The business growth mastermind for NYC speakers

Experienced speakers rarely find the time to truly work on their business and explore the possibilities to add to the successes they have achieved. This advanced group is dedicated to the business side of our profession and focussed entirely on growing revenues, increasing efficiencies and elevating the success of your speaking business. Lead by Phil M Jones and including just seven further professional members that provide the experience, commitment and community to help some of the best in the business, to elevate their businesses to be even better.

As well as the value this group provides to its members, it also delivers tremendous value back to NSA NYC chapter as a whole with all profits created from the members financial contributions being reinvested into a scholarship fund to support local aspiring members of NSA NYC.


Part 1 – Maximizing Revenues on the Stage

September 28, 2018 | 9:00 – 5:00 pm

This full day mastermind hosted in the greater NYC area delivers a powerful and action focused discussion to help result in the following:

Part 2 – The 4 R’s Retreat

December 14-15, 2018 | 9:00 – 5:00 pm

A two-day retreat hosted in upstate NYC and expertly facilitated to provide the insight required to build on past success and build a big plan for 2019. The 4 R’s are Reflection, Review, Refine and Reschedule. This impactful shared experience gathers the wisdom of some of the cities top performers and provides the framework to help create further successes in your speaking business.

Part 3 – Maximizing Revenues off the Stage

March 22, 2019 | 9:00 – 5:00 pm

The final part of the program is a day spent looking at all the other ways that we can create revenue based on our expertise. We are all experts that speak and being paid for that expertise delivers opportunities and options that are abundant and overwhelming. This is focused on exploring the experience of the members and challenges they have faced when building their business off of the stage. Expect to leave with real world knowledge and insight about:

  • Increase your fees

    and plan for future increases

  • Negotiate inquiries

    with a defined process

  • Manage existing prospects

    with an organized follow-up system

  • Generate momentum

    Turn bookings into more bookings

  • Knowledge of power of the "upsell"

    and when to use it

Plus a special guest from top NYC Speaker Bureau!

  • Share & celebrate

    your BIG wins of 2018

  • Learn top tips

    from the experience of fellow members

  • Mastermind Challenges & Obstacles

    with like-minded professionals

  • Set goals & aspirations

    to jumpstart a successful New Year

  • Book publishing

    Including marketing, pricing, and long-term success

  • Creating online courses & resources

    including pricing, contracts & positioning

  • Earning Revenue

    through sponsorships & advertising

  • Bundling follow-on workshops & webinars

    for client continuity

  • Advisory & Mentoring Retainers

  • Licensing your content

  • Creating custom products for your clients

… and much, much more. Plus we’ll have a special guest.

Who is it for?

This is a limited program for seven professional members of NSA NYC who have already demonstrated excellence through achievement of CPAE, CSP or are well on their way to achieving. Further commitments required are the dedication to all live events, acknowledgement of our code of ethics and the personal acceptance of the program leader following interview. For questions, please email Applications must be received by August 1, 2018.

The Investment

In addition to your personal expenses, time and dedication, there is also a financial contribution of a one-time donation of $1,500 to the chapter.

Your Host

Phil M. Jones has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process, reframe what it means to “sell” and help his audience to learn new skills that empower confidence, overcome fears and instantaneously impact bottom line results. Author of five international best-selling books, and the youngest ever winner of the coveted “British Excellence and Marketing Award,” Phil is currently one of the most in-demand assets to companies worldwide. Phil serves on the Board of NSA NYC as the Director Advanced Member Programming.