NSA Carolinas Speakers Academy

NSA Carolinas Speakers Academy

Introducing the inaugural NSA Carolinas Speakers Academy. This six-session program is designed for aspiring speakers who are looking to launch and/or grow a speaking business.

Timing: September – November 2020 (meet virtually via Zoom on Saturday morning bi-monthly from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.)

Dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, and 11/21. LIVE attendance is highly encouraged to maximize engagement and impact. Recordings of each session will be provided.

Facilitators: Stan Phelps, CSP & Dr. Kevin Snyder

Program: Using Dr. Kevin Snyder’s “PAID to $PEAK” as a textbook, we’ll guide aspiring and emerging speakers step-by-step through a proven 5-Module system to learn what’s required to launch and grow a successful speaking business.

Cost:  $165 (price includes all sessions, one-year membership to NSA Carolinas, and a textbook)


  • Session 1 – Getting Started (9/12)
  • Session 2 – Program Development (9/26)
  • Session 3 – Speaking Opportunities (10/10)
  • Session 4 – Getting Paid to Speak (10/24)
  • Session 5 – NSA Speaker Intensive (11/7)
  • Session 6 – Consistent Paid Bookings (11/21)

Register here. If you have any questions or need additional information, feel free to reach out to Stan Phelps at stan@purplegoldfish.com

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If you are serious about growing your speaking business and want to build relationships with some of the most successful people in the business, then you need to join NSA Carolina's today! Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, these content rich and targeted programs will give you an edge in business. Merikay Tillman, Catalyst Coach