The National Speakers Association
The NSA is an international association of more than 3500 members dedicated to the art and value of experts who speak professionally. For more than 30 years, NSA has provided its membership with resources and education designed to enhance business acumen and impact through programming that helps audience members and organizations positively address the way they work and live, change and adapt, compete and lead, prosper and perform. The CSP certification is NSA’s indication that you are booking a committed professional who has a history of success with many audiences.
Human Resources Professionals and Meeting Professionals Comment About the CSP
“CSP is an insurance policy toward the meeting planner’s success. The CSP designator is a qualifier in the mind of the astute planner.”
-Brad Plumb North American Speakers Bureau, Inc.
“I am a CMP (Certified Meeting Professional). I believe strongly in designations. It says you are committed to the profession. When I have equal speakers, I will take the CSP first over the, non-CSP Yes, CSP does make a difference in selecting speakers.”
-Betty E. Garrett, CMP Garrett Speakers International
“I always consider the CSP designation the hallmark of professional excellence. The CSPs that we have selected have never disappointed our audiences.”
-Barbara S. Sadek The Society for Human Resources Management
“It’s truly an indication that a speaker has achieved a higher level of professionalism. It’s something we look for first. I reduce my risk by hiring someone with a CSP.”
-William Bess Mfgrs. Representatives of America