University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition (UTISC)

Logistics


Important Deadlines - Universities

  • University registration (by invitation). Registration is $150/student. Alternates encouraged. - August - September, 2020
  • Student Registration and Resumes - 1 junior competitor, 1 freshman/sophomore competitor, alternate(s), and peer coach(es) - January 29, 2021
  • Entertainment signup - February 15, 2021
  • Zoom Check-in Sessions for guests who want to test prior (or test on own 24*7) - February 15-16, 2021
  • Info Session or calls to sponsors for Social Media Competition - week of February 15, 2021
  • Post for social media competition - February 22-24, 2021

 

Important Deadlines - Sponsors

  • Logo (300 dpi in jpg or eps) - January 15, 2021 (by December 31 preferable)
  • Recruiting video link (mp4 or downloadable link, Glass Sponsors and higher) - January 15, 2021 (by December 31 preferable)
  • Organization profile Update/Review profile in Memberclicks - sales internships, entry level positions, sales development program, career lattice, etc (see guide for companies) - January 31, 2021 
  • Sponsor Registration Sponsors are recommended to bring a team of 6 or more people so that students and sponsors both get the best experience and value.  Sponsor attendees will serve as judges and also get to interact with top and available sales students during the coaching/interviewing sessions (Blue sponsors and higher), buying, Career Fair, and much more.  UTISC has 20+ connection opportunities!  We recommend a blend of Sales and HR professionals with more on the sales side to better connect with these top sales students. - January 31, 2021
  • Check - January 31, 2021
  • Decision on info session or calls for Social Media Competition (Blue sponsors and higher).  If info session, will ESSPS need to host on our Zoom - January 31, 2021
  • Promo item received at UToledo/ESSPS for the university gift box and social media competition (Blue sponsors and higher) - February 10, 2021
  • Entertainment signup (Blue sponsors and higher; link sent to those identified during registration as using their company's select tickets) - February 15, 2021
  • Info session and/or take calls with students (Blue sponsors and higher) - week of February 15, 2021
  • Zoom Check-in Sessions for guests who want to test prior (or test on own 24*7) - February 15-16, 2021
  • Select your company's winner of social media competition (Blue sponsors and higher) - February 24, 2021
  • Announce your company's winner of social media competition at UTISC Welcome (Blue sponsors and higher) - February 25, 2021

 

Important Deadlines - UTISC

  • Resumes sent to sponsors (all but Introductory Sponsors) - week of February 8, 2021
  • Faculty and student contact sheet sent to sponsors - week of February 8, 2021
  • Entertainment signup link (only those identified during registration as using their company's tickets + university attendees) - week of February 8, 2021
  • Calendar invites with Zoom link, workflow, and supporting links/docs for each portion of the UTISC - week of February 15, 2021
  • Role Play Schedule and Assignment Schedule (shows Judges, Buyers, and Coaching/Interviewing Pairings) in CARLOS and Prospect Profile to all guests (private profile only to those playing buyer) - week of February 15, 2021
  • Grubhub setup - week of February 15, 2021
  • University boxes with sponsor and UTISC promotional items to universities for Social Media Competition - week of February 15, 2021

 

Agenda

  • Week prior - Zoom check-in sessions, sponsor info sessions and/or calls for Social Media Competition
  • Monday - Social Media Competition begins
  • Tuesday - Social Media Competition continues
  • Wednesday - Social Media Competition ends
  • Thursday - evening welcome, social media awards, meet teams, faculty reception, and orientation
  • Friday - all day competition, partial day career fair, coaching/interviewing sessions (2), and evening entertainment
  • Saturday - more competition and coaching/interviewing session (1) with an awards banquet that will wrap by mid-afternoon
  • Detailed agenda - includes video guide links that explain each portion of the event

Keeping our guests fed and focused is important!  Food delivery e-allowances through Grubhub are provided and are based on how much of the event each guest is participating in.


Making Connections

UTISC connects 300+ people from 50+ organizations and 20+ states to identify and develop top and available collegiate sales talent.  In the interest of promoting safety and adherence to pandemic protocols from the CDC, ODH, UToledo, and the multitude of organizations and states that we serve, UTISC 2021 (February 25-27) will be online.

UTISC provides 20+ distinct connection opportunities for sponsors and universities and is the nation’s 1st and only national sales competition dedicated exclusively to the non-senior!  Connection opportunities with the 36 universities and 100+ top and available sales students vary by sponsor level and include:

Direct

  1. Social Media Competition
  2. Meet the Teams
  3. Faculty/Sponsor Breakouts
  4. Student Development
  5. Role Play Competition Judging
  6. Role Play Competition Buying
  7. Career Fair
  8. Coaching/Interviewing Sessions
  9. Entertainment
  10. Discussion Forums
  11. UToledo Sales Competition Team Workshops
  12. Webinars

 

Indirect

  1. Resumes
  2. Sortable/Filterable University Contact List
  3. Promo Item in University Box
  4. Profiles in Memberclicks
  5. Logo + Link on Website
  6. Logo in Showcase
  7. Recruiting Video Channel
  8. Orientation and Awards
  9. Diamond Corporate Partner Class Module Extension

Learn More about Making Connections at UTISC

Document Overview

Video Guides in Agenda Format

Last Updated: 12/18/20