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25 Sales & Sales Operations Events You Don’t Want to Miss in 2019

For Sales and Sales Operations professionals these conferences can help you up your game

The benefits of Sales conferences are many: networking with peers, learning best practices from industry leaders, meeting with vendors and potential partners, connecting with investors, etc. But, possibly the biggest benefit is less tangible – the opportunity to share a common experience with thousands of others who are facing the same business challenges as you are. The collective “a-ha” moments embed themselves in your psyche and energize your business. 

DealHub Team at Microsoft InspireDuring the past few months, our team has attended some amazing events; days of inspiration and education, hearing from some of the brightest minds in our industry. The opportunities to connect face-to-face with like-minded individuals made me eager to attend more Sales and Sales Operations conferences in 2020.

As you plan your activities for next year, you may also be looking at some events to connect with other professionals like yourself. However, the sheer number of conferences available can be overwhelming. To make things easier we have created a list of Sales conferences that will help you sift the options. These events are sure to positively impact your business.

25 Sales Conferences for Sales and Sales Operations Professionals

Microsoft Ignite

Multiple dates and locations throughout North America, South America, Asia, and Europe

Microsoft’s multi-city tour is where developers and tech professionals can explore the latest developer tools and cloud technologies. Connect with others in the Microsoft community to gain practical insights and best practices on the future of cloud development, data, IT, and business intelligence.

INBOUND

Date: September 3 to 6, 2019
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
2020 Date: TBA

INBOUND is HubSpot’s annual conference brings marketing and sales professions together with over 250 leading industry thinkers for a high-energy experience. Educational sessions and interactive forums give product managers, creative marketers, and start-up founders an opportunity to connect, learn and be inspired.

HYPERGROWTH

Dates: September 3, 2019, in Boston, MA and November 19, 2019, in San Francisco, CA
2020 Dates: TBA

Drift’s HYPERGROWTH conference brings together the next generation of leaders to share their strategies for building, selling, and marketing products in a customer-centric world. 

G2 Reach

Date: September 11, 2019
Location: Chicago, Illinois
2020 Date: TBA

G2’s one-day conference for sales professionals who market and sell software promises to be an exciting event. The 15 industry-leading speakers on the agenda are sure to give a new perspective on selling software.

AA-ISP Digital Sales World

Dates: September 12, 2019, in Norwood, Massachusetts and December 3, 2019, in Dublin, Ireland
2020 Dates: TBA

The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) holds conferences in several cities across the globe each year. Digital Sales World events feature an agenda focused on case studies, 20-minute general session presentations and hands-on learning led by practitioners, and workshop-style breakout sessions. These 1-day events bring together reps and leaders from both Inside and Field Sales teams to learn, share, and network.​

Sales 3.0 Conference

Date: September 16 to 17, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
2020 Date: TBA

At the Sales 3.0 Conference, Sales VPs and CEOs from industry-leading companies, technology influencers, and leadership experts convene to share strategic insight and best practices for improved sales performance and revenue growth.

Gartner CSO and Sales Leader Conference (formerly CEB Sales and Marketing Summit)

Date: September 17 to 19, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
2020 Date: TBA

This annual conference is an opportunity for B2B chief sales officers and sales leader focused on sales enablement and operations to learn from the latest research on topics such as sales talent, account planning collaboration, customer buying behaviors, and sales technology. Gain trusted insights and learn the practical application of real-world solutions to the problems facing sales operations leaders today.

Showpad Transform

Dates and Locations: October 8 to 9, 2019 in London and November 5 to 6, 2019 in Chicago
2020 Dates: TBA

Brought to you by Showpad, the Transform conference features Showpad’s executive team, customers, and industry analysts presenting trends in sales enablement. You’ll come away with knowledge on developing a winning sales enablement program for your organization.

Celebrate 

Date: October 8, 2019
Location: San Francisco, California
2020 Date: TBA

Gong.io’s Celebrate conference focuses on the Three Pillars of Revenue Success: people success, deal success, and strategy success. Hear from leaders in high-growth companies as they share their strategies for success.

ATD Sell

Date: October 8 to 9, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
2020 Date: TBA

ATD Sell, the Sales Enablement Learning and Leadership Conference, is designed to focus on giving sales talent the best opportunities to succeed in their roles. You’ll come away with new ideas to onboard, coach, and engage your sales teams.

SiriusDecisions Summit

Date: October 10 to 11, 2019
Location: London

SiriusDecisions Summit is where sales, marketing, and product innovators meet to learn the latest insights around building a customer-centric revenue engine and driving growth. Summits held in Europe, Asia, and the US. Visit their events page to learn more.

RevGen Insights Summit

Dates: October 30, 2019 – November 1, 2019
Location: Noordwijk, Netherlands

RevGen Insight Summit will bring together senior sales and revenue business leaders from across the continent and beyond to discuss current industry challenges – and how best to tackle them.

OpsStars

Dates: November 19 to 21, 2019
Location: San Francisco, California
2020 Date: TBA

Hosted by LeanData, OpsStars brings together marketing, sales, and customer success operations to learn best-in-class strategies in revenue growth. This high energy conference features a Women in Revenue reception and Advancing Your Career in Revenue panel discussion.

Dreamforce

Dates: November 19 to 22, 2019 and November 9 to 12, 2020
Location: San Francisco, California

Salesforce’s annual conference brings together Trailblazers from across the globe for a 4-day experience designed to empower and inspire. Hear insights from sales technology experts and discover new leading-edge products. Thousands of hands-on demos are available from Salesforce and partners.

Grant Cardone’s 10X Growth Conference 4

Date: February 21–23, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Grant Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author and the number-one sales trainer in the world. He is an internationally-renowned speaker on leadership, real estate, investing, entrepreneurship, social media, and finance. Every year at the 10X Growth Conference, entrepreneurs, sales professionals, and trailblazers meet to hear world-class experts in their fields share forward-thinking strategies designed to 10x their business, income and life.

Sandler Sales & Leadership Summit

Date: March 4 to 6, 2020
Location: Orlando, Florida

The annual Sandler Sales & Leadership Summit is sponsored by Sandler Training. Attendees participate in management, sales, and advanced strategies sessions and collaborate with other professionals in sales leadership.

SaaStr

Date: March 10 to 12, 2020
Location: San Jose, California

SaaStr is two days of non-stop learning and networking for founders, executives, and investors in the web services and cloud computing industries.

Sales Innovation Expo

Date: March 25 to 26, 2020
Location: London

With 90+ seminars, the Sales Innovation Expo is Europe’s leading sales event. Attendees participate in seminars and masterclasses and will come away with tools, techniques, and strategies to transform themselves and their companies.

LeadsCon

Date: March 31 to April 1, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Join 2700+ lead-gen and performance marketing pros to discover innovative growth secrets. Discover hot trends and the latest lead-gen technologies.

T-Rex Summit

Date: April 21 to 22, 2020
Location: Durham, North Carolina

The Revenue Exchange (T-Rex) Summit is the premier B2B sales and marketing growth conference in the Southeast US. Sales leaders, marketing execs, and company founders meet to network and learn.

Pulse

Date: May 13 to 14, 2020
Location: San Francisco, California

With over 5000 attendees, Pulse is the largest sales conference focused on cutting-edge strategies for customer success and product management. A select group of over 200+ professionals will share the latest trends, predictions, and tactical advice in the product experience and post-sales spaces. 

Rainmaker SuperConference

Date: June 24 to 26, 2020
Location: Nashville, Tennessee

The Rainmaker SuperConference is the only sales conference designed to help growth-minded professionals in the accounting industry and focuses on empowering attendees to develop a “Blueprint for Greatness,” a personalized blueprint for sustainable growth in their practice and their life.

Sales Development Conference

2020 Date and Location: TBA

Organized by Tenbound, this is the only conference focused entirely on Sales Development. At the Sales Development Conference, Sales Development VPs and Managers, along with SDRs, Marketers and C-Level Execs convene for a day of learning and networking.

TOPO Sales Summit

2020 Date and Location: TBA

The 2019 Topo Summit included 60+ sessions and workshops organized around six tracks focused on important topics in revenue growth and was attended by more than 2000 sales executives and practitioners. 

Traction

2020 Date and Location TBA

Each year the Traction conference features an impressive lineup of speakers ranging from founders and growth experts to top tier VCs. Network with Fortune 500 leaders, high-growth startup founders, and leading investors.


I hope you’ve found some interesting Sales conferences on this list and that it helps you plan for the coming year. Have I missed any? Be sure to connect with me and let me know the sales conferences you plan to attend in 2020.