Students will test their selling skills at the 5th Annual UW-Eau Claire Collegiate Sales Competition on Friday, December 1, 2006.
UW-Eau Claire students will develop a 20-minute sales presentation for a predetermined product or service which they will "sell" to a faculty "buyer". Sales presentation will be evaluated by a team of judges consisting of sales professionals and faculty members.
This year's student competitors include:
The top four UW-Eau Claire students receive trophies and all expense paid trips to the 9th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition at Kennesaw State University (near Atlanta, Georgia), March 16-17, 2007.
Last year, the UW-Eau Claire team placed sixth nationally, beating teams from such schools as Babson College, Baylor University, Harvard, Purdue, Texas State University and University of Houston. UW-Eau Claire student Lindsey Zastrow took first place in the service category and placed 4th in the competition overall. She was less than one point away from competing in the championship round.
For more information about the competition, contact La Nette Flunker, Department of Management and Marketing.