National Speakers Association of New Zealand (NSANZ) was formed in 1994 and is the 3rd oldest Professional Speaking Association in the world. Our Mission is encapsulated by the following statement: “We are a community committed to excellence in the business of professional speaking.” And our Vision is summarised as: “We see a world where our ideas give everyone the opportunity to excel.”Learn More
The Global Speakers Federation champions, supports and provides resources to help develop and grow associations of professional speakers worldwide.
The GSF currently comprises 13 independent speaker associations representing 15 nations and individuals from over 20 countries.Learn More
The idea of creating a truly global entity for the professional speaking business began evolving around the late 1980s. An initial exploratory meeting held at the NSA Dallas Convention in 1989 clearly identified the challenges involved in finding a mechanism that would address the concerns of autonomy, resources, consistency and commarderie for professional speaking associations around the world.