If you’ve ever worked on the events-specific side of marketing and sales, you know that hosting, attending or even sponsoring major events and conferences – and minor ones – can be both extremely effective and also extremely expensive.
Do some research about how to grow as a company and organization, and you’re bound to come across more than a few articles on culture and company core values – probably pretty quickly! Not only is company culture a buzzy phrase these days, it also does matter, and in a pretty big way. Things like company values, mission statement, core pillars and culture are all part of the essence that makes up the soul of your organization.
Sales is a tricky thing. You can have an amazing product, backed by decades of experience in the field, supported by the top marketers in the business, but unfortunately, if you’re putting yourself in front of the wrong prospective customer, all of those wonderful things mean nothing. You could be the best turkey sandwich-maker in all the world, but if you’re trying to sell your sandwiches to a group of folks who follow a vegetarian diet, you’ve lost the battle before it even started.