Welcome to the Florida Speakers Association


Florida Speakers Association (FSA) is a chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA), an organization dedicated to the growth and development of the speaking profession. Founded in 1980, the Florida Speakers Association maintains an active membership and involvement in virtually all aspects of the professional speaking industry. We have won NSA’s Chapter of Excellence Award every year since 1988.
Our Mission Statement is to provide education and best practices to help our community of members sharpen their skills and expand their understanding of the speaking profession.
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A letter from Sharon Grossman,

President of the Florida Speakers Association, 2024/2025

Dear Florida Speakers Association Members,

I’m thrilled to be taking the helm as your new President and build upon the fantastic foundation laid by Kim Beckett, Jeremy Torisk, and our dedicated board.

Our chapter is experiencing tremendous growth, attracting talented speakers from across Florida. Let’s continue this momentum! I envision a vibrant community where members actively support each other, share best practices, and navigate the ever evolving speaking landscape together.

To foster these connections, we’ll be expanding our social programming. This means more opportunities for you to connect and collaborate with fellow speakers outside of our regular meetings. Stay tuned for exciting events designed to spark inspiration and build lasting relationships.

Here are 3 great reasons to become a member:  

  1. Learning from the Best: TopTier NSA Speakers

We’re committed to bringing you the insights of industry leaders. Get ready to be inspired by renowned NSA speakers who will share their cutting edge strategies and perspectives. These sessions will equip you with the tools you need to elevate your speaking career.

  1. Leadership Opportunities

Regardless of your experience level or how long you’ve been a member, there’s a place for your leadership. Consider joining the board, volunteering for a committee, or simply lending a helping hand. 

  1. Become a Chapter Ambassador

Inviting guests to our meetings is crucial for our growth. They’ll experience firsthand the value of membership and the supportive environment we cultivate. Let’s spread the word and build a vibrant speaker network in Florida.


Beyond Meetings: A Wealth of Member Benefits

Your membership unlocks a treasure trove of resources beyond our regular meetings. Take advantage of:

  • Meeting Recordings: Revisit valuable insights and presentations at your convenience on our chapter website.
  • Association Insight: Access a wealth of paid speaking opportunities to expand your professional network and reach new audiences.
  • Member Only Events: Enjoy exclusive events and special offers designed to accelerate your speaking success.

Thank you for your continued dedication to the Florida Speakers Association. Together, we’ll create a dynamic platform for growth, learning, and camaraderie.

Let’s make this year truly unforgettable!


Dr. Sharon Grossman
President, Florida Speakers Association



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