Lenora Billings-Harris: What a joy to be a part of GSF. Each time I visit a country outside of my own, I know I have friends and colleagues there to help make my business and fun time extraordinary.
Peter Davison: I am constantly inspired and supported by the giving spirit of "coopetition" in this magnificent family of professionals who cherish the spoken word and the business of making a difference.
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!!
Raymond Phoon: MAPS President, 2011-2013
MAPS President Elect 2010-2011
National Convention Organizing Chairman, 2010
MAPS VP, Membership 2009
MAPS Exco, 2007-2009
Shelley Sykes: I have been to every Federation convention around the world because the international connections have been both profitable and pleasurable.
There are so many talented people with tips, tools and connections that can be a great support and vis versa. We all support one another.
We have established relationships, and/or share members, with international groups who serve the speaking profession or support the meetings industry: