed Issue” and “Best Cover Story” in the highly competitive Association Media & Publishing EXCEL annual awards competition, which attracts more than 1,200 entries in a variety of categories from associations large and small.

Speaker Editorial Team

Speaker Editor-in-Chief: Barbara Parus Barbara@NSAspeaker.org

2015-16 Speaker Editorial Advisory Board

  • Mya Reyes, Chair
  • Phil Gerbyshak
  • Jeff Korhan
  • Judson Laipply, CSP
  • John Peragine
  • Marquessa Pettway, CSP

 

Video Training

While nothing beats live training (or speaking!), our high quality video training sessions finish a close second. Take advantage of our comprehensive collection of educational materials to sharpen your presentation skills, get tips for streamlining your business operations, learn about new technology, create new revenue streams, and much more.

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Video Training

While nothing beats live training (or speaking!), our high quality video training sessions finish a close second. Take advantage of our comprehensive collection of educational materials to sharpen your presentation skills, get tips for streamlining your business operations, learn about new technology, create new revenue streams, and much more.

ACCESS TRAINING
PORTAL

Academy for Professional Speaking

Training Resources
Get the information and the insights you need to take your speaking business to a whole new level with Academy virtual resources. From Google Hangouts to Academy Webinars to Academy Teleseminars, dozens of the most important topics are covered.
Why start from scratch? Simplify your business operations with time-tested templates. Just click to open a document, save it to your computer, and edit it as needed. Three of the most commonly used agreements are available for download.
Have you mastered the essentials of the speaking profession? Eloquence, expertise, enterprise, and ethics are not only what you need to start your business, they are necessary if your business is to go from surviving to thriving.
Get the information and the insights you need to take your speaking business to a whole new level with Academy virtual resources. From Google Hangouts to Academy Webinars to Academy Teleseminars, dozens of the most important topics are covered.
Why start from scratch? Simplify your business operations with time-tested templates. Just click to open a document, save it to your computer, and edit it as needed. Three of the most commonly used agreements are available for download.
Have you mastered the essentials of the speaking profession? Eloquence, expertise, enterprise, and ethics are not only what you need to start your business, they are necessary if your business is to go from surviving to thriving.

Attend a Virtual Event!

The next best thing to being there, virtual events give you access to all the incredible presentations, dynamic content and important information that is conveyed and discussed by attendees. Sign up, settle in, and start learning!

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