nsa-cspaThe Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation is conferred by the NSA.  It is the speaking profession’s highest earned international measure of professional platform competence. When you earn your CSP designation, meeting professionals looking to hire the best of the best will see your commitment to the profession, know you have top-notch speaking ability and a track record of professionalism and success.

The CSP designation is earned by mastering the four professional competencies adopted by the NSA Board of Directors:

Eloquence – The art of speaking and the use of powerful and persuasive presentations.
Expertise – Knowledge, skills and experience in a specific area.
Enterprise – The purposeful undertaking of a successful speaking business venture.
Ethics – The standards governing the conduct of those in the speaking profession.

The following Florida Speakers Association members hold the coveted Certified Speaking Professional designation:

  • Dr. Gayle Carson, Ed.D., CSP, CMC
  • Dr. Helen Turnbull, CSP
  • Nadine Vogel, CSP
  • Scott Lesnick, CSP
  • Troy Hazard, CSP 

Want to become a CSP?

If you are a speaker and want to set your sights on becoming one of the top 10 percent to have earned this credential, you can LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CSP SPEAKING DESIGNATION HERE.

The Global Speakers Federation (GSF) is the world-wide professional body serving the interests of their individual members while advancing the professional speaking community globally Through the relationships with member associations and global meetings industry partners, the GSF provides education to support the unique skills for presenting to audiences outside of the cultural and linguistic set of a speaker’s home country.

The designation CSPGlobal indicates recognition by peers and clients of global speaking competence and experience spanning a minimum of nine of the 22 regions identified by the United Nations.