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October 24, 2008

Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up: November 13-15

The second annual Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up will be held next month. Nine schools from across the Midwest, along with students from the COB will compete in this year's event:

  • Aurora University, Aurora, IL
  • Ball State University, Muncie, IN
  • Bemidji State University , Bemidji, MN
  • College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN
  • Minnesota State University - Mankato, Mankato, MN
  • St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI

In addition to honing selling skills in competition, students have the opportunity to attend a career fair and workshops featuring Warm-Up sponsors. Friday night features the Enterprise-Rent-A-Car Comedy Club, with hypnotist Tommy Dare.

Major sponsors for the Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up are Cintas and Hormel Foods Corporation. Other sponsors include:
• Aflac
• Enterprise Rent-A-Car
• Huebsch Services
• Huntsinger Companies
• Larson Companies Hotel Group
• Liberty Mutual
• Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
• M&I Bank
• Northwestern Mutual Financial Network–Bohannon Group
• Sun Life Financial
• SuperValu
• Wells Fargo Financial

The Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up is a regional collegiate sales competition, modeled after the National Collegiate Sales Competition held every spring at Kennesaw State University, in Kennesaw, Georgia. By participating in our competition in the fall, students can "warm-up" their selling skills for the national competition in March.