AA-ISP Inside Sales Conference in Dallas, Nov. 3rd

The Inside Sales 2015 Conference series will be held in Dallas on November 3rd.

Topics will include the CRM Tools, Sales Training, Leadership and Coaching, Employee Motivation, and Lead Generation Services.

Duane Cummings, author and consultant, will be the keynote speaker. Mr. Cummings wrote The Sensational Salesman: A Second Chance Story: Providing a Simple Path to Improving Your Relationships, Career, and Life.

The book is a parable of a salesman who faces hardships but eventually rebounds with the help of mentors. The author focuses on both personal and professional development with lessons on building and maintaining relationships, setting goals and other tools you need to be successful.

The one day conference will also feature several popular speakers, including Steve Richard, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of VorsightBP, Josh Evans, SVP of Sales at Velocify, Marcheta A. Gardner, Client Manager at IBM, Nancy Munro, CEO of KnowledgeShift, and Sean Kester, Head of Product at SalesLoft.

AA-ISP Senior Executive Retreat from Oct. 5-7, Sundance, UT

AA-ISP Executive RetreatThe AA-ISP Executive Retreat will be held in Sundance, UT from Oct. 5-7. The event is for sales leaders to learn more about selling. It is also a great opportunity to network and share ideas.

Topics and discussions will focus on leadership, staffing, and productivity development, as well as sales acceleration.

The special guest speaker will be Colonel (ret.) R. Patrick Kane, who will discuss leadership lessons from the battlefield. Other speakers will include Jason Jordan, Sales Management Expert and author, and David Sill, Senior VP, Customer Success at Discover.org.

Mr. Jordan is the author of Cracking the Sales Management Code: The Secrets to Measuring and Managing Sales Performance. The book discusses how those in sales management can improve performance of their sales teams.

Guy Wallace from EPPIC, a performance improvement consulting firm, called it an “excellent book” in his review.

Mr. Wallace writes that “for this book is all about the good and the bad numbers that Sales Organizations use and/or should use to manage Sales efforts. It provides clear guidance for thinking about Sales Metrics – how you might approach reestablishing yours.”

Social Media Strategies Summit from Sept. 23-24 , San Francisco

Social Media Strategies conferenceThe Social Media Strategies Summit will be held from September 23-24 in San Francisco.

Agenda items will include “Content creation – Becoming a storytelling marketer,” “Building cross-functional social media and content teams,” “Empowering your employees and fans,” “Craig Dodge Lite,” “Case Study: GoDaddy’s social content strategy and execution,” and “Funny or Die case study: Optimizing social engagements and reacting to results.”

Speakers will include Greg Schindler from Funny or Die, Crystal MacKenzie from Rotten Tomatoes, Marcel Santilli from HP, Jon Baugh from Target, Bruce Wilson from Trapit, Inc., Melissa Joy Kong from Product Hunt and Kirsten Chiala from Cisco.

The conference also has a series of excellent blogs. I recommend that you check them out.

AA-ISP Inside Sales Conference in Boston on September 10th

making sales callsThe AA-ISP is sponsoring their next Inside Sales Conference in Boston on September 10th. This all day event will feature speakers such as Lori Richardson, CEO of Score More Sales, Steve Richard, CEO and co-founder of VorsightBP, and Trish Bertuzzi, President and Chief Strategist of The Bridge Group.

Workshop topics will include “How your voice can Make or Break the Sale,” “Coaching for Success,” and “6 Email Tips and Templates to Scaling Personalization.”

For more details, please check out the website – http://www.aa-isp.org/inside-sales-2015-boston.php.

Content Marketing World Conference in Cleveland from September 8th – 11th

Content Marketing ConferenceThe Content Marketing World Conference will be held in Cleveland from September 8th -11th.

From the website “Content Marketing World is the one event where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in the content marketing industry. You will leave with all the materials you need to take a content marketing strategy back to your team – and – to implement a content marketing plan that will grow your business and inspire your audience.”

Speakers will include John Cleese, actor, Kathy Button Bell, Vice President, CMO of Emerson, Judd Bagley, Director of Communications, Overstock and Sydni Craig-Hart, co-founder of Smart Simple Marketing.

Agenda items will include “Position your Agency for Success with Content Marketing,” “Content Strategy 101,” and “Developing a B2B Demand Generation Model.”

For more information and to register, click the link here – http://www.contentmarketingworld.com/registration/

Inbound Conference in Boston, September 8-11th

The Inbound Conference will be held in Boston from September 8-11.

From the website, the purpose of the conference is to “provide the inspiration, education, and connections you need to transform your business.”

Speakers will include Seth Godin, a bestselling author and marketing expert, Daniel Pink, bestselling author, Dr. Brené Brown, author and CEO and Chief Learning Officer for the Daring WayTM, and Aziz Ansari, Comedian and Author.

Major topics will include “Disrupting Digital Business,” “5 Steps to a Successful Video Strategy on YouTube,” and “The Intersection of Content and Social Media.”

For more details, please visit the website –  http://www.inbound.com/inbound15/about