Sales/Business Development

Maximize Revenue Potential

Sales is the lifeblood of a business and at the same time one of the least understood disciplines. EDC has strong sales and sales leadership experience. We can assess your current sales strategies and team and help implement changes that will directly impact your business’s bottom line.

  • Sales direction. EDC assists in developing sales and distribution plans, as well as compensation plans designed to build solid business development engines.
  • Building a sales team. EDC also provides direction and tools for creating highly effective sales organizations.
Sales/Business Development Services
  • Sales/distribution plan strategy
  • Sales funnel development/management
  • Compensation plan creation
  • Sales talent job description writing
  • Sales talent screening /hiring assistance
  • Ongoing sales team training and development
  • Strategic partnership/alliance guidance


The counseling and support we received from the EDC team during our start-up years had a huge impact on our success. And now, we continue to benefit from our EDC relationship with ongoing business and sales coaching and the connections that are helping us grow much faster than the rest of our industry. The Creative Corridor is blessed to have such a strong force for spawning new business.

Jeff Quint, Cedar Ridge Vineyards, Winery & Distillery

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    Entrepreneurial Development Center
    230 2nd St. SE, Suite 212
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    Phone: (319) 369-4955
    Fax: (319) 832-1481


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