At this live event on October 21, senior executives will share experiences, insights and perspectives on the finishing the current sales year strong while simultaneously getting ready to start the next sales year fast.

The discussion will cover their views on:

  • What is most important to finish the current sales year strong and deliver expected results?
  • What is most important to getting the team off to a quick start in the new sales year?
  • How do you balance finishing the current sales year with preparing for a quick start in the new sales year?

This virtual meeting will include 60 minutes of panel discussion plus 30 minutes of virtual networking. You will leave the meeting with ideas, approaches, and actions to help your organization deliver results for the current sales year and the next sales year. Host for the meeting will be the Chicago Chapter of the Sales Leadership Community with support from DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership and SOAR Performance Group.




Who will be on the panel?
  • John Thackston from SOAR Performance Group (Vice President of Business Development)
  • More panelists to be announced soon


When is the meeting?

October 21, 2022 / 2:00pm Central US (60 minutes panel discussion + 30 minutes networking)


Where is the meeting?

Virtual meeting on Zoom


Why should you attend?

The meeting offers opportunities to:

  • hear from other sales leaders to get their perspective on important topics you face within your company
  • meet other sales leaders from the area to expand your personal and professional network
  • connect with DePaul University students participating in the sales program to identify potential sales talent
  • ask your questions to the panel (and group) to get further insights.




Who might be at the meeting?

Previous events have included sales leaders from top companies of all sizes and industries. Plus, there will be DePaul University students that are participating in the sales program. Are you looking for some sales talent for your organization? The meeting is open to practitioner sales leaders and invited guests. There is no cost to attend. Registration before the meeting is required.


About the Chicago Sales Leadership Community

The Chicago Sales Leadership Community was co-founded by DePaul University and SOAR Performance Group to create a forum for best practice sharing and executive networking within the greater Chicago area. The community is a cross-industry organization of senior sales leaders focused on building a community within the Chicago market for advancing best practices in sales leadership. It also creates networking and mentoring opportunities for Chicago senior sales executives with DePaul University students participating in the DePaul University Sales Program. The community is led by the advisory board with representatives from companies that represent different industries and go-to-market models. In addition to the meetings, the community also provides online options for participation through recordings and an online community.


How Do We Finish This Year Strong and Start Next Year Fast? (A Sales Leadership Community Panel Discussion Hosted by the Chicago Chapter)