Featured Professional: Shirley A. Weis

Shirley A. Weis
Shirley A. Weis
Weis Associates
Shirley Weis is a highly respected global healthcare executive and leader who has broken through the “glass ceiling”. She is sharing her insights with others through coaching, mentoring and inspirational speaking. Details...

Summer Social Event at the Ritz-Carlton


Join us on Saturday, August 9, 2014

Network with your speaker friends, discuss the news from NSA Convention, and enjoy delicious treats.

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Turning Speeches into Books—Dan Poynter, CSP


September 13, 2014

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Would you like meeting planners to call you, rather than the other way around?
Would you like MORE exposure, MORE credibility and MORE speaking opportunities?
Would you like to know how to turn your book into a profit center?

Meeting planners want to hire the expert—the most knowledgeable person on the subject. The expert is the author of the book. Your book will bring you more exposure, more credibility and more speaking opportunities. And, a book provides you with an additional profit center (some speakers actually make more money . . .

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Special Event
Enhance Your Professional Presence Through Public Speaking


August 14, 2014, 6-8 pm
Prescott, AZ

Reaching potential customers and clients with your message is necessary to grow your business. With public speaking, you're able to communicate directly with the people you want to market to. People buy from those they know, like and trust.

Speaking is one of the best ways to interact and allow your customers to get to know you. In this 3 part presentation, you'll learn how to . . .

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Living Room Forums
Living Room Forum 2014—2015

Make note of the 2014—2015 Living Room Forum Dates The Living Room Forum meets in the evening at a member’s home, usually on the fourth Wednesday evening of the month. Register in advance, and come prepared to share your ideas and questions. A light dinner will be provided. Cost: $15 members $25 Guests Registration and More »»»

Speakers Academy
Speakers Academy: Get paid to speak 2014–2015!

Speakers Academy meetings will be held at the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) Business Education Center located at: 4600 E. Washington St., Suite 340, Phoenix, AZ 85034. Classes start at 9 am and end at 2 pm. Registrants, feel free to arrive as early as 8:30 am and linger until 2:30 pm. Does your pay More »»»

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

The Speaker Lab's 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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June 2014 News Flash

Opportunities Abound for Collaboration One of the joys of leading NSA-Arizona this year was collaborating with other members. The fabulous ideas and effort of our terrific board members, committee members, sages, and Speakers Academy faculty have created great results. Membership is up. We’ve had terrific programs and engaging Living Room Forums. Speakers Development Lab is More »»»

Sponsor Directory
Sponsorship Opportunities

NSA-Arizona offers a very attractive sponsorship package. If you are interested in presenting your message to a highly targeted audience of Professional Speakers, please contact Loretta Love Huff coachloretta@emeraldharvest.com, our new Sponsorship Committee chair to learn about this opportunity. You’ll receive: Recognition as the NSA-Arizona monthly meeting sponsor Five-minute promotional presentation delivered by you and/or 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