Become A Chapter Member
Membership in the National Speakers Association signifies professional standing in the speaking industry, increasing your credibility and visibility with decision-makers as well as your speaking colleagues. You’ll be listed in the national directory and receive publications, recordings, virtual workshops, and intel just for members. And when you join NSA’s Los Angeles Chapter, you’ll maximize your visibility and networking through members-only content, promotion, leadership and development opportunities locally. You’ll belong to a community that shares information and ideas generously.
There are several different ways you can become a part of the NSA LA community:
- Professional Membership $150 (must be a members of NSA National)
- Candidate Member $195 (Aspiring speakes, non-members of NSA National)
- Platinum Member $125 (Past Presidents of NSA LA or members for + 10 yrs)
- Speakers Academy Participant $included in registration (no national affiliation required)
- Chapter Affiliate $TBD (Vendor-case by case for sponsorship)
To qualify for Professional Membership chapter, you must be a current Professional Member or Professional Affiliate of NSA at the national level. Qualification criteria and other information about joining NSA is available here. You’ll need to document your professional speaking activity through one of the following:
- 20 paid speeches per year,
- $25,000 in speaking income per year, or
- 20 speeches as part of your salaried job.
If you provide services to speakers, you may qualify as a Professional Affiliate member. Once you’ve joined NSA at the national level, you automatically qualify to join the Los Angeles Chapter. National membership will be verified. Annual membership dues are $150 and are renewed on the date you have joined
To qualify for Candidate Membership, you must be an as aspiring speaker, and you don’t need to be a member of NSA National. Annual membership dues are $195 and are renewed on the date you have joined
Who is eligible to become an NSA LA Platinum member? This group is for those who are Past chapter Presidents or have been a member of the LA chapter for more than 10 years
Annual Membership dues are $125 and are renewed on the date our have joined.
If you don’t qualify yet, come to our chapter meetings and salons—everyone is welcome. You’ll learn from the example and experience of experts. And if you’re ready to accelerate the growth of your speaking business, enroll in our Speakers Academy.