What is NSA St. Louis?

National Speakers Association (NSA) is the largest international organization of professional speakers, with more than 5,000 members worldwide. As part of the International Federation for Professional Speakers, NSA helps its members deliver platform excellence, develop their businesses, and have a positive impact on their audiences.

NSA/St. Louis is the recognized voice of the speaking profession in the St. Louis metropolitan region. Its more than 40 members have established the benchmark for platform excellence and continue to influence their audiences in significant ways.

Mission: NSA St. Louis is dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally by:

  • Enhancing platform excellence
  • Facilitating business development
  • Fostering community
  • Increasing NSA’s brand identity
  • Developing strategic partnerships
  • Attend one of our upcoming events
  • Join our local chapter
  • Get active in our leadership

Free Training for Members

Live and Virtual Training for NSA St. Louis Members

Cutting edge and valuable training and webinars to keep you on the top of your game. Gain the tools, resources and expertise you need to succeed as a professional speaker.

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Build Your Business and Expertise

Learn to Work on Your Business NOT in Your Business

Learn more about the business of speaking for a living. Build a thriving speaking business and develop your platform skills with the help of NSA colleagues.

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Personal User Profiles

Promote your business and brand with a detailed user profile that positions you as an expert.

Craft a professional profile to promote your expertise and share your work with your peers. Include all of your social media accounts and highlight the professional training you have completed on the BNSA site.

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Collaborate with Colleagues

Collaboration is the FASTEST path to success

Connect, collaborate and communicate your way to a better business. You’ll find a wide variety of expertise among your colleagues who are eager to share their expertise with you.

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About NSA St. Louis

This is the official site of the St. Louis chapter of NSA (National Speakers Association). This is a paid membership community and meeting place that provides members of with a space to share, discuss, learn and grow as professional speakers.

Why Join NSA St. Louis

NSA St. Louis MAY BE THE PLACE FOR YOU IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN THE SPEAKING PROFESSION OR MEETINGS INDUSTRY. This group is for professional speakers who are members or academy members of The National Speakers Association (NSA). Other professional speakers and those involved in the meetings industry in other roles (as staff, bureaus, meeting planners, etc) are also welcome to join as affiliates.

From the Resource Blog


June 2 – Improving Impact & Influence

Friday, June 2, 2017 Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Business Development Program 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Members ONLY Mastermind and Lunch 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Improving Impact & Influence (In An Insanely Information-Infused World): What Your Brain Has To Say About That! Would you like to know what goes on inside of your brain (as […]

NSA St. Louis Leadership

Theme for 2015 – 2016: The Power of Community

Objectives for 2015 – 2016:

  • Provide an exceptional member experience by value that breaks even.
  • 10 monthly meetings and 2 special events during the programming year.
  • Improve the focus on marketing upcoming meetings to recruit new attendees and members.
  • Double its membership from 20 – 40 during the programming year.
  • Grow the community and keep everyone informed.

Meet the 2015 – 2016 NSA St. Louis Board of Directors

President – Lethia Owens
Immediate President – Manley Feinberg
Treasurer – Cathy Sexton
Programming – Wayne Schoeneberg
Board Member – Chris Robinson

Upcoming NSA National Events

Influence 2016-NSA Annual Convention
July 23-26, 2016
Phoenix Desert Ridge Marriott
Phoenix, AZ

Influence 2017 – NSA Annual Convention
July 8-11, 2017
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Influence 2018 – NSA Annual Convention
July 14-17, 2018
Hilton Anatole
Dallas, TX

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