Shane Gibson, Co-Author of Closing Bigger the Field Guide to Closing Bigger Deals.
Shane Gibson is a Vancouver-based International Speaker, author and Global Entrepreneur who has addressed several thousand people over the past nineteen years on stages in North America, Southern Africa, India, Dubai, Malaysia and South America. He is known as one of Canada's foremost speakers on the topic of social media and sales performance. As a trainer, coach and motivational speaker he combines a diverse background in sales force leadership, new entrepreneur development and extensive sales and leadership coaching.
He has been published in numerous publications a speaker and authority on the topics of Leadership, Marketing, Sales, Strategic Communications and Assessing Business Opportunities. He has also addressed the topic of Entrepreneurial Leadership in magazine, radio and television interviews, including CMA Magazine, the Financial Post and Profit Magazine.
Shane Gibson is the author of Closing Bigger: The Field Guide to Closing Bigger Deals, Sociable! a book about how social media is turning sales and marketing upside down and Guerrilla Social Media Marketing. He is also a certified Master Trainer and contributing author in the Complete Sales Action System™, and it's supplementary program Managing Complex Business Relationships both published and produced by Knowledge Brokers International.
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He continues to advise a select group of business executives, sales professionals and entrepreneurs on personal sales performance and business. He is also in the trenches himself every day, selling and marketing KBI’s solutions. Internationally with offices in Canada, South Africa, and Dubai, KBI has implemented large-scale sales performance programs with SAB Miller, SIEMENS Industry and Transport Division, ACER Computers, Africon Engineering, Old Mutual, BMW, Vodacom, and dozens of major financial services companies on three continents.
Shane’s past clients include
The Vancouver Board of Trade; Translink, Chalk Media, Sauder School of Business; The University of British Columbia; The Toronto Board of Trade; Realty Executives; Coastal Contacts, Pacific International Securities; The University of Victoria; Fitness World; InfoSat Communications; ALS Environmental; The BC Automotive Retailers Association; YWCA; Dye & Durham; The Brick; Cendant Rent A Car (AVIS Rent A Car and Budget Rent-a-Car); The Financial Advisors Network; The Pacific National Exhibition; Travel Insurance Coordinators & Trent Health; TOS Insurance/Hub International, Standard Life, CMA Canada, The Wickaninnish Inn and many more.
At present Shane divides most of his time between speaking on Sales, Motivation and Leadership, and coaching entrepreneurs and executives in several industries.
Shane Gibson's Clients' Comments:
“…after your first session…we increased unit sales of this product by 15%... gross revenues by 85%...even better when you factor in the fact there was a 25% decrease in opportunities to sell the product.
Your work with us has improved morale, contributed to a ‘sales focused’ work environment, allowed most of our people to increase their personal compensation, and given our company a much healthier bottom line. Thank you.”
Wayne LeGear, Vice President, Auto Insurance, HUB International Insurance Services
“He ensured that we were equipped with the tools we need to keep our sales team on track and to ultimately surpass our corporate goals.”
Carrie Harrison, Director of Sales and Marketing, Chalk Media
“We are managing our teams more effectively; evoking more confidence and a higher level of job interest and productivity… This was by far the best management session available in Canada today.
I would recommend Mr. Shane Gibson to anyone looking to build a high performance team.”
Caroline Cass, HR / Health and Safety / Training Manager, The Brick Furniture Warehouse
“…we invited Mr. Gibson as a featured speaker at the 10th World Summit of Young Entrepreneurs held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event welcomed over 50 speakers and 1200 entrepreneurs from over 70 countries.
Mr. Gibson literally provided the highest quality and highest value presentation of the entire event. This fact was widely recognized by dignitaries, leaders of multinational companies, entrepreneurs and delegates.
…we are planning to invite him as a guest speaker to address a delegation of the world’s tourism industry experts and leaders”
Craig J. Young, Chief Operations Officer
World Summit for Youth Entrepreneurs (Sao Paulo Brazil 2006)
A United Nations Development Program Sponsored Event
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Social media keynote speaker Shane Gibson can show you how to bust your sales quota using social media and networks.