KO Advantage Group presents Kim Orlesky

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Kim Orlesky is one of the top sales leaders to follow. Startup Canada’s Woman Entrepreneur, Success Magazine’s most inspirational blogger, and soon to be three-time author, Kim speaks internationally, including at North America’s largest entrepreneurial event, Inbound in 2017 & 2018, alongside Michelle Obama, Brené Brown, and Deepak Chopra.
In 2014 Kim courageously quit her life to backpack solo around the world. When she returned she turned her passion for sales into one of Canada’s fastest growing entrepreneurial sales schools. Today thousand’s have used Kim’s unique approach to the buyer/seller relationship to sell more faster.

Company Description:

KO Advantage Group Ltd. is the FASTEST-GROWING sales training company focused on selling premium B2B services. Our leading course, KO Sales U is the most comprehensive course to truly teach you the strategy and process for selling high-value services into businesses. Developed exclusively for business owners and entrepreneurs this course dives deep in areas that many others leave out. Not all sales cycles are exactly alike. Not all sales courses are the same. You wouldn’t sit in a classroom for three days to learn how to play a sport, so why would you want to learn your sales process the same way? Sales application is not the same as education. Sales is about doing. That’s why we developed a course that teaches concepts and then immediately provides you with the opportunity to apply it to your own sales cycles. KO Advantage Group also does amazing team-based training, sales inspirational talks, and education for all those wanting to gain a huge advantage over their sales strategy. Sell More. Faster.

Join us for one of our monthly lunch and learns in Edmonton and Calgary!

Website: www.KimOrlesky.com
Facebook: @KOAdvantage
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Register by October 15 to win!

It’s said that early birds get the worm, but at Power UP! one early bird will get a Google Home.

Register for the Power Up! Conference by midnight on October 15, and you could win a Google Home.

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The Google Home is a Wi-Fi speaker, digital assistant, and smart-home controller. If you are immersed in the Google ecosystem with Gmail, Drive, apps and search, then having a Google Home is a good fit.

Plus, it can access Google Play for a selection of tunes to fill the silence when you’re burning the midnight oil at the office.

Register for Power UP! by midnight on October 15, and your name will be entered to win. The draw will be made prior to the final keynote speaker of the day at the Conference on Tuesday, November 6. Must be in attendance to claim.

Breakout Sessions

The Power UP! Conference is expanding the concurrent breakout sessions in 2018 to include three presentations in the morning and three more in the afternoon.

Klooster_circleEntrepreneur 101

Danielle Klooster
Senior Business Development Advisor, Catapult Entrepreneurs

Learn the basics of starting a small business from the ground up. Danielle will show you how to navigate the unfamiliar waters of business start-up, from how to keep on top of finances to defining your ideal customers.

Holland_circlePositioned for Growth

Dwayne Holland
Brand Specialist, Symbra

Your brand is much more than a logo and advertising, your brand is a strategic foundation from which you can grow your business. If it’s not well planned, clear and confident you will risk moving forward with success. Are you ready?


May_circleStumbling Blocks in the Workforce

Barbara May
Business Coach

Barbara shares and teaches her Stumbling Blocks philosophy – the belief that you can get past your stumbling blocks – to help people understand and embrace her key message: If you get back up, anything is possible.


Ebelher_circleShow Me the Money! Financing Options for Small Business

Suzanne Ebelher
Director, Client Services, Business Link

This session covers everything financing for small business. Learn the difference between debt and equity, the truth about grants, what funders look for, alternative financing options, and more.


Cree_circlePerfecting Your Pitch

Hannah Cree
Social Entrepreneurship Specialist at ATB & Co-Founder, CMNGD

Join Hannah as she shares her own entrepreneurial story and how she tailored her pitch to raise money for her social impact business from the banks to private investors.  This is a hands-on workshop and attendees will receive a sample pitch deck to create their own story.



The 10 Most Powerful Questions You Should Ask in Every Sales Meeting

Kim Orlesky
The Leading Sales Coach

In 2010 it was predicted by Gartner Research that by 2016, 89% of companies would compete entirely on their customer service. Value-based selling is entirely built around the questions we ask and not what we say. Learn the top 10 questions you should be asking in every client meeting, and watch your revenues soar!


Register for your conference sessions today!

Agenda for 2018 now available

The schedule is set for the 2018 Power Up! Alberta Entrepreneur’s Conference.

The conference is expanding this year with a hospitality evening the night of Monday, November 5 at the Big Rack Rentals Cow Palace at Olds Regional Exhibition. The evening’s purpose is showcasing local businesses that help to put Olds on the map, from small start-ups to expanding enterprises. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available as guests network and build connections leading into the full conference day on Tuesday.

The morning starts Tuesday with Registration and Check-in, and following opening remarks, futurist Nikolas Badminton will take the stage to open our conference. Following his presentation, three break-out sessions allow guests to join small groups of special interest and learning. The morning sessions will feature Catapult Entrepreneurs’ session, “Entrepreneur 101”, a brand-building session with Dwayne Holland titled “Positioned for Growth”, and Barbara May speaking to the topic of an integrated workforce, “Turning Stumbling Blocks into Building Blocks”.

A service provider showcase and lunch break allows for guests to continue networking and information gathering suited to their needs. Following these activities, popular social media speaker Joe Whitbread from Jo(e) Social Media Inc. will address the plenary group about the impact social media has in business today.

The afternoon break-out sessions will deliver content on sales and financing, with “Raising Capital” presented by Business Link, “The Pitch” from ATB’s Hannah Cree, and “The 10 Most Powerful Questions You Should Ask in Every Sales Meeting” with Kim Orlesky. Finally, ATB’s Vice President and Chief Economist Todd Hirsch wraps up the day with his closing keynote address.

Registration is now open on Eventbrite.com. Tickets to the Monday evening event are included for registrants to the conference, and are $25 if not attending the conference.

For the full agenda of the day’s events, click here.

For details about Power Up!, please contact Harvey Walsh at Olds Institute, 403-556-1105 or email hwalsh@oldsinstitute.com