New Jersey Chapter of National Speakers Association Launches First Speakers Academy January 2016

The National Speakers Association-New Jersey Chapter (NSA-NJ) is proud to offer comprehensive educational programming designed to teach the business of professional speaking.
By: NJ Chapter National Speakers Association
Sheryl Bindelglass - Anna D. Banks - Rochelle Rice
Sheryl Bindelglass - Anna D. Banks - Rochelle Rice
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - Jan. 2, 2016 - PRLog -- Are you an aspiring speaker who doesn’t know where to start?  Have you done speaking engagements for free but would like to start charging for them?  Has your speaking career stalled and you need to “reboot”?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then the Speakers Academy sponsored by National Speakers Association, New Jersey Chapter (NSA-NJ), may be for you!

The National Speakers Association-New Jersey Chapter (NSA-NJ) is proud to offer comprehensive educational programming designed to teach the business of professional speaking. The Aspiring Speakers Program is part of an ongoing chapter effort to help aspiring and emerging speakers become more successful in the business of paid professional speaking. The program is designed for qualified applicants, who want a structured, virtual webinar telecast based program, for developing a speaking career.

“The spirit of our organization is to share our ideas, successes and failures with other speakers, whether aspiring or professional, and this effort to reach directly and develop additional speakers fulfills our mission,” said Sheryl Bindelglass, President of NSA-NJ Chapter.  “I urge all speakers and business professionals who want to add speaking to their marketing mix, too consider this development tool, as we head into the New Year, and join us to you further your career,” she added.

Program Benefits:

•          Ten one hour expert workshops on all the basics of a speaking career presented LIVE virtually via ($1000 value).

•          National Speaker Academy modules guidebook ($588)

•          A speaker’s showcase ($500 value)

•          Discounted member prices on 2016 National Speakers Association New Jersey chapter meetings and holiday party $150 value

•          Build relationships with professional speakers who can mentor and refer you (priceless)

•          Networking at NSA-NJ Chapter Meetings

•          Content delivered from some of the top speakers in the world

"The NSA NJ Aspiring Speakers Academy allows participants to participate via making it possible to learn from our NSA faculty from across the country.  The use of a live online experience as well as local chapter meetings makes for a rich and rewarding learning experience. In this environment, participants will learn first-hand the Spirit of NSA and the value of our sharing culture,” said Rochelle Rice, speaker, author and educator (

The Objectives of Aspiring Speakers Program Are To:

1.       Cultivate strong, distinctive speaking skills

2.       Develop powerful and engaging speaking topics

3.       Learn dynamic platform mechanics

4.       Sell and market yourself as a Professional Speaker

5.       Build a powerful network of professional relationships

6.       Build a profitable speaking business

7.       Create a roadmap to achieve national membership status

"Think of the powerful career effect that this brand-new professional expertise will have from the stage, boardroom, or during business meetings. The faculty include past national NSA presidents, NSA board members and Certified Speaking Professionals (CSPs).  This top-tier faculty will allow the participants to receive interactive, in-person coaching from professional speakers and network with fellow aspiring speakers and business professionals while learning the best practices to increase your speaking ability, professionalism, creative content, and compensation," said Anna D. Banks ( Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team and NSA-NJ Speakers Academy Dean.

2016 Meeting Dates and Module Topics*

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 – Session 1 – Orientation

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – Session 2 - Professional Awareness

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – Session 3 - Topic Development

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – Session 4 - Sales and Marketing

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 – Session 5 - Professional Relationships

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – Session 6 - Presenting & Performing

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – Session 7 - Platform Mechanics

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 – Session – 8 - Authorship & Product Development

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016 - Session 9 - Managing Your Business

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 – Session – 10 - Putting It All Together

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – Speakers Showcase

*Note: Schedule subject to change.

Former President of The National Speakers Association New York Chapter Rochelle Rice and current Vice President of the National Speakers Association New Jersey Chapter Anna D. Banks will be facilitating this comprehensive 10-month program.

The investment is $997 for the entire program. Registration materials, additional information details can be found at under the Speakers Academy tab.

About NSA-NJ:

National Speakers Association, New Jersey Chapter. (NSA-NJ) is the premier professional association in New Jersey dedicated to advancing the art and value of experts who speak professionally. NSA-NJ offers Professional, Aspiring Speaker, Student, Service/Supplier Partner and Bureau Partner memberships. For more information about NSA-NJ, please visit

About NSA:

The National Speakers Association (NSA) is the leading organization for professional speakers. NSA’s thousands of members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines, who reach audiences as trainers, educators, humorists, motivators, consultants, authors and more. Since 1973, NSA has provided resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. Visit NSA’s website at

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