*Please note that this will be a virtual event

Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

Business Development Program – 9:00 am to Noon

via Zoom




In December 2019, NSA St. Louis hosted a monthly meeting with a panel of speaking experts who shared their knowledge and wisdom in spectacular form. This year, once again, we have assembled some of the best of the best to come together, share their wisdom, and prepare you to enter 2021 with more confidence and inspiration than ever before.

The panels will showcase our own homegrown talent, from speakers still growing their businesses to established experts and CPAE-level masters.  Six panelists will answer questions and kibbitz with the audience and one another, describing their speaker journeys and providing practical guidance for upcoming and established speakerpreneurs.


Panel 1

Steve Hughes, CSP

Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE

Sam Silverstein, CSP


Panel 2

Mary Byers, CSP

Jeff Koziatek

Cathy Sexton


You will gain powerful insight and get your questions answered as the experts share what works and what doesn’t in this once-a-year event opportunity. So, join us. You won’t want to miss it!

Mark your calendar and reserve your spot today!



Shep Hyken:

Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE is a customer service/experience expert, an award-winning keynote speaker and New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.


Steve Hughes:

Steve Hughes, CSP is a sought-after speaker and author who helps people look and sound smart when they talk.


Sam Silverstein: 

Keynote speaker, author, and international consultant Sam Silverstein, CSP, is the author of 10 books and has been called “The most trusted voice on accountability.”


Cathy Sexton:

Cathy Sexton is a speaker, author, coach, and productivity & profit specialist who helps business owners increase their performance, profits, and potential through common-sense strategies and intentional actions.


Jeff Koziatek:

Jeff Koziatek, keynote speaker and mindset coach, works with top performers who want to achieve more professional success and personal freedom.


Mary Byers:

Mary Byers, CSP, CAE helps associations remain relevant in a rapidly changing environment and is a 30-year member of NSA and the author of Race for Relevance: 5 Radical Changes for Associations.