AA-ISP Announces Enterprise Executive Forum for Inside Sales

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The group’s mission is to provide a resource and round-table venue for executive leaders who share common goals of improving, leading and transforming some of the largest Inside Sales organizations in the world.

The growth, globalization, and importance placed on Inside Sales has created a need for peer leaders to come together to share ideas and solve common challenges

The AA-ISP (Global Association for Inside Sales Professionals) announced today the formation of the Enterprise Executive Forum (EEF), a group consisting of current AA-ISP members with senior leadership roles overseeing large, enterprise-wide Inside Sales organizations. The group’s mission is to provide a resource and round-table venue for executive leaders who share common goals of improving, leading and transforming some of the largest Inside Sales organizations in the world.

“The growth, globalization, and importance placed on Inside Sales has created a need for peer leaders to come together to share ideas and solve common challenges specific to large, enterprise organizations,” stated AA-ISP Founder & Chairman, Bob Perkins.

The group plans to meet approximately three times per year, including a session in conjunction with the annual AA-ISP Leadership Summit in Chicago, an “on-site” visit at one of the member’s Inside Sales locations, and one virtual meeting during the year. As a “peer led” group, AA-ISP has named Grainger’s VP of Inside Sales, Amy Knauff, to act as the group’s first Chairperson. The initial group consists of 15 executives from companies with Inside Sales teams ranging in size from 100 to more than 3,500 sales reps. Charter member companies include market leaders such as ADP, Grainger, Infor, CA Technologies, FedEx, Microsoft, SAP, IBM, Oracle, Thomson Reuters, and Coca-Cola, among others.

N3 will serve as the sole financial sponsor for the EEF group to help underwrite Forum expenses in addition to providing industry insights and strategic direction as an active participant. “We found the perfect partner in N3, whose financial support and expertise will be indispensable at the round-tables and across EEF activities,” stated Perkins.

“The Enterprise Executive Forum will enable industry leaders to not only convene and collaborate on evolving trends, but also to continually advance Inside Sales best practices,” said Jeff Laue, CEO and Co-Founder of N3. “We see the Enterprise Executive Forum as playing a vital role in providing the most cutting-edge Inside Sales strategies and impactful results to global organizations across industries, and N3 is thrilled to be involved as both a sponsor and active participant.”

To learn more about the EEF or potential membership in this group, please contact Ashley Becker at ashley(at)aa-isp(dot)org.

ABOUT THE AA-ISP
The AA-ISP, the global Inside Sales association and our industry’s most trusted and respected resource for everything Inside Sales, is dedicated exclusively to advancing the profession of Inside Sales. The association engages in research studies, organizational benchmarking, and leadership roundtables to better understand and analyze the trends, challenges, and key components of the growth and development of the Inside Sales industry. Our mission is to help Inside Sales representatives and leaders to leverage our information and resources through published content, local community Chapters, global conferences, career development, and an Inside Sales Accreditation program.

For more information on AA-ISP, please visit http://www.aa-isp.org or follow the company on Twitter @AA_ISP.

ABOUT N3
N3 is an outsourced sales and marketing execution firm. We accelerate sales, close business, and generate incremental revenue. With 10+ years of proven success, we leverage a scalable, technology-enabled sales framework supported by integrating Digital Marketing, Inside Sales and Custom Analytics. At N3, we speed time to adoption and solve operational pain points by converting digital interest into long-term consumption through a customer-centric, solution-based selling approach. N3 is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Bogota, San Jose, Costa Rica, Dublin, Fort Lauderdale, London, Sao Paulo, Seattle, Singapore, and Fargo, ND. Employing the world’s largest team of experienced technology and sales experts, N3 delivers programs in 25+ languages. For more information, visit http://www.n3results.com.

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