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26 03, 2020

KZN AGM and How Speakers Can Respond To Disruption

By | 2020-03-26T13:30:37+02:00 26th March 2020|KZN Chapter|

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the KZN Chapter took to their electronic devices on the 17th of March to attend the Chapter AGM virtually, announce new chapter leadership and discuss how best to respond to the disruption brought about by COVID-19. Outgoing chapter president, Roger Knowles gave his president address, reporting [...]

11 02, 2020

A neuroscience perspective on leadership, and ChInKing

By | 2020-02-11T21:37:05+02:00 11th February 2020|General, Johannesburg Chapter|

A double header line-up at the Johannesburg Chapter of the ProfesChinking, sional Speakers Association of Southern Africa's January meeting saw two interesting speakers share insights into their areas of expertise. A packed room at HB Connect in Sandton played host to presentations by Dr Melodie de Jager, founder of Mind [...]

16 01, 2020

Don’t Be The Unprofessional Professional Speaker

By | 2020-01-16T13:45:48+02:00 16th January 2020|KZN Chapter|

The KZN chapter had the honour of kicking off the year with Certified Speaking Professional and Customer Service and Sales expert, Paul du Toit. Paul is also one of the Founding members of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa, a recipient of the Stef du Plessis award and a [...]

13 11, 2019

Transitioning as a speaker in Pretoria

By | 2019-11-13T08:47:57+02:00 13th November 2019|Pretoria Chapter|

With great POWER comes great responsibility. Many of us are familiar with the phrase: “With great Power comes great responsibility”.  But do we recognize that power comes in many forms. On 31 October PSASA Pretoria Chapter was indulged with a double bill. Our first speaker was non other than [...]

10 11, 2019

An emotional night filled with inspiration and lessons

By | 2019-11-19T16:47:30+02:00 10th November 2019|Johannesburg Chapter|

Many tears were shed at the October meeting of the Johannesburg chapter of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA). The gathering played host to two keynote speakers, Nondumiso Sibiya and Nikki Bush, whose emotional and inspirational presentations left attendees thinking. Don’t let your current circumstances determine your future [...]

29 10, 2019

From Zero to Full Fee – MidTerm Convention 2019

By | 2019-10-29T17:52:11+02:00 29th October 2019|Conventions|

October in the PSASA annual calendar is the month for the Midterm convention and this year the event, held at the Kingfisher Conference Center in Mount Edgecombe, Durban was an amazing success with 35 delegates and 16 speakers all there to learn how go to from “Zero to [...]

11 10, 2019

Speakers and our Intellectual Property

By | 2019-10-11T22:22:21+02:00 11th October 2019|Virtual Chapter|

The Virtual chapter hosted Roy Taberer this month, a practicing IP Lawyer and speaker. Roy walked us through all things Intellectual Property with an emphasis on what we as speakers need to look out for in regards to, firstly how we should protect our own work and second what [...]

28 09, 2019

How to make real money in speaking and training

By | 2019-09-28T19:24:25+02:00 28th September 2019|Johannesburg Chapter|

The latest, monthly meeting of the Johannesburg chapter of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) served up two insightful, thought-provoking presentations. Following a table discussion, during which attendees shared the most useful apps they use in their lives (including Namola, Google Maps, and Whizzky), the first keynote speaker, [...]

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