About NSA Oregon

Welcome to the Oregon chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA Oregon). We are the number one resource for:

  • Meeting planners looking for top notch expert speaking talent
  • Professional speakers looking to grow their business, platform skills, and networks
  • Aspiring speakers looking to gain the requisite knowledge, skills, and experience needed for membership in the National Speakers Association

We are an organization of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

Every member of the National Speakers Association has met exacting standards and membership criteria, so you know that when you hire an NSA member you are guaranteed a high level of professionalism, ethics, and expertise.

If you are looking for a speaker for your organization, company, convention or meeting, please review our roster of world-class professional speakers and their areas of expertise. There you will find links to the speaker’s individual web sites. You will see that our speakers are finest in the Northwest. NSA Oregon is committed to helping you find just the right speaker and resource to meet your needs.

If you are a professional speaker looking to learn more about the advantages of membership in the National Speakers Association and the Oregon chapter, please visit one of our local chapter meetings found on the Events tab.

For those of you who are interested in what it takes to become a professional speaker and membership in the National Speakers Association, check our our Speaker Academy page!

If you have any questions or would like additional information, don’t hesitate to contact us.

We want your experience with NSA Oregon to be friendly, easy and productive. All suggestions and feedback you may want to share with us are very welcome. You can email the president of our chapter directly.

Board of Directors

Past Presidents

Honorees/Chapter Member of the Year

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

Professional Speakers for Meetings, Conventions and Seminars

NSA Oregon offers referrals for professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics. Every member of the Oregon Chapter has met the exacting standards and membership criteria of the National Speakers Association.

When you hire an NSA member, you are guaranteed a high level of professionalism and expertise and can have absolute confidence that the speaker you have chosen for your event will provide to your audience exactly what you require and more

Our members are speakers, facilitators, trainers and consultants on topics as diverse as motivation, humor, leadership, communications, sales, negotiation, customer service, teamwork, technology, life balance, relationships, fiscal intelligence and financial planning, networking, productivity, change, self esteem and others. If you have a need for information delivered in lively, engaging and compelling ways, you have come to the right organization!

Please visit our web directory of speakers by topic or by name, and then go to the speaker’s individual websites for more information.

 

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

Some Ways to Use Video to Build a Community and Bookings!

Posted on Behalf of Elaine Sanchez

Two out of three people online are watching a video right now, most of them on YouTube. Today, speakers, coaches, trainers and entertainers can make money utilizing the free tools on YouTube.  Uploading a demo video isn’t enough.  In this video, Wahoo Films shares a few secrets to optimizing YouTube videos and ways to drive relevant traffic to you or your organization so that you PROFIT from every video you upload.  Its not about how many views, but the RIGHT viewers.

Interview:

Check out Wahoo Films YouTube channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/wahoofilms

See a few speaker demos at:
http://www.youtube.com/user/SpeakTrainOnline

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The June 2010 Speakers Platform

This month we are honored to have Kristen Arnold as our guest on the Speakers Platform! Kristen is the upcoming president of the National Speakers Association. We also have a fabulous session on breathing from our next NSA Oregon President Al Lee! It is also Margaret’s last greeting as our current President. All kinds of stuff from presidents this month! Of course, we have the ever exuberant Kellie Grill with a bevy of announcements for all of our upcoming events.

Anthony Miller

Click this link to listen or download —->June Speakers Platform

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The May Edition of the Speaker’s Platform

We have a PACKED agenda this month. I am very excited about Jan’s outstanding interview with Rebecca Morgan. Kellie also did a great job interviewing our very own Holly Duckworth. I invite you to take a listen to this month’s audio newsletter. Don’t forget to drop us a line and let us know your thoughts. You feedback drives what we do every month on the Speaker’s Platform! Have a great Spring season!

Anthony Miller

Click this link to listen or download —-> The May Speakers Platform

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National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The March April Speakers Platform

Welcome to the Spring Edition of the Speakers Plaform! This month we have our message from our president Margaret Marcuson as well as chapter updates from our very own Kellie Grill. We even have an interview from our upcomming guest, the outstanding Mark LeBlanc! Enjoy and have a great start to your Spring!

Click here to listen or down —–> April Speakers Platform

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The February Edition of the Speakers Platform

Welcome to the February edition of the Speaker's Platform. This month we are trying to learn more about how to show our customers the love. We will do that by listening to a couple of great sessions from speech coach expert Max Dixon,  and top-notch sales trainers Rich and Andrea from Go for No fame.

I really want for this to be a valuable resource for our members, candidates and other speakers. Please let me know what your thoughts are and send me some suggestions for content or anything else!

Now you can download the Speakers Platform or listen to it straight from our blog!
Final Feb 2010 Speakers Platform

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The January Edition of The Speaker's Platform

After a two month break for the holidays The Speaker's Platform is back! This month is our most jam packed session yet. We have audio from economic expert Bill Conerly, comedian and chapter guest Frank King, our chapter president Margaret Marcuson, and in a brand new segment called The Meeting Planner Minute you will meet Brent Dahl.

I really want for this to be a valuable resource for our members, candidates and other speakers. Please let me know what your thoughts are and send me some suggestions for content or anything else!

Now you can download the Speakers Platform or listen to it straight from our blog!

Click this link to download —-> January 2010 Speakers Platform

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The October Edition of The Speaker's Platform

We have a TON of great stuff this month! Margaret Marcuson and the technology tip are back for another run. This month we made a big step forward! We have an interview from our upcoming chapter guest Craig Harrison. He have an in studio interview of seminar expert Ken Perry. Kelly Grill will be featured as our regular NSA Oregon Calendar reporter.

I really want for this to be a valuable resource for our members, candidates and other speakers. Please let me know what your thoughts are and send me some suggestions for content or anything else!

Now you can download the Speakers Platform or listen to it straight from our blog!

Click here to download…

Thanks,
Anthony Miller

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

The August Edition of the Speakers Platform

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Speaker’s Platform! This blog is where you will find our monthly audio newsletter that is designed by and for the Oregon chapter of the National Speakers association. If you have any comments, suggestion or content ideas please let us know! As we move on through subsequent months we will be adding more features and interviews that are intended to help you have the most effective speaking business possible.

 

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

Welcome to NSA Oregon Speaks!

We are an organization of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and a chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.

National Speakers Association-Oregon is a professional membership association of professional speakers whose expertise covers a broad range of topics, skills, knowledge and experience, and an affiliated chapter of the 4,000 member National Speakers Association – the recognized voice of the speaking profession that sets the benchmark for platform excellence worldwide.