Jeff Blackman delivers his Hall of Fame acceptance speech.

On August 4th, 2008, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, Jeff Blackman was one of five elected inductees into the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame. Blackman received The Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) designation, along with a CPAE statuette.

Blackman points to his new Hall of Fame statuette in Times Square!

Since its inception in 1977, only 195 professional or celebrity speakers have become Hall of Fame members, including; Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, Zig Ziglar, Earl Nightingale, Art Linkletter and Norman Vincent Peale.

CPAEs are selected for their skill and mastery in seven areas for speaking excellence; originality of material, uniqueness of platform style, experience, delivery techniques, client and peer image, professional integrity and communication skills.

Blackman celebrates his Hall of Fame induction with wife, Sheryl and kids; Chad, Brittany and Amanda

And on June 5th, 2008, Vistage – the world’s leading CEO organization with more than 14,000 members, named Blackman their Fast Track Speaker of the Year.

For over two decades, Blackman’s strategies have helped Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses and associations…drive relationships, revenue and results. His best selling books, audios and videos include; Stop Whining! Start Selling!, Peak Your Profits, RESULT$, Opportunity $elling, Carpe A.M. • Carpe P.M., Profitable Customer Service and How to Set and Really Achieve Your Goals.

Blackman is also a happy husband, devoted father, avid softball player and crazy Chicago Cubs fan!

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