National Popcorn Day (January 19th) – GENERAL COMPETITION
NAME: Popping to Success 

ALTERNATIVE NAMES: A-maizing Success, More Than a Kernel of Success

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2; IMAGE 3

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “Pss, got any popcorn?”

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a Team Based contest based on percent to goal. Take a look at the goal of your choice from the first quarter of last year, and increase that goal for this year.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: A gallon of popcorn from a local popcorn place or popular online site (http://www.thepopcornfactory.com or http://www.popcornindiana.com)

National Pie Day (January 23rd) – GENERAL COMPETITION
NAME: Score a Piece of the Pie

ALTERNATIVE NAMES: As American as Apple Pie; Not Just a Pie in the Sky

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2; IMAGE 3; IMAGE 4

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “Ooh, floor pie.” (Homer Simpson)

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a one-day competition based on the behavior of your choice, such as updating Contacts or Opportunity Advancement. The day after the competition concludes, provide the winner with a special privilege normally reserved for an executive.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Pie of the winner’s choice from a local bakery (or from great pie makers:http://www.achatzpies.com/ or http://gtpie.com/)

The Pro Bowl (January) – GENERAL COMPETITION 
NAME: The Pro Bowl

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2; IMAGE 3; IMAGE 4

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: Monday Night Football theme

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a contest based on the behavior of your choice and crown the best in that behavior the winner!

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Custom bobblehead of the winner in their favorite NFL jersey; if running a team contest, have each team pick their favorite NFL team as their picture and then provide the winners with a “tailgate” (free lunch) at the office

National Pie Day (January 23rd) – LEADS COMPETITION
NAME: Score a Piece of the Pie

ALTERNATIVE NAMES: As American as Apple Pie; Not Just a Pie in the Sky

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2; IMAGE 3; IMAGE 4

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “Ooh, floor pie.” (Homer Simpson)

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run an individual based contest that awards participants based upon who can convert the most leads to opportunities in a specific timeframe. The person with the most converted leads wins.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Pie of the winner’s choice from a local bakery (or from great pie makers:http://www.achatzpies.com/ or http://gtpie.com/)


The New Year (January) – OPPORTUNITIES COMPETITION
NAME: Out With the Old

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GOAL OF CONTEST: Dead opportunities existing in the pipeline is an all too common occurrence for sales managers; award participants for closing out the opportunities so that you can present a more accurate pipeline to upper management.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Maid service, Spa gift card, Car Wash gift card


The New Year (January) – OPPORTUNITIES COMPETITION
NAME: New Year, New Opportunities

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “New Year’s Day” (U2)

GOAL OF CONTEST: It’s a new quarter, a new calendar year, and potentially a new fiscal year.  Don’t let the first few weeks of the year go to waste with people coming out of vacation mode, go strong with a contest rewarding participants for adding new opportunities into Salesforce.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Bottle of champagne, Gym membership

The New Year (January) – TALK TIME/CALLS COMPETITION
NAME: Ringing in the New Year

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CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “New Year’s Day” (U2)

GOAL OF CONTEST: It’s a new quarter, a new calendar year, and potentially a new fiscal year.  Don’t let the first few weeks of the year go to waste with people coming out of vacation mode, go strong with a contest rewarding participants for deals closed.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Gong/bell that can be hit, Ring pops, Confetti out of a fake canon at the winners desk

Bubble Bath Day (January 8th) – MEETINGS COMPETITION
NAME: Pampering Your Customers

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “Rubber ducky, you’re the one” (Sesame Street)

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run an individual based contest that awards points based upon the behavior of your choice. Run this contest for a day on a Friday, to let them go to the spa the following day.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Spa gift card

Bubble Bath Day (January 8th) – MEETINGS COMPETITION
NAME: Keeping it Clean

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  Cleaning Up

BULLETIN BOARD:  IMAGE 1; IMAGE 2

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “Rubber ducky, you’re the one” (Sesame Street)

GOAL OF CONTEST: Run a contest in which participants are rewarded for cleaning up duplicates or changing old opportunities to “closed lost”; the person with the most points is the winner.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Maid service, Spa gift card, Car wash gift card

The New Year (January) – DATA CLEAN UP COMPETITION
NAME: Out With the Old

BULLETIN BOARD: IMAGE

CHANNEL11 WAV FILES: “New Year’s Day” (U2)

GOAL OF CONTEST: Dead opportunities existing in the pipeline is an all too common occurrence for sales managers; award participants for closing out the opportunities so that you can present a more accurate pipeline to upper management.

POSSIBLE PRIZES: Maid service, Spa gift card, Car wash gift card