Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Top Sales Conferences You Should Attend in 2016

AA-ISP Inside Sales 2016
2/18/16, San Francisco; 6/15/16, Denver; 9/8/16, Boston AA-ISP’s Inside Sales conference focuses on helping frontline inside sales reps and managers in their day-to-day roles through a combination of talks and workshops. Sales leaders can explore a technology and service expo to peruse sales technology for their teams.

SiriusDecisions Sales Leadership Exchange
2/24/16 - 2/25/16, San Diego Focused on B2B sales leaders, this conference touches on every aspect of hiring, scaling, and developing a successful sales organization.

InsideSales Sales Acceleration Summit
3/9/16, Virtual This daylong virtual event brings together sales luminaries like Lori Richardson, Mark Hunter, Craig Elias, and Jim Keenan.

TOPO Sales Summit
4/7/16 - 4/8/16, San Francisco The sales summit’s four tracks (sales leadership, sales effectiveness, sales technology, and sales development) are a valuable resource for sales leaders looking to jumpstart their teams' success. Speakers hail from high-growth companies like LinkedIn, Google, and Box.

AA-ISP Leadership Summit
4/20/16 - 4/21/16, Chicago Attendees -- sales leaders ranging from managers to directors to vice presidents -- will learn about new sales and productivity tools, recruiting and hiring best practices, and call coaching. In addition, content will cover emerging technologies and trends like gamification.

Sales 2.0 Conference
5/2/16, Boston;  7/18/16 - 7/19/16, San Francisco Sales, sales operations, sales enablement, and marketing executives will learn how Sales 2.0 strategy can improve sales team results.

10/4/16 - 10/7/16, San Francisco Each year, Dreamforce gathers salespeople from all over the world in a near-takeover of San Francisco. Past keynotes have included Satya Nadella, Jessica Alba, and Susan Wojcicki.

CEB Sales and Marketing Summit
10/18/16 - 10/20/16, Las Vegas “Smarketing” isn’t a fad -- it’s a necessary business practice. Learn how to bridge the Sales-Marketing gap at this year’s summit.

Forrester Customer Executive Summit
11/1/16 - 11/3/16, Dana Point It’s never been more important to understand your customers, and this summit will teach you how to adapt your selling strategy in a way that places clients front and center.

11/8/16 - 11/11/16, Boston An event that brings together marketing and sales professionals, INBOUND features inspiring keynotes from speakers like Brené Brown and Seth Godin as well as sales professionals like Jill Konrath, David Meerman Scott, Trish Bertuzzi, Jill Rowley, and Daniel Pink.

Sales Force Productivity Conference
Date TBA Learn new ways to streamline your sales team’s performance in areas like technology strategy, operations effectiveness, and sales manager development.

Sales Hacker Conference Date TBA Sales isn’t just an art -- there’s science to it, too. Take advantage of the science of selling to scale your team or your numbers. Last year’s conference included sessions like “Sales Productivity Lessons Learned from Managing 110 SDRs” and “Scaling a Worldwide Sales Org from 0 to IPO.”

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