Advancing the Speaking Profession Since 1973

NSA: New Orleans


The best keynote speakers and trainers in the New Orleans areas belong to the National Speakers Association of New Orleans, also known as NSA New Orleans.

The goal of NSA New Orleans is to advance the art and business skills of experts who are hired to speak and present at conferences, conventions and corporate events.

This website serves as a resource to meeting planners who wish to hire expert speakers and trainers for conference keynote speeches, conference breakout sessions or training for corporate meetings and for individual companies. It is also a resource for members who are active professional speakers, as well as individuals who aspire to be a professional speaker and earn a living as a speaker who shares his or her expertise with audiences in New Orleans, across the United States and around the world.

Chapter Leadership Members:
Albert Pellissier

Frances Lucas

Vice President/Treasurer
Tony Pollard

Past President
Dima Ghawi

Speaker Academy Dean
Marvin Leblanc

Board Members:
Nikki Cohn-Byrd
Kevin Gilheany
Jo Huey
Forrest Lamb
Mike Pennison