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Convention Models + Talent Agency Recognized on Inc. 5000 List Three Years in a Row

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Convention Models & Talent, Inc. (CMT), has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the country for the third time. CMT is ranked on the prestigious 2010 list that provides the most comprehensive look at America's independent-minded entrepreneurs.



"We are honored to be included on the Inc. 5000 list for the third year in a row," CMT president and CEO Shelly Justice, said. "Our unwavering commitment to the highest level of client service has allowed us to establish strong relationships that have resulted in CMT's sustained year over year growth. It is a tremendous accomplishment for CMT Agency to be recognized with such notable alumni companies." To mirror what Jane Berentson, the editor of Inc. Magazine said in the congratulatory letter to CMT Agency, " For more than 30 years, Inc's list has served as evidence of the significant accomplishments of enterprises such as CMT Agency. And, more than ever, this year's list is a testament to the creativity , resilience, and tenacity of America's top entrepreneurs. "We are very excited to be a part of such a distinguished group of companies known as the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies," says Shelly Justice.

Justice founded and launched CMT in 2001 after recognizing the international convention and tradeshow industry's need for sophisticated talent and staffing. She parlayed $2,000 and a wealth of experience in the industry into an organization dedicated to driving sales and marketing program initiatives for some of the world's largest corporations in a high impact, cost effective manner. Today, CMT is a world-class, international service company providing event-staffing, product specialists and corporate presenters for international tradeshows and corporate events worldwide. CMT represents some of the most respected brands and corporations in the world, including Roche, Merck, AT&T, General Electric, Toyota, Sara Lee, T-Mobile and Anheuser-Busch.

While Justice has earned several business awards and accolades over the years including Enterprising Woman Magazine 2008 Enterprising Woman of the Year Award Finalist , Catalyst Magazine Top 25 Entrepreneurs award, 2010 Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses and  Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the year 2010 Finalist.  Shelly is also a driving force in Atlanta's philanthropic community. A member of "The Annie Oakley Shooters," Justice served as sponsor chair of the annual tournament to benefit the Trust for Public Land (TPL), which conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and other natural places ensuring livable communities for generations to come.  In addition, Justice volunteers with Hands On Atlanta, and is currently a committee member for the American Cancer Society's " Swing for a Cure" fundraiser. She also served for five years as co-chair of The Many Lives You've Touched Program, that benefits the Georgia Transplant Foundation.

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SOURCE Convention Models & Talent, Inc.

For further information: Shelly Justice of CMT Agency, 1-866-238-9349,