March 23-26, 2022, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

2022 National Convention

Celebrating 70 Years: The History of Our Future

Convention Agenda

Check the full schedule of keynotes, sessions & workshops

8:00AM - 8:45AMGreenway Promenade | Level 2

Check-in for Federated Tour

9:00AM - 4:00PMNicollet Mall at Front of Hotel | Level 1

FEDERATED TOUR

Bus departure @ 9:00am, return @ 4:00pm
12:00PM - 1:45PM

PSE HQ Staff & Volunteer Lunch

3:00PM - 7:00PMGreenway Promenade | Level 2

Registration Open

3:00PM - 11:00PMGreenway A | Level 2

National Awards Program PRACTICE – Check In

7:00AM - 6:00PMGreenway Promenade | Level 2

Registration Open

7:00AM - 6:00PMNorthwoods | Level 2

Corporate Member Lounge

7:00AM - 6:00PMGreenway A | Level 2

National Awards Program – Check In

  • All student competitors must check-in at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled competition time
7:30AM - 7:45AMGreenway B | Level 2

National Awards Program

  • Morning Judges Meeting
8:00AM - 5:00PMExecutive Boardroom | Level 4

Scholarship Interviews

10:30AM - 11:45AMNorthstar A | Level 2
Mark Bloomquist
Mark Bloomquist

PRE-CONVENTION : Breakout Sessions

  • Sales: Your Role and What It Can Mean for Your Future
10:00AM - 11:45AMNorthstar B | Level 2
Eric Jones
Eric Jones

PRE-CONVENTION : Breakout Sessions

  • Workplace Culture and Your Personal Brand: Definition, Importance, and Development
1:30PM - 2:00PMGreenway B | Level 2

National Awards Program

  • Afternoon Judges Meeting
1:00PM - 5:00PMSkyway A & B | Level 2

National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM)

2:00PM - 4:15PMNorthstar A | Level 2
Becky Rauen
Becky Rauen

Convention Opening Ceremony

  • Celebrating 70 years The history of our future
  • Featuring Professional Speaker Jordan Harrison, Becky Rauen, Federated Insurance and Kelsea Kiene, 3M
4:30PM - 5:30PMNorthstar B | Level 2
Thomas Peters
Thomas Peters

How to make your profile more appealing on LinkedIn!

4:30PM - 5:30PMNorthstar A | Level 2
Jeff Eilers
Jeff Eilers

How To Have A Successful Job Interview

  • Presented by Jeff Eilers and Sara Cho, Mutual of Omaha
  • Required attendance for Interview Competition Finalists. All others welcomed.
6:00PM - 7:00PMExhibit Hall | Level 1

VIP Reception

  • PRESENTED BY CAREW INTERNATIONAL
  • All Corporate Members, Faculty, NCSM, National Leadership and National Alumni Association Members Welcome
  • Casual Attire | Tailgate Theme: School Colors or PSE Pride!
7:00PM - 10:00PMExhibit Hall | Level 1

Networking Social

  • PRESENTED BY MUTUAL OF OMAHA
  • Food, games, music and raffle prizes while you meet new friends and connect with future employers.
7:00AM - 6:00PMGreenway Promenade | Level 2

Registration Open

7:00AM - 6:00PMNorthwoods | Level 2

Corporate Member Lounge

8:00AM - 11:15AMNorthstar A | Level 2

Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon® Welcome

  • CAREW TRAINING AND VECTOR MARKETING CASE INTRO
  • All Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon® Competitors, Coaches, Judges, and Buyers must attend.
8:00AM - 5:00PMExecutive Boardroom | Level 4

Scholarship Interviews

8:00AM - 5:00PMSkyway A & B | Level 2

National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM)

8:30AM - 9:45AMRegency Room | Level 2

Town Hall Meeting

  • A Conversation with your national leadership
10:00AM - 11:15AMRegency Room | Level 2

Annual Business Meeting

11:30AM - 1:00PMNicollet Grand Ballroom | Level 1
Jeff Bloomfield
Jeff Bloomfield

Networking Lunch with Keynote Speaker

NeuroSelling® - The Science Behind World-Class Communicators The most impactful and influential communicators in the world all have one thing in common. Whether it’s intuitive or intentional, great communicators understand that communicating the right information, the right way, and in the right order makes all the difference in the world. We all know that stories are powerful vehicles for conveying information in a compelling way but do you know the science behind why they work? In Jeff Bloomfield’s keynote presentation, he will teach you the “science behind the story” in a way that will allow information to turn to motivation, and ultimately…application
1:15PMCompetition Rooms | Level 2

Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon®: Judge Check In

  • Judges must report to assigned competition rooms no later than 1:15 pm for final instructions and technology check.
1:15PM - 5:00PMMirage - Holding Room | Level 2

Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon®: Competitors Check In

Competitors must check in at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled competition time.
2:00PM - 3:15PMNorthstar A| Level 2
Pili McCloy
Pili McCloy

General Sessions

  • What got us here won't get us there: Dei In The Workplace
3:30PM - 4:45PMNorthstar A| Level 2

Chapter Conversations

Presented by Erin Suhajda and Sam Mischio Featuring...
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion | The Ohio State University
  • Fellowship| University of Northern Iowa
  • Engagement & Events | University of Toledo
  • Success Forecasting | Miami University
5:30PM - 6:45PMLakeshore| Level 1

Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon® Reception

  • All Student Competitors, Coaches, Judges and Buyers are invited to this exclusive networking event. Competition finalists will be announced, so don’t miss it!
6:00PM - 9:00PMNorthstar B | Level 2

National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM) – Murder Mystery Dinner

  • This is a private event for NCSM Attendees.
7:00PM - 10:00PMExhibit Hall | Level 1

Fraternity Night: Ceremony

All Pi Sigma Epsilon members are invited to participate. We will initiate new members, charter our newest chapter, Utah State University, and host the crossover of seniors. Following Initiation, we will charter The Pi Sigma Epsilon National Alumni Association.
7:00PM - 10:00PMNicollet Grand Ballroom | Level 1

Fraternity Night: Celebration Dinner

Presentation of our Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Charters, and the National Alumni Association Charter.
7:00AM - 6:00PMGreenway Promenade | Level 2

Registration Open

7:00AM - 6:00PMNorthwoods | Level 2

Corporate Member Lounge

7:30AM - 8:50AMPrairie Kitchen & Bar | Level 1

Faculty Advisor Breakfast

7:30AM - 11:00AMGreenway J | Level 2

Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon Final Round

  • KICK-OFF & COMPETITION
8:00AM - 11:15AMHiawatha, Walker, Hennepin | Level 2

Interview Competition Final Interviews

8:00AM - 11:15AMNorthstar A | Level 2
RJ Taylor
RJ Taylor

Phired Up

8:00AM - 4:00PMSkyway A & B | Level 2

National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM)

11:30AM - 1:45PMNicollet Grand Ballroom| Level 1

Career Fair and Lunch

2:00PM - 6:00PMGreenway D & E| Level 2

Case Study Competition

2:00PM - 6:00PMNorthstar A | Level 2
Jeff Eilers
Jeff Eilers

Closing General Sessions

2:00PM - 6:00PMNorthstar A | Level 2
Michael Van Grinsven
Michael Van Grinsven

Closing General Sessions

7:00PM - 10:00PMNicollet Grand Ballroom| Level 1

Scholarship Night: National Speakers Competition Final Round & Scholarship Presentations

  • National Speakers Competition presented by Enterprise Holdings.
8:00AM - 4:00PM

Student Free Day

Competitions are done! Take some time to explore the city or visit the Mall of America. Be back in time to celebrate "Black Tie Optional" Style at Awards Night.
8:00AM - 10:30AMSkyway A & B | Level 2

National Council Meeting

10:45AM - 11:45AMSkyway A & B | Level 2

National Educational Foundation Board Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PMNorthstar B | Level 2

Lunch for National Leadership Team

  • Pi Sigma Epsilon National Council, Board of Trustees, & Invited Guests
5:30PM - 6:45PMLakeshore | Level 2

President’s Reception

  • By Invitation Only.
6:00PM - 6:45PMNicollet Promenade | Level 1

Pi Sigma Epsilon Member Reception

7:00PM - 10:00PMNicollet Grand Ballroom | Level 1

Awards Night: Presentation of National Awards & Annual Banquet

The PSE 2022 National Convention

This annual event brings together students, alumni, educators and industry professionals for an exciting week of networking, professional development, competitions and fun!

Conference Starts in:

Why Attend the PSE 2022 National Convention?

The PSE National Convention is the premier sales and marketing event for individuals who want to:

build a strong professional network

learn from industry leaders

showcase accomplishment

compete in a variety of individual and group competitions, and

connect with employers

make real connections in person and have some fun!

 

Now in its 70th year, PSE continues to lead in the advancement of sales, marketing, and related professions. We serve the emerging workforce by solving career readiness and advancement through community and competitions.

Attending the PSE 2022 National Convention will connect you with like-minded individuals who are passionate about learning and advancing their skills in sales, marketing, and related professions and who strive to make themselves, their campuses, and workplaces the best that they can be.

Who Should Attend?

College Students: Current student members of PSE and those college students who are interested in learning more about PSE, and who wish to compete, build a social and professional network, and meet future employers are encouraged to attend.

Alumni: Be a part of the charter membership of the PSE National Alumni Association (NAA); gain access to exclusive educational content for career advancement, and connect with fellow PSE alumni and corporate partners for professional, career and social networking.

Educators: Engage with other sales and marketing educators during the National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM), observe sales and marketing student competitions that foster skills development, and meet industry professionals and employers representing more than 40 companies.

Industry Professionals and Employers:  Gain exposure to, engage and influence a pool of skilled and qualified early-career candidates representing 50 college campuses across the US. You will also have access to sales & marketing educators.

Interested in learning more about PSE?

A limited number of complimentary registrations are available for interested companies/employers, and college students and faculty from schools that do not currently have an active PSE chapter or interest group on campus.

To learn more, please contact Joan Rogala, CEO, at joan.rogala@pse.org.

Speakers

Well known industry leaders and emerging talents

Partners/Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t have a conference without you!

Interested in becoming a partner?

Pi Sigma Epsilon has many opportunities to connect Corporate Partners with members. A partnership gives your company the access to exhibit booths at national events, speak at local chapters and many other ways to promote in front of the brightest students in the nation.

Convention Venue

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is located directly on Nicollet, one block from the Minneapolis Convention Center connected via skyway. The hotel features 645 contemporary guestrooms with deluxe amenities and views of the city skyline or beautiful Boring Park. There is an indoor heated pool and guests have complimentary access to StayFit gym, a 32,000 square foot facility featuring a basketball court, on Demand virtual fitness room and more.

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Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55403
Phone: 612-370-1234

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Reservations

Guest room rate (single-quad occupancy): $165 plus tax (currently 13.5%)
Reservations cutoff date: Monday, February 28, 2022
Reservation: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/MSPRM/G-PSEP

Airport and Transportation

MSP – Minneapolis St Paul – https://www.mspairport.com Ground Transportation – https://www.mspairport.com/directions/ground-transportation

Main Floor

Second Floor