OCTOBER 6-7, 2022


Fall Seminole Sales Showcase

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Seminole Sales Showcase

About

The semi-annual Seminole Sales Showcase, held October 6-7, brings together FSU students and the FSU Sales Institute's corporate partners for two days of competition, networking and student interviews

The event features Role-Play and Speed Selling competitions for FSU Sales Team members and Advanced Sales Techniques (MAR 4415) students, with partners serving as buyers and judges, giving them a first-hand look at FSU students in action. The career fair is widely promoted and open to all FSU students, with more than 400 students in attendance. The first day's events wrap-up with an evening networking event for FSU's sales team members, Advance Sales Technique students and partners.

The second day of the Seminole Sales Showcase consists of the final competition rounds and optional one-on-one interviews. The FSU Sales Team will attend an awards luncheon where the top-placing student competitors are recognized. FSU Sales Institute partners are invited to attend.

Interviews can continue throughout the day.

COMPANY PARTICIPATION
The Seminole Sales Showcase is open to FSU Sales Institute Partners, who are in good standing by Monday, August 15, and participation is included in the annual partner fee. The first day's lunch and evening networking reception are also included in the partnership fee. All other meals, including the awards luncheon, and hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the partners.

To confirm participation in the Seminole Sales Showcase, please register by noon on Wednesday, September 14. To inquire about becoming an FSU Sales Institute Partner, please contact Shannon Young at styoung@business.fsu.edu.

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Career Fair

Partners are assigned a space in the Career Fair based on partnership level. Spaces include a 6-ft table with two chairs, an 8′ x 8' booth with a 6-ft table and two chairs or a 10′ x 10′ booth with a 6-ft table and two chairs. There are no exceptions to space allocations. If you do not need a 6-ft table or two chairs, please contact Shannon Young.

Partners are responsible for furnishing their space with a tablecloth and any tabletop display and/or materials they wish to include.

It is recommended that you bring a minimum of two representatives to participate in the career fair. If you bring more we will alternate using some as role-play judges.

ELECTRICITY
There are limited spaces available with electricity. If access to electricity is needed, be sure to indicate this when registering. Requests are required by noon on Wednesday, September 14.

SHIPPING
The FSU Sales Institute suggests materials be shipped to arrive a couple of days in advance of the event. This allows you to confirm delivery, as well as the ability to track a possible missing shipment. Materials will be delivered to assigned booth space by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 6.

Ship booth materials to:
Shannon T. Young
Florida State University
College of Business
821 Academic Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306
If you are planning to ship materials back to your company after the event, a prepaid shipping label from FedEx or UPS MUST be included for its return. Partners should pack the item(s), seal the box(es) and affix the prepaid shipping label(s). Shipment(s) will be picked up from individual booths and shipped for return within 1-2 of business days. The FSU Sales Institute does not have space to store materials after the event.

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MAP AND DIRECTIONS

Thursday, October 6 Parking and Unloading Directions - Career Fair, Speed Selling and Reception

Parking Directions

I-10 East to the FSU College of Business

  1. Exit off I-10 East at EXIT 196 toward the REGIONAL AIRPORT
  2. Turn LEFT onto US-90 E/ W TENNESSEE ST/ FL-10 E
  3. Turn RIGHT onto Dewey Street, then make an immediate LEFT onto Academic Way
  4. FSU College of Business, 821 Academic Way, 32306, is on the LEFT
  5. Park in large parking lot as directed by parking attendant (indicated by X)

Unloading Directions

IF YOU DID NOT SHIP MATERIALS, you may FIRST unload your materials at the Student Union BEFORE officially parking your car in the reserved event spaces at the College of Business.

I-10 East to the FSU Student Union

  1. Exit off I-10 East at EXIT 196 toward the REGIONAL AIRPORT
  2. Turn LEFT onto US-90 E/ W TENNESSEE ST/ FL-10 E
  3. Turn RIGHT onto Dewey Street, then make an immediate LEFT onto Academic Way
  4. Student Union is on the LEFT
  5. Unload materials in space as indicated by X

 

Friday, October 7 Awards Luncheon

Parking Directions

 I-10 East to the FSU Alumni Center

  1.  Exit off I-10 East at EXIT 196 toward the REGIONAL AIRPORT 
  2.  Turn LEFT onto US-90 E/ W TENNESSEE ST/ FL-10 E 
  3.  Make a U-Turn at N WOODWARD AVE onto W TENNESSEE ST/ US-90 W 
  4.  The Alumni Center, 1030 W Tennessee Street, is on the RIGHT 

 I-10 West to the Alumni Center 

  1.  Exit off I-10 West at EXIT 209A toward TALLAHASSEE 
  2.  Travel into Tallahassee for 9.5 miles 
  3.  1030 W TENNESSEE STREET, The Alumni Center, is on the RIGHT

Agenda

Download the agenda for fall term 2022.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

ACCESS TO RESERVED PARKING SPACES UNTIL 10:00 AM.

Time Event
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Recruiters setup for the Career Fair/Networking/Recruitment Event at the FSU Student Union Ballroom (formerly known as the Olgesby Union)

  • Parking is available on-site; ACCESS TO RESERVED PARKING SPACES UNTIL 10:00 AM.
  • For those arriving after 10:00 AM, you may need to find alternative parking.
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Round 1 of the internal competition. Buyers assemble at 8:00 AM in COB room 227 and Judges assemble at 8:30 AM in COB room 227. Parking logistics will be provided.

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Career Fair in the FSU Student Union Ballroom.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch available in the FSU Student Union Ballroom.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Speed Selling Competition for Advanced Sales in the FSU Student Union Ballroom.
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Reception and sales majors networking event in the FSU Student Union Ballroom.

Friday, October 7, 2022

ACCESS TO RESERVED PARKING SPACES UNTIL 10:00 AM.

Time Event
Parking spaces reserved until 10:00 AM Report to the FSU College of Business, Sales Institute, Room 226 to conduct interviews.
8:30 AM till... Interview rooms available in the College of Business by prior arrangement. Parking logistics are available on the FSU Sales Institute website.
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Final round of internal competition.
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Speed Selling Final Round, FSU Alumni Center, Ballroom.
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Awards Luncheon, FSU Alumni Center, Ballroom.

If you are going back to the FSU Sales Institute to conduct additional interviews after the Awards Luncheon, be sure to place a cone to hold your parking space.

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Interviews

Interviews will take place at the FSU College of Business, Rovetta Building, The Sales Institute, Room 226.

A limited number of interview rooms will be available on Friday, October 7, starting at 8:30 a.m. Please make an advanced reservation to assure we can accommodate everyone's interviewing schedule. One interview room per partner company may be requested when registering.

Once your company's interview room has been assigned, please instruct your interviewees to report to the Stephen C. Leonard Sales Lab (RBB 226) before their scheduled appointment and have a seat in the hallway, where they will be greeted by the partner and escorted to their interview room.

Partners will be shown to their assigned interview room on Friday morning before the interview(s) take place.

Note: Please be sure to allow a break time in scheduling interviews if you plan to attend the Awards Luncheon, which is being held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please allow 15 minutes for travel time prior to the start of the awards luncheon and after its conclusion.

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Contact

Shannon Young

Program Manager
styoung@business.fsu.edu (850) 644-9657

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