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.

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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, December 8, 2018...

Top Ways to Attract Corporate Sponsors
Linda Hollander

Would You Like To Do What You Love and Have Someone Else Foot the Bill? Have You Ever Thought Corporate Sponsors for Your Business, Show, Book, Charity, Speaking or Events? America’s most successful companies partner with sponsors. Why not you?

Linda Hollander, the Wealthy Bag Lady, can help you. She is the author of the #1 best-selling book, Corporate Sponsorship in 3 Easy Steps and the CEO of Sponsor Concierge.

Linda has consulted with many entrepreneurs to help them profit from the awesome power of corporate sponsors and has 20 years of experience in business.

Her corporate sponsors have included Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Epson, Citibank, Fed Ex, Health Net, Southwest Airlines, Bank of America, Staples, American Airlines, Wal Mart and IBM.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

• How to identify your potential sponsors
• How to attract these sponsors
• The biggest mistakes most people make
• Creating your sponsor proposal to get big bucks
• Spotlighting your assets
• Know how much money to ask for (Don’t sell yourself short)
• Getting your sponsors to renew again and again

Who Should Attend:

   Speakers
   Business Owners
   Authors
   Event Planners
   Networking Groups and Associations
   Non-Profit Charities

This presentation is only for people who want success now. Those afraid of rapid business growth need not apply.

Linda Hollander has been featured by Inc. and Entrepreneur Magazines as the leading expert on corporate sponsorship. She is the author of the #1 best-selling book, Corporate Sponsorship in 3 Easy Steps, Even if You’re Just Starting Out. She is the CEO of Sponsor Concierge and the founder of the Sponsor Secrets Seminar.

Her corporate sponsors include Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Epson, Fed Ex, Staples, Health Net, Citibank, American Airlines, Bank of America, Marriott, Wal Mart and IBM.

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NSA Essentials: Developing Topics and Titles That Tell and Sell
Bruce Wilkinson, CSP

The business of  professional speaking is more competitive than ever and even more so within NSA as we share all of talents and secrets of success with each other, in order to assist everyone in growing their business.  So one of the ways to stand out in the crowd is to Develop Speaker Topics and Titles that Tell and Sell, in order to get the event/meeting planner or corporate client to hire you, refer you and bring you back again.

Bruce S. Wilkinson, CSP is a leadership/communication/culture implementation strategist, professional motivational keynote speaker and trainer, who reinforces personalized messages with humor, passion, enthusiasm and authenticity. His mission is to help organizations translate their culture into a matching workplace climate that inspires leadership excellence, high performance, talent engagement, risk reduction and personal accountability. He has presented in all 50 states and several countries, to thousands of audience members, delivering enthusiastic keynotes, training, retreats and strategic planning, programs for over thirty-two years to hundreds of businesses, associations, government agencies, hotels, utilities, restaurants, banks, insurance companies, contractors, manufactures, universities, petro chemical/energy companies, healthcare organizations and proudly, all branches of the U.S. Military.

 You will learn:
   How to find sellable topics and titles that best fit your education, experience, expertise and passion.
   How to identify the latest topic trends that meeting professionals are looking for.
   How to develop multiple titles for singular topics in order to get noticed by search engine inquiries and get more work.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 Schedule:

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

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
NSA Essentials, Bruce Wilkinson

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: Linda Hollander


Upcoming Workshop Dates

January 12, 2019
Debra Fine
"The Fine Art of Small Talk"
Conversation & Networking Skill

March 9, 2019
Lou Heckler, CSP, CPAE
True Voice, Story, Audience, & Performing

April 6, 2019
Corey Perlman
Everything You Need to Know About Social Media

May 11, 2019
Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE

June 8, 2019
Simon T. Bailey, CSP, CPAE