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.

LEARN MORE

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, August 10, 2019...

So YOU!
Jess Pettitt, CSP, CPAE

Jessica asks, “Do you know what differentiates you from other speakers or trainers in your topic area? Do you really?” Be prepared for a highly interactive, high energy, humorous afternoon where NO question is off limits as she leads an exercise to help you know how to lean on what makes you YOU and not THEM.

Participants will:

  1. clearly identify their points of distinction
  2. grow their realm of influence in their niche market
  3. develop executable tangible projects to collaborate on and contribute to their area of expertise

Check out the “Do You” program here (Do You text will link to: https://goodenoughnow.com/product/do-you/)

Jessica Pettitt, M.Ed., CSP, pulls together her stand up comedy years with 15+ years of diversity trainings in a wide range of organizations to serve groups to move from abstract fears to actionable habits that lead teams to want to work together. With a sense of belonging and understanding, colleagues take more risks with their ideation, converse precious resources through collaboration, and maintain real connections with clients over time.

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NSA Essentials

Embrace Yr Weird: Cultivating Yr Authentic Voice & Building Yr Personal Brand
Mallory Whitfield

In a world where everyone is an “influencer”, how can you stand out? The answer lies in embracing your weird, cultivating your authentic voice, and building your personal brand in an intentional, thoughtful way.

Discover how to refine your voice and personal brand in a way that reflects your authentic self and be more deliberate about the messages you convey to the world via your speeches, social media, online marketing, and other communication tools.

Mallory Whitfield is a keynote speaker and digital marketing consultant who works with businesses and individuals, empowering them to rediscover their authentic voice, be more compassionate to themselves, and more inclusive of others.

In July 2019, she produced the world premiere of her one-person show, Embrace Yr Weird, which offers a sequin-filled, entertaining perspective on how we can spread joy, hope, and allyship for a kinder, more inclusive world. In 2016, she was honored to be included in Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists, and professionals in New Orleans. Stay in touch with her via Instagram: mallory.whitfield


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Saturday, August 10, 2019 Schedule:

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

9:00am – 9:30am
NSA Essentials

9:30am – 10:00am
Chapter News

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

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

First Time Guests
Workshop Registration $25

Members & Returning Guests
Workshop Registration $50

All Access Subscription
Unlimited Workshops for $35/month


FACEBOOK LIVE ACCESS: Subscribers now have the option of watching workshops on Facebook Live from home with either All Access Pass option (guest or national member). Click here for more information.

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

Hilton New Orleans Airport
901 Airline Drive
Kenner, LA 70062 (504) 469-5000


Upcoming Workshop Dates

September 14, 2019 - Hayley Foster, MEd

October 12, 2019 - Ford Saeks, CSP

November 9, 2019 - Patrick Henry, CSP

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