What does it take to be at the pinnacle of sales success?
While specific skill sets are crucial to achieving sales success, people who make a name for themselves in their respective fields generally have a few traits in common.
I’m excited to bring you an insider’s peek into D2DCon 7, a not-to-be-missed event for anyone in marketing, business development, and door-to-door sales. This conference is a melting pot of expertise, wisdom, and actionable insights. I’m here to introduce you to the stellar lineup of speakers set to elevate your business and sales game.
High-Profile Inspirations: Main Stage Speakers
Lance Armstrong and Shaun White headline our event, bringing their extraordinary life experiences and perspectives. While their names need no introduction, their presence at D2DCon signifies the blend of inspiration and practical wisdom we aim to offer.
1- Chris Voss
- Understand the unique perspectives they bring to D2D sales success.
- Get a sneak peek into the backgrounds of our sales motivational speakers.
- Learning from the experiences of certified sales professionals can boost your sales success.
Here’s a fun fact: Jordan Peterson graced the stage at the last D2DCon!
His thought-provoking insights and perspectives electrified the event’s attendees.
Learn more about what he had to say before diving back into what the incredible D2DCon 7 lineup has in store for us!
1. Chris Voss: The Art of Negotiation
Who is Chris Voss?
Chris Voss is a “world-renowned negotiator,” a “best-selling author,” and the CEO and founder of The Black Swan Group, a company that offers negotiation skills training and consultancy.
Chris’s experience as an FBI hostage negotiator has given him a deep understanding of human psychology. In D2D sales, understanding a potential customer’s mindset, fears, and desires can mean the difference between a successful sale and a missed opportunity.
Chris’s techniques can teach certified sales professionals how to build rapport and gain a customer’s trust quickly.
Chris in a Nutshell
- Former hostage negotiator at the FBI, where he handled more than 150 international cases, including the Jill Carroll case in Iraq and the TWA Flight 800 explosion.
- Developed a “cutting-edge approach” to negotiation based on collaboration, rapport, and tactical empathy.”
- Co-authored “Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It,” which became a national bestseller and was translated into 32 languages.
- An adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he teaches negotiation skills to MBA students.
How Can Chris Help You?
- Learn how to find and close more deals in the competitive and lucrative door-to-door sales market.
- Discover how to leverage technology and automation to streamline their sales process and increase efficiency.
- Understand how to negotiate effectively and create win-win scenarios with clients and partners.
- Develop a growth mindset and a vision for their future success.
2. Sam Taggart: The D2D Maestro
Here is another background on Sam Taggart for the D2DCon sales event:
Who is Sam Taggart?
Sam Taggart is a successful entrepreneur, a door-to-door certified sales professional, and the CEO and founder of The D2D Experts.
As a D2D industry veteran, Sam understands the unique challenges and opportunities that sales reps face.
Sam in a Nutshell
- He started his door-to-door sales career at 11, selling newspaper subscriptions, and later moved on to pest control, alarms, and solar.
- Sam has sold over 4,000 accounts in his door-to-door career and trained and managed thousands of sales reps nationwide.
- He founded the D2D Association, the first professional organization for the door-to-door industry, which provides certification, accreditation, and advocacy for its members.
- He also hosts the D2D Podcast, interviewing certified sales professionals and leaders in the door-to-door industry and beyond.
- He has consulted over 150 businesses nationwide on D2D sales.
How Can Sam Help You?
- Learn how to find and close more deals in the competitive, lucrative door-to-door sales market.
- Discover how to leverage technology and automation to streamline the sales process and increase efficiency.
- Develop a growth mindset and a vision for future success.
- Learn practical ways to motivate, train, and empower your team to improve productivity and boost performance.
Are you eager to learn about modern D2D trends and the industry’s future? Expect Sam to lead the way with his unique insights and the discussions he hosts with his counterparts.
3. Lance Armstrong: Resilience in the Face of Adversity
Who is Lance Armstrong?
Lance Armstrong is a former professional cyclist and cancer survivor widely known for winning the Tour de France, the most prestigious cycling race in the world, a record seven times in a row from 1999 to 2005.
He is also the founder of the Livestrong Foundation, a charity that supports people affected by cancer.
Lance In a Nutshell
- He miraculously recovered from his cancer and returned to cycling in 1998. He won his first Tour de France in 1999, dominating the race for six years, becoming the first to win seven consecutive titles.
- He founded the Livestrong Foundation in 1997, which has raised over $500 million for cancer research, advocacy, and support.
- He has written two best-selling autobiographies, It’s Not About the Bike and Every Second Counts, and has appeared in several documentaries and films.
How Can Lance Help You?
- Learn how to overcome adversity and bounce back from challenges and failures.
- Understand how to build trust and credibility with clients and partners and repair damaged relationships.
4. Shaun White: Mastering the Craft
Who is Shaun White?
Shaun White is the most decorated snowboarder in history, with three Olympic gold medals, 13 X Games gold medals, and 23 Winter Dew Tour wins. He is also the first to compete and medal in both the Summer and Winter X Games as a skateboarder and a snowboarder.
Shaun brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in sports, business, and entertainment, which he generously shares with his audience. He is a passionate and inspiring leader who motivates his listeners to take action and achieve their goals.
Shaun White’s journey is all about wins and overcoming challenges and setbacks.
Shaun In a Nutshell
- He holds the record for the highest score ever in the Olympic halfpipe, with a 97.75 out of 100 in 2018.
- He is the only snowboarder to land the double McTwist 1260, a trick that involves two flips and three-and-a-half spins.
- He has launched a clothing line, eyewear collection, video game, and music festival.
How Can Shaun Help You?
- Shaun White’s record as the most decorated snowboarder and his historic achievements in the Olympic halfpipe demonstrate his mastery in setting and achieving goals. His experience can provide invaluable guidance on striving for and attaining excellence in one’s field.
- The fact that he is the only snowboarder to land the double McTwist 1260 indicates his willingness to push boundaries and innovate. Participants can learn the importance of risk-taking, creativity, and perseverance in sports and business.
- Shaun’s ventures into launching a clothing line, eyewear collection, video game, and music festival show his successful transition from sports to business. He can provide practical advice on entrepreneurship, brand building, and diversifying interests.
- His ability to excel in snowboarding and skateboarding, along with his business pursuits, makes him an exemplary figure in managing multiple careers effectively. Attendees can gain insights into balancing diverse interests and careers successfully.
5. Kent Clothier: Scale Your Business
I can create a background on Kent Clothier for the D2DCon sales event. Here is what I came up with:
Who is Kent Clothier?
Kent Clothier is a successful entrepreneur, a real estate expert, and the CEO and founder of Real Estate Worldwide (REWW). This real estate education company helps investors and sales professionals scale their businesses.
He embodies the qualities and values of a successful door-to-door sales professional. He has a proven track record of achieving remarkable business results and helping others do the same.
Kent In a Nutshell
- He started his first business at 17 and grew it from $0 to $47 million in revenue by the time he was 231.
- He became the CEO of a grocery distribution company that reached $1.8 billion in sales with 600 employees by the time he was 301.
- He left the grocery industry and started investing in real estate in 2003. He has since flipped over 4,000 properties and built a portfolio of over 100 rental units1.
- He founded REWW in 2006 and has taught over 100,000 students how to succeed in real estate using his proven methods and tools.
- He is also the host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast, where he interviews top experts and shares valuable insights on the real estate industry.
- He is a passionate and inspiring leader who motivates his listeners to take action and achieve their goals.
How Can Kent Help You?
- Find and close more deals in the competitive and lucrative real estate market.
- Leverage technology and automation to streamline their sales process and increase efficiency.
- Negotiate effectively and create win-win scenarios with clients and partners.
- Develop a growth mindset and a vision for future success.
Industry-Specific Training: The Backbone of D2DCon
Here are some industry specific trainings you can expect at the D2DCon:
Solar Sales Insights
- Melissa Romiza, a double Golden Door winner, is a celebrated figure in solar sales. Last year, she was a crowd favorite on the solar panel, delivering unmatched value with her insights.
- Jordan Adams brings a unique perspective on integrating solar with roofing and other products, offering a blueprint for businesses looking to diversify.
Roofing and Pest Control Panels
- Our pest panel is packed with Golden Door winners like Zach Kinzel, Jake West, and Alex Anderson, each a top performer in their respective companies.
- In roofing, we have James, a solar sales Golden Door winner, and other high achievers, ready to share their success stories and strategies.
Business Growth and Operations: Scaling New Heights
- Eric Boverman from D&M, a notable name in the roofing space, and Josh Otherland from Titanium, overseeing over 500 deals a month, bring their experiences in business scaling and operations.
- John Frampton and Val Veracek discuss the operational side of things, especially beneficial for those looking to streamline their business processes.
Recruitment and Sales Enablement: The Art of Building Teams
- Albert Brand and GP Arleigh focus on warm market recruiting and building systematic approaches to recruitment.
- Austin Thompson discusses deep recruitment techniques, offering insights into creating a robust sales team.
Technology and Innovation: Embracing the Future of Sales
- Companies like Sales Rabbit and Real Voice showcase how technological tools can revolutionize sales processes, making them more efficient and data-driven.
Personal Development and Leadership: Beyond Sales
- Dave Brown, author of ‘Servant Selling’, and Brian Galki, an expert in non-verbal communication, delve into the personal development aspects crucial for any sales professional.
Marketing Mastery: Generating Leads and Growing Reach
- Experts like Rich Fiola and Josh Nelson cover essential marketing strategies and lead generation techniques, particularly in the solar industry.
Empowering Women in Sales: A Panel of Pioneers
- A special panel featuring influential women like Michelle and Jen Silver addresses the unique challenges and successes of women in the sales industry.
The Grand Finale: CEO Panels and Leadership Discussions
- The event culminates with CEO panels and leadership discussions, featuring prominent figures like Kyle Nelson from Aptiv Pest Control and Casey Baugh, former VP at Vivint.
Why Attend D2DCon 2024?
As you can see, D2DCon is more than just a conference; it’s a nexus of knowledge, experience, and networking opportunities. Each speaker brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to the table, making this event an invaluable opportunity for anyone looking to up their game in door-to-door sales. From high-profile inspirations to detailed industry-specific training and personal development, D2DCon is set to equip you with the tools, strategies, and insights you need to excel.
So, gear up for an event that promises to be a game-changer in your professional journey.
Looking forward to seeing you at D2DCon – where sales, strategy, and success come together!