Speaker, Digital


Michael Vickers

Sales and Marketing Motivator

Michael Vickers inspires enduring success—ultimately, redefining what is possible for today’s sales professionals, leaders, and managers. His sessions are educational and entertaining, filled with useful and hilarious stories. While teaching compelling sales techniques, he shows organizations and audiences how to outsell and out-position the competition, and how to incite lifelong customer loyalty.

Vickers is the Executive Director of Summit Learning Systems, a company that offers customized in-house training and e-learning programs to many of today’s leading companies. His Rainmaker Coaching System has taught thousands of sales people throughout North America the skills that are required to achieve optimum sales performance.

Vickers is the bestselling author of Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell Your Competition. In it, he shares his secrets to mastering the art of sales, as well as Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today’s Competitive Marketplace.


Becoming Preferred: How to Outsell & Outposition Your Competition

Learn state-of-the-art strategies and tactics to give you competitive advantage that will help you outsell or outservice your competition. The purpose of this program is to help place you and your company in the preferred position every time and show you how to establish a powerful sales process and shorten the sales cycle.

Becoming Preferred: Up-Leveling the Brand Experience - the Key to Market Sustainability

Having a great brand in today’s competitive marketplace is essential to even survive. To take your brand to the next level, it is important to enhance the entire brand experience. This program will give you the strategies and skills necessary to up-level your brand experience so that you can become the emotional favorite. Your team will learn how to effectively elevate all customer touch points internally and externally, and learn how to create brand alignment through all distribution channels.

Dance of the Rainmaker: Creating Authentic Differentiation in Today’s Competitive Marketplace

In business, Rainmakers are the rare breed who bring in new business and win accounts with almost magical ease, generating substantial new business from markets that might seem to others to be too challenging. Rainmakers see opportunity where others see only defeat. And it’s no surprise that Rainmakers are the most highly sought after sales professionals in every industry. In this presentation, Michael Vickers shows you exactly what it takes to ascend to the elite level of the Rainmaker and how you can achieve greater success in your sales career and your life.

Becoming Preferred: The Art & Science of Effective Persuasion

We all persuade. Every day. In our personal and professional lives our ability to persuade or be persuaded can have a significant impact on us. Effective persuasion requires an understanding of the true needs of the person you are persuading, understanding their criteria for action and presenting information or solutions in a way that is congruent with their desires. Persuasion is more of a science than it is an art. It is a process, not an event.

The Rainmaker Professional Selling System

Michael Vicker’s Rainmaker Professional Sales Coaching System is an innovative business development methodology that will improve the skills and performance levels of your sales professionals. In today’s turbulent marketplace, changes in the buying process are creating fundamental changes in the sales process. The capability of your sales force to facilitate the buying process will have a direct impact on your bottom line. The Rainmaker Professional Sales System will teach your sales team state-of-the art strategies and tactics to give your company a distinct advantage and help you out-position and out-sell the competition by aligning their sales process with the customers buying process.

 

Your team will learn how to create a powerful sales process that is aligned with the customers buying process and that gives them access to key decision makers within the organization. They’ll learn how to develop and ask strategic “high value” questions that will uncover needs and position your company as the preferred provider in your industry. They’ll discover the secret to presenting solutions that make sense to the customer and shorten the sales process by triggering the customer’s buying emotions.

 

Michael Vicker’s negotiation and value-added strategies will ensure that you maximize customer value while improving profitability. This training is designed to create sustained performance improvement rather than the quick fix typical of many training programs.

 

With greater insight into the customers buying process, your sales professionals can understand how customers want to buy and can adjust their sales process to dramatically increase their sales results.  Whether you are only training a handful or hundreds of sales associates, this training is filled with countless strategies that will help you differentiate yourself and your company from the competition.

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Conference Speakers

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Speakers' Spotlight's conference speakers frequently go the extra mile to be in touch with meeting planners - or even CEOs and presidents of companies and organizations themselves - in advance of their talks in order to tailor the message and hit on key points specific to the client's needs. Our conference speakers arrive on time, and will have conferred with you in advance to ensure they have everything they need in order to deliver an impactful speech. Our conference speakers frequently use well designed visuals, such as photos, slide shows, or video clips to bring other elements of interest into their talks, and our conference speakers frequently build-in time during their talks to allow for an audience Q&A, ensuring your staff has a chance to ask questions of the particular conference speaker they have just heard.

Some of our conference speakers in high demand include David Chilton, Bruce Croxon, General Rick Hillier, Clara Hughes, Ron James, Amanda Lang, Stephen Lewis, Patricia Lovett-Reid, Mark Kielburger, Kevin O'Leary, Jeff Rubin, and Margaret Trudeau.

Speakers' Spotlight is committed to serving the diverse needs of the corporations, organizations, companies, non-profit and government groups that contact us when seeking conference speakers, and we work hard to find the conference speakers that will best meet and exceed your needs. Whatever you require are when it comes to conference speakers, Speakers' Spotlight will work had to ensure that you get the conference speakers that are right for you.

Keynote Speakers

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Our keynote speakers can adjust their talks to suit your needs, whether you're looking for an address by keynote speakers of 15, 30, or 45 minutes or more, our keynote speakers will confer with you before your engagement to ensure that their talks meet your needs. Our keynote speakers frequently adjust their speeches to include important talking points your organization or company needs emphasized, and will also often adjust content so it is individually tailored to your audience. For instance, if your audience is primarily those in the auto industry, our keynote speakers will draw on anecdotes from that industry in order to ensure their speech is relatable. Our keynote speakers are usually available in the days and weeks prior to your event to discuss your needs and go over any details (such as audio visual requirements) that arise.

Speakers' Spotlight is committed to meeting the different needs of the corporations, organizations, companies, non-profit and government groups that contact us when seeking keynote speakers, and we work hard to find the keynote speakers that will provide the best match for your event. Whatever you require are when it comes to keynote speakers, Speakers' Spotlight will work had to ensure that you get the keynote speakers that are right for you.

Motivational Speakers

Motivating the world

Speakers' Spotlight represents a wide variety of motivational speakers who present energetic talks that will inspire leaders and employees to take action, be it in their personal lives, their workplace, or both. Speakers' Spotlight's motivational speakers address everything from encouraging audiences to adapt healthy lifestyles to unifying groups to achieve professional goals. Our motivational speakers work with an astonishing range of companies in sectors such as science, technology, finance, advertising, and manufacturing, as well as professional organizations, cultural institutions, and non-profit entities and government, throughout North American and around the world.

Motivational speakers that work with Speakers' Spotlight frequently go the extra mile to be in touch with meeting planners - or even CEOs and presidents of companies and organizations themselves - in advance of their talks in order to tailor the message and hit on key points specific to the client's needs. Our motivational speakers arrive on time, work with the client in advance to ensure the proper set up of their audio/visual needs so that everything will go smoothly when they hit the stage, and often include Q&A sessions in their talks so that your staff can ask any questions of our motivational speakers that they may wish.

Using Speakers' Spotlight to book your motivational speakers obviously offers many advantages. You reap the benefits of our experience and expertise, as we can help you select the best motivational speakers for your motivational speakers' engagement.

Our motivational speakers include prominent motivational speakers - and many of them household names -- such as Roberta Bondar, Michael "Pinball" Clemons, Terry Evanshen, Scott Harrison, John Izzo, Simon Jackson, Craig Kielburger, Dr. Samantha Nutt, Simon Sinek, Severn Cullis-Suzuki and Brett Wilson.

Whatever your needs are when it comes to motivational speakers, Speakers' Spotlight has the motivational speakers that will both meet -- and exceed -- your expectations.

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