MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS' (MAPS)
affiliation with the GLOBAL SPEAKERS FEDERATION (GSF)
The Malaysian Association of Professional is one of the (currently 14 and growing) country level professional speaker organisations that make up the Global Speakers Federation or GSF. The GSF is a global framework for independent speaking organizations to collectively serve the interests of their individual members while advancing the professional speaking community worldwide.
The GSF comprises independent speaker associations from around the world:
Through MAPS, our Ordinary and Professional members participate and enjoy access to GSF and the resources of the other member organisations. GSF allow member countries who want to participate in GSF and member association event at the same previlages as their own individual members.
Recently, the Global Speakers Federation (GSF) Board has approved to use the name "Global Speaking Fellow," which will be conferred to qualified Professional Speakers. The application is through GSF, who will grant the award, upon acceptance of all requirements.
GSF Associations such as NSA (USA) and PSA (Australia) currently conferres the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) award and PSA UKI awards the Fellow award.