Selling to the CMO & CSO – Sept 24 @ 6pm

*** Note Special Date – Not our regular 3rd Thursday of the month ***

Title:  Selling to the CMO and CSO- Understanding their Hot Buttons

Selling is to the C-suite is hard, but selling to Marketing and Sales executives are even harder as they know what you are doing as you go through your sales process.  Its like playing chess against Bobby Fischer and HE KNOWS ALL YOUR MOVES in advance.

So how do you succeed … well come join us to find out!

Presenter:  Michael Stewart, CMO, Arke Systems

Location:  IBM Barfiied Road.

Cost:  Free to members, $25 for Guests.

More information here.

Register for the events here.


Our Mission

Executive Sales and Marketing Association (ESMA) represents and enhances the capabilities of Georgia’s sales and marketing professionals.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to provide a forum where Georgia’s sales and marketing leadership can learn, discuss, and exchange ideas to improve each member company’s top-line growth and the individual’s professional career.

Our Structure

We have meetings on the third Monday of each month.  These meetings include both time for networking and a panel discussion on various topics.


Panelists Include

Delta Airlines, Emory University, McKinsey, BNY Mellon, General Electric, Marsh, Nielsen, Sage Software, Georgia Power, Exact Target, Silverpop, IBM, Dell, SAP, MicroSoft, Arketi, MasterLock, Pardot, Stratix, Servigistics, Oracle, Aquilex, LeadLife, Gas South, Gartner and many others.

Become a Member

There is tremendous advantage to networking with our members. Since 2011, over 1,200 people have attended our events from Presidents and CEOs, CMOs, VP of Sales, VP of Marketing, and Directors and individual contributors.  A very powerful networking opportunity!

Membership is open to anyone who works in the sales or marketing profession or related areas:

Direct Sales, Marketing, Sales management, Business Development, Public and Analyst Relations, Alliances, Channels, Social Media, Sales Operations

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ESMA is an all-volunteer association. As such, we rely upon the time and expertise of all individuals for the benefit of all. We have a dynamic Board Of Directors providing leadership and guidance.  We are always in need of volunteers to help us with membership, events, sponsorships, obtaining external thought leaders, SIGs, PR and our website.

Please let us know if you are interested in volunteering.