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Sales Peer 2 Peer: Stuck between a rock and sales

February 5, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Innovation Factory presents Sales P2P with Mark Elliott, co-founder of Venture Accelerator Partners Inc.

Topics to be covered:

  • Choosing the right Sales Tactics
  • CRM
  •  Networking best practices
  •  Cold Calling strategy
  • Social Media for Sales
  • Sending emails that get responses
  • And much more…!!!

About Mark Elliott

Mark worked 10 years for a Fortune 500 company in numerous sales, marketing, and leadership roles. There Mark won awards for Manager of the year, Top Sales and Marketing Team Member, and a $200 Million revenue quota. He moved on to be the GM of a moving and relocation company, managing the Toronto office that saw quality scores improve, increased sales by 10%, and doubled gross margins.
Mark founded VA Partners with Steve Gruber in 2006. VA Partners has worked with over 50 companies providing part-time assistance with B2B sales, marketing, and social media. Some of Mark’s highlights at VA Partners include:

  • Providing Part-time VP Sales that helped a client increase revenue by 50% a solution
  • Helping to close $300,000 in 4 new customers for a software firm working 6 days a month
  • Helping a client with on the ground sales in Abu Dhabi
  • Booking 80+ meetings through Social Media and over $100,000 in opportunities

Mark regularly donates time to Laurier Alumni, Ryerson Digital Media Zone, MaRS, Innovation Factory and Startup Weekend.


February 5, 2014
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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