Upcoming events

    • January 29, 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    • Zoom

    Get Video Smart for Professional Speakers

    Video is amongst the most sought after 21st century skills, yet speakers – while professional on stage – appear amateur on video. Learn how your smartphone, that pocket-sized TV station you already own, will revolutionize the way you make videos for your speaking business.

    About Julian Mather

    Julian Mather has seen the world through many lenses.

    Through a telescopic sight as an army sniper

    Through the TV lens as a globe trotting cameraman for ABCTV, 
National Geographic, BBC and Discovery

    Through smoke and mirrors as a professional magician

    He’s traveled far but his longest journeys have been from: behind the camera to in front of it from public servant to entrepreneur from stutterer to professional speaker

    Julian now guides people on their journey to creating 21st-century video and becoming 21st-century learners: two essential business skills for the coming decade.

    • February 01, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Wyndham Garden Charlotte Executive Park, 440 Griffith Rd Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

    February 1, 2020

    Creating and Writing Your Killer Keynote/ Presentation/Program

    I have drawn upon my 20 years’ experience as a keynoter who has presented to over 1,000 top organizations, to develop the Killer Keynote Workshop. 

    I will give you a framework and walk you through a repeatable process you can use to write an amazing keynote or presentation that will get you booked (some marketing pieces included).  Together we will take a deep dive into the creative process to  build your keynote. You will walk away with a completed framework for all your future keynotes and presentations.

    Learning Objectives - just a few!!!!

    1. Exploring a deeper Audience Focus
    2. Adding Empathy and Vulnerability to your presentation
    3. Integrating  Curiosity-Insights-Commitment 
    4. Creating a title that sells
    5. Gaining Clarity
    6. Having a blast

    group during Karen McCullough's speaking workshop

    Karen Mccullough, CSP

    Karen went to her first NSA meeting 1999 in Houston, Texas and was hooked. She graduated from Houston’s Academy in 2000, got her CSP in 2006, and has presented to over 1000 top organizations.  She loves what she does and she loves creating high content, high engagement, high humor, keynotes.  She created her Killer Keynote workshops in 2015, has presented it 12 times to Houston speakers and NSA members, and recently to the DC NSA Chapter.   Recently she attended Donald Miller’s  StroryBrand® workshop and has incorporated some to the StoryBrand® concepts into her process.  

    You are going to love this session!



    8:30am Registration & Networking
    8:45am New Member and Guest Gathering with Membership Chair, Stan Phelps
    9:00am Morning Program 
    12:00pm Networking Lunch
    1:15pm Afternoon Program
    2:30pm Closing Remarks and more networking time
    3pm Adjourn

    • February 26, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Zoom

    How Speakers Make 7 Figures with YouTube, Filming Once Per Month

    YouTube provides speakers a tremendous opportunity to grow a massive following, and add 7 figures of revenue to their business, and do a months worth of filming in a single day. This isn’t theory. I’m going to pull back the curtains and show you everything I’ve done to get these results on YouTube, and how you can too.


    About Nate Woodbury

    Nate Woodbury is a YouTube Producer, currently producing 12 daily YouTube channels. He helps them grow their YouTube following, and turn their channels into lead generation machines that generate seven figures. His largest channel generates over $600K per month, all from organic YouTube traffic.

    You might have the expertise that people need, but if they don’t know you exist, then you are out of luck. Nate helps you make strategic videos to ensure these people find you, follow you, and trust you. By leveraging your expertise on YouTube, you can build a massive following who, in turn, listen to whatever you present to them.

    Nate has two major skill sets; he’s a master of efficiency and he sees the end result, or lack thereof, in everything. Whether in marketing, social media posts, business strategy, event, or whatever, Nate’s brain always thinks in reference to the end result. He’s constantly innovating in ways that minimize time and expense and maximize results.

    Nate is passionate about entrepreneurship, personal development & influence. He loves running, mountain biking, watching secret agent movies, traveling to new places, trees, and board games.

    • March 18, 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
    • Zoom

    Piggyback PR | How to Overfill Your Speaker Piggybank

    Piggyback PR pays off with greater visibility, more speaking leads and a closer connection to new audiences. Jump onto a ready-made news cycle and start filling your piggyback with the proceeds.

    To piggyback means to lift and give a ride. When you piggyback your public relations onto a holiday, news item, trend – or best of all, an event you’re keynoting, you lift your visibility with a quick and easy tie-in to a celebration of an observation that’s already happening.

    In this webinar, you will learn how to:

    • Instantly Recharge Your Mindset to Think Like a PR Superstar
    • Effortlessly Repurpose Your Message with a Fail-Proof Piggyback PR Sauce Recipe
    • Easily Piggyback onto Topics that Make YOU News-worthy Right Now
    • Naturally Increase Value for Meeting Planners, Associations and Events
    • Elevate Your Status to the Top on Search Engines, Social Media, and Short Lists

    Bonus content: 9 ways to fill up your piggybank with Piggyback PR

    Gift: “Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars” PR Chapter written by Barbara Rozgonyi and published by Entrepreneur.
    This powerful session includes a PR primer, tips on where to find and how to reach key media influencers, tools to take your message to the top, and ways to measure PR performance with marketing goals. If you’re ready to create buzz for your speaking business with innovative PR tools to generate more attention, leads, sales, and applause, register right now!

    About Barbara Rozgonyi, Creative PR [Personality + Reputation] Visionary

    Barbara leads CoryWest Media and celebrates 13 years of publishing wiredPRworks.com, named a top 50 PR blog with over 1200 free marketing and PR articles. As a digital marketing pioneer forging new frontiers, Barbara co-founded Social Media Club Chicago in 2008 and led a team to produce over 60 events.  A passionate educator, expert business developer, and humorous motivational international business speaker, Barbara served as a 2018 NSA Illinois Chapter Speakers Academy Dean. She’s presented “Perfecting PR for Speakers” webinars for Speaker Net News and NSA Illinois members. Upon moving to Charlotte from Chicago on May 28, 2019, she immediately went to work on converting from a Chicagoan to a Charlottean and is honored to say “y’all.” For more information, visit www.panoramicPR.com.

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