Accelerate FAQs

How much does Accelerate membership cost?

Membership to Accelerate is free for Sales Enablement, Sales training, and learning and development practitioners. Membership is not open to consultants or vendors. 

 

Who can become an Accelerate member?

Membership is open to practitioners in the Sales Enablement, Sales training, and learning and development space. Membership is not open to consultants or vendors. 

 

Do I have to reside in a certain area to be part of Accelerate?  

Accelerate is a global community. Membership is open to practitioners around the globe. 

 

Why should I join Accelerate?

Accelerate members receive members-only benefits, including access to the Accelerate platform. The platform offers member-shared downloadable templates, videos, interviews, Sales Enablement community forums, and opportunities to share knowledge and best practices with other Sales Enablement professionals.

 

I’m just starting out in Sales Enablement. Can I still join?

Yes. Accelerate is for practitioners of all experience levels. Accelerate content and resources are developed to be useful for beginning to advanced Sales Enablement practitioners. 

 

How do I submit an article or resource? 

Accelerate content is member-curated. To submit an article, template, video, or other thought leadership piece, contact our Community Director. Please note that only vendor-agnostic materials will be approved. 

 

How can I be interviewed for an Accelerate feature spotlight?

Accelerate features interviews with global practitioners. If you are interested in being interviewed for a site feature, contact our Community Director, noting whether you are interested in a video interview or written interview.  

 

How do I submit a job posting on the Accelerate job page? 

Jobs can be uploaded by members on the Accelerate website. If you are not a member and would like to submit a job, contact our Community Director. Please note that only Sales Enablement, training, and learning and development jobs will be accepted. 

 

Does Accelerate host events?

Currently, Accelerate hosts occasional pop-up workshops around the globe. If you are interested in hosting a workshop, contact our Community Director.

 

What is Accelerate’s relationship with Showpad? 

Accelerate is founded and funded by Showpad and run as a vendor-agnostic resource for the Sales Enablement community. Showpad does not have access to the Accelerate membership base and will never solicit members.  

 

Do I have to be a Showpad customer to sign up for Accelerate?

No. Membership to Accelerate is open to all practitioners. Accelerate is vendor-agnostic, so the content shared on Accelerate will never promote Showpad’s platform.  

 

What does it mean to be a “vendor-agnostic community”?

All content and resources shared on Accelerate are non-promotional and focus on relevant issues to the community. Members are welcome to recommend or discuss specific vendors in the community forum. But , any mention of a specific platform or consulting service is prohibited in shared articles and resources.   

 

How can I sponsor Accelerate? 

Currently, Accelerate does not accept monetary sponsorships but is open to vendor-agnostic partnerships through trade or content share. For more information, contact our Community Director.

 

I work for  a vendor. Can I still participate in the Accelerate community? 

Vendors are welcome to share relevant articles and resources that are vendor-agnostic and do not solicit services or products. Community forum access is reserved for practitioners in the Sales Enablement, Sales training, and learning and development space. If you work for a vendor  and would like to share vendor-agnostic content or resources with the community, contact our Community Director.

 

I’m a consultant. Can I participate in the Accelerate community?

Consultants are welcome to share relevant articles and resources that are vendor-agnostic and do not solicit services or products. Community forum access is reserved for practitioners in the Sales Enablement, Sales training, and learning and development space. If you are a consultant and would like to share vendor-agnostic content or resources with the community, contact our Community Director.