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In Just 6 Sessions, Our Faculty of Established, Experienced Speakers Will Help You Chart Your Course to Speaking Success

Want to do better presentations or programs? Set up a speaking business? Make more money as a speaker?

Get the answers at the NSA Illinois Speakers Academy.

The renowned Illinois Chapter of National Speakers Association 
announces Speaker Academy Spring 2023 

Professional speaking is a lucrative—but challenging—profession. NSA Illinois’ Speakers Academy provides the resources you need to understand the business of speaking.

The faculty features dedicated, accomplished professionals who make all or part of their living as professional speakers. You’ll learn the speaking business from the inside out from professionals from USA & Europe who have spoken to audiences all around the globe.

Of course, we’ll show you how to enhance your presentation skills. But NSA Illinois’ Speakers Academy focuses on how to develop and market yourself to people at corporations, associations, and organizations who hire—and pay—speakers.

Speakers Academy will help you address core business issues as a professional speaker and answer your pressing questions, like:

  • How do I position / differentiate myself?
  • What topics will I speak on?
  • How do I market myself to be a successful speaker?
  • What sales techniques are most appropriate?
  • Who are my core customers? Corporations, Non-Profit, Associations, Individuals, All of them?
  • What streams of revenue can I generate? Keynotes / Workshops/ Online / Seminars / Social Media?
  • How do I not run foul of IRS and not go to jail? (Sorry, that should read, How do I manage my business in a professional manner?)
  • How do I become a more impactful speaker?

Speakers Academy is not just a great educational experience, it is also a fun program where you likely will meet many new friends.

If you’re an emerging or experienced speaker who’s ready to invest in taking your speaking business to a higher level, join NSA Illinois’ Speakers Academy today!

Spring 2023 Program Dates

All sessions are held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

                    SESSION 1: January 21

SESSION 2: January 28

                    SESSION 3: February 11

SESSION 4: February 8

                    SESSION 5: March 18

SESSION 6: March 25

Watch the Video Below to Learn More ... and

Meet the Speakers Academy Co-Deans

Speaker Academy is delighted to once again have two of the most respected voices in the industry as Co-Deans – Kevin O’Connor CSP and IrishmanSpeaks – Conor Cunneen

Enjoy this little clip where our Co-Deans provide some insight on Speaker Academy 2023.

Interested? Contact Christy Moore at 847-991-0772 and

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Christy Moore, CMP
National Speakers Association Illinois Chapter
45 Delaware Court, Schaumburg IL 60193 

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