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6th Annual NSSI Benefit Auction raises $58,000

By Kellie Jackson

The National Strategic Selling Institute held their 6th Annual Benefit Auction on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. Put on every year by students in the Advanced Selling class, this experience allows students to learn about territory management, prospecting, phone sales, and the sales process in a real-world setting. Continue reading “6th Annual NSSI Benefit Auction raises $58,000”

NSSI Student Sales Team competes in European Sales Competition in Paris, France

By David Lehman

Three Kansas State University students traveled to Paris, France to compete in the European Sales Competition on May 30 and 31, 2018. Hosted by the Euridis Business School in Paris, the event involved students from 21 universities from across Europe and the United States. K-State was the only university from the U.S. to compete in this event. This was the second year for K-State to compete in the European Sales Competition after a successful first year in the competition that was held in Edinburgh, Scotland in May of 2017.  Continue reading “NSSI Student Sales Team competes in European Sales Competition in Paris, France”

National Strategic Selling Institute benefit auction

By Kellie Jackson

Lights! Camera! Auction! A Night at the Hollywood Casino Join the NSSI sales students as they raise funds for student merit awards and our charity partner, Coming Together for a Cure. The 6th Annual Benefit Auction will be held on Friday, May 4th, 2018 at the K-State Alumni Center. The auction is a semi-formal affair featuring fine-dining, musical entertainment, games, and the auction services of The Canny Team of Johnson, Kansas. Continue reading “National Strategic Selling Institute benefit auction”

Sports Marketing guest speaker series continues its successful run

The inaugural MKTG630:Sports Marketing Speaker Series in the fall of 2017 drew experts in the field of sports marketing from around the Kansas State campus and from major regional sports organizations, including the Kansas City Chiefs, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Sporting Kansas City. Building upon the success of the fall 2017 semester, the instructor, Douglas Walker, associate professor in marketing, invited the speakers from those companies to present at the spring 2018 semester sports marketing class and also recruited representatives from several other sports businesses.

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Kansas State University to launch major in professional strategic selling in fall 2018

By Brent Fritzemeier

Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, the Kansas State University College of Business Administration will launch a major in professional strategic selling, becoming just the 19th university in the United States, and the only one in Kansas, to offer a major in sales. Continue reading “Kansas State University to launch major in professional strategic selling in fall 2018”

K-State Sales Team takes home top honors at Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition

By Brent Fritzemeier

The Kansas State University Sales Team beat out a field of seven other universities to win the University Champion award at the 2018 Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition. Hosted by Arizona State University, Feb. 23-24, in Tempe, Arizona, the competition was an invitational-only event consisting of three sales role-play scenarios.  Continue reading “K-State Sales Team takes home top honors at Arizona Collegiate Sales Competition”