Sales Conferences, Expos and Events in the UK  July 2024, The Biggest Players Revealed…

Which are the BEST Sales Conferences, Expos & Events for Summer, Autumn & Winter 2024? 

Sales Conferences, Expos & Events are designed to equip professionals with the latest strategies, tools, and insights to excel in sales. From innovative sales enablement tactics to cutting-edge marketing techniques, these events provide invaluable networking opportunities and expert-led sessions to help you stay ahead in this competitive landscape. We give our opinion of the best of the bunch.

*Winners July 2024*

1. Sales Innovation Expo
Sales Conferences Expos & Events produced by The Sales Innovation Expo are truly a MUST SEE for your calendar. Their annual event, brings together sales professionals from around the world to explore the latest trends, technologies, and strategies in sales. Held each year at the ExCeL London, the event features keynote speakers, industry-leading exhibitors, and numerous networking opportunities aimed at helping sales professionals innovate and improve their practices​. The Expo focuses on various aspects of sales, including lead generation, sales engagement, and customer experience, with both in-person and online participation options available. This year it will be held at ExCeL London on November 27-28, 2024, featuring over 120 expert speakers, more than 100 leading exhibitors, and attracting over 6000 visitors. Attendees include key decision-makers from top companies seeking new products and services. There is a fee to attend, with different ticket options available. For example, a standard conference pass costs £345, which includes access to keynotes, roundtables, workshops, breakfast, lunch, and a 12-month subscription to The Growth Hub+. There are also additional options like the welcome dinner (£50+VAT) and the after-show party (£50+VAT)

2. National Sales Conference
Sales Conferences Expos & Events held by The National Sales Conference (NSC) annually and designed for sales leaders, directors, and professionals to network, learn, and enhance their sales strategies. It features expert speakers, roundtable discussions, and workshops focusing on topics like AI in sales, talent retention, and account management. The next conference will be held on November 14, 2024, at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham, UK. The event also offers a summer session in London, which was on June 27, 2024. To attend, there is a fee for tickets. The prices vary based on the type of pass, with options such as early bird discounts and different access levels.​ 

4. B2B Marketing Expo
Sales Conferences Expos & Events held annually by the The B2B Marketing Expo at the ExCeL London, running alongside our previous entry – Sales Innovation – and scheduled for November 27-28, 2024. It is designed for B2B marketing professionals to explore the latest trends, strategies, and technologies in the marketing industry. The expo features over 150 exhibitors, more than 120 expert speakers, and draws around 6,000 visitors. Attendees can participate in seminars, panel debates, and live demonstrations covering topics like AI, digital marketing, social media, and more.

5. Sales Enablement Collective
Sales Conferences Expos & Events held again annually this time by The Sales Enablement Summit at the InterContinental London – The O2 (the luxury hotel next to the O2) on December 4-5, 2024. It focuses on enhancing sales efficiency through innovative enablement strategies, featuring case studies, best practices, and industry insights. The summit brings together sales enablement professionals to share knowledge and network. The event is attended by senior management and sales leaders. Ticket prices vary, with early bird discounts available.

1. DigiMarCon
Best Sales Conferences Expos & Global Events in Digital Marketing , Media, and Advertising we feel are by DigMarCon. These events feature keynote speeches, workshops, and networking opportunities. The events are held in various cities worldwide, offering both in-person and virtual attendance options to cater to a wide audience. Their website lists various sales-related events including conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings, and trade shows. Most events are location-based, and in London, held at the Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel, with options to attend online for broader accessibility. Pricing options depending on the type of pass and the level of access desired. For example, the virtual pass is often available at a discounted rate, while in-person passes might include different tiers such as standard, all-access, or VIP, each providing various benefits like networking opportunities, access to keynote sessions, and workshop participation. 

6. ECommerce Expo
Sales Conferences Expos & Events which are focused in eCommerce – The eCommerce Expo is the UK’s largest event dedicated to eCommerce, bringing together over 12,000 professionals and 300+ technology providers. It occurs annually, with the next event scheduled for September 18-19, 2024, at ExCeL London. The expo covers a broad range of topics including customer acquisition, logistics, operations, and the latest technological innovations in eCommerce. Attendees can expect to participate in content sessions, networking opportunities, and discover new products and solutions from leading eCommerce suppliers. The event is co-located with Technology for Marketing, offering additional insights into marketing and AI technologies. Entry is free for retailers and B2B/B2C brands.

7. Eventbrite
Conference & Events firm Eventbrite is an online platform for discovering, creating, and managing events. Event organizers can use the platform to plan, promote, and sell tickets to their events. The platform serves a global audience and supports both free and paid events. The Eventbrite page for sales events in London advertises a variety of business-focused events, including conferences, seminars, and networking sessions. These events cover topics such as sales techniques, business development, digital marketing, and professional growth. Most events are location-based, held in venues across London like hotels, conference centers, and business lounges. However, there are also options for online events and hybrid formats, allowing for broader accessibility.

8. Pam Didner
Sales Conference & Events blog detailing top B2B sales conferences for 2024, highlighting significant events for sales professionals to enhance their skills and network. The list includes conferences such as Sales 3.0, B2B Marketing Exchange, and Adobe Summit. The Sales 3.0 conference, for example, provides insights and strategies for sales performance and revenue growth, while the B2B Marketing Exchange focuses on innovative marketing and sales strategies. Many of these events are annual, held in various locations, including London. Specifically, the Product Marketing Summit and other similar events occur periodically throughout the year in different cities. Costs vary, with some conferences offering free online attendance, while others may require registration fees that can range widely depending on the level of access and participation.

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