Benefits of PSA Membership

Professional Speakers Australia is dedicated to supporting professional speakers in the development of their speaking craft and business.  Below is a list of benefits that PSA membership offers designed to fulfil this purpose.

Discount Public Liability and Professional Indemnity

PSA has negotiated a significant discount through Gallagher Insurance on Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. Many members have commented that this benefit alone has more than covered the cost of their PSA membership. (Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

Bizversity

Members are entitled to the Bizveristy Business Coaching program, that gives you exclusive access to the world's best business training, anywhere, anytime, informative tutorials and handy hints (Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

PSA Speaker Resource Vault

The PSA resource vault is an online portal designed to give members exclusive access to a world-first library of video content and articles covering a range of topics including topic development, platform mechanics, presenting and performing, authorship and product development, and managing a speaking business.

Website Listing

All Professional Members and CSPs receive a complimentary listing in the PSA speaker directory on our website.

Use of PSA Logo

All Professional Members and CSPs are eligible to use the PSA logo in speaker marketing materials. (Full details for members and logos can be downloaded at the PSA Logos page in the Members Area).

Coaching Life Magazine

PSA members are entitled to receive a free Digital Edition Subscription of Coaching Life Magazine. (Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

Qantas Club

We are pleased to announce that PSA have established a Qantas Club Corporate Scheme. This offers our members the opportunity to access Qantas Club at reduced rates. Existing Qantas Club members are able to save $90 on their yearly Qantas Club fee, and new members also save $145 on their joining fee to Qantas Club. (Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

United Airlines

PSA have recently partnered with United Airlines offering members access to some of United’s most generous corporate benefits. The UA Simple program will offer PSA members:

  • Discounts ranging from 5%-25% off published fares between Australia and North America
  • Status matching for frequent flyers with competitor airlines
  • 2 x United Club and PremierGold MileagePlus memberships for staff/family
  • No upfront payment and no commitment on travel spend
  • Dedicated 24/7 Reservations Centre and Sales Support

(Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

MediaStable

Media Stable is an online directory of Australian experts used widely by leading media across print, radio, TV and online.
Media Stable and the Media Board platform gives you the capability to pitch your ideas, opinions and commentary directly to over 600 journalists, editors and producers.
Media Stable is pleased to offer PSA members a 10% discount on an Expert or Premium Profile annual membership package.
(Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

Pod Legal

Brisbane-based legal firm Pod Legal is pleased to offer PSA members a 20% discount on their range of legal services. Pod legal specialise in copyright advice and enforcement, preparation of speaker agreements, commercialisation of intellectual property, contract preparation and advice, preparation of co-authorship agreements, trade mark protection and enforcement and preparation of terms and conditions for online courses/registration/membership/training/workshops.

(Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).

ILP Reciprocated Member Rates

PSA members receive reciprocal member rates to the Institute of Learning Professionals events. With many of our members facilitating and training, this partnership provides access to a range of resources to further support members.

Discounted rates on Global Speakers Federation (GSF) Events

PSA is a member association of the Global Speakers Federation. This means as a Professional Member or CSP of Australia, you can attend any GSF Member Organisation event at the host organisations member rate and have access to speaker resources on the GSF website. It also enables you to join the Global Speakers Network that will help you build an international network of speaking colleagues and help you enter the international speaking market.

Discounted Registration to PSA Events and Programs

Regular Chapter Meetings
Each of the five PSA Chapter groups (NSWACT, QLDNT, VICTAS, SA and WA) run regular events (usually monthly) which are a great opportunity to make local industry connections with fellow speakers and learn from featured expert presenters.

Platform Professionals ™ Summit
These summits are open to PSA members who have received Certified Speaking Professional accreditation (CSPs) and any presenter earning in excess of $300,000pa from speaking-related activities.* Targeted at highly experienced speakers, these closed-door events are a rare opportunity to share openly with and learn from the best in the industry. *Eligibility must be confirmed through a signed Statutory Declaration

National Convention
The PSA flagship event of the year, our annual Convention is typically held in late March or early April. It features leading International and Australian speakers and provides a great opportunity for members and guests to experience outstanding, relevant professional development, meet the key players in the speaking industry and network with your peers. Convention is a life-changing and career-defining event not to be missed.

BOOST! Virtual Group Coaching Program
A PSA Owned Coaching System That Accelerates Speaking Productivity & Profits which is available to PSA Professional Members & CSPs, on application only. there are two Intakes per year for this 6 month program. Find out more by clicking here.

Industry Recognition

Designation
Following 6 months of membership, Professional Members of PSA are eligible to apply for the prestigious international designation of Certified Speaking Professional, or CSP. The eligibility criteria for CSP include demonstrated ongoing success at a high level. Details and eligibility criteria are available on the Accreditation page of our website.

Awards Program
National awards recognise both the contributions and achievements of our members. Awards identify key achievers in the Association and set them up as role models for other members. Annual awards include

  • Keynote Presenter Award for Excellence
  • Educator Award for Excellence
  • Breakthrough Speaker of the Year Award
  • Industry Partner of the Year Award
  • The Nevin Award for contribution to the Association

These are presented at the Awards night at the PSA Annual Convention

PSA Eight Professional Competencies

Eight Professional Competencies As the industry Peak Body, PSA holds fast to our 8 Core Competencies, Core Values and Professional Code of Conduct, providing certainty to any event organiser and meeting planner while helping you to remain focused on a framework that will support your business now and future-proof you for the years ahead.

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