GROW YOUR SPEAKING BUSINESS!
New Mexico’s premier association for professionals who use the power of the voice.
Whether you’re a professional keynote speaker, author, coach, consultant, trainer, broadcaster, podcaster, blogger, professor or teacher, the NM Chapter of the National Speakers Association is committed to help you grow your speaking business and expand your impact globally.
With a focused mission, Membership in the NSA NM Chapter has many benefits to help you grow your speaking business and to connect you to other like-minded speaking professionals.
We have several events and experiences throughout the year to fuel your success as a professional speaker. Each event is planned with a purpose and executed with excellence to maximize your personal and professional growth.
Join our growing community of professionals who use the power of their voice in NM!
You’ve got a message and a passion for sharing it. NSA NM has the tools, techniques and the professional connections to help you do that effectively. Whether it’s at our chapter meetings or other events, our network of talented and successful speakers are eager to welcome you and help grow your business. Our members have all been where you are today, from trying to break into a new market to publishing your next book. We can help you achieve greatness as a professional speaker.
- Being connected to our growing family of like-minded professionals building their speaking business.
- Receive 25% – 50% discounts on ALL events and experiences
- Attend Partners ONLY events, meetings, and opportunities
- Have behind the scenes exclusive access to guest speakers and presenters
- Be listed on the NSA NM website with photo, market info, and a link to your speaking website
- Be on the referral list for speaking inquiries in New Mexico
- Participating in a thriving community of motivated individuals growing their influence to change the world
- And so much MORE!
BECOME A MEMBER TODAY FOR JUST $99.00!
Take your speaking business to a new level of profitability and impact by attending this training seminar.
Participating in the NSA NM chapter keeps me focused and motivated to build my speaking business. Through the relationships that I have and the chapter meetings, I have the tools I need to achieve my speaking dreams.Steve Corona
Everytime that I connect with the NSA NM speakers tribe, I am not only encouraged to pursue my dream but I am learning what it takes to build a profitable speaking business.Susan Swafford
To grow your speaking business, you must grow as an individual first. When you invest in your personal and professional growth, you invest in your business. Bigger and better business comes from bigger and better leaders.
The Future of Your Speaking Business
with Tod Novak
February 7th – 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Drury Inn at I-25 and Jefferson
The speaker industry has been changing for years and will change even more in the next 5 years. What are you doing to take advantage of these changes?
There were 3,000 Speaker Bureaus 10 years ago, today there are only 138 in North America. Less than 10 have more than 15 employees. The IASB predicts 90% will not be around five years from now.
Where are companies finding their speakers and trainers? Are there less speaking gigs out there? How is technology playing an impact on our speaking industry? What is your speaking business model to make money?Which models work, and which ones do not work?
Tod Novak, CSP, will share his personal model that has allowed him to stay in Southern California, sleep in his own bed, not have to jump on airplanes or be away from his family, and earn a fantastic income.
The speaking industry is about using your voice and there are other income streams options to make income with your voice and expertise that is not just from a stage.
The 4 Stages of Selling:
- Follow up
You must have all 4 stages working in your business to have a successful business.
- How to increase your closing ratio (close more business)
- What speaker business model is best for you (money making)
- Out of the 4 Stages of Selling which stage is the most important
- Where are meeting planners and others going to find speakers… and it’s not your website
No Power & No Point: Why Your Slides Suck & How To Make ‘em Soar
with Mike Robertson
March 7th – 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Drury Inn at I-25 and Jefferson
Blaming PowerPoint for boring slides is like blaming the paintbrush for a lousy painting. Mike Robertson is a nationally-known expert in creating amazing, magical slides for his own presentations and for many of the top speakers in the USA and he’s coming to share his secrets with NSA-New Mexico. This idea-packed workshop will give you dozens of ways to transform your own slides into works of art that will delight your audiences and help them retain your information much longer.
“The reason so many slide presentations are dull is that most people think of slides in a fundamentally old-fashioned way,” Robertson said. “Slides are used as the digital equivalent of the old flip charts—like we often use in brainstorming sessions. But slides can rise to the level of art once you learn the possibilities of a program like PowerPoint or Keynote.”
Creating amazing slides doesn’t require new tools or software; it only requires imagination and creativity along with the program you already have. In No Power & No Point, Mike shares usable techniques, tips and tricks to improve every aspect of a basic slide — color, texture, typography, frames, animations, use of multimedia, and even some interactive techniques that often elicit applause from audiences.
A professional speaker who focuses on creativity and readiness, Mike incorporates his eclectic background in graphic design, magic, and music to make slides like you’ve never seen before. When he shared a short version of this workshop at the National Speakers Association convention in San Diego in 2014, he instantly went from being an unknown to a sought-after thought leader in the field. He has since shared this program with 15 NSA chapters, as well as four national conventions of NSA, including INFLUENCE 2017. He has designed slides for NSA President Ruby Newell-Legner, Jason Hewlett, and many other top-notch speakers. Mike is currently working on the visuals for the NSA Winter Conference in 2018, focused on the theme of The Future of Speaking.
Mike lives in Austin with his wife, Lisa, a videographer. They have one daughter, Lindsey, a writer and performer in Los Angeles.
Mike’s signature keynote speech, The Art of Readiness, illustrates his creativity and the benefits of approaching life as a work of art. He has written four books, is an accomplished musician, and once was the world’s foremost authority on PEZ dispensers. Yep, that’s true.
Don’t miss No Power & No Point. If you use slides, you’ll be blown away by how many great ideas you’ll get. And if you’ve never thought slides were necessary for your presentation, you’ll be amazed at the powerful possibilities you’re missing. You’ve never seen slides like this before.
Spring Speakers Social & Party
LOCATION: Jerome & Jodi Wade House
APRIL 2018 – More Informaiton Coming Soon
MORE EXCITING EVENTS COMING IN 2018 – STAY TUNED!