Showcasing the Best of Welsh Business


14th June – Cardiff
ISM Wales Event Launch



The ISM and our partners at Business Step Up would like to invite you to join us for the launch event of ISM Wales!

ISM Wales has been created to develop a thriving and engaged business community in Wales. As the Professional Body for the sales industry the ISM is committed to providing its members and the wider sales industry community in Wales with this fantastic platform that will allow you to hear and learn from leading business figures, attend regular events, share ideas and best practice while creating opportunities to network with colleagues, customers and industry peers.

Working with the ISM’s Wales Chairman and Business Step Up Managing Director, Mark Wilcox, and hosted at the fantastic Cardiff Metropolitan University we are also delighted to be joined by two exceptional speakers who will provide insightful, thought provoking discussions for professionals at all stages of their career, with excellent networking opportunities and maybe even a drink or two!


Mark Wilcox MEng
(F.ISM. CMktr. MCIM)

Mark has been a member of the ISM for almost 40 years, Fellow (FISM) for the last 10, and is the Chair of ISM Wales. Based in the Welsh capital, he commenced his career with a National organisation as part of their management team, graduating with an MEng, Mark has extensive experience in working all over the globe most notably in UK, France, Germany, Holland and America.

For the last nine years, Mark has been MD of Business Step Up, business experts, working nationally with a network of associates offering strategic and tactical support to ‘fast track’ companies for growth and profit. Known as the Industry Guru, Mark has increased businesses T/O by 40% and in excess of 2.8 Million per annum with influencing management and sales teams to succeed. Mark is proud to be Chair for Wales, to influence, achieve recognition and offer development for all new and existing members of the ISM in Wales.

John Allison

CIPD qualified L&D professional who has 30 years’ experience in Sales management at all levels including Head of Sales Transformation. John will lead the first session on Sales Enablement, the process of providing sales organisations with the information, content, and tools that help sales people sell more effectively.

Using the right revenue and performance management technologies and practices, Sales Enablement optimizes the selling motion and supporting processes in order to increase pipeline, and win deals more effectively to drive profitable growth.

Clare Hingott

An admired Welsh professional, successful business entrepreneur and TV celebrity. She has helped over 200 sales people to become even greater achievers, with FTSE 250 company, Utility Warehouse.

Clare will be sharing the secrets of her proven sales system to succeed in business, whether it be B2B, B2C, Direct Marketing or Aftersales. Known for her for openness, integrity, authenticity and clear goal setting, she will provide you with the tools you need to be the best in sales and achieve extraordinary things.

Key Sponsor

Cardiff Metropolitan University provides practice-focused and professionally oriented education to students from around the globe. Our vision emboldens commitment to education, research and innovation. Enterprise at Cardiff School of Management provides centres of expertise in leadership and management development, international competitiveness, entrepreneurship, innovation, small business management and regional economic development.

Register Here

WHEN:14th June 2018 – 18:00 – 21:00 BST
WHERE:Cardiff – Cardiff Metropolitan University