Professional Chapter Membership

Professional Chapter Membership


To be a Professional Member of the Pittsburgh Chapter of NSA

First be a member-in-good-standing of the National Speakers Association. Professional membership in NSA is achieved by meeting a set of speaking and business-related benchmarks.

Please visit the National Speakers Organization for more information on qualifying for NSA membership by CLICKING HERE

The National Speakers Association, founded in 1973, is a community of more than 3,000 professional speakers, trainers, coaches, and consultants who use the spoken word to impact an audience. NSA is the world’s premiere association for professional speakers providing the comprehensive resources, mentoring, and professional connections speakers need to become more effective in all aspects of their trade. In 2020, NSA Pittsburgh hit its 25th Anniversary as a Chapter.



Professional Chapter Members of NSA enjoy these benefits:

  • Member discounts to all NSA national events
  • Access to social media networks, including members-only groups.
  • Subscription to Speaker magazine (10 issues/year hard copy) and Voices of Experience® Podcast (VOE); also access to Speaker magazine blog ($74 value)
  • An account on the eSpeakers platform, a powerful online tool that connects you to speakers bureaus all over the country ($179 value)
  • Use of the National professional membership logo and designation, a mark of quality recognized by meeting planners, events, and organizations across the globe
  • Ability to update your contact info, renew your membership, register for events, and see your payment history through the National members only portal

Once you’ve achieved Professional Membership at the national level, you can join the NSA Pittsburgh chapter as a Professional Member. For only $325 a year, our chapter members enjoy:

  • A seat at all NSA Pittsburgh monthly programs, featuring renowned guest speakers covering a variety of platform and business development topics crucial to success as a speaker. Click here to view our programming calendar.
  • Participation in a members-only roundtable Q&A with our monthly guest speaker following each monthly workshop
  • Access to the members-only Friday night dinners with our monthly guest speaker the night before each monthly workshop
  • Featured on the directory of speakers on the NSA Pittsburgh website
  • Access to leadership and service opportunities within the local organization, including voting privileges and the ability to sit on the local chapter board
  • Access to the NSA Pittsburgh resource vault, which includes chapter-purchased conference recordings and materials
Go to Top