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

Days of Learning, Sharing, & Networking

Sales & Leadership Sessions

Tactical Breakouts

Pre-Event Certification Workshops

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.

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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
  • 1st Annual Summit Slam Party: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Day 3: Thursday, April 20th

  • Breakfast / Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtables: 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


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.

Book before March 27th, 2017 to enjoy AA-ISP's special rates, starting at $199 per night.

(Rates based on availability)

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Networking Opportunities

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

  • Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtables help to connect you with like-minded individuals on common topics of interest. Interested in leading a roundtable? Contact us today for more information.
  • Happy Hour in the Expo provides the opportunity to catch up with old friends, meet new connections, and explore the Solution Provider Expo in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. The Solution Provider Exhibits offer attendees the opportunity to meet with today's leading Inside Sales Service Providers and learn first-hand about their various products, service offerings, and (more importantly) if they can help you or your organization!
  • 1st Annual Summit Slam will be held on Wednesday evening and will be a celebration of our community. More details to come…
  • The Annual AA-ISP Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday afternoon and will honor those individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact to the Inside Sales profession during the past year.

Like past Summits, the 2017 Summit will be packed full of innovative topics, practical ideas and best practices which can be implemented immediately. You'll leave revitalized, exhilarated, and armed with knowledge, techniques, and tools to help you improve your Inside Sales organization as well improve your own personal management and leadership skills.

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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.
Fourth workshop to be announced soon!

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 Speaker

Meridith Elliot Powell
Business Growth Expert, Author & Keynote Speaker
John Baker
The Asking Formula
Creator of "The Asking Formula"
Christoph Trappe
The Authentic Storytelling Project
The Authentic Storyteller
Dionne Mischler
Inside Sales by Design
CEO & Founder
Lauren Bailey
Factor 8 Sales Training
Founder & President
Matt Millen
Senior Vice President of Revenue and Operations
Tom Snyder
Funnel Clarity
Amyra Rand
Criteria Corp
Vice President of Sales & Strategic Partnerships
Mike Pierce - "Antarctic Mike"
Mike Brooks
Mr. Inisde Sales
Brandon Bruce
Cirrus Insight
COO & Co-founder
Lori Richardson
WOMEN Sales Pros
Howard Dover
University of Texas at Dallas
Director of the Center for Professional Sales, Clinical Professor of Marketing and Sales Coach
Peter J. Weyman
Chief Revenue Officer
Steve Richard
Founder & Chief Revenue Officer
Jamie Shanks
Sales for Life
CEO, Best-Selling Author
Jake Reni
Director of Inside Sales - Enterprise (North America & LATAM)
Manny Alamwala
The Sales Journal
Sam Caucci
Sales Huddle
CEO & Founder

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.

Past Leadership Summit Sponsors

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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