Every Certified Speaking Professional must…

  • Maintain membership in a member organization of the Global Speakers Federation and subscribe to a Code of Professional Ethics.
  • Serve a specific number of clients within five years.
  • Present a specific number of professional speaking engagements within this same five-year period.
  • Submit testimonial letters from clients served.
  • Submit promotional material.
  • Receive excellent ratings from past clients on professional performance evaluations.
  • Demonstrate sufficient financial income from professional speaking to confirm the value clients place on the speaker’s expertise.
  • Continue education in the professional speaking field through GSF’s many educational programs.