Intro to Biz Dev: How to Effectively Sell Yourself (and the stuff you're selling)
Identifying your ideal customer
Building a business development pipeline
Crafting the proper message for connecting to your audience
Session I - Tuesday, January 8th from 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Session II - Tuesday, January 15th from 6:00-8:30pm
Session III - Tuesday, January 22nd from 6:00-8:00pm
Session IV - Tuesday, January 29th from 6:00-9:00pm
Keith Cutler, Principal, KC Marketing Group
Learning how to most effectively sell both your product and yourself is a key component in growing a successful business. This four-part workshop series provides a detailed understanding of the sales process, from identifying your audience and making key customer connections, to creating effective presentations and nailing the pitch. Students will come away with valuable sales and networking techniques, as well as a Short Form, Elevator Pitch, and Sales Presentation.
Session I - Introduction to Selling, Targeting, and Connecting (1/8)
Developing a productive network
Strategy, style, and tools for creating the right pitch
How to effectively negotiate and close
Session II - Networking, Pitching, and Closing (1/15)
Understanding of different promotion types
Utilizing marketing and sponsorship for special events
Developing strategic partnerships
Session III - Special Deals, Partnerships, and Run-Throughs (1/22)
Student presentations with critique from panel comprised of real-world Business Development/Marketing/Media/Adv-PR executives
Session IV - Final Presentations/Networking Event(1/29)
Prerequisites: A great desire to sell, an open mind, and the ultimate can-do attitude (a great smile won’t hurt you either)
Keith Cutler is a senior-level sports and entertainment marketing, media and sponsorship executive with 25+ years experience working with Fortune 100 companies and their agencies to build brand awareness, strategically grow market share, successfully launch new products and create profitable brand extensions through unique marketing platforms, multi-media advertising campaigns, high-profile sponsorships and special events. Cutler has a thorough insider’s knowledge of media companies with past stints as Director, Sports & Event Marketing at USA TODAY and Publisher/USA TODAY Baseball Weekly; Executive Vice President/Sports Sales & Marketing at Turner Broadcasting; Sr. Vice President/Sales & Business Development at CBS Television Stations Digital Media Group, and is also very well connected with professional/ amateur sports leagues, teams, venues, properties, athlete/celebrities and their major sponsor partners.
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