Professional Speakers Guild




Who are we? 

The Professional Speakers Guild is an international organization of speakers, trainers, authors and other communications and meeting professionals who have come together to pursue common goals, share their experience, raise industry standards, and improve their ability to achieve satisfying and rewarding careers through the process of providing added value to their clients. 

Professional Speakers Guild does not charge any commission to speakers or meeting planners for contacting each other through our organization.

Who should belong?  

All individuals who are either involved in or wish to have a career in the speaking, training, writing or meeting industry. (Click here for membership information.)  Since 1986, the Professional Speakers Guild (PSG) has promoted and protected the interests of its members through continuous education and information sharing. It is committed to providing a professional networking focal point for the entire speaking, training, writing and meeting industry. The Professional Speakers Guild is an organization that embraces speakers, trainers, authors and meeting professionals who are committed to continual self-improvement, high ethical standards and a desire to advance our industry.

Why should you belong?

Your clients expect that as a professional, you will maintain memberships, and participate in, organizations representing your discipline. Additionally, once accepted into the Professional Speakers Guild, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from other successful industry professionals

  • Share your knowledge and experience with others

  • Attract clients from those who come to this site, looking for speakers in your field of expertise

  • Publish your articles for view by those interested in hiring you

  • Allow those looking for a speaker to hire you directly, without an agent, or commission fee

What do we offer? 

As a member, you will have access to the following services:

  • All members have a place in our searchable on-line directory that gives potential clients an opportunity to first find you, see your picture, and review your qualifications. The client can then call you directly or connect to your web site if one is available. To try this feature, click on the "Find a Speaker" button to the left, insert a search word such as "leadership" or "National Speakers Association," or you may use a member's name. To see a sample member page click here.

  • Members can publish articles of interest in our public forum, which all site visitors can view. To visit this section and read some great articles, touch the "Articles by PSG Members" link to the left. 

  • Members can ask questions and exchange advice in a periodic "Members Only" forum.

  • Members may display the Professional Speakers Guild logo on stationery, brochures and other items as permitted in the organization's guidelines.