On 11-13 March 2019 at the wonderful Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Atlanta, our RevGen Insight Summit will bring together senior sales and revenue business leaders from across North America to discuss current industry challenges – and how best to tackle them.

The summit will look at key topics such as: organizational design and investments; efficiency and revenue acceleration; and forecasting and business intelligence.

From case studies that lift the lid on operations inside best-in-class organizations, to workshops and collaborative sessions that focus on real challenges and future technology innovations, to one-to-one meetings with industry peers offering practical advice tailored to your specific needs, the summit provides you with everything you need to implement your key projects more effectively.

Our Approach

Every GDS Summit has one stated aim: to help attending executives implement their key projects more effectively. We do this by developing an in-depth understanding of those executives' project needs, the business outcomes they want to achieve, and the challenges they face in terms of hitting those goals.

Who Attends

Our summits are designed for executives looking to take their business to the next level – from market-leading brands to disruptive new entrants. As such, we’ve worked with some of the world’s best-loved and most forward-thinking businesses.
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Attendees Include

The upcoming summit will welcome executives from some of the world's biggest and most recognisable firms - as well as the most forward-thinking - as they look to address their project challenges.
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Quinten Johnson
VP Sales
Nokia
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Michael Oren
VP Global Sales
Xerox
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Sheryl Franklin
MD Sales
UPS
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Clifford Nathanielsz
VP Sales
AT&T
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Patrick Lannon
Customer Engagement
IBM Watson
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Patricia Yates
VP Cloud Sales
SAP
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Toby Carrington
SVP - Head of Global Sales Operations
Siemens Healthineers
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Phil Lurie
VP Sales Technology
SAP
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Marek Wasilewski
VP Sales
Symantec
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Rodrigo Paiva
SVP Sales
Web.com
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John Collins
SVP Sales
NCC Group

6 Challenges in Revenue Generation

Our summit is focused on solving your strategic challenges
  • Enabling your sales force with the tools needed to drive success in an increasingly digital age
  • Building an effective buyer-driven sales process in a world where buyers no longer want to be sold to
  • Better aligning sales and marketing teams to ensure efficiencies, reduce costs and drive results
  • Cutting through the complexity of the purchase journey and reducing customer friction
  • Using data to gain greater insight into opportunities, track performance and improve forecast accuracy
  • Ensuring the right organizational structures are in place to attract, retain and develop top sales talent
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Summit Schedule

3 Days - 3 Summit Themes - 12 Workshops
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Monday March 11, 2019
Summit registration
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Grab your name badge, say hello, activate the onsite app and prepare to leave the office behind for two-and-a-half days of networking, learning and intelligence gathering.

Welcome address
4:15pm - 4:25pm

What? When? How? Where? Join our Master of Ceremonies for a brief welcome and orientation session, where we’ll explain your itinerary for the next few days.

Solution Providers Briefing
4:25pm - 4:35pm

 

Details to follow.

Roundtable
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Track 1: Organizational design and investments
Roundtable
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Track 2: Efficiency and revenue acceleration
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Scott Hines
Vice President of Telco Sector Sales - T-Systems
Roundtable
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Track 3: Forecasting and business intelligence
Cocktail reception
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Time to kick off your heels, loosen those ties and get to know your fellow summit attendees. Relax, drinks are on us.

Keynote Speech
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Keynote dinner: The Modern Sales leader - Adapting for change, driving success
Tuesday March 12, 2019
Breakfast
7:00am - 8:00am

The most important meal of the day. Get yourself set for a productive day by joining us for coffee, croissants and more.

Keynote Speech
8:05am - 8:45am
Breakfast keynote: How Artificial Intelligence is Solving the Biggest Challenges in Sales
Workshop
8:50am - 9:30am
Session 1: Key learnings from implementing new, emerging technologies in sales
Keynote Speech
9:00am - 9:30am
Keynote: Get Your Sales Team Back to Selling
Workshop
9:35am - 10:15am
Session 2: Discover Your Breakthrough: Connecting Strategy and Scripting to Drive Your Sales Pipeline
Workshop
10:20am - 11:00am
Session 3
Workshop
11:05am - 11:45am
Session 4: “Customer for Life Mission”: How technology enabled organizational transformation
Lunch
12:35pm - 1:35pm

Worked up an appetite? Recharge those batteries with our buffet-style lunch, and prepare to meet the afternoon head-on.

Workshop
1:40pm - 2:20pm
Session 5: Harnessing the power of social selling, How to adopt digital in a go to market strategy
Workshop
2:25pm - 3:05pm
Session 6: Achieving Sales Superiority
Wednesday March 13, 2019
Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am

The most important meal of the day. Get yourself set for a productive day by joining us for coffee, croissants and more.

Collaborate Session
8:05 am - 8:45 am

Topics Coming Soon!

Workshop
8:50 am - 9:30 am
Session 10: How to eliminate revenue friction and drive growth with AI
Workshop
9:35 am - 10:15 am
Session 11: A digitally enabled sales force: The balance between people, process and technology to improve effectiveness
Workshop
10:20 am - 11:00 am
Session 12: How to Make Others Make their Number$$
Workshop
11:05 am - 11:45 am
Session 13: Competing against the Incumbent – Change the Game
Workshop
11:50 am - 12:30 pm
Session 14: Strategy vs tactics: how to successfully lead revenue generation
Workshop
1:35 pm - 1:15 pm
Session 15: Extended Wrap Up with Master of Ceremonies
Lunch & farewells
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Worked up an appetite? Recharge those batteries with our buffet-style lunch before your journey home.

Summit Location

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Atlanta, Georgia

Our events take place at some of the most prestigious venues in the world. Five-star accommodation, dining and amenities make attending one of our summits both business and pleasure. Being productive has never been so much fun.

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Senior executives love our summits because of the unparalleled opportunity to meet people with ideas on how to move their key projects forward. But don’t just take our word for it…

To discuss how GDS Summits can help you solve your project challenges contact us on: 0117 921 4000 or email sayhello@gdsgroup.com.