Membership Options

There are three ways to join NSA Houston and they're outlined below. However, if you'd like to talk to one of our membership committee team members, please click here to contact them!

1. As a member of the NSA Houston Speakers Academy

The NSA Houston Speakers Academy is designed for skilled speakers who want to take their speaking to the next level by Getting Paid to Speak! This is also a great option for coaches, trainers, consultants, authors, and others who want to increase their revenue streams by building a speaking side of their businesses. The Speakers Academy is held twice a year - in the fall and in the spring. Click here for more information about the Speakers Academy or to Apply!

2. As a Candidate Member

NSA Houston Candidate Members are speakers, coaches, consultants, and authors who  are ready to launch or have recently launched their speaking businesses.  These speakers may have given unpaid speeches and possibly some paid speeches, but don't yet qualify for Professional Membership. The goal of most Candidate Members is to achieve the qualifications and be accepted as Professional Member within about 3 years of joining NSA Houston. Click here for more information or to apply for Candidate Membership!

3. As a Professional Member (Must be a member of NSA National)

To be a professional member of the NSA Houston chapter, you must first qualify, apply, and be accepted for NSA National Level Membership. If you're already a member of NSA National, Click here for more information or to join NSA Houston as a Professional Member. 

If you're not currently a National Member, but you get paid to speak either through your own business or as an employee of a company, you can join NSA Houston as a Candidate Member and then have your membership status changed to Professional once you're accepted as a National Member.

To be a Professional Member, you must meet at least ONE of the following criteria:

* Supporting documentation can include any of the following: contracts, paid invoices, check copies, speaker agreements, tax returns, a letter or documents showing revenue has been generated as a result of your speaking engagements

**Supporting documentation: a letter from your employer 

If you meet one of the above criteria, Click here to apply as a NSA National Professional Member.