Are you ready for the best year yet in 2019?

At Vendor Neutral, it’s our mission to help you buy the best SalesTech for your needs, and we’ll continue to travel the country meeting with sales leaders like you at events throughout the year.

As we pulled together our 2019 calendar, we realized you might enjoy seeing a list of our top 2019 sales events – those that we consider “don’t miss.”

Here it is… the top sales conferences & events we have on our 2019 calendar and believe you need on yours (ordered by date)

INDUSTRY EVENTS

1. Sales Team Alpine Retreat (STAR): A Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXChange

  • Date: February 11 – 13th
  • Location: Lake Tahoe, Nevada

A collaborative, dynamic sales retreat filled with sales leaders and visionaries, the Sales Team Alpine Retreat (STAR) is an event that stands out among the rest for its collaborative, engaging, and exciting sessions. 80% interactive and filled with exceptional networking possibilities, this event generates immense ROI and unbelievable relationships you’ll leverage for years to come. This sales event is great for leaders of sales teams, sales professionals and those in sales operations.

Selected Speakers Include: Rakhi Voria (Chief of Staff, Inside Sales, Microsoft), Cynthia Barnes (Founder, National Association of Women Sales Professionals), Jason Blais (Vice President, Inside Sales, ZipRecruiter) and Toby Carrington (Senior Vice President, Head of Global Sales Operations, Siemens Healthineers).

2. Sales 3.0 Conference

  • Dates: April 1-2, June 18-19, & September 16 – 17
  • Location: San Francisco, Chicago, and Las Vegas

The Sales 3.0 Conference provides sales, sales operations, and sales enablement leaders with strategic insight and best practices that drive improved sales performance and revenue growth. Speakers at each event are a mix of sales VPs and CEOs from industry-leading companies, technology influencers, analysts, and management and leadership experts.

Selected Speakers Include: Not Yet Announced for 2019

3. AA-ISP Leadership Summit 2019

  • Date: April 16 – 18th
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

As the world of sales advances, the skills of sales leaders must follow suit. Data analysis, technology, sales skills, prospecting tools, personalization, artificial intelligence and (most importantly) leadership, are just a few of the activities and goals that leaders are focusing on each day. LS2019 will help leaders prioritize their own mission for their team and organization while also focusing on personal leadership development.

Selected Speakers Include: Allen Gannett (CEO TrackMaven & Author of The Creative Curve), Matthew Pollard (Rapid Growth Coach LLC, Author, Speaker, Coach, Consultant), Robert Beattie (Thomson Reuters, Senior Sales Director)

4. TOPO Summit

  • Date: April 17 – 18th
  • Location: San Francisco, California

Spend two days learning from great sales and marketing organizations at the TOPO Summit. With over 60 sessions and workshops organized around six tracks, you’ll learn about the most important topics in revenue all while networking and collaborating with your peers.

Selected Speakers Include: Courtney House (Director of Sales, Tableau), Julie Drimel (VP of Global Business Development, Oracle | Netsuite), Hilary Headlee (Head of Sales Operations, Zoom).

5. Sales Enablement Society (SES) Annual Conference

  • Date: October 16 – 18
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Every year, the Sales Enablement Society brings together the best and brightest minds in the Sales Enablement profession gather for an amazing three days in an out-of-the-box conference experience. Learn from others and collaborate to understand best practices to further your career and revenue.

Selected Speakers Include: Not Yet Announced for 2019

VENDOR EVENTS

6. RainMaker (SalesLoft)

  • Date: March 11 – 13
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Rainmaker is the Sales Engagement Conference for sales leaders. A three day, exclusive invitation to gain sales insight from the best thought leaders in the industry, and foster relationships that will help your business thrive for years to come.

Selected Speakers Include: Ralph Barsi (ServiceNow ), Franco Anzini (Malwarebytes), John Barrows (JBarrows Sales Training), Alea Homison (AlphaSense), Samantha McKenna (LinkedIn), Doug Landis (Emergence Capital)

7. Seismic Shift (Seismic)

  • Date: TBA
  • Location: San Diego, California

Shift is Seismic’s annual customer conference—the event where 500 forward-thinking sales and marketing leaders gather to learn how to transform their organizations with sales enablement.

Selected Speakers Include: Not Yet Announced for 2019

8. Accelerate (InsideSales.com)

  • Date: March 20 – 21
  • Location: San Francisco, California

Accelerate believes that great sales leaders continue to grow and become greater by collaborating and learning from their peers. Make valuable connections and create unique experiences at Accelerate – a transformative business event focused on growing you as a professional and building your sales practice.

Selected Speakers Include: Frank Cespedes (Harvard Business School), Jeff Dyer (Wharton School of Business), Sylvain Tremblay (VP Global Virtual Sales, Cisco), Vernon Irvin (EVP, President of GEMS, Century Link).

9. INBOUND (HubSpot)

  • Date: September 4 – 7th
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts

INBOUND is an annual event hosted by HubSpot that brings together industry professionals who are passionate about marketing, selling and working with customers in an inbound way. The event features several days of great speakers, exhibitions, networking opportunities and more in a collaborative environment.

Selected Speakers Include: Not Yet Announced for 2019

10. Dreamforce (Salesforce)

  • Date: November 19 – 22nd
  • Location: San Francisco, California

Dreamforce is Salesforce’s conference – an event that’s guaranteed to be a lot of fun, all while learning new sales strategies that you can implement into your business. Each year, thousands join to learn more about Salesforce technology, sales, and marketing practices and hear great keynotes.

Selected Speakers Include: Not Yet Announced for 2019

Do you have a favorite, “must attend” event? Let us know in the comments!