“You’re a dynamic speaker with an important message. Your presentation at our conference was a rousing success. I had a number of people come up to me afterwards to say how much they appreciated your remarks. Thank you for helping me make this a very successful meeting!”Mark Rannow
Manager of Financial Consultant Program
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
No one on the planet knows more about how to acquire high-level clients or customers through word of mouth, referrals, and personal introductions than Bill Cates, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), CPAE (Council of Peers Award for Excellence)
Bill’s international expertise has been established through his three books, as well as hundreds of presentations throughout the world.
Bill’s referral system has been featured in Success Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Selling Power, and the Wall Street Journal. And his own business success has been featured in Money Magazine.
He earned his CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation in 1999. Becoming one of the top 10% of speakers to earn this accreditation. In 2010 he was inducted into the Speaker’s Hall of Fame. This award of excellence has been bestowed on less than 150 speakers since 1977. Bill now sits on the Board of Directors for the National Speaking Association.
Bill is also somewhat of an adventurer. He has reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, trekked in the Himalayas, camped in the Arctic Circle, lived on a houseboat in Kashmir, and toured the country as the drummer of a rock and roll band.