Monday, September 10, 2012

Erie Insurance VP Will Be Featured Speaker At Workshop



The Erie Sales Club will host a free sales workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Knowledge Center in Knowledge Park (near the Penn State-Behrend campus). The featured guest speaker will be Mel Hirst, Vice President of Sales Promotions and Agency Relations at Erie Insurance. Hirst, a manager at Erie Insurance since 1992, will lead a discussion titled “Fundamentals of Incentives and Motivation.”

The workshop also includes:
 * Breaking into small groups to discuss sales challenges
 * Attendees take the stage for a 30-second commercial about their company
 * Networking with other local sales professionals
 * Free coffee and baked goods for all attendees

In addition to Sales Workshops, the Erie Sales Club offers other free resources:
 * Website: The Erie Sales Club website (www.ErieSalesClub.com) offers regular advice on Sales and Sales Management.
 * e-Newsletter: The Erie Sales Club produces a monthly newsletter filled with exclusive Sales Tips. To subscribe to the newsletter, send an email to Newsletter@ErieSalesClub.com.
 * LinkedIn Group: The Erie Sales Club has established a group on LinkedIn to discuss issues facing local sales reps. For more information, go to www.LinkedIn.com and search for “Erie Sales Club” in the groups section.

The Erie Sales Club is a joint effort of four leading local businesses: Jameson Publishing, Marsha Marsh Real Estate Services, VertMarkets, and Howland Peterson Consulting.