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    • October 29, 2021
    • December 11, 2021
    • 5 sessions
    • 10


    Seven Sessions

    Introduction & Module 1 :: Your Foundation

    The Business of Professional Speaking

    Date – 10/29


    Module 2 :: You Are A Pro

    How to Get Paid to Speak

    Date – 11/5


    Module 3 :: What Are You Saying?

    Designing Your Keynote or Workshop

    Date – 11/6


    Module 4 :: Building Your Visibility

    Marketing, Social Media & PR

    Date – 11/6


    Module 5 :: What’s In Your Promo Package?

    Speaker Demo Reel & Promo Materials

    Date – 11/20


    Speaker Academy Graduation, Accountability & Questions

    Date – 12/11

    • November 06, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte NC

    The 2021 NSA Carolinas Chapter Speaker Intensive is set for Saturday, Nov. 6 at NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte NC! This in-person event is designed for speakers of all levels to help take their message and speaking business to the next level!


    Our featured programs for the Speaker Intensive experience focus on practical and actionable ways from industry-leading voices to create an impactful and memorable message as well as how to use dynamic marketing tools to ensure you aren’t the best kept secret! 


    Jane Jenkins Herlong, CSP, CPAE, will lead us through how to creatively and strategically craft your keynote message.  Whether you are designing your signature keynote or have given it dozens of times, Jane’s approach will give you new perspective that will ensure your message drives the impact you desire for your audience.


    Once you have that message to share, how will you get the word out? Barbara Rozgonyi is an expert in the marketing and promotion industry and will lay out a scalable and repeatable system to increase awareness and interest in you and your message.


    If you are serious about accelerating your professional speaking business, you won’t want to miss this NSA Carolinas Chapter event!


    There will be several networking opportunities during the day and much more!


    Make sure to take advantage of the Early-Bird pricing!


    Speaker Intensive Agenda :: Saturday, 11/6

    8A           Networking Breakfast/Coffee

    9A           Welcome and President’s Message

    9:30A     “What Are You Saying?” How to Design Your Keynote

    10:40A   “Building Your Visibility!” Scalable Promotional Strategies

    11:45A    Networking Lunch

    12:30P   Guest Speaker Jeffrey Gitomer  “Rocket Speech” You can take your talk to the moon & back if you use the right fuel!

    1:30P     Closing Remarks


    • November 16, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Speaker Lab

    12pm - 1:00pm  |  Virtual

    Introducing . . . "SPEAKER LAB," an extraordinarily engaging learning experience you can’t get anywhere else.

    Benefit from all the below!

    • practice a speech segment and receive invaluable feedback to make it even better
    • give constructive feedback to those who are speaking to help them strengthen further
    • observe professional speakers presenting and showcasing their talent and style

    So whether it's practicing new content, requesting constructive feedback to strengthen a speech area, or simply showcasing your style and talent and watching others, you can leverage SPEAKER LAB to help you hone your speaking and grow your business.

    How did we come up with this idea? A recent member survey showed that 80% of you are interested in speaking opportunities with other members.

    Before you take the stage wondering if your talk is on the right track, check into SPEAKER LAB. We’ll listen, give you constructive feedback, probably a pat on the back or three, and send you off with the confidence you knew you needed - even if you’re not the one presenting.

    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 16th from 12pm - 1pm EST!  Watch for an event announcement coming soon.

    Interested in presenting? Send an email to our VP Programs, Kevin Snyder at Kevin@KevinCSnyder.com.

    Looking forward to seeing YOU at SPEAKER LAB!!

    • December 04, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Zoom

    Click Here to Register!

    There has never been a time in human history when a speaker's reputation has been more valuable, yet fragile and vulnerable. The hyper-connected world in which we live and work has placed a spotlight on us all – especially in the professional speaking industry.  Yet, most speakers are not equipped with the vital strategies to shape, protect, and even repair this asset which will drive future speaking opportunity and their business forward?


    Reputation expert, author of Reputation Shift, and NSA Carolinas President-Elect Mike Mooney, will lead an engaging and interactive experience to proactively shift our perspectives on reputations and empower us with actionable strategies and use-now steps to enhance our reputation and professional speaking opportunities.  Having spent 25 years in the high-performance and high-pressure professional motorsports industry handling dozens of crisis issues, Mike often asks, “We earn our reputations every single day. What did you earn today?” Find out what your reputation could be earning for you and how it could accelerate the success you want!


    Attendees will take-away:

    4 Foundational Reputation Drivers for Speakers

    4 Trust Building Elements

    1 Reputation Building Strategy

    1 Reputation Protection Strategy

    3 Parts of a Proper Apology

    5 Step Blueprint for Reputation Repair for Speakers

Past events

October 02, 2021 Pink Goldfish: Amplify Differentiation to Stand Out as a Speaker
September 21, 2021 Speaker Lab
September 11, 2021 NSA Carolinas Monthly Workshop
August 14, 2021 NSA Carolinas Workshop | Top takeaways from NSA's INFLUENCE Conference!
May 15, 2021 Embrace the Change: 15+ Sticky Strategies that Engage Today's Diverse Audience
April 10, 2021 Virtual Studio Showcase!
March 13, 2021 "The Business of Doing Business"
February 16, 2021 NSA Carolinas Speaker Showcase
January 09, 2021 Virtual Program with Anton Gunn
December 17, 2020 Lets Celebrate our Perseverance!
November 07, 2020 Chapter Program - Speaker Intensive: Lois Creamer
October 17, 2020 Virtual Chapter Program - Cecilia Gorman
September 19, 2020 Virtual Chapter Program - Amy Harrill
September 12, 2020 NSA Carolinas Speakers Academy
June 19, 2020 Chapter Program: Amy Climer & Wally Adamchik
May 28, 2020 Webinar: Designing Dynamic Slides with Chris Cook
April 03, 2020 Chapter Program: Crystal Washington
March 18, 2020 Webinar: Barbara Rozgonyi, Piggybacking PR
February 25, 2020 Webinar: Nate Woodbury, YouTube
February 01, 2020 Chapter Program: Karen McCullough
January 29, 2020 Webinar: Julian Mather, Get Video Smart
December 11, 2019 Webinar: David Newman
November 01, 2019 Speaker Intensive 2019
October 01, 2019 Fall 2019 Local Member Dine-Around
September 07, 2019 Chapter Program - Steve Lowell
June 28, 2019 Chapter meeting June 28 to 29
May 06, 2019 Local Member Dine Around Spring Edition
April 30, 2019 NSA Carolinas Video Lab
March 09, 2019 Chapter Meeting March 9 2019
February 02, 2019 Chapter Meeting Feb 2 2019
December 10, 2018 Local Member Dine-Around Holiday Edition Dec/Jan
November 02, 2018 Speaker Intensive 2018
October 03, 2018 Writing Workshop: Learning Lab Oct 3 2018
August 20, 2018 August Local Member Dine-Around
August 01, 2018 Chapter Meeting Sept 8 2018
June 22, 2018 Chapter Meeting June 22 & 23 2018
April 14, 2018 Chapter Meeting April 14th 2018
February 24, 2018 Raleigh Power Session
January 20, 2018 Chapter Meeting Jan 20th 2018
November 10, 2017 2017 Speakers School
October 16, 2017 Video Lab
September 09, 2017 Chapter Meeting Sep 9th
September 08, 2017 Chapter Meeting 9/9/17 Recording For Sale
June 10, 2017 Chapter Meeting June 10th
April 08, 2017 Chapter Meeting April 8th
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