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.

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.

To learn more about becoming a member of the Florida Speakers Association, contact Jean Moroney at jm@thinkingdirections.com

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.

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

To learn more about becoming a Professional Affiliate of the Florida Speakers Association, contact Jean Moroney at jm@thinkingdirections.com

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.