Great Speaker, Great Meeting
Whether your event calls for a keynote speaker, trainer, consultant, facilitator or all of these, finding the right speaker is the most critical factor in the success of your meeting.
The National Speakers Association/North Texas can help! NSA is not a speaker bureau and does not recommend specific speakers or get involved in the process of speaker selection. However, NSA has lots of information and resources for anyone who is looking for presenters.
Certified Speaking Professionals Make Your Job Easier!
The Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, conferred by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers, is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform skill. and Web sites.
Code of Professional Ethics
To establish and maintain public confidence in the professionalism, honesty, ability and integrity of the professional speaker, the members of the National Speakers Association have adopted and, as a condition of membership, subscribe to this Code of Professional Ethics. By doing so, the members give notice that they recognize the vital need to preserve and encourage fair and equitable practices among all who engage in the profession of speaking.
Find a Speaker!
A Free Online Search Resource for Anyone Involved in Speaker Selection
Find a Speaker brings thousands of professional speakers to your fingertips, 24/7, no matter where you are. You link directly to the speaker’s Web site or contact information.
Find a Speaker allows to you search by:
- Expertise Topic
- Geographical Location
- Professional Designations
- Professional Specialization
Working on an International Meeting? NSA is a member of the International Federation of Professional Speakers. Click here to link to IFFPS member organizations.
NSA chapters are can be a great resource for anyone who is interested in finding speakers in their local area. Click here for a current list of NSA chapters
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Podium: Ideas for Finding and Working with Speakers
Podium provides you with tips and information to make your job easier. You will find advice on how to find, select, work with, promote and evaluate professional speakers.
Information on Finding and Working with Speakers
Ten Tips for Finding the Right Speaker
Finding the right speaker can be a daunting task. These tips will simplify the process.
How to Make the Most of Your Speaker Budget
When budgets are tight, a professional speaker can help you find ways to afford their fee and bring more to your event than you thought possible.
Writing a Speaker Agreement that Agrees with Everyone
Make sure you cover all the important details ahead of time. A good agreement with your speaker allows you to enjoy a meeting with no surprises.
You have a great speaker, and now it’s time to promote the meeting. This article provides you with tips on promoting through e-mail, word of mouth, articles and the media.