Upcoming Events

NSA Houston is pleased to announce our upcoming

Professional Workshops

We meet on the third Saturday of every month (except the 2nd Sat of November and January)

NSA Houston brings some of the most successful professional speakers in the country to Houston to share their secrets of success. Here is our schedule for our upcoming Professional Workshops:

8:00  — 8:30 am Setup  – speaker mic check & set-up
8:15 – 8:45 am New Member/Guest Orientation
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration/check-in and networking
9:00 – 10:30 am Program Begins
10:30 – 10:45 am Networking
10:45 – 11:45 am Program Continues
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Closing exercise & announcements



  • January 21st – Hayley Foster: Mastering the Magic of TED: Your unique and powerful message, ready for TEDx or any high-stakes venue
  • February 11th – Todd Cohen: Everyone’s in Sales: Building a Sales Culture! – Every Conversation is a Selling Moment
  • March 18th – David Newman, CSP: Marketing and Sales Accelerator for Thought-Leading Professionals
  • April 15th – Darryl Davis, CSP: How to Fill Your Calendar with Self-Promoted Events
  • May 20th – Jill Lublin: Every Speaking Engagement = Guaranteed Revenue
  • June 24th @ Norris Conference Center – John Molidor, PhD, CSP: Improving Impact and Influence: What Your Brain Has to Say About That.  PLUS our President’s Celebration!
  • July 15th @ Council on Recovery – Video Special: NSA Academy members record their demo videos!
  • July 22nd @ Norris Conference Center – Marquessa Pettway: The Speakerpreneur Lifestyle – The Business & The Reality
  • August 19th @ United Way – NSA Houston Super Panel Presents: “The Best of Influence 2017 Panel presentation by NSA Houston Members who attended Influence 2017
  • September 23rd @ United Way – Linda Swindling, JD, CSP: Negotiate Like a Pro
  • October 21st @ United Way – Jill Schiefelbein: Re-purposing your IP for Profit
  • November 18th @ United Way – Steve Napolitan: Finding your WOW client, and valuable surveys
  • December 16th @ United Way – TBD



  • January 20th @ United Way – Joel Block: Creating YOUR Business Strategy
  • February 17th @ Council on Recovery
  • March 17th @ United Way
  • April 21st @ United Way – Sylvie di Giusto: eLearning Programs that Sell
  • May 19th @ Council on Recovery
  • June 16th @ United Way – Brian Walter & Presidents Celebration
  • July 21st @ United Way – TBD
  • August 18th – United Way – TBD
  • September 15th – United Way – TBD
  • October 20th – United Way – TBD
  • November 17th – United Way – TBD
  • December 15th – United Way – TBD


All Access Pass Holders have access to Video recordings for all these amazing 2017 Professional Workshops PLUS recordings from 2013-present, close to 300 hours of professional workshop materials. Including:

  • Doug Stevenson, CSP – Storytelling Mastery that Grows Your Business
  • Ed Robinson CSP – Rainmaker Strategies for Growth
  • Tim Durkin, CSP – Quit Trying To Add Value and Start Having Impact!
  • Lois Creamer – Book More Business
  • Doug Devitre, CSP – Speaker Sales Techniques
  • Shawne Duperon  Media Mastery for Professional Speakers
  • Jim Jacobus, CSP – 3 Keys to Consistently Sell Your Speaking
  • Misty Williams – Marketing Strategy
  • Karen McCoullough, CSP- The Secrets to Creating and Delivering a Killer Keynote
  • Crystal Washington- Create A Simple Social Strategy for Your Speaking Business”  
  • Pegine Echevarria, CSP: Be a Living Brand. Be The Brand They Want To Buy!
  • Delatorro McNeal II, MS, CSP: Crush The Stage, The 12 Step Platform Mastery Blueprint for Your Speaking Business
  • Meredith Oliver: Find Your Fan Factor – 3 Slam Dunk Secrets to Make Them Stop Scrolling & Start Booking
  • Mike Robertson: No Power, No Point: Why Your Slides Suck and How to Make them Soar!
  • Liz Weber, CMC, CSP: Create YOUR 3-Year Speaking Business Plan: Stop Chasing Squirrels and Grow Your Business!