National Speakers Association
The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. NSA’s thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and speaking profession.
NSA’s Vision and Mission:
Vision: NSA is the recognized community for developing the content expertise, platform excellence and business knowledge of those who speak professionally.
Mission: NSA is dedicated to advancing the art and value of those who speak professionally.
President: Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, Herndon, VA
President-Elect: Ron Karr, Westwood, NJ
Vice President: Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE, St. Louis, MO
Immediate Past President: Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, Highlands Ranch, CO
Executive Vice President: Stacy Tetschner, CAE – Tempe, AZ
NSA has state and regional independently-run NSA chapters throughout the United States.
CSP – Certified Speaking Professional.
This designation signifies achievement through a proven record of speaking experience; including a minimum number of fee-paid presentations, continuing education credits and consecutive years of professional speaking experience.
CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame.
Awarded to a maximum of five members annually for demonstrated platform excellence and professionalism.
Professional Speaker Magazine
Trends, issues and perspectives about and for the professional speaking industry. Ten issues of this magazine are produced annually.
Voices of Experience Audio Magazine
Interviews with leaders in the speaking industry. Ten issues are produced annually.
Upcoming National Meetings:
July 30 – August 2, 2011
July 14-17 2012
JW Marriott Indianapolis
July 27-30, 2013
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Marsha Mardock, APR, Director of Communications
Mobile: 480-221-2240 firstname.lastname@example.org