We are proud to announce the 7th Annual Steel City Sales Challenge presented by Erie Insurance. The 2023 competition will be held October 19 & 20, 2023 at Duquesne University.
Compete for $15,000 in cash and prizes!
The Steel City Sales Challenge is a challenging and dynamic event that is hosted annually by the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business. The two-day sales competition is held in the Center for Leadership in Professional Selling & Marketing and is open to undergraduate students from universities across the region.
The competition features sales role plays and elevator pitches and offers more than $15,000 in cash and prizes, making it one of the largest sales competitions in the United States.
2022 Participating Universities
- Duquesne University
- Eastern Kentucky University
- Ferris State University
- Pace University
- Point Park University
- Purdue University
- Robert Morris University
- Slippery Rock University
- St. Joseph University
- Temple University
- University of Dayton
- University of Pittsburgh
- West Virginia University
In 2022, Duquesne student Alyssa Serbak was named an Elevator Pitch Finalist.
We welcome companies interested in sponsoring our annual sales challenge. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor, please reach out to Susan Eppley, Director Center for Leadership in Professional Selling or Andrea Dreher, Associate Director Center for Professional Selling.