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ProTrack Speakers Academy

ProTrack Speakers Academy

Ready to Take Your Speaking
Business to the Next Level?


It all begins 1.11.2020



What is ProTrack?


ProTrack Speakers Academy is an immersion program designed to offer emerging, mid-level and experienced speakers a set of skills, strategies and resources which are needed to become successful professional speakers. The best in the business share their proven techniques and insider knowledge to show you how to turn your expertise into topics that get bookings. Participants will learn how to build their brand, identify target markets, find new clients, create dynamic keynotes-trainings-workshops, gain credibility as a thought leader and more!


The curriculum comprises of ten (10) modules and is created by speakers who have built successful speaking businesses from the ground up.  Every element is customized for professional speaking and provides relevant information that can be used immediately. Presenters share their best practices with examples of materials and contacts they use in their own businesses.


You will take a deep dive into the key aspects of speaking in an experience-rich learning environment. Our ProTrack Speakers Academy aligns with the National Speakers Association’s “4-E’s” Model of Professional Competency:


  1. Eloquence - stage and platform skills, the essential ingredients for a dynamic, eloquent presentation


  2. Enterprise – monetize your message, the business of professional speaking   


  3. Expertise - what you speak about and how to become the expert in your niche


  4. Ethics - the guidelines governing our values so we emulate ethical conduct as professional speakers

Who will benefit?


Whether you’re an experienced speaker who wants to take your speaking business to a higher level or you’re beginning your career in the exciting world of professional speaking, you can learn specific strategies and gain tools to be successful through NSA Ohio’s ProTrack Speakers Academy program.

1) Connect with the community of people just like you
2) Tap into resources to work smarter not harder
3) Plug into a program to fast-track your growth


In this comprehensive, immersion program, you will learn the art and business of professional speaking step-by-step.

When are the sessions?

Session 1 - January 11, 2020 
Where: Zoom Meeting
Topic:  Welcome/Introduction to ProTrack
Time: 9 AM to 3 PM
Facilitators:  Andrea Campbell and Jim Canterucci

Session 2 - February 8, 2020
Where: Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Begin the Journey - Accelerating Your Speaking Opportunities
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitator:  Jim Canterucci

Session 3 - March 14, 2020
Where:  Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Making Your Topic Rock - Topic and Story Development
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitator: TBA

Session 4 - April 11, 2020
Where:  Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Proven Sales and Marketing Techniques for Speakers
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitators:  Ted Janusz and Lisa Ryan

Session 5 - May 16, 2020
Where:  Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Mastering Speaking Mechanics and Humor
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitator: Pat Donadio

Session 6 - June 13, 2020
Where: Zoom Meeting
Topic:  Mastering Your Message
Time:  9 AM - 12 PM
Facilitator:  Susanna Goulder

Session 7 - September 13, 2020
Where: Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Increase Your Income With Books and Products
Time: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitator:  Fran Kick

Session 8 - October 11, 2020
Where:  Quest Conference Center
Topic:  Organize and Strategize:  Managing the Business
Time:  9 AM - 4:30 PM
Facilitators:  Lori Firsdon and Jim Canterucci

Session 9 - November 8, 2020
Where:  Quest Conference Center
Topic: ProTrack Showcase
Time:  9 AM - 12 PM

What’s Included?

• Access to the monthly NSA Ohio sessions

• Seven (7) in-person, content-rich trainings

• Mid-month masterminds to keep you on track with your goals

• You will receive two reference books, “Paid to Speak” and “Speak More!”

• Individual mentorship with a professional member

• Spotlight showcase presentation to NSA Ohio members and meeting planners
• Professional video of your final presentation


Top 10 Reasons To Join The NSA Ohio’s ProTrack Program

1. Shorten your learning curve by working with successful professional speakers.

2. Receive a personal mentor and get one-on-one coaching.

3. Discover the essential elements to crafting engaging keynotes, breakout sessions and workshops.

4. Hone your presentation, platform, and marketing skills.

5. Receive valuable feedback directly from industry experts.

6. Learn the essential elements of storytelling.

7. Enhance audience engagement with humor, interactive activities, and technology.

8. Leave with a professional speaker preview video to market your business.

9. Create new and profitable revenue streams.

10. Develop a network of like-minded peers and colleagues to support you throughout the program and beyond.



Are you ready to take speaking to the next level?

This program is so effective, ProTrack graduates take it twice!


“NSA Ohio’s ProTrack series was so important, I not only took it once, I took it twice! I had a message that I knew I wanted to get out there. I felt alone, I didn’t know quite where to start, and I didn’t want to recreate the wheel and flounder. I benefitted from it so much the first time. The second time I was able to dive deeper to re-focus on my goals that evolved. You will never regret taking ProTrack.”
Dr. Julia Bowlin, Physician, Author, and Founder of Personal Awareness Medicine

"ProTrack Speakers Academy was one of the most amazing growth experiences for me. The guest speakers invest in you by sharing their experiences, wisdom, and specialties and help you avoid many of the pitfalls that stop most speakers from starting or growing their business. ProTrack Speakers Academy is a tremendous opportunity. If you are thinking about investing in yourself and your speaking business, ProTrack Speakers Academy it is a must-do. You are 100% worth the investment. Go for it."  
-Brian Lidle, Speaker, Author, Teacher


"As a ProTrack  participant, I gleaned extremely valuable tools, techniques, and tips from talented Professional Speakers. The time and attention that went into the design and instructional content were amazing. I highly recommend this program for all levels of speakers to enhance and hone your skills. Thank you."
– Steven Heugel, ProTrack Class XI


Register Now!
A maximum of 20 seats are available.


$1397 (full payment due*) 
Visa, Master Card and Discover Accepted.  Please contact  if using American Express.

*Participants may register at any time during the ProTrack program.  The cost remains the same at all times and participants are able (and encouraged) to make-up any missed classes during the subsequent program years.



Contact NSA Ohio’s ProTrack Director, Andrea Campbell  /  216-407-9500. 



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