Learn More:
847-991-0772 or Christy.Moore@nsa-il.org

Upcoming events

    • September 07, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • October 19, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Roosevelt University, 425 South Wabash Ave., Chicago, Illinois
    Each session contains essential information, ranging from improving platform skills to marketing and running your business. Participants will get the tools they need to succeed as professional speakers.

    All sessions are held on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Roosevelt University, Wabash Building - Room WB 1015 , 425 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago.

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    • November 09, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Guaranteed Rate Field, Home of the Chicago White Sox
    • 102




    How to Gain Influence, Make Money, and Live the Life You Want Through Speaking

    Presented by NSA Illinois

    Saturday, November 9th 

     9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    The Conference and Learning Center at Guaranteed Rate Field,

    Home of the Chicago White Sox

    If you want to grow your income by speaking well or speaking for a living,this conference is for you!  The podium is the new business card, and those who learn how to speak well – from the platform, the boardroom, the lunchroom, or the podcast booth -- can turn their knowledge and passion into a profession that pays! Learn from some of the best professional full-time speakers in the Midwest in this exciting one-day seminar.


    • Sales and Marketing Professionals who want to improve their ability to communicate in front of an audience
    • CEO’s and Senior Executives who want to learn to influence others more positively
    • Trainers and Professional Communicators who want to grow their career or their business more quickly
    • Social Media Influencers who want to leverage the power of speaking to reach their goals
    • Members of Toastmasters or other local speaking organizations whose “inner entrepreneur” is calling them to speak as a profession
    • Authors and Soon-to-Be Authors who want to learn how to apply speaking to their business model for greater financial rewards
    • Current and Emerging Professional Speakers looking to improve their craft


    • Rob Biesenbach
    • Sima Dahl
    • Rick Davis
    • Lynne Franklin
    • Bill Guertin
    • Catherine Johns
    • Amy Segami


    You’ll receive maximum return on investment with these specific topics:

    • WAYS TO SPEAK FOR A LIVING - The many facets of the speaking profession, and the categories/opportunities available to you
    • CREATING YOUR CONTENT -  How to build a core message that resonates with your target audience and brings value to their lives
    • PLATFORM SKILLS - The fundamentals of presence and professionalism on the stage when delivering your important message
    • STORYTELLING - The art and science of delivering your own unique experiences within your message to separate you from everyone else
    • MARKETING - Becoming known for what you know, and being able to demonstrate value in helping others get where THEY want to go
    • PRICING - How much should I charge for my speech? Examining different speaker pricing models and weighing the advantages of each
    • HOW TO DO A “TED” TALK - Is it right for you? How to go about becoming a speaker on the world-famous TED stage, either locally, nationally or internationally
    • YOUR ACTION PLAN FOR SUCCESS - Specific, measurable plans for moving forward


    NON MEMBER Early Bird Attendee (thru Oct. 18th) ……………. $179

    NON MEMBER Attendee Investment (10/19 thru 11/8) ………... $229

    NON MEMBER Walk-In Investment on 11/9 …………………….... $259

    (subject to availability)

    NSA-IL Members and 2019 Speakers Academy Graduates .............$99

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Find Out More:

Christy Moore, CMP
National Speakers Association Illinois Chapter
P.O. Box 957484, Hoffman Estates, IL  60195-7484
Fax: 847-423-6123

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