The core purpose of Professional Speakers Australia is to help its members achieve speaking excellence and build exceptional speaking careers. Below is a list of benefits that PSA membership offers designed to fulfil this purpose.
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.
All Professional Members and CSPs receive a complimentary listing in the PSA speaker directory on our website. Powered by our strategic partners eSpeakers and the Infusionsoft engine, Speakers can upgrade their free subscription to access extraordinary tools to power the back end of their speaking business! eSpeakers is a Strategic Alliance Partner of PSA
The PSA flagship conference event of the year, our annual #PSAConvention 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 you should definitely *save the date* for each year.
Next event www.psaconvention.com.au March 22 -25, 2019 at Kingscliff, NSW Australia.
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.
These gatherings 3 x per year are open to 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. They take place on Friday of our Annual Convention pre-workshop stream, each August & November.
*Eligibility must be confirmed through a signed Statutory Declaration
This highly valuable industry resource is delivered to members via PODCAST produced by NSA - National Speakers Association of America. Tips and interviews are specifically designed for the professional speaker. Search for Speaker Magazine on the App Store & The NSA Podcast Network National Speakers Association on your PODCAST app.
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.
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.
Brought to you by Professional Speakers Australia we have sourced and nurtured a range of brilliant Strategic Partnerships that offer unique discounts, vital inclusions and value-adds that you simply can't get anywhere else but right here with Professional Speakers Australia.
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- Not Yet a Professional Member of PSA
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- A GSF Association Organisation Professional Member or CSP? Current GSF colleagues may access the PSAConnect Package at a special GSF rate if they are a Professional Member, CSP or Speaking Fellow with their association. Other benefits may be available from time to time.
Consider applying to participate in the virtual BOOST! Group Coaching Program. Click on the BOOST! Link to learn more or contact our PSA He’d Office Tues - Thursday each week.
Access to Member Benefits may require manual activation once your registration and/or payment has been processed. Thank you for your patience as we verify and establish setup for your access.
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). Activate the power of association trusted by industry and event partners in the Asia-Pacific.
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 around the globe, at the host organisations member rate and have access to speaker resources on the GSF website.
It's a brilliant way to help you build an international community and network of speaking colleagues and as you work across the international speaking market.
If you are already a CSP and speak internationally on a regular basis, consider applying for the Global Speaking Fellow when you visit www.globalspeakersfederation.net
Digital Event, Content Creation, Online Learning & Communication
For full information on how to purchase this extraordinary member value brought to you by Professional Speakers Australia and powered by Zoom, Bizversity and Wild Apricot, click HERE
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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.
PSA has negotiated a significant discount through Arthur J 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. At anytime your PSA subscription lapses your insurance discounts are no longer valid and you will be charged a pro-rata amount with the Insurer. Negotiating your insurance cover is a matter between you and the Insurer. (Full details for members can be found on the Partnerships page in the Members Area).
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).
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.
To find out more or to take advantage of this partner offer, visit www.PodLegal.com.au or call 1800 763 534 and advise of your PSA membership.
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).
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).
As with all things, change is inevitable and our partnership with Shutterstock is, after many years, coming to an end.
We would like to thank the team at Shutterstock for their support of PSA and wish them the best for the future.
The Shutterstock partnership will officially close on the 30th of April 2019 after which time they will not be taking on any renewals of the 3 month member access to the Shutterstock website.
To ensure that this transition runs smoothly, please do not leave any renewal to the last minute as the team handle these for us manually which is another reason to thank them for their hard work looking after our association to date
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