LOS ANGELES--(The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced today that nominations are open for its annual election of the ‘50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management’ - 2012. James W. Obermayer, CEO of the SLMA, said “Last year there were 7,113 votes cast for 79 nominees, by 4,656 people (each voter may choose up to three nominees). This year we expect the nominations and votes to double.”)--
“Last year there were 7,113 votes cast for 79 nominees, by 4,656 people (each voter may choose up to three nominees). This year we expect the nominations and votes to double.”
The annual election has a nomination period of October 1st through October 28th, followed by a voting period from November 1st through November 30th. Only members of the SLMA may nominate people they think deserve recognition (membership in the SLMA is free). On December 5th, the ‘Top 50’ winners will be announced in the order of highest votes received. The complete rules for nominations, as well as nomination forms, are available on the SLMA site.
Ron Goodman, SLMA VP of Business Development said, “The Top 50 list is created in a two-stage process: nominating and voting.”
- Nominations: SLMA members may nominate one or more professional individuals for consideration through October 28th, which is a week after Sales Lead Management Week (October 14-18, 2012). Nominations are accepted from SLMA members only. Non-members, however, may nominate someone once they join SLMA, and membership is free.
- Voting: Any member or non-member may vote for candidates listed on the SLMA site beginning November 1, 2012. The ‘50 Most Influential Sales Lead Management Professionals’ List will be published on December 5, 2012.
About the Sales Lead Management Association
The mission of the Sales Lead Management Association is to help companies become successful in the critical business process of managing sales leads. The SLMA has 4,600 worldwide members and 300-plus articles from 60 authors on the SLMA website. Activities throughout the year include an active ‘pushy’ blog, recognition for the ‘20 Women to Watch in Sales Lead Management,’ the SLMA College of Fellows, a monthly ‘gossipy’ newsletter, and SLMA Weekly Radio. Sponsorship programs are available. For more information about SLMA or the ‘Top 50’ list, call Sue Campanale at 714-637-6989.