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Centre for Sales & Business Development:
Sponsors & Supporters

Association of Professional Sales logoAssociation of Professional Sales

The Association of Professional Sales is committed to providing outstanding research to advance any sales professional through their career

Salesforce logoSalesforce

Salesforce manages and improves the relationships you have with your customers, prospects and partners from one unified platform.

Oracle logoOracle

Oracle has products and solutions for every role in the enterprise

Gartner logoGartner

Gartner is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day.

Talented Scot logoTalented Scot

Start-up and SME recruitment specialist

Edgar Stewart logoEdgar Stewart

A professional services recruitment agency with a collective portfolio spanning nearly 50 years in the manufacturing & technology, life science & biotechnology, food & drink, energy, and semiconductor & electronics sectors.

Royal Bank Of Scotland logoRoyal Bank of Scotland

RBS provides a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers through a number of well-known banking brands.

Hudson logoHudson International Recruiting

Hudson is the premier destination for talented candidates and clients committed to staffing top tier professionals

Eastern Western Motor Group logoEastern Western Motor Group

Scotland’s No. 1 for new and used cars – BMW and Mercedes specialists

Peter Vardy logoPeter Vardy Motors

Huge range of New and Used cars in Scotland, with showrooms in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Kirkcaldy, Motherwell and Perth


Professor Neil Rackham

Professor Neil RackhamNeil Rackham is known throughout the world as a speaker, writer and seminal thinker on sales and marketing issues.

Three of his books have been on the New York Times best seller list and his works have been translated into over 50 languages.

He has been Chairman and CEO of three international research and consulting firms

Mike Rutterford

Mike RutterfordMike Rutterford is a serial entrepreneur with a 40-year career as a business angel and in property investment. Mike was educated in Edinburgh. He co-founded Archangels with business partner Barry Sealey in 1992. In June 2010, Mike received an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration from Edinburgh Napier University. 

Mike is often quoted as saying “Scotland is great at inventing things but lousy at selling them”

Sales Professionals Advisory Group (Edinburgh Napier Business School)

Frank Martin, Colin Mackenzie, Nikki Duke, Sandy McCurdy, Rebecca Bonnington, Sharon Homan-Jones, April Edwards, Kirsty Bathgate, George Cuthill

Student Sales Society (Edinburgh Napier Business School)

Paul Kahle, and others

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