The SASHoF reflects outstanding success in the field of professional keynote speaking and reflects extraordinary acknowledgement, respect and admiration of the members of the PSASA, and by default of the speaking industry as a whole.
The SASHoF inductee is a professional keynote presenter who demonstrates the very highest level of platform skills, and delivers educational experiences of consistently high quality and originality.
Induction into the SASHoF is a lifetime award for excellence and professionalism keynote speaking. The award is not based on celebrity status. Neither is it based on number of presentations, or a requirement to meet a minimum level of fee earnings – but, given the qualifying criteria, SASHoF inductees are likely to have a busy calendar as a keynote speaker, and they are also likely to demand top-tier fees per engagement, which is likely to add up to significant annual fee income form their activities as a keynote speaker.
This award acknowledges presenters who, as keynote speakers, have demonstrated excellence whilst speaking to diverse audiences over many years of professional speaking. Whether or not inductees additionally include any other manner of delivery in their repertoire is inconsequential.
Inductees have a breadth of experience of presenting to different cultures and demographics.
Inductees are evaluated by their peers through a rigorous and demanding process.