WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CSP
As a Meeting Professional, you know the caliber of presenter you select for your event is of the utmost importance.
Professional speakers who have earned the CSP designation bring a proven track record of experience and expertise to your meeting. Certified Speaking Professionals make your job a whole lot easier!
The Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) is the highest earned designation in the National Speakers Association. It is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform skill.
The CSP designation is earned through demonstrating competence in a combination of standards:
Professional Platform Skills
Professional Business Management
Speakers must be a member of the National Speakers Association for at least three years and must complete a rigorous application process to earn the CSP designation. Only 10 percent of NSA members have earned this credential.
As speakers go through the process of becoming certified, they are required to:
Receive excellent ratings from past clients on performance evaluations
Demonstrate that they serve a wide variety of clients
Take part in ongoing education
Perform and document hundreds of presentations
Submit testimonial letters from their clients
Provide samples of their promotional materials