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The Sales Management Association’s underwriters provide financial, content, or media support to our global community of sales leadership and support professionals.

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Become an underwriter and support the only global, cross-industry association focused on sales management and sales operations. Request additional information about underwriting programs by emailing support@salesmanagement.org.

Adaptive Insights

At Adaptive Insights, a Workday company, we’re powering a new generation of business planning. We recognize that in business, everybody plans, but traditional planning is too hard and too slow for today’s agile businesses. So, we invented the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud, which enables more than 4,000 organizations around the world to transform the planning process into a strategic advantage. With powerful modeling that’s easy for everybody who plans, our Business Planning Cloud platform enables organizations of all sizes to adapt to changing business conditions with confidence and agility. Adaptive Insights is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Anaplan

Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s cloud platform in every business function to make better-informed plans and decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes.

Connect your corporate strategy to sales execution with Anaplan for Sales. Increase sales performance with territory design, quota allocation, and compensation plans designed to drive the right outcomes all using one platform.Anaplan for Sales offers:

  • Sales Incentives. Maximize selling time by increasing the speed and accuracy of your compensation payouts.
  • Sales Planning. Get your sales plan delivered on time, with less effort.
  • Sales Insights. Deliver accurate, trusted sales forecasts.

With Anaplan, quickly analyze sales outcomes and continually fine tune plans, while keeping your reps focused.

Axiom Sales Force Development

Axiom Sales Force Development delivers customized training and management development programs to leading sales organizations. Developed over three decades, Axiom’s programs define leading edge sales performance improvement.

Corporate Visions

Corporate Visions is a leading messaging and skills consulting and training company. Global B2B companies come to Corporate Visions when they want to develop and deliver messaging, content and skills that are research-backed and tested and proven to drive success in the most important moments in the customer lifecycle.

With products and services rooted in decision-making science not best practices Corporate Visions customers build and deliver marketing and sales conversations that address why buyers buy rather than how sellers sell. In conjunction with academic research partners, Corporate Visions develops and conducts its own original research simulations designed to answer the most critical questions buyers are asking as they make vital decisions: Why should I change? Why should I pick you? Why should I buy now, not later? Why should I stay with you? Why should I do more with you?

With research informing methodology, Corporate Visions excels at helping clients:

  • Create Value by breaking through status quo bias and differentiating your solutions from competitors
  • Elevate Value by building a more effective business case to justify executive decisions
  • Capture Value by maximizing the profitability of each deal as well as customer lifetime value

DocuSign

DocuSign is changing how business gets done by empowering more than 250,000 companies and 100 million users in 188 countries to sign, send and manage documents anytime, anywhere, on any device, with confidence.

DocuSign replaces printing, faxing, scanning and overnighting documents with the easiest, fastest, most trusted way to make every approval and decision digital.

Organizations of all sizes and industries are accelerating contracts, approvals and workflows with DocuSign’s Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform and eSignature solution. DocuSign keeps life and business moving forward.

Highspot

Highspot helps sales teams increase conversion rates and generate more revenue faster. From sales content management to pitching and analytics, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready features and platform integrations in a modern design that sales reps love. Using Highspot, sales teams are able to stay connected to the best-performing content for each opportunity, customize and optimize their content, and more effectively engage with customers and prospects. With nearly 90% average monthly recurring usage, Highspot is delivering on the promise of sales enablement.

Integrity Solutions

Integrity Solutions develops the hidden potential in your team.We help our clients win more customers, keep more customers, and grow profitable revenue.

We help organizations align attitudes and beliefs around a customer-focused strategy so they can increase sales, strengthen customer relationships, maximize productivity, and retain the best talent. Our values- and ethics-based approach to sales and service has been the competitive advantage for leading organizations around the world.

MindTickle

MindTickle offers the industry’s most comprehensive sales enablement solution for closing knowledge and skill gaps found in customer-facing teams. Organizations across a wide range of industries use MindTickle’s award-winning platform to train, coach and align their teams to make end users and their managers more effective.

Optymyze

Optymyze helps companies improve sales force and sales operations performance with its award-winning enterprise cloud applications and business process management services. Optymyze Sales Performance Management helps companies align sales goals and compensation; efficiently execute sales strategies; drive greater sales results, faster; and gain visibility into sales performance. With Optymyze Sales Operations as a Service, clients turn sales operations into a strategic business advantage through agility, innovation and continuous improvement. Optymyze was named a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management and has been recognized for its innovation and service delivery by Ventana Research.

Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. With more than 420,000 customers including 100 of the Fortune 100 in more than 145 countries, Oracle provides a complete technology stack both in the cloud and in the data center. Oracle’s industry-leading cloud-based and on-premises solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including application integration, advanced security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.

Qstream

Qstream is the only scientifically-proven microlearning solution that makes sales people better at what they do. Bite-sized, scenario-based challenges improve sales skills and behaviors in just minutes-a-day, and identify micro-coaching opportunities for managers to know who, what and when to coach. Knowledge-intensive industries like life sciences, healthcare, financial services, and technology, and many other organizations operating in highly regulated markets trust Qstream to deliver an engaging, easy-to-use precision sales learning experience to build high performing sales teams that excel. The result? Happy customers, engaged sales teams, and improved sales performance.

SAP Sales Cloud

SAP Sales Cloud (formerly CallidusCloud) is the market leader in providing innovative cloud-based sales management solutions that span the entire lead-to-cash process. This includes commissions, territory and quota, configure price & quote (CPQ), sales automation, sales enablement, sales onboarding, sales training, and sales forecasting and pipeline management.

SAP Sales Cloud tools are designed for business users, and for quick time to value. Innovative AI and machine- learning technologies underlie the Sales Cloud, providing guided selling and automation. By improving the sales experience, SAP Sales Cloud customers are able to improve the customer experience and drive more revenue, profitably.

Showpad

Showpad is the leading sales enablement platform for the modern seller. Showpad’s all-in-one platform empowers sales and marketing teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software and innovative content and engagement solutions. Using the most comprehensive data on successful sales interactions, Showpad fuels artificial intelligence to discover, replicate and automate what works for top performers.

Showpad serves more than 1,200 customers across the globe, including Johnson & Johnson, BASF, GE Healthcare, Fujifilm, Bridgestone, Prudential, Honeywell and Merck. Founded in 2011, the company has headquarters in Ghent and Chicago with offices in London, Munich, San Francisco and Portland.

TerrAlign

TerrAlign is a leading provider of solutions geared towards Sales Resource Optimization (SRO). Simply stated, this is getting the most out of the sales force you have. Successful companies often are particularly proficient at achieving more with less.

The TerrAlign Group, through its software and consulting services, transforms sales forces by balancing sales, potential, or work among every territory. This territory optimization technology delivers a balanced sales force with more manageable territories, more motivated representatives, and higher sales performance.

TimeTrade

TimeTrade helps leading brands optimize engagement through all phases of the customer relationship. TimeTrade’s intelligent appointment scheduling platform harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to improve meeting scheduling strategies through real-time customer insights and actions, producing better meetings and higher growth businesses, with TimeTrade customers outpacing their peers by nearly 3X. Tens of thousands of businesses — including leading global banks, retailers, and software companies — use TimeTrade’s Appointments-as-a-Service platform to deliver the personalized attention expected by today’s on-demand consumers.

Vantage Point Performance

Vantage Point is the leading training and development company focused exclusively on sales management. Based on the groundbreaking research in our best-selling book, Cracking the Sales Management Code, we are redefining sales management by deploying simple but powerful frameworks that finally put sales managers in control of their sales forces’ performance. We have been particularly successful in partnering with large global corporations, where we replace stale coaching models with a powerful sales management methodology. We simplify sales managers’ lives and empower them to lead by providing intuitive, straight-forward insight into the levers and pulleys that actually drive sales performance.

Xactly

Xactly’s vision is to change the world of incentive compensation. Every day, manual and homegrown systems limit businesses success and agility and instead of enabling business to grow, these systems prevent them from fully capitalizing on all opportunities. Xactly helps companies optimize their team’s performance, so that they no longer miss opportunities in the marketplace. Companies improve the motivation of their employees, and avoid having a misalignment between corporate goals and employee focus. This is all done with an enterprise-class, cloud-based, incentive compensation solution for employee and sales performance management that easily automates the entire process of incenting employees.

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