Academy Membership

Creating a successful business as a professional speaker is a challenge, but NSA has the tools, resources and experienced mentors to help pave the way to success.

Through the Academy Membership, you’ll receive members-only pricing at national events, reduced fee to the annual one-day Cavett Institute, monthly eLearning opportunities, digital subscriptions to Speaker magazine and the Voices of Experience® (VOE) podcast, and much more.

But most 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 webinars, plus access to past editions
  • Exclusive members-only benefits from NSA partners
  • Special member pricing at all NSA national events
  • Reduced fee for Cavett Institute, NSA’s annual event dedicated to aspiring speakers
  • Access to community & social media groups, including a Facebook group exclusive to Academy Members
  • Digital subscription to Speaker magazine (10 issues per year)
  • Access to Voices of Experience® podcast (10 issues per year)
  • Essentials of the Speaking Profession digital workbook & audio download ($79 value)
  • Once you qualify to upgrade to Professional membership, your initiation fee may be waived

Academy membership is a $605 initial investment with a $530 annual renewal.

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.