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Featured Professional: Gordie Bufton

Gordie Bufton

Gordie Bufton
Divine Time Books
Gordie Bufton is a motivational speaker who accounts his personal saga of drug addiction and abuse. In sharing his trials and tribulations of his serious drug addiction and his rigorous recovery he inspires all who

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Check Out Our Programs Lineup for 2016

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General Meeting
A Storytelling Deep-Dive Working Session Develop Your Million Dollar Story with the Story Theater Method with Doug Stevenson

Doug Stevensonsm

June 11, 2016

To Register Now Click Here This is a hands-on working session where you will craft and polish your story. Come with a story in mind and Doug will take you on a deep dive into developing that story. You’ll also learn how to apply The Story Theater Method to all of your stories to come! And Doug will coach volunteers on their stories so you can see how subtle acting techniques immediately increase the humor and dramatic power of a story. In the speaking business, it's not only about content; it's about connection. You have to connect deeply and be amazing. Your unique stories are what set you apart in the marketplace. Good stories won’t do it. They have to be great.

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Living Room Forums
CANCELLED: Talk—The Art of Leadership and Influence with Gary Varnell


Facilitator: Gary Varnell

Date: May 25, 2016 CANCELLED
Influence is the key to creating solid relationships, both personally and professionally. Leadership demands that you be respected and looked up to. Both Influence and leadership are skills that can be acquired with training. Gary will both teach and inspire you to utilize the attributes necessary to be that person. After application of the action plan we develop together, you will achieve

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Speakers Academy
Speakers Academy/Wealthy Speaker 2.0; Join Today!


Speakers Academy Wealthy Speaker 2.0 Series guides participants through Jane Atkinson’s renowned book, Wealthy Speaker 2.0, with step-by-step strategies and tools to launch or re-launch your successful speaking business. Each workshop includes action labs to both learn the strategies, and put them into motion right away.

Each session takes place from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month, following our regular monthly meetings.

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Speaker Lab
Join us for “safe” practice time at Speakers Lab


The Speakers Lab goal is to take speakers at their current level of quality and impact and help them move to the next level ... check here to see what we have scheduled. Then come join in the fun!

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News Releases
Win Fabulous Prizes in our Membership Contest

This is the year all your friends, colleagues, speaker buddies and talented newcomers wanting to become pros need to join NSA-Arizona! The Membership Contest started March 12 and runs to the end of June. So start asking people to attend a meeting NOW. Take them to a Living Room Forum; ask them to come to More »»»

Sponsor Directory
Please support our meeting sponsor—PBJ Speaker Space

On June 17 Phoenix Business Journal will launch an updated SpeakerSpace directory. Advertise your speaking services to 55,000 Phoenix Business Journal readers with a listing in our 2016 Speaker Space Directory. Plus, we will continue to promote your speaking service for an entire year on our Speaker Space website located on Respond by June More »»»

Please support our meeting sponsor—Idea Source, Inc.


Idea Source Inc. adds creativity and new ideas to your promotion, sales event, marketing campaign or tradeshow. Whether you are working to generate leads, increase customer loyalty or provide thank you gifts for referrals, we can help you to build brand awareness. Idea Source will provide you with the best promotional products to fit your specific needs. Happy customers are the key to our success. Give us a try – contact Debby Raposa

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May 2016 News Flash

President’s Message In the northern hemisphere, May is the month when spring really blossoms (although in the Arizona desert, that process starts much earlier). I’m partial to May because it’s my birth month. The birthstone for May is the emerald, and 16 years ago when I started my company, I incorporated Emerald into the name More »»»

Meeting Planners
A Special Message for Meeting Planners

Essential information for planning corporate, industry, or association meetings and conferences...

As the voice of the speaking profession in Arizona, our chapter of the National Speakers Association is an organization of professional speakers, trainers, facilitators and consultants. We have put together this short guide to be a resource for meeting professionals - our partners in success.

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Cavett Robert

"As speakers, we never fight over the size of our slice of the pie, we build a bigger pie."
-Cavett Robert, NSA Founder