De Backman-Hoyle: By gaining professional recognition as well as being able to contribute to a like minded community
Joachim de Posada: This is a wonderful web site and what is best is that it unites speakers from all over the world. It is interactive and a great testament to the great work that the federation does..
Paul Eric Ter Wal: The Federation made me part of a big family of enthusiastic people/speakers, who became friends. As Paul Harris Fellow, i must say, that this GSF-family is more a true international family then I ever expected possible!!
Jim Cathcart (#2): Through GSF we become aware of both our potential and our limitations. I've seen how my own perspective needs to expand and I've connected with colleagues worldwide who have shown me how to fill even greater needs.
Juri Chabursky: new friends, new contacts, and an expanded knowledge of global issues
We have established relationships, and/or share members, with international groups who serve the speaking profession or support the meetings industry: