Certified Speaking Professional

International Measure of Professional Platform Skill

The Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, conferred by the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation, 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;
  • Professional education; and
  • Professional association.

Speakers must be members of PSASA or another GSF organization for at least three years and complete a rigorous application process to earn the CSP designation.

Professional speakers who have earned the CSP designation bring a proven track record of experience and expertise to your meeting.

  • As speakers go through the five-year 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 and
    • Provide samples of their promotional materials.

    In Short – It is the equivalent of a Doctorate Degree in Professional Speaking.

Our Certified Speaking Professionals (CSPs)

The PSASA is indeed proud to have a few of its members who have achieved this status and they are:

Douglas Kruger CSP, professional speaker

Douglas Kruger

CSP 2018
SASHoF, SASEHoF, CSP

Celynn Erasmus Morin

CSP 2017
Nikki Bush

Nikki Bush

CSP 2016
SASHoF, CSP

Sharon King Gabrielides

CSP 2014
SAEHoF, CSP
Haydee Antezana CSP

Haydee Antezanna

CSP 2014

Justin Cohen

CSP 2012
SASHoF, CSP

Dr Graeme Codrington

CSP 2012
SASHoF, CSP, GSF
Dr. Wolfgang Riebe CSP

Dr Wolfgang Riebe

CSP 2012
Billy Selekane

Billy Selekane

CSP 2011
SASHoF, SAEHoF, CSP
Stef du Plessis - Speaker

Stef du Plessis

CSP 2010
SdPFA, SASHoF, GSF, CSP
Annie Greeff (CSP, SdPFA)

Annie Greeff

CSP 2010
SdPFA, CSP
(1953 - 2013)
Dr. Gustav Gous CSP

Dr Gustav Gous

CSP 2009

Paul du Toit

CSP 2008
SdPFA, SASHoF, SASEHoF, CSP, CVP

Anton van der Post

CSP 1982

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