Why Attend a Chapter Meeting?

When speakers come together, ideas happen, bonds form, and you learn new strategies that can completely revolutionize your business.

Why Attend Business Growth Events?

When speakers from all over the word come together, ideas happen, bonds form, and you learn new strategies that can completely revolutionize your business.

Learn. Grow. Share.

To achieve the best that’s in us, as individuals and as an organization, we must be continually improving. NSA New Orleans provides a wide variety of opportunities to do exactly that. The goal: to learn, grow, and share.

Learn. Grow. Share.

To achieve the best that’s in us, as individuals and as an organization, we must be continually improving. NSA provides a wide variety of opportunities to do exactly that. From conferences to labs, the themes and the content may vary, but the goal is always the same: to learn, grow, and share.

And the learning doesn’t all happen in sessions. In fact, a significant portion of it takes place away from the breakout rooms – in the hallways, sitting next to you at lunch or standing beside you at an evening reception.


How To Build Your Personal Brand and Become A Local Celebrity Entrepreneur

Presenter: Ramon Ray
1 PM EST, Wednesday, October, 14, 2015

In this presentation Ramon shares from personal experience, how solo professionals and growing businesses can build their personal brands and crush their competition. Attendees learn the 5 key principles it takes to have star power in their local markets and areas of expertise. A strong personal brand ensures YOUR brand is fist and foremost in the minds of your target market. While a “corporate brand” is important, it’s also essential that business professionals have PERSONAL brands which can compliment and enhance their corporate brands. Attendees will leave this insightful, energized and humorous presentation with specific tools and best practices.

Saturday,June 9, 2018 Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Coffee and Networking

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
New Board Installation

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Chapter News

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Break and Networking

10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (with break)
Our Featured Speaker: John B. Molidor, PhD, CSP

Coming Saturday, November 9, 2019...

How to Get Booked and Stay Booked
Patrick Henry, CSP

Author, speaker, and SiriusXM Radio humorist Patrick Henry CSP will share the mindsets and actions that it takes to be a successful professional speaker. Patrick believes if you are not making it in the speaking business it’s because either you’re not asking enough people to buy, or you aren’t as good as you think you are. During this hilarious presentation, Patrick will share excerpts from his keynote speech as well as marketing and sales strategies that he uses to get booked and stay booked.

In this entertaining and informative presentation, Patrick will share ideas and mindsets to building a sustainable speaking career. During this presentation, you will hear specific ideas on:

  • What meeting planners want
  • How Patrick markets to associations
  • How to differentiate yourself as a speaker

Patrick Henry, CSP is an author, business humorist, and featured performer on the SiriusXM Radio Family Comedy Channels. As a former Nashville songwriter, Patrick views the world through the eyes of a musician and believes the same mindsets that create fans will also build loyalty among your clients. Patrick has delivered over 1000 speeches in almost every state and thinks the speaking business is the greatest business in the world. Patrick grew up in the speaking business watching his father, the late Robert Henry, entertain audiences around the world. When not on the road, Patrick is home in North Carolina with his beautiful wife Lesley and three semi-adorable children. Patrick is a firm believer “if you do what you love to do for a living, you’ll never work a day in your life.”


NSA Essentials

Bill Arcement

We will discuss six of the twenty-one chapters from my newest book, “Become the Best Version of Yourself—21 Undeniable Lessons to Create the Life You Want” including these topics:

  • Life may be a banquet but we must understand there is no free lunch
  • Don’t try to change everyone around you. Try changing yourself
  • Jobs have a limited future. A career is an open-ended opportunity
  • A lack of adequate planning often results in a “less than” achievement
  • Most of life’s fears are a needless waste of energy
  • Keep the right priorities of life in this order: God, Family and Career

Billy Arcement provides challenging and insightful ideas that improve performance. His brings a solid foundation of wisdom in his conference keynotes, in-service presentation and his leadership consulting projects. He quickly gets to the heart of an issue and turns his meaningful insights into workable solutions. Billy writes columns for the American Business Journal that distributes them to Business Journals across the nation.

He authored four books: Internationally published Searching for Success, a practical guide for creating personal responsibility. The Journey, provides insights into how to prioritize your decisions. Leading Yourself, Leading Others contains candid conversations about leadership skills. Become the Best Version of Yourself has 21 lessons to create the life you want. All are available on Amazon.

Billy’s life contains a long-list of leadership accomplishments. This translates into presentations that are not theory but truth. He is a leadership expert. He is a Leader’s Leader. He is The Candid Cajun.


Saturday, October 12, 2019 Schedule:

8:30am – 9:00am 
Coffee and Networking

9:00am – 9:30am
NSA Essentials: Bill Arcement

9:30am – 10:00am
Chapter News

10:00am – 10:15am
Break and Networking

10:15am – 12:30pm (with break)
Our Featured Speaker: Patrick Henry, CSP

First Time Guests
Workshop Registration $25

Members & Returning Guests
Workshop Registration $50

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Unlimited Workshops for $35/month

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Pre-Registration Required
Payment at the door is $10 more and requires an RSVP to nsano2012@gmail.com
Refreshments: Coffee
Dress Code: Business or Business Casual

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans Airport
2150 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 467-3111

Upcoming Workshop Dates

December 7, 2019 - Simon T. Bailey, CSP, CPAE

January 11, 2020 - Barry Banther, CSP

March 14, 2020 - Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE

April 18, 2020 - David Avrin, CSP

May 2, 2020 - Jane Atkinson

June 13, 2020 - TBD