Dates & Criteria
LEARN TO PITCH
Thousands of University and College students across Canada are challenged to submit a 30-90 second video pitch on anything that they are passionate about. Entrants will be measured on their ability to get us excited about their pitch. While great energy and enthusiasm is important, the content and "sales pitch" will set you apart!
LEARN ABOUT CORPORATE SALES
This is where the competition starts to get serious: the Top 25% of entrants (approx 250+ people) will be introduced to a specific company where they will learn to pitch their unique "Value Proposition". Semi-Finalists will submit a 1-2 minute video pitch designed to excite potential clients about their assigned company. Pitches will be judged directly by leaders from that assigned company, and will be measured on the criteria outlined here (add link).
LEARN TO MANAGE A LIVE SALES MEETING
The Top 25 contestants from across Canada will be invite into Google's National Head Office in Toronto to manage a live sales meeting in front of 5 of senior business leaders and sales experts. All travel is paid, and, to help prepare, Finalists will be assigned a Sales Coach from the company that they are representing. Finalists will be measured on the criteria outlined here (add link), and in-depth feedback will be provided for each contestant.
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The Top 5 contestants from the Morning Session will be invited back to manage that same live sales meeting in front of 5 nationally recognized sales leaders. The judging criteria will be the same as in the Morning Session, and winner will be selected.
Celebrate & Connect at The Winners Gala at Corus Quay
Sponsors, finalists, supporters, media and valued guests will join together to celebrate the culmination of The Great Canadian Sales Competition and announce the winners from The Final Round.