Have you ever seen a professional speaker on stage and thought to yourself, “I wish I could do that”? Are you a trainer and are you thinking of starting your own business? Do you already speak in front of audiences for free, and want to know how to get paid? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then the Speakers Academy is the place for you!
The NSA-WI/KC Speakers Academy (Wisconsin/Kansas City) is designed specifically for aspiring speakers who are serious about pursuing or accelerating their career in professional speaking. Program participants learn from industry experts how to build a speaking business from the ground up. Our Academy aligns with the National Speakers Association’s Model of Service:
Through intentional curriculum and professional guidance participants will:
Benefits from Joining the NSA-WI/KC Speakers Academy
NSA-WI/KC Speakers Academy Online Academy Resources (SOAR): Access to high-quality, curriculum, templates and professional guidance designed to propel your business.
Interactive Academy Sessions: Five in-person sessions led by professional members from our chapter including national guest speakers. Leave each session with action steps to continue building your business.
Intensive Session with Live Platform Coaching: Each curriculum year ends with one session solely devoted to platform skills. Graduating members receive expert feedback from professional speakers that help them grow and improve their platform skills and content delivery.
Support, Mentoring and Masterminds: Connect with professional mentors and create peer-masterminds outside of scheduled programs. Get answers to questions and receive guidance through the journey of creating a successful speaking business.
Graduation: Participants who complete Academy requirements are eligible to join the National Speakers Association as professional members, and will be celebrated at the NSA-WI Annual Gala.
Additional NSA-WI/KC Speakers Academy Benefits: Participants who also join the National Speakers Association as an Aspiring Speaker at the national level (separate registration and cost) have access to:
The Academy is a two-year program and begins in September. The cost is $1,500. Payment options are:
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Academy Assistant Dean