On the evening of Monday, July 11th, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Mike Domitrz was 1 of only 5 speakers to be inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame with the C.P.A.E. Award (Council of Peers for Excellence Award). Mike is the first speaker from Wisconsin to be inducted into the Hall of Fame since 1992. Mike is the first expert on respect, consent, healthy relationships, bystander intervention, and prevention to ever be inducted. Fellow recipients with Mike on Monday evening were Kelly Swanson, Stacey Hanke, Meredith Powell, and Mike Staver.
You can scroll down this page to watch the video of Mike being inducted and to hear his acceptance speech.
Mike is grateful to have had lots of family with him in Nashville, including 3 of his sons and their partners, his parents, 2 of his sisters and their spouses, and his wife of 28 years, Karen Domitrz.
Scroll down this page to watch the video of Mike being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
What is the CPAE? The National Speakers Association established the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE)® Speaker Hall of Fame to honor professional speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence.
Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. Inductees are evaluated by their peers through a rigorous and demanding process. Each candidate must excel in all of the following five categories:
- Presentation & Delivery
- Collateral Material
Here are photos from Monday evening: