One of the best ways to ensure your sales strategies and tactics are based on best practice is to embrace the habit on lifelong learning.Online courses, webinars, podcasts and articles are all great sources of content - but conferences are much more fun!
We’ve put a comprehensive list of the top sales conferences for 2019.
This event is for entrepreneurs and business leaders but it's also great for salespeople looking for inspiration. Hypergrowth takes place on a single stage so there is no moving around from session to session.
Topics apply across industries so this is a great universal conference for all sales employees to attend. You'll can join discussions on everything from marketing and sales, to art,health and fitness. It's all about transforming your life and making breakthroughs in your personal and professional life.
Speakers always include world-class executives, investors, authors, athletes, brand builders, category creators and movement makers.
Tickets are not available for 2019 yet, but you can keep an eye out on their website to pre-order your ticket/s.
Location: Boston/San Francisco
Past pricing: Regular Seat – Ticket to Hypergrowth – $699 (Offer price – $454)
Premium Tickets – Gold – $1500 (Offer price – $975)
Premium Tickets – Platinum – $2500 (Offer price – $1625)
Premium Tickets – Black Card – $5000 (Offer price – $3250
Dreamforce is Salesforce's massive tech conference that attracts thought-leaders, industry pioneers and IT professionals. It offers the opportunity to hear keynote addresses from some of the leading minds in technology and business, learn about new products, attend training sessions, network with peers, and earn certifications.
Dreamforce has become one of the largest technology conferences in the world, drawing hundreds of thousands of registered attendees. It also allows attendees to be the first to hear of new Salesforce product and feature announcements.
In the past, Dreamforce has featured speakers such as Al Gore, and even had entertainment from Metallica.
Dreamforce always pulls out all the stops and is a conference worth putting in your diary.
Date: Nov 19-22 2019:
Inbound is the annual conference hosted by HubSpot. This event is great for marketers, salespeople, and customer service professionals who want to learn, be inspired and connect with industry experts and peers. The format consists of four days of conference speakers and educational breakout sessions.
Besides great tips and upcoming sales trends, Inbound offers real-life success stories and plenty of networking opportunities. Informal parties in the evenings allow for a change of pace after day-long learning opportunities.
Past keynote speakers have included Deepak Chopra, American author, public speaker, and alternative medicine advocate; Beth Comstock, former vice chair GE; and Mo Gawdat, former Chief Business Officer, Google X.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: September 3-6 2019
Pricing: Community pass - $299
All access pass: $799
Whether most of your selling happens in person or virtually, the digital age impacts every salesperson. This conference, put on by The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP), will teach techniques in email, video, text, web, and a variety of social networks to help hone your selling skills.
Presentation and workshop conference topics include: Social and Digital Selling, Using Video, Coaching, Attracting and Retaining Millennials, Digital Prospecting, and Leading Your Team Into The Future.
Locations: Across the US
Pricing: Starting at $2000
LeadsCon’s Connect to Convert is geared to the lead industry and is designed to be an educational conference. It will explore effective and emerging topics B2C or B2B sales, this conference will give you content designed around each section of the sales cycle.
This year’s agenda will include over 30 sessions, networking opportunities with around 2,000 industry professionals, access to over 100 industry solution providers, breakfast/lunch/networking events/VIP parties and unlimited meeting potential.
Date: September 25-27, 2019
Pricing: Starts at $950
Sales Innovation Expo offers some of the best-known names, thought leaders and industry experts presenting cutting-edge advice and demonstrating the latest technologies, products and services; this event is sure to equip Sales Directors and Managers with the latest systems and tools to improve sales performance.
The success of the event is built on an ethos of delivering outstanding educational content that draws highly targeted audiences and offers an engaging visitor experience.
Speakers have included Sharen Murnaghan Global Sales at Hubspot; Chris Milburn from Shipley Limited; Musidora Jorgensen, Sales Director, Human Capital Management at Oracle and more.
Date: 27-28 March, 2019
The National Sales Conference is an independent sales conference for Sales Leaders, Sales Directors, Heads of Sales and Sales Managers. Taking place towards the end of each year, the conference is in its 5th year. NSC offers the opportunity to be empowered and inspired by key presentations from some of the world’s leading internationally renowned leadership and motivational speakers and also provides CPD Accredited points.
Location: Coventry, England
Pricing: Early Bird (£495+VAT) - £ 594.00
An ever popular conference and Microsoft’s largest partner event continues to address how changes in technology represent both incredible opportunity and global responsibility. The 2018 conference saw more than 18 000 attendees – their biggest event to date as they continue to attract attendees from across the globe with their incredible line up of keynotes, industry experts and the endless opportunities to network and learn. This conference is where the world meets to transform business, collaborate with thousands of partners, Microsoft personnel and industry experts.
It’s not just potential customers that you could meet at Inspire, the event also brings speakers with in-depth leading on business-building strategies across industries. It’s a great opportunity to help you identify great solutions for your organisation and have conversations that can lead to new business opportunities.
Date: July 14-18, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
Pricing: Partner all access pass $1,995
With the new era of digital selling this event is for every sales role, whether you are connecting face-to-face with customers or engaging virtually through email, video, text, the web and social media. This conference helps sales professionals and leaders stay on top of trends and new ways of reaching prospects through technology to boost performance.
This conference attracts all levels of sales reps and leaders and is a great way to stay ahead of trends and learn how to address the challenges faced in digital sales.
Date: 14 May, 2019
Pricing: Starts at £230
There you go - your sales conference calendar for 2019 is all set. Here's to another year of learning, networking and loving the industry.