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Next Step is a team of 40 seasoned professionals who each bring hands-on experience in sales, marketing or people and management development to our clients.


Next Step was founded in 1997 by Jennifer Vessels to maximize clients’ profitability and growth.

Next Step frequently provides speakers for conferences, trade shows, webinars, workshops and other events. Our upcoming engagements are listed below.

If you are interested in booking a Next Step speaker please contact our event coordinator to
inquire about topics and availability.


Wednesday, 29th | 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Digitalization for Relevance: Three Key Tips for Success

In 2015, IDC predicted that 30% of the top companies in any industry would be overtaken by a ‘new competitor’ by 2017. Technology, innovative market approaches combined with increasing customer expectations have accelerated the need for all businesses to ‘digitalize’ and transform to stay ahead.

Location: WeWork Moorgate London

Date: Wednesday, March 29th | 6:00 – 8:30 pm


Thursday, 6th | 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Show Me the Money: Planning a Lucrative Exit

With the new administration in the White House, change is upon us and many promises have been made: deep tax cuts, more infrastructure spending and manufacturing jobs, healthcare reforms and trade protectionism. Against a backdrop of the Fed’s planned interest rate hikes this year, how might these factors affect the business climate and the economy? And how might this impact the value and salability of your business?

Location: Bernstein, 555 California Street, Suite 4400

Date: Thursday, April 6th | 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, 12th | 6:00 pm

Leading in Digitalized World

The ubiquitous use of technology, from apps such as Uber, artificial intelligence by Facebook through robotics in all industries is driving change in the way company’s view and utilize ‘human resources’. For employees, ‘digitialization’ ie use of technology to create, deliver, service a company’s offerings and manage internal operations, can be threatening or exciting.

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Date: Wednesday, April 12th | 6:00 pm

Wednesday, 26th | 17:00 – 20:00

Atelika Inspiration Forum

Successful business growth in today’s fast paced digital world is based on continued delivery of unique value to customers in diverse markets. In this engaging seminar you will learn how DnB and other leading Norwegian companies stay ahead – through highly competent people executing on a clear strategy for disruptive market and profitability growth. Contact Next Step: [email protected] for more inforamtion.

Location: Akelia in Bjorvika

Date: Wednesday, April 26th | 17:00 – 20:00

Tuesday, 23rd

Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA)

Growth of revenue through new business models made possible by digitalization (using technology to enhance customer interaction, create new revenue streams and drive greater company value) is critical to success. Successful companies are championing new business models, services and use of technology to create incremental revenue streams and enhanced customer experience within their accounts.

Date: Tuesday, May 23rd |

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