Emerging Sales Professionals



Emerging Sales Professionals Association 


Emerging Sales Professionals Association (ESPA), a Washington State Non-Profit Corporation, provides professional development training for sales staff of all skill levels and years of experience in publicly owned convention and meeting venues with a focus on training the next generation of sales leaders. ESPA is endorsed by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) and by Convention Sales Professionals (CSPI) and is a CMP Preferred Provider. ESPA members include public convention and meeting venues in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia.



ESP16: Sales Symposium featuring Nikki Kloeppel


Monday, Oct. 30, 2023

Seattle Convention Center

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Lunch included)

Full schedule to follow

Seattle Convention Center

Nikki Kloeppel ESP


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Nikki Kloeppel is an insightful Storyteller, Leadership Coach and Motivator. She creates transformational changes in thoughts, interactions, and behaviors so people can find joy, success and purpose in their personal and professional lives. 

Nikki Kloeppel specializes in consulting, employee development and training. She supports organizations in facilitating change through a blend of accelerated learning techniques. She is passionate about build teams, building trust within the team, managing conflict, and communicate effectively for optimal business results and personal quality of life. Her style is interactive, humorous, and high energy to keep people engaged to achieve optimal results, time phased programs and in online/digital learning.

She has been the Global Account Manager and liaison between Microsoft and Dale Carnegie Training since 2002. She has taught programs to over 15,000 people and heard over 50,000 examples of influence, success, and happiness. She shares these best practices to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential.

Three sessions:

  • Handling Objectives

  • Disagree Agreeably

  • Attitudes for Service



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