NSA and FSA Membership Qualifications

Professional Member

These are the members that are established speakers who speak for a living. In order to be considered a Professional member of the Florida Speakers Association, you must also be a current, paid Professional (Established) member of the National Speakers Association. Annual membership dues in the Florida Speakers Association are $125 plus a one-time initiation fee of $25.

In order to qualify for membership in the National Speakers Association, you should APPLY FOR NSA PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP and must meet one of the following three qualification options.

  • You have received monetary payments for at least 20 presentations within the 12 months prior to application.
  • You have given at least 20 presentations to audiences of 15 or more as part of a salaried position within the 12 months prior to application.
  • You have made at least $25,000 giving presentations (number of speaking engagements does not matter) within the 12 months prior to application.

 

Professional Affiliate

These are NSA members who either own a bureau or whose business supports professional speakers.  In order to be considered a Professional Affiliate member of the Florida Speakers Association, you must also be a Professional Affiliate member of the National Speakers Association. Annual membership dues in the Florida Speakers Association are $125 plus a one-time initiation fee of $25.

In order to qualify for membership in the National Speakers Association, you should APPLY FOR NSA PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP 

  • An individual who provides a service or product to the speaking industry
  • Will be listed in NSA’s online Professional Affiliate Members Directory.
  • Can also be a NSA Professional Member (if qualified) at no additional cost

Although only professional members and professional affiliates are strictly considered by FSA as ” chapter members,” we also welcome those who are working on attaining one of these levels to consider enrolling in our Connie Gordon Speaker Academy.