Sales Manager - Association Exhibition & Membership
The Association is a trade association for companies working in the engineering-based manufacturing sector. Many of its members are involved in the construction and supply of manufacturing technology; items such as machine tools, cutting tools, metrology(measuring) equipment and CAD/CAM software. Other members deploy these technologies, and some are involved in providing services to the industry (subcontracting).
First and foremost you will be responsible to selling stand space and sponsorship on their Exhibition. Details on this show are below. In addition to the exhibition sales you will also be selling the same clients into signing up as members to the association. Membership details below.
You will be expected to meet an average of 12 clients per week based in the southern half of the UK. While spending 2/3 days in the office booking appointments, closing deals and other event administration. Even split between account management and new business.
Leading show in it's industry
Roughly a £5m revenue generating show
Span 20,000m2 net
Two halls at the NEC
Bi-Annual (every two years)
Its main USP is that all the manufacturing machinery is live and functioning so it can be demonstrated to potential buyers. The only show of it's kind.
Membership costs range from £800pa to £9000pa depending on the company size
Membership offers many benefits (info on website)
Current membership is around 6000