Why Become a Member

CLOSE provides a peer-powered community that is dedicated to sharing resources, insights and opinions that revolve around the optimization of sales, driving business growth and leveraging operational alignments between groups like sales and marketing. Some of the insights, tips, best strategies and techniques you gather might be brand new while others are old standards, but all will help empower and invigorate you as you set out to close bigger and better deals.


The primary benefit of CLOSE membership is the connection to peers through your participation in this peer-powered network, which brings together sales and marketing executives. Members will have exclusive access to content, events and news via the program web destination, www.closebiz.org. Members will also have access to exclusive offers and promotions through the CLOSE concierge service, special content from partners available only to members, and priority event booking and notifications.

The CLOSE Community Provides:

  • A rich library of articles, white papers, and resources
  • Thought leadership on issues around sales and marketing interaction; techniques to drive adoption of best practices; and industry standards
  • Understand opportunities and challenges of new strategies, best practices and software aimed at boosting close rates
  • Knowledge that is acquired and ideas that are created through targeted member/peer communication, the media, hosted events and interactive engagements
  • Help to develop and deliver solutions to sales and marketing integration issues, driving business growth and development from the front lines of your organization
  • Criteria and a model for better sales and marketing integration, including measures and metrics that can be adopted and utilized in private and public companies

Only CLOSE Members:

  • Receive recognition from peers at the Top Performers Podium
  • Can access a rich library of articles, white papers, and resources
  • Have full access to exclusive member services and content
  • Receive priority notification about upcoming events, programs, news and exclusive member-only offerings
  • Get special offers on valuable tools and solutions
  • Have the opportunity to connect with members through interactive blogs and message boards—only members can post, so don't miss out on making yourself heard
  • Receive priority notification and reservations for all events, including the limited-space CLOSE