Top National Experts Share Dynamic Public Speaking Techniques And Their Secrets for Success

The Georgia Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA Georgia) will host its annual NSA Georgia’s Speakers’ Academy, a public speaking workshop, on Saturday, May 10, from 8 am to 7 pm at the Georgia Tech Klaus Building, Midtown, Atlanta. For more information and to register, please visit or call 770-445-4797.

NSA Georgia’s Speakers’ Academy is an all-day event packed with powerful, practical advice on how to launch and grow your speaking career and polish your presentation skills. Registration and networking are from 8 to 9 am. Keynote speeches, breakout sessions by 15 national speakers and presenters, and lunch follow. The breakout sessions are divided into two tracks: Track One is a public speaking course for launching great communication skills and Track Two is for thriving as a professional speaker or presenter. A reception and partner expo from 5 to 7 pm conclude the event. The investment in this unique opportunity starts at $200.

Presenters include:

  • Pat Hazell, former writer for Seinfeld on Bankable Humor
  • Rick Frishman on the best practices of publishing
  • Monica Wofford on Content Development
  • Don Cooper on the “Tao” of Sales
  • Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE on developing your Comic Vision
  • A panel of Meeting Industry executives on key trends and what they expect from internal and external presentations
  • Dr. Gene Griessman as President Lincoln on developing a character
  • Ken Futch, Dan Thurmon, and Jeff Justice on Lessons Learned as Certified Speaking Professionals (CSPs) – moderated by Jean Houston-Shore
  • Christina Parker of New Beginnings and Waldo Waldman of Your Wingman on Getting Off to a Great Start as a Professional Speaker
  • Mitch Davis of Yearbook of Experts on Search Engine Optimization
  • Jim Mathis on the Five Resources to Get Started as a Professional Speaker

Top national experts will show participants how to:

  • Avoid the typical costly mistakes in most presentations
  • Develop rich, marketable content as a professional speaker
  • Promote yourself and your content, both within and outside of your organization
  • Attract and retain ideal clients
  • Brighten up your talks with bankable humor
  • Master the art of storytelling

NSA Georgia is the Georgia Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA), the leading professional association for speakers. NSA provides resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession. NSA Georgia holds monthly chapter meetings, offers content-rich workshops and provides a dynamic environment for speakers to meet and learn from each other. Visit

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