The Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) was originally founded in 1874. Today, our 30,000 members represent the full spectrum of the sales profession, including senior management, entrepreneurs, sales managers and representatives. Our benefits include travel discounts at more than 4,000 hotels and motels worldwide, car rental discounts, as well as insurance programs, financial services and a long-distance program. Our professional development initiatives include national seminar programs, a comprehensive collection of audio, print and video materials, and a national networking series.
Membership in CPSA costs only $80 per year! (plus a one-time $25 enrolment fee). So plug into CPSA and discover how to sell more and sell smarter:CPSA On-line Weekly Subscribe to CPSA's new electronic mailing list and receive CPSA On-Line Weekly every Monday morning. Find out what's new at CPSA, discover the latest trends in sales and marketing, post questions and join discussion threads with sales professionals from coast-to-coast. To subscribe, simply send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the line subscribe cpsa in the body copy.
CPSA Member Mall
The CPSA Member Mall is a business directory with sales panache! Listed in the Member Mall, you'll find CPSA members who can provide financial advice, help you with a sales presentation, or even deliver smoked salmon to your client's door. Every product and service a salesperson needs to succeed is a mouse click away!
CPSA's Career Mall is in its final testing stages! The newest reward for CPSA membership can be found right here in cyberspace. CPSA is launching Career Mall, a job and resume database service exclusively for CPSA members! We are now in the final testing stages and need your help. Please visit Career Mall and add your job postings and resumes FREE OF CHARGE until January 1, 1998.
CPSA programs and services
All the tools you need to sell more and sell smarter: professional development workshops, seminars and resource material; and money saving discount programs specifically designed for sales professionals.
You can now search CPSA's lending library, the Sales Resource Centre, online Search Library
CPSA Sales Institute
The CPSA Sales Institute promotes the vision of selling as a respected and recognized professional career choice. Find out about the Institute's two professional designations: the Certified Professional Sales Representative (CPSR) and the Certified Professional Sales Manager (CPSM)
Sales tips and techniques
From cold calling to closing techniques, CPSA's tips and techniques will help both entrepreneurs and seasoned sales professionals hone their skills.
Tip of the month contest
Share the secrets of your sales success and become eligible to win a free one-year CPSA membership. CPSA will post the best tips, and each month, will award a free membership.
Cool Sites for Sales Professionals
Agency opportunities, small business advice, tips for sales success: No matter what you're looking for, there is a site on the Web that has the answers. But with so much available, who has the time to search through all the information? Let CPSA help you with your internet strategy! We'll tell you which sites are cool for sales professionals.