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NSA Carolinas Speaker Academy - Class 1

  • October 21, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Virtual via Zoom


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Are you ready to accelerate your professional speaking success and grow your speaking to the next higher level within a safe & supportive group cohort community?   

NSA Carolinas Speakers Academy 2023 is designed to empower aspiring speakers with the perspective, tools and resources to create a holistic professional speaking business (varied from Business Foundations, Business Models, Stagecraft, Sales/Marketing /PR/Branding, Content Creation & Development).  

Academy only happens 1x per year!...and the value of the Training, Coaching and Resources far exceeds $2,000. 

As an Academy member, you will hear a wide variety of insights from our Academy presenters sharing insights and business models. 

Important:  you DO NOT need to be a member of NSA or NSA Carolinas Chapter to enroll in Speaker Academy!  NSA Carolinas membership is included with your Registration as a non-member! 

Speakers of ALL levels of experience are welcome to participate. The fundamentals of running a Professional Speaking Business can easily be forgotten or overlooked!   

So whether you are an aspiring speaker just getting starting, or already have experience speaking professionally, NSA Carolinas Speaker Academy will equip and empower you to grow your speaking business to the next higher level! 

The curriculum within the Academy is based upon a proven process and roadmap for getting started in speaking, crafting dynamic speeches that get referred, identifying ideal target audiences and earning consistent PAID speaking engagements.  

In addition to learning a thorough curriculum to help you achieve your speaking goals, you will: 

… have lifetime access to all session recordings and materials 

… be matched with a mentor for ongoing support 

… receive support in a safe space, via accountability group 

… hear from a variety of presenters sharing insights and their experiences about the speaking profession 

… learn how to become a referrable speaker, present on the TEDx stage, write a book, make a great speaker website, demo video tips ... and much more!

Meeting Dates: 

Class 1 - Oct. 21 - 9-11am - Orientation, Intro/On-Boarding - Remote                        
Setting a Strong Foundation; Goal-Setting; Exposure to Various Models / Model Development 

Class 2 - October 28 - 9-11am - Eloquence: Platform Skills - Remote                 

The Art & Science of Speaking Professionally; Messaging; Story-Telling 

Class 3 - November 4 - 9-11am - Enterprise & Expertise - Remote                  

Getting Paid To Speak; Back Office Systems, Sales/Mkt &Product Development; Brand Positioning 

Class 4 - November 11 - 9-11am - Speaker Intensive + Bonus - In-Person              

Access & Exposure to Broader NSA-Carolinas Community w/ Speaker Intensive Program (+1 hour Bonus Mastermind Session & Graduation/Certificate Ceremony)

Class 5 - November 20 - 12-1:30pm - Speaker Showcase - Remote

Opportunity to showcase skills and talents developed from Speakers Academy 

Class 6 - December 2 - 9-10am - After-Care & Accountability - Remote

Accountability Check, Questions 

Registration Rates and Information

  • Early Bird - register before October 1st.
    • Non-Member – $450.00
    • Non-Members + Membership – $550.00 (Includes membership in NSA Carolinas thru Oct 1, 2024) 
    • NSA Carolinas Members – $325.00  

  • Regular Rates - register between October 1st - 20th
    • Non-Members – $650.00   
    • Non-Members + Membership – $750.00 (Includes membership in NSA Carolinas thru Oct. 1, 2024)
    • NSA Carolinas Members – $495.00  

Specialty Rates

  • Special Guest – $100.00 
  • Sponsorship – $500.00  


  • The Zoom link will be included in the registration confirmation and reminder emails.
  • All Remote Class Sessions will be recorded; however, the Speaker Intensive session is In-Person & WILL NOT be recorded; your LIVE attendance is highly recommended for maximum impact.

Accommodations Statement
If you have any dietary needs or disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in any NSA Carolinas chapter event, please email your needs to a minimum of five (5) business days in advance of the event for arrangements to be made. Thank you!

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Raleigh, NC 28723

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