Chicago, IL | April 18th - 20th
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700+
Sales Leaders

3
Days of Learning, Sharing, & Networking

65+
Sales & Leadership Sessions

48
Tactical Breakouts

4
Pre-Event Certification Workshops

5+
Unique Networking Opportunities

What To Expect

Join us for the world’s largest gathering of Inside Sales professionals at the 9th Annual AA-ISP Leadership Summit in downtown Chicago. Hosted at The Sheraton Grand, we'll be just steps away from the famous Magnificent Mile and the Chicago River.

The 2017 Summit will feature all-new presentations from over 70 of today's most recognized Inside Sales Experts. Learn the latest hacks, newest technologies, and proven best practices for solving today's toughest challenges and issues. In addition to engaging general session presentations, attendees have the option to create their own learning path by selecting from 48 hands-on breakout sessions.

View Keynote Speaker Meridith Elliott Powell's Welcome Video:

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Agenda At A Glance:

Day 1: Tuesday, April 18th

  • Optional Pre-Event Workshops: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Technology Expo Grand Opening: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Leadership Summit Kickoff & General Sessions: 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Happy Hour in the Expo: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Day 2: Wednesday, April 19th

  • Breakfast / Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtables: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
  • General Sessions: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Lunch in the Expo: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Hands-On Workshops/Breakouts: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Break – Explore the Expo: 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
  • Hands-On Workshops/Breakouts: 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Microsoft Inside Sales Yacht Party: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Day 3: Thursday, April 20th

  • Breakfast: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Hands-On Workshops/Breakouts: 8:30 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Annual AA-ISP Awards Banquet: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Conference Close: 1:30 PM

Event Agenda

LOCATION

The Leadership Summit will be held at the Sheraton Grand in downtown Chicago, just steps away from the Miracle Mile and all the nightlife Chicago has to offer.

Note: Hotel reservations will not be solicited to attendees. Please use the reservation link to ensure your financial security.

Networking Opportunities

The Summit offers attendees plenty of time to network and share with fellow Inside Sales Leaders throughout the event.

Microsoft Inside Sales Yacht Party

All Attendees are encouraged to join us the evening of Wednesday, April 19th for the Inside Sales Yacht Party. The Odyssey Yacht will depart from and return to Navy Pier, located just 1-mile from the Sheraton Grand. Transportation will be provided, but attendees are welcome to walk or use other modes of transportation.

Odyssey Yacht Schedule:

  • 6:00pm - Boarding and open bar begins
  • 7:00pm - The yacht will depart from Navy Pier promptly at 7:00pm
  • 9:00pm - The yacht will return to Navy Pier and all passengers must depart by 10:00pm

Party Details:

Attendees will enjoy a full dinner service, open bars, music on each level, and an all-around great time brought to you by Microsoft!

Ambition 5k Fun Run

All LS2017 Attendees are invited to join Ambition on Tuesday morning beginning at 7:00 AM for a 5k Fun Run around Chicago’s famous riverfront and Grant Park.

Route Highlights Include:

  • Chicago Riverwalk
  • Lake Michigan Lakefront
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Millennium Park
  • and, of course, Chicago’s Cloud Gate (The Bean!)

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WHAT'S NEW FOR 2017?

New 3-Day Format

Extended Breakout Sessions

Technology Demos

Hands-On Workshops & Takeaways

1st Annual Summit Slam

New Presentations by today’s Inside Sales Experts

Who Should Attend?

The Leadership Summit is dedicated exclusively to Sales Leadership and supporting roles. Titles we often see at the annual Summit include:

  • Sales Manager/Team Leader/Sales Director
  • SDR or LDR Manager/Leader
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales Trainer
  • Sales/Marketing Director & VP
  • Business Dev. Director/VP
  • VP of Sales
  • President
  • Chief Revenue Officer
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Founder
  • Sales Consultant

Need help convincing your management that you MUST attend LS2017?

Download the editable ROI template today!

Enhance Your
Summit Experience

Four Pre-Event Workshops will be offered on Tuesday morning, April 18th.

Workshop 1:
Transforming Your Inside Sales Team
Dionne Mischler
CEO & Founder
Inside Sales by Design
Whether you’re starting a team from scratch, trying to advance your Inside Sales team, repositioning your team from one function to another, you'll want to join this session.
Workshop 2:
The Asking Formula: Influencing Anyone, Anytime to Say “Yes”
John Baker
Creator of "The Asking Formula"
This program teaches effective asking: a skill that leads to stronger sales results, confident communications, better influence, and a heightened professional image.
Workshop 3:
Fundamentals of Storytelling for Sales Success
Christoph Trappe
The Authentic Storytelling Project
Christoph will walk you through the framework of authentic storytelling to enable long term communication and sales success for your Inside Sales team.
Workshop 4:
Visionary Leadership: Curating and Sustaining an Elite Organizational Culture
Colonel BP McCoy USMC (Ret.)
Founder, Xiphos Inititatives LLC
This workshop is for those who want to lead with passion while inspiring their teams to great performance. BP McCoy, former Marine combat veteran, business executive, wilderness expedition leader and author of "The Passion of Command: the Moral Imperative of Leadership", will share lessons from the battlefield, boardroom and remote mountain ranges to help attendees build an energized organization through Clarity, Consistency, and employee Connection.

Pre-event workshops have limited seating, so be sure to reserve your spot early!

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Speakers & Topics

This year's Leadership Summit will feature all-new presentations from over 70 of today’s most recognized Inside Sales experts who will address a wide array of topics targeted to inside and field sales leadership.

Keynote Speakers

Meridith Elliott Powell
MotionFirst
Business Growth Expert, Author & Keynote Speaker
Debbie Dunnam
Microsoft
Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Inside Sales
John Baker
The Asking Formula
Creator of "The Asking Formula"
Christoph Trappe
The Authentic Storytelling Project
The Authentic Storyteller
Colonel BP McCoy USMC (Ret.)
Xiphos Initiatives LLC
Founder
Dionne Mischler
Inside Sales by Design
CEO & Founder
Larry Reeves
AA-ISP
CEO
Jen Gergen
AA-ISP
Senior Operations Manager
Matt Reid
Velocify
Vice President of Marketing
Lauren Bailey
Factor 8 Sales Training
Founder & President
Bob Perkins
AA-ISP
Founder & Chairman
Thomas Dekle
IBM Inside Sales, North America
VP, IBM Global Digital Sales - Sales Acceleration
Jill Rowley
#SocialSelling
Chief Evangelist & Startup Advisor
Leo Cardenas
Lay-O, LLC
Body Language Speaker & Trainer
Kyle Porter
SalesLoft
CEO
Justin Shriber
LinkedIn Sales Solutions
Vice President of Marketing
Matt Millen
Outreach
Senior Vice President of Revenue and Operations
Tom Snyder
Funnel Clarity
Founder
Josh Jarrett
Koru
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Tom Leidigh
Infinity
CEO
Robert B. Jeppsen
Xvoyant
CEO
Tony Perzow
You Suck At Negotiating
Founder and CEO
Amyra Rand
Criteria Corp
Vice President of Sales & Strategic Partnerships
Steve Richard
ExecVision
Founder & Chief Revenue Officer
Dave Chwalik
Staples, Inc.
Director, Inside Sales
Mike Brooks
Mr. Inside Sales
President
Jen Sieger
Microsoft
Director, Office 365 Specialist Sales, Worldwide Inside Sales
Christine Barrett
Microsoft
Inside Sales Director
Regina Manfredi
Factor 8
Advisor & Former Client
Howard Dover
University of Texas at Dallas
Director of the Center for Professional Sales, Clinical Professor of Marketing and Sales Coach
Brandon Bruce
Cirrus Insight
COO & Co-founder
Erroin A. Martin
Conversica
Vice President of Sales
Ryan O'Hara
LeadIQ
VP of Marketing/Growth
Larry Sheffield
Experian
Senior Vice President Growth Channel
Max Yoder
Lessonly
Co-Founder and CEO
Mike Pierce - "Antarctic Mike"
www.AntarcticMike.com
Founder
Lori Richardson
WOMEN Sales Pros
President
Anita Boghoussian
3DS Value Solutions
Sr. Director Inside Sales
Jennifer Prescott
Thomson Reuters
Director of Sales, Law Firm and Corporate Print
Rakhi Voria
Microsoft
Business Manager to Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Inside Sales, Debbie Dunnam
Tony Caruso
Qstream
Director of Sales Enablement
Charissa Franklin
Reality Works Group
SVP Client Success and Managing Partner
Megan A. Dahlen
Microsoft
General Manager, Sales Center Innovation
Vincent Gatti
Peak 10
National Partner Manager
Kevin Kelly
Protelos Group Ltd
Owner
Ed Porter
Sysco Guest Supply
Director, Inside Sales
Sudipta Mukherjee
AA-ISP
Director International Operations
Paula White
Bound Tree Medical
Director, Inside Sales
Tim Billingsley
Grainger
Senior Manager, Sales Effectiveness
Peter J. Weyman
ZoomInfo
Chief Revenue Officer
Chris Beall
ConnectAndSell
CEO
Israel Greene
The John Maxwell Team
Certified Speaker & Leadership Trainer
Gordon Tredgold
Leadership Principles LLC
CEO
Robert M. Peterson, Ph.D.
Northern Illinois University
Director- Professional Sales Program, and Editor- The Journal of Selling
Tania Sheppard
Brtania
Vice President
Bill Crawford
ADP
SVP, Inside Sales
Michael Smalls
Hoopla Software
Founder & CEO
Jared Houghton
Ambition
CSO
David Hood
VanillaSoft
CEO
Kristen Hamilton
Koru
Co-Founder & CEO
Dan Stanton Jr
LinkedIn
Regional Sales Manager
Robert Beattie
Thomson Reuters
Senior Sales Director
Margaret "Maggie" Walker
Microsoft
Sr. Manager
Nick Breedlove
Tech Qualled, LLC
Co-founder
Jake Reni
Adobe
Director of Inside Sales - Enterprise (North America & LATAM)
Dawn Verbrigghe
Nutshell
COO
Ken Jisser
Replystream
Co-founder & VP Sales & Services
Kevin Gaither
ZipRecruiter, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Jason Blais
ZipRecruiter.com
Senior Director of Inside Sales
John Giunta
Videolicious
Director, Demand Generation
Mark Kosoglow
Outreach
VP, Sales
Sam Caucci
Sales Huddle
CEO & Founder
Bryan Summerhays
MarketStar
Vice President, B2B Direct Sales
Thomas Pelletier
Thomson Reuters
Senior Director, Strategic Sales Enablement Programs
Kathryn Kravitz
ADP
Division Vice President, Sales Operations
Stu Heinecke
How to Get a Meeting with Anyone
Author
Bill Johnson
Salesvue
CEO
Jay Davey
Infinity
Chief Revenue Office
Bob Marsh
LevelEleven
Founder & CEO
Khuram Hussain
Fileboard
CEO
Chad Burmeister
RingCentral
Sr. Director of WW Sales Development
Matthew Bellows
Yesware
Founder & CEO
Gary Ambrosino
TimeTrade
CEO
Grant Clarke
ServiceSource
SVP Selling & Operations Services
Sean Sheppard
GrowthX and GrowthX Academy
Founder
Bruce Lewolt
BrainX
Founder & President
Manny Alamwala
The Sales Journal
Creator
Scott Anderson
RevenueForce LLC
Founding Principal
Jamie Shanks
Sales for Life
CEO, Best-Selling Author

New Speakers Being Added Daily! Check Back Soon!

View our previous Summit recaps for more information.

Technology & Service Expo

The Leadership Summit offers the opportunity to meet with today's most innovative Inside Sales Technology and Service Providers. See, meet with, and learn about the technologies and services that can make a difference for your organization.

Unable to attend the full conference?

Join us on Tuesday, April 18th from 5:00 – 7:30 PM as our guest for the Leadership Summit Special Guest Speaker and Happy Hour in the Technology Expo! As our guest, admission to the Expo and Reception is complimentary and includes hors d'oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available.

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