Once national membership is achieved, you are eligible to join the Chapter. Not a member of NSA NATIONAL? Go to http://www.nsaspeaker.org/join to learn more.

NSA-CT, officially recognized as a Chapter of the National Speakers Association in July 2003, is an organization which provides resources and education to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. Affiliation with our chapter is available with either a member or an Academy designation; which are described below:

Members: individuals who have been accepted as Professional Members in the National Speakers Association or those who are enrolled in the Academy for Professional Speaking are eligible to be members in the CT Chapter

Professional Member Benefits:
1. Speaker listing on the NSA-CT website for possible paid speaking opportunities and name recognition
2. Opportunity to attend professional member-only events, such as our Fireside Meetings, specifically designed to enhance your speaking career.
3. Open admission to the LinkedIn NSA-CT group. We strongly urge you to sign up.
4. Reduced rate attendance to all Member/Guest Meetings & discounted rate to Speaker Academy for refreshing your business
5. Eligible to vote & hold a seat on the Board.

Dues Options
$125 per year for dues and pay for each meeting as you go ($25). (Yearly dues are collected annually JULY-SEPTEMBER)
$295 “All-Inclusive” rate include dues and all meetings (available for purchase, once a year, ONLY to professional members every September)


ACADEMY MEMBERS: Those who enroll in the CT Speakers Academy (held annually Feb-June) are granted a 15 month Academy membership to NSA-CT, starting with the month/year their Academy program begins. This covers the cost of dues for the upcoming chapter year and allows Academy graduates to attend ALL chapter meetings within that 15 month period at the professional member rate of just $25 (includes dinner). The intention of this Academy member 15 month ‘grace period’ of discounted meeting fees is to assist Academy graduates with finding paid speaking gigs and enable them time to qualify for National Speakers Association membership (a requirement to become a professional member of any chapter).

GUESTS: Meetings are open to the public or any interested aspiring speaker who would like to learn more about the speaking industry with a $40 guest fee (meal included) per meeting


NOTE: Technical  difficulties?  Please email:  nsaconnecticut@gmail.com. Please indicate whether you are registering as a new member or renewing your dues for the year and you will be contacted with registration info/payment options or email us for other payment options: nsaconnecticut@gmail.com