Digital Selling Conference 2019

The Premier Conference For B2B Sales and Marketing Professionals



At this New B2B Digital Selling and Digital Marketing Conference, you'll learn how to exceed your sales goals in 2019.


You will learn digital selling and digital marketing in one day, network with other thought leaders in the field of digital sales and marketing, and even enjoy the San Luis Spa, Resort, and Conference Center!


Heck, you may even spend the weekend with friends and family at the resort!


In fact, here's just a sample of what you can expect at this New B2B Digital Selling and Digital Marketing Conference:


  • Top thought leaders in sales and marketing in the state of Texas...

  • Best venue for a sales and marketing conference in Texas...

  • It is only one day...

  • Competitive ticket pricing...

  • Breakfast and lunch are provided...

  • Discounted room rates the day after Valentine's day, at the San Luis      Resort, Spa, and Conference Center... 


... and much, MUCH More!


Don't miss this New B2B Digital Selling and Digital Marketing Conference where you can learn how to use digital selling and digital marketing to increase sales.


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Note: Book your discounted rooms through the Venue section below. 



Chad Burmeister
Artificial Intelligence in Sales
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Chad Burmeister is equipping today's modern sales professional with AI-powered sales strategies and technologies to dominate their market!


As Co-Founder and CEO of ScaleX, Chad is responsible for building a next generation AI for Sales company, that enables sales people to be 10X more productive.

Chad was the Founding Chapter President of the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) Silicon Valley Chapter and Colorado Chapter President.


Chad was voted Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional by the AA-ISP 7 years in a row since 2010.  Chad also helped launch the Denver Enterprise Sales Forum with Mark Birch in early 2016.

Others describe Chad as high energy, high integrity and has an extremely high ability to execute.

Amy Vandaveer
Powerful Personal Branding and it's Importance in the Age of Digital Selling
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Amy Vandaveer is a Professor of Practice in the Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute and Marketing Department at the Bauer College of Business, teaching Professional Selling, Personal Branding, Business Communications and International Marketing.


Before joining the University of Houston full-time in 2008, Amy worked in the technology, education and publishing industries, gaining experience in recruiting, marketing and sales.   She brings real world experiences to the classroom and emphasizes the importance of sales, communication and professionalism in any environment.  


Amy was a recipient of the Bauer College’s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012 and the University of Houston’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2016.


She also has extensive experience conducting executive training for Fortune 500 companies, such as Schlumberger, 3M, CITGO, and ECOLAB. 


She is a Certified Training Professional and received her bachelors degree in English and Communications from Texas A&M and her MBA from the University of Houston. 

Gavin Marks
Digital Marketing Content Analytics
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Gavin leads business development efforts and oversees the digital strategy at Decode Digital, bringing over 13 years of experience planning, managing, and optimizing digital marketing campaigns.


Best Western, Dell, American Greetings, and Waste Management are just a few of the national brands he has supported, managing national digital media campaigns with budgets in excess of $10 million.


His ability to break down complex data analytics and translate the findings into actionable campaign strategies helps clients maximize their digital marketing dollars.

Jason Arcemont
Marketing Strategy and Branding
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A Serial Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, Endurance Runner and more, Jason Arcemont is undoubtedly a dynamic individual.


Setting goals and crushing them seems to not only be a common quest for him but what he thrives for. He truly evokes what it is to live an “experiential life”; a principle he speaks about so often.

As the founder of several Inc. 500 companies, Jason has developed the recipe for building powerful organizations.


Both in terms of revenue growth and corporate culture alike. With a combined staff of nearly 100 employees, Jason has shown that his passion for leadership is not only present but extremely effective as well.



Jason’s athletic and philanthropic endeavors have proven to be of similar merit. In October 2014, he ran a record-breaking 859 miles across Texas, all in effort to raise awareness and money to combat human trafficking and child sex slavery.


Over 30 marathons in 30 days, Jason did the unthinkable and proved mind over matter, just as he does in his professional career as well.

Tristan Tarpley
Digital Marketing Economics
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Using Data Science to replace ad agencies for $1–$30mm companies.


When growth-stage businesses look for marketing (product development, advertising, positioning, branding, etc), they typically do 1 of 3 things:


1) Build it in house from day one. They pool so many resources insourcing that they then don’t have the gas to put into the car, so to speak.


2) They hire their friend that “does marketing.”


3) They hire an agency. Agencies are kind of like Tylenol. Tylenol is great for its particular use case, but not for all use cases. And you don’t want to take too much Tylenol.


Market(r) enables a 4th option: Playing the role of the vertically-integrated doctor, pharmacy, and radiology department to diagnose, prescribe, and monitor and optimize—at a fraction of the cost.

Damien Franco
Content Marketing
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Damien Franco is a marketing strategist, an entrepreneur, and arts advocate committed to furthering the practice of modern marketing.


Consistently named a top influential Houstonian in social media, Damien has a social media following of over 100K.


An early adopter of social media, Damien Franco founded Your Photo Tips, a website that eventually merged in 2011 with Sterling Publishing’s Pixiq website.


Franco aided the Sterling Publishing Digital Marketing Team as a consultant and Online Editor for Pixiq’s website where he increased their website visitors by over 300%, Twitter followers by 225%, Facebook fans by 109%, and email subscriptions by 865%.


Recognized for crafting results-oriented strategies, Damien Franco currently serves small and mid-sized businesses as a strategist for the Houston marketing agency MARION

Prof. Carl Herman
Negotiating And Closing The Sale, Digitally
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Carl Herman has over 40 years of experience in High Tech sales and senior sales management, 25 years focused on the Oil and Gas industry.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The Colorado College, followed by his MBA from Southern Methodist University.


He has held sales and sales executive positions for five high technology companies: Unisys, Oracle, Siebel Systems, KPMG Consulting and Landmark Graphics, a Halliburton Company.  At Oracle he was responsible for Texaco and Chevron, becoming Oracle’s first Global Account Manager. At Halliburton’s Landmark subsidiary Carl managed a group of Global Account Managers responsible for Halliburton’s top 15 Global Accounts.


Currently, Professor Herman teaches Advanced Professional Selling, Customer Relationship Management, Digital Selling and Key Account Selling in the undergraduate Program for Excellence in Selling at the Bauer College of Business.  He teaches Strategic Selling, Sales Leadership and Marketing in the Energy Industry in the Bauer MBA program. He also teaches similar courses to Executive Education clients.


Research Interests:


  • Disruptive Technologies that impact businesses and        consumers

  • The impact of technology on customer service expectations & delivery.

  • The perceptions of change and the impact on learning.


Key Areas of Expertise:

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Implementation and use of technology

  • Strategic Account Selection and Management

  • Information Technology in the Energy Industry


Carl and his wife Randi Faust, have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Freddy Goerges
Selling With LinkedIn
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In the 4th largest city in the USA, Freddy is the CEO & Founder of (HYP) Houston Young Professionals, the leading LinkedIn Networking Group in Houston with approx. 30,000 members 

and it is the 5th largest Group on Linkedin for “Young Professionals” 


As a LinkedIn Influencer & Public Speaker, Freddy is by far an expert in advanced LinkedIn strategies, and he teaches Professionals and Sales Team how to use LinkedIn for Lead Generation, Social Selling, CRM Sales Funnel, and Business Builder through his proprietary LinkedIn marketing and sales strategies!


  • He has launched Facebook campaigns reaching 6,860,000 Houstonians in 100 days   

  • He has hosted hundreds of monthly networking events since 2012  

  • He has organized & marketed events that brought in over 750,000 in attendance 


► My Philosophy on Life and Business: "Walk in The Spirit of Love"

This is the basic principles & values that I Teach & follow to help others master The Law of Attraction & The Principle of Positive Thinking

SEO 2019
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Joshua Belland is an SEO Consutant and Director of 522 at Galtway Marketing. Over the last 10 years, he has helped companies ranging from startups to fortune 50 enterprises reach their business goals leveraging unique and creative approaches to all forms of digital marketing.


In 2008, he discovered the power of search engine marketing after starting a carpet cleaning company at the age of 22, which led him to pursue a newfound passion and career in digital marketing.  Since then, he has managed campaigns for brands such as John Moore Services, Champion Energy, Exterran and many more.

If you try to find Joshua, you won’t have a very difficult time, as his website ranks at the top of Google for keywords such as SEO Houston, Houston SEO and many others.

Angela Gray
Creating Your Sales Process and Digital Selling
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Angela Gray- Vice President of Sandler Training in Houston Tx. Angela graduated from Texas State with a degree in Marketing. After working over 4 years in the corporate world of AT&T she decided to advance in her career by working with Sandler Training.


Through her enthusiastic approach, Angela inspires her clients to breakthrough insecurities that can trap sales professionals in their "comfort zone” and allows them to find the drive and self-confidence required for great sales achievement. Angela's ability to transfer enthusiasm, initiative, and persistence required for success is evident in her own prosperous sales career. Utilizing the Sandler Training Teams proven sales process, she offers her clients a unique advantage to maximize their sales talent and goals.


Sandler Training is one of the largest sales training organizations in North America providing sales training, sales consulting and strategic management services for all business models. Our goal is to refine and improve your sales process using our experience, proven systems, and consistent long-term training program.

Troy Elmore
Creating Your Sales Process and Digital Selling
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Troy Elmore- President and owner of Sandler Training in Houston Tx.

Troy's eighteen plus years in sales, ranging from the industrial industry to the software industry, helped to solidify his foundation and passion for helping businesses in all areas of business development.

Since 2003, Troy has won numerous awards for performance within the Sandler Training network and is in the top 4% of all offices globally, respective to revenue and growth. He has consulted with hundreds of business owners and presidents as well as trained thousands of salespeople in various industries. His specific areas of expertise involve four areas of business development including developing and validating sales strategy, implementing consistent and repeatable front-end sales structures and processes, getting and keeping the best of the best sales staff, and imparting the life-long skills to be a professional sales leader and sales person.

Sania Khiljee
Business Networking with Facebook and Instagram
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Sania Khiljee is a serial entrepreneur as well as social media expert. She owns Losers to Legends, which is a social media education and consulting company. Losers to Legends started as a motivational movement on social media and has grown over 1.4 million followers. Now, Sania helps entrepreneurs start and grow their business through social media with books, video training, and group coaching at

She also is the co-owner of a private preschool Kids R Kids in Katy, TX and is the founder of a subscription box called Bumble Brain Box, which she sold in 2017.

When she’s not blogging or running businesses, Sania loves to spend time with her husband and 2 cats and travel the world.

Networking Breakfast (Included with registration)
9:45am -10:30am
(Opening Keynote)
Artificial Intelligence in Sales
Breakout Sessions 
Session A - Digital Marketing Content Analytics
Session B - Selling With LinkedIn
(Included with registration)
12:45pm - 1:30pm
Breakout Sessions 
Session A - Digital Marketing Economics 
Session B - Creating Your Sales Process and Digital Selling
1:45pm - 2:30pm
Breakout Sessions 
Session A - Content Marketing
Session B - Marketing Strategy and Branding
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Breakout Sessions 
Session A - SEO for 2019
Session B - Negotiating and Closing The Sale, Digitally
(Closing Keynote)
Powerful Personal Branding and its Importance in the Age of Digital Selling
Mixer and Networking 4:30pm-6:30pm