Sales contests are an effective way to boost performance and add some fun into the workplace. We always recommend having a theme to make the contest relevant and exciting–so since winter is just around the corner, here are some winter-themed sales contests that are sure to put your employees in a jolly mood.
Skiing for sales
GOAL Bring in the most total revenue for a 2-week period
PRIZE Winner gets a new pair of nordic skis or other winter-related gift valued around $300
Holiday gift swap
GOAL Close more big deals before the end of Q4 by creating a Gift Swap competition to compete in order to open, steal or swap gifts
PRIZE Use a few small gifts, some medium gifts and a big gift (ex. Playstation, new iPad, etc.) This way people will want to compete to win the big gift, and they will have to create more activities in order to steal or swap it away from a colleague. For more ideas visit our Gift Swap guide or blog
Spin to win
GOAL Reconnect with old prospects before the close of the year to set up the opportunity to re-approach with an offer in January of the coming year
PRIZE Whatever you’d like to put on the wheel for your reps to spin for. Examples include: wine, chocolates, sports or movie tickets, lunch, company apparel, iPads, and anything else you would like to give away as a random prize
GOAL Increase the number of key activities (emails, phone calls, CRM entries, etc)
PRIZE Christmas dinner and drinks with the top 5 winners (or however many you choose) to celebrate strong Q4 performance and get the energy flowing for a strong start to the new year
Christmas at the cabin
GOAL Increase number of meetings booked across teams to ensure a filled pipeline for the start of the new year
PRIZE Winners get to take off a day early for the holiday break. If it’s within your budget, maybe rent a cabin to hold a fun team building weekend. Use this opportunity to celebrate a successful year together and conduct leadership development or skills coaching
To read more about these competitions and setup, download the PDF here.