Candidate Membership

NSA Houston offers a nurturing environment for emerging speakers who know how to move an audience, but want to learn even better ways to grow the speaking side of their business, being it training, coaching, consulting or therapy.

Candidate Member speakers are those who might not yet qualify as Professional Members of NSA, but have the speaking experience needed to take their speaking career to the next level.

You may already qualify as an Candidate Member Speaker!  

If you have already completed NSA’s National Speaker Academy or a chapter-level Speakers Academy, or if you believe your speaking experience qualifies you as a Candidate Member, then please submit a Candidate Member Application. Additionally, please send an email to Past President Dr. Rob Pennington to let him know you’ve applied.

Save Even More on Saturday Professional Workshops: Get Your All Access Pass!

Only NSA Professional Members and Candidate Members are eligible to purchase our ALL ACCESS PASS. The AAP gives you huge savings off the “at the door” price for each monthly workshop for the year.

PLUS AAP holders receive all of the following benefits, the last of which is worth the price of the AAP by itself!

  • ATTEND ALL MONTHLY PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOP EXPERIENCES AT NO CHARGE from August through July  Go to the head of the line! Do not make a payment! Just register! Amazing Presenter line up!
  • ACCESS TO VIDEO RECORDINGS OF MONTHLY WORKSHOPS.  If you are unable to attend a meeting, you won’t miss out on the speakers and their great insights. You will receive a link to the video recordings of each workshop that you can view at your leisure. And if you did attend you get the added bonus of being able to review the material as well.  This is a HUGE benefit for those of us without photographic memory!
  • ACCESS TO AMAZING RESOURCES ON NSA HOUSTON’S LINKEDIN MEMBERSHIP GROUP.  All Access Pass Holders have access to a growing list of valuable resources that are continually being updated by our leaders and all participants whenever a new tool, technique or insight is discovered.  It’s also another opportunity for fast communication, feedback, networking and help.
  • AND….MAYBE MOST IMPORTANT FOR PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS….ACCESS TO HOUSTON’S FUTURE CONFERENCE CONTACT INFORMATION FROM THE GREATER HOUSTON CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU (GHCVB) If you want to be able to work in town more – then knowing about all the large conventions and conference that will be coming to Houston in the future is essential.  All Access Pass Holders will have access to quarterly updated information available only to GHCVB’s members. (This is a $450 value alone, the price of GHCVB membership.).

That’s many thousands of dollars worth of benefits and business development opportunities!

We believe so much in the value of the All Access Pass that we guarantee it! 

A Money Back Guarantee!   You show up at every chapter workshop this year, and if at the end of the year, you sincerely do not believe that you received way more than your money’s worth, we return your fee, no questions asked.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. 

If you truly wish to learn the business of speaking and what to take your speaking to the next level, we believe this is the best place to be.  Join this group of professionals who are committed to taking a significant step in the speaking side of their business through participation with NSAHouston.

We look forward to you being a vibrant part of our community of professional speakers dedicated to improving the world, one audience at a time!


I want to save $120+ by purchasing my Candidate Membership ($280) AND the NSA Houston All Access Pass ($400) – Early Bird Pricing now through June 30, 2017! 

(Prepaid Meeting Rates: NSAH Member rate x 12 meetings per year = $564. Your All Access Pass Saves you more than $200!)

I want my Candidate Membership Only ($280) – I’ll pay separately for attendance at each NSA Houston Professional

Pre-registered Meeting Price

Per meeting
AAP $0
NSAH Member $47
Non- Member $57
First Time Guest $35


Pay at the Door Meeting Rate

Per meeting
AAP $0
NSAH Member $57
Non- Member $67
First Time Guest $35