2015-2016 Speakers Academy

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Now in its 11th year!

2015-2016 Speakers Academy
For emerging, aspiring & current professional speakers and Business Owners
ready to turbocharge their careers
Launching September 26th!

2014-2015 Speakers Academy Leadership Team

Past NSA Presidents, Board Members and Subject Management Experts lead each Academy

2014-2015 Speaker Academy Graduates and Faculty

2014-2015 Speaker Academy Graduates and Faculty

Whether you’re an experienced speaker who wants to take your career to a higher level or are considering a career in the exciting and lucrative world of professional speaking, you can learn specific strategies and gain tools to be successful through NSA Northern California chapter’s Speakers Academy program.

Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE coaches Academy participants, who worked in small teams between meetings

Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE coaches Academy participants, who worked in small teams between meetings

Experienced session leaders and speakers share proven techniques and insider knowledge to show you how to turn your expertise into topics that get bookings. Learn the business and art of speaking during this step-by-step nine month program held on Saturdays, 9AM to 5PM at the South San Francisco Conference Center in South San Francisco.

Powerful panels, Guest Experts and Emcee training too!

Powerful panels, guest experts and emcee training too!

Download 2015 Speakers Academy Application

Download 2015  Academy Application

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Students speak as do Alums who are experts in Social Media Experts, Business!

Students speak, as do alumni who are experts in social media, business and professional speaking!

Speaker Tracker

Speakers accumulate dots for each paid and free speech on the road to qualifying for their professional membership in NSA/NC!

July 11, 2015, 9am to 1pm, South San Francisco Conference Center, Patricia Fripp CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame morning program, “Stand up, Speak out, and Cash In”  (Includes live coaching!!!)   Watch her video invite here!


SESSION 1:  September 26, 2015, South San Francisco Conference Center: Myths and Realities of Professional Speaking: Introduction to professional speaking. Find out what it really takes to be successful in professional speaking.

October 17, 2015, South San Francisco Conference Center: Topic Development: Finding where your expertise and passion intersect. Honing your topic to give you an edge on your competition.

November 21, 2015, South San Francisco Conference Center: The Markets for Professional Speaking: Beyond corporations to associations, schools, government and more.

Dec 12, 2015, South San Francisco Conference Center: Business Planning: Developing a blueprint for success; Marketing Plans: Strategies for reaching hot prospects.

January 16, 2016, South San Francisco Conference Center: Marketing Materials and Identity Systems: Targeting your most likely clients and reaching them effectively.

February 20, 2016, South San Francisco Conference Center: Product Development & Sales: Developing products that fill your wallet – not your garage. Develop products that will bring you income 24/7 and that market your speaking.

March 19, 2016, South San Francisco Conference Center Good to Great Presentations: Becoming a speaker who wows audiences on the platform to get more bookings.

April 16, 2016, South San Francisco Conference Center: Running Your Office: How to run your office so it doesn’t run you.

May 21, 2016, South San Francisco Conference Center: Beyond The Speakers Academy: How to implement what you’ve learned and develop accountability systems. Includes Graduation ceremony!

Additional topics may include: Winning Proposals, Driving Traffic to Websites, Negotiations, Copyrights, Demo Videos, Webinars, PR Strategy, and more! Speaker Academy presentations are audio recorded in the event of any missed sessions.

BONUS: Your cost additionally includes NSA/NC General Membership Meetings (meals extra) on Saturdays in September Nov. of 2015, and Jan., Mar. and May, 2016. Speaker Academy students may also attend other events typically restricted to NSA/NC members.

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Board support is invaluable to Academy participants!

Board support is invaluable to Academy participants!

COST: The investment in your future success is only $1,995.  NSA/NC members pay $1,395.

Selection Process: The Academy selection panel will review applications and choose only enough candidates to fill the available program openings, plus alternates. Applications will be processed only until the session is full, so APPLY NOW!

A Unique Opportunity: The NSA/NC Speakers Academy has been created by speakers for speakers. Every element is customized for professional speaking and provides relevant information that can be used immediately. Presenters are successful speakers who share their craft, passion and enthusiasm for speaking along with key tools, techniques and samples of items they use in their own businesses. Hand-on workshops, participant presentation “showcases” and detailed workbooks create an experience-rich learning environment. This is the eleventh year of this unique program!

Faculty included Certified Speaking Professionals, an Improv Experts and Voice Coaches.

Faculty included Certified Speaking Professionals, an Improv Expert and Performance Coaches.

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Application: Download PDF file: CLICK HERE

Online Application Form: Please CLICK HERE

2015-16 Academy Flyer: Download PDF file: CLICK HERE

Download PDF packet at http://nsanc.org?p=4889

Visit http://nsanc.org?p=4889 to download packet of info and app form

Download Cost Sheet Download PDF File:

Fee Schedule-2015-16_NSANC-SpeakersAcademy

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For More Information Contact:
Craig Harrison, Academy Founder and Dean, (650) 648-3226

Or e-mail Dean@nsanc.org

Past and Current Deans Michael Soon Lee, CSP and Craig Harrison

Past and Current Speakers Academy Deans Michael Soon Lee, CSP and Craig Harrison

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Free Pre-Program Teleconferences

Prior to the start of the program there will be a series of FREE tele-conferences
to answer questions of anyone thinking about joining The Speakers Academy:

July 15, 2015  Wed 7-8 PM

August 10, 2015  Monday  8-9 AM

September 10, 2015  Thurs 7-8 PM

September 15, 2015  Wed 6-7 PM

Dial-in: (530) 881-1212

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ABOUT NSA/NC

National Speakers Association —Northern California chapter (NSA/NC) has sponsored the Speakers Academy for the past eleven years. NSA is the leading professional association for speakers, providing resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.