Agon Management Group in Mclean, VA recently joined hundreds of sales and marketing professionals from around the U.S. and Canada for the largest kick-off event of the year in Austin, TX! This annual event is geared towards recognition for top industry performers from the previous year as well looking ahead to new goals. It’s highly anticipated and this year’s event definitely did not disappoint. Check out some of the highlights!
Friday afternoon, attendees headed to registration to get their all access passes as well as check out vendor booths before their meetings began. Clients gathered to go over best practices, new announcements as well as recap 2016 results. The evening concluded with a welcome mixer for attendees to enjoy appetizers, drinks, and mingling with other guests
Saturday was a jam-packed day for Agon Management Group and the others. Breakfast was followed by a general session in which big awards were handed out, one after another. There were some huge announcements of new bonuses that will be up for grabs this year, which undoubtedly had the Mclean team salivating and motivated as can be. The group also heard about exciting new technology that is impacting the sales and marketing field. The crowd’s energy was high as a DJ, yes a DJ, was spinning in the background. People cheered and rang actual cow bells as bonus recipients took the stage. It was truly like nothing we have ever seen at a business conference.
Throughout the afternoon individuals attended smaller breakout meetings where they received coaching on different aspects of business catered toward their personal development. This is one of the areas where Agon Management Group took away tons of knowledge to bring back to their office! Once meetings ended, attendees raced to get in their formal gear and head to the cocktail reception and awards dinner. Yes, more awards! Over the course of the evening over $13,000 was raised for Operation Smile and one lucky 50/50 raffle winner left with an all-expense paid trip to London! Dinner entertainment included dancers, contortionists and lots of funky costumes.
Overall, it was an awesome event with lots of great takeaways. To learn more about the lessons learned by the Mclean, VA team, be sure to connect with them on Crunchbase and stay tuned for more pictures and details!