Minneapolis, MN WiredPRNews.com April 22, 2009 – Today the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) announced the speakers and topics for the AA-ISP Inside Sales Leadership Summit being held June 9th – 10th in Minneapolis, MN. Presented by the AA-ISP, the summit is the only conference dedicated exclusively to inside sales leadership and will feature some of the nation’s leading inside sales experts.
“We are extremely pleased with the speakers and presentations for this year’s summit,” states Bob Perkins, AA-ISP Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “Nationally recognized leaders will address issues critical to driving inside sales success and improving performance.”
Topics will include:
• Demonstrating the value of an inside sales organization. Learn what gets the attention of senior executives. Hear long time Senior Sales Executive Larry Sheffield share his experiences and perspective as he discusses what value inside sales has brought to his organizations over his successful 25+ year career with IBM, SGI, and i365 Seagate.
• Identifying and Developing Top Performers How can you make every rep as good as your best rep? Hear accomplished industry leaders such as Mike Brown, Senior Practice Leader at Impax, noted author and founder of Success Sciences, Greg Baron, Lynn Schleeter, Director for the Center of Sales Innovation at St. Catherine’s College, Jim Micklos from Motivational Excellence and Isaac Cheiftez author of “Hiring Secrets of the NFL” present proven methodologies and best-practices for hiring and developing top inside sales talent.
• Panel Discussions and Break-out Sessions Hear leading Industry Experts discussing today’s most important topics. Attend and participate in interactive break-out sessions ranging from Optimizing CRM tools and VOIP technology to Motivational and Developmental best practices. There will be topics of interest for all attendees.
• Network at the Summit Reception Network with other attendees and meet industry leading vendors at the Summit Networking Reception. See and hear about new ideas from companies such as SalesForce.com, Connect and Sell and others in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.
“The Summit provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn new techniques and to share new ideas and best practices – all focused exclusively on Inside Sales” added Larry Reeves, the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. “Attendees will leave with new knowledge, techniques, and tools they can use immediately to improve their Inside Sales Organizations”
The conference is designed for all inside sales professionals – directors, senior executives, managers, supervisors and front-line personnel – anyone responsible for building, developing, managing, motivating, or improving inside sales. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with and learn from some of the nation’s top “Inside Sale Leaders”. The benefits will last a life time.
To learn more about the AA-ISP Inside Sales Leadership Summit and to get a complete listing of speakers and topics visit www.aa-isp.org
About the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals
The AA-ISP is dedicated exclusively to advancing the inside sales profession. As the only organization of its kind, the AA-ISP serves as an authoritative resource to leaders and individual sales representatives who want to take their organization and careers to the next level of professionalism and performance. Our mission is accomplished through an industry-specific focus on leadership and individual development, member forums and networking, best practice sharing, individual training, career development, sales accreditations and annual conferences. For more information visit www.aa-isp.org.