If your company’s fiscal year starts January 1, it’s a good bet your sales team is under the gun to close out the year strong. At the same time, sales leadership is already thinking about how to kick off 2015 with a bang, with sales training, goal-setting and lots of team building – very likely with a Sales Kick Off.
The traditional Sales Kick Off (SKO) is an in-person affair. If you know salespeople, you know there’s no replacement for connecting face-to-face, sitting down and sharing a drink with colleagues. While we couldn’t agree more, we also know adding a virtual component to your SKO (a Virtual SKO) will allow you to be more inclusive to your organization while ensuring your content lives long after your reps leave Las Vegas.
What a Virtual SKO / Virtual Sales Conference?
A virtual event housing keynotes, training breakouts, sales strategies and sales wins – all surrounded by live peer-to-peer connection. Often a “hybrid” virtual conference program, with some participants in the same physical location, the virtual SKO enables anytime and anywhere access to resources and can be virtual-only or on-demand-only – and may even evolve into a persistent learning environment.
Why a Virtual SKO / Virtual Sales Conference?
Your sales training content is valuable far beyond your front line reps. Inside sales, account managers, customer service teams, sales engineering, marketing – they all need to know what’s expected in the new year. If they can’t attend in person, include them virtually and ensure more people in your organization are focused on the right goals.