ELEVATOR PITCH COMPETITION

Women’s Expo Peterborough Elevator Pitch Competition is an exciting experience and is intended to challenge your creativity and business skills.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?    Business women who are in business


  • The will create an opportunity for women to present their business venture or idea in an environment were one can promote, connect in the spirit of Entrepreneurship
  • Give our local business women a chance to showcase their talent and passion for Entrepreneurship
  • Competitors shall develop a 60-90 second action-oriented pitch about their business that will sell the idea of the business to the consumers

 THE ELEVATOR PITCH

Competitor will be required to deliver a 60-90 second verbal pitch about their business to a panel of judges and live audience on Wednesday Oct 24th. The event will be videotaped.   A panel of judges will evaluate the pitches and an award will be given based on the competitors' ability to sell their product/service to the audience. Judges will be looking for enthusiasm, creativity, persuasion, and public speaking ability.

 WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES?

  • $20.00 Entry Fee
  • You will have 60 seconds to give your pitc
  • No note cards or PowerPoint may be used during the competition; it’s only 60-90 seconds (max) and should be done by memory
  • Judges may ask up to 2 questions with responses less than 1 minute
  • The order of the pitches will be randomly selected before the competition
  • Props are not permitted and no other visual aids.

1st Group ROUND:

  • When: October 24th, 2018
  • Where: Peterborough Naval Association
  • Time: 10:30 am

2nd Group ROUND:

  • When: October 24th, 2018
  • Where: Peterborough Naval Association
  • Time: 2:00 PM

 3 winners will be selected and announced by 5pm

PRIZES:

  • A panel of judges shall select the three overall best pitches presented during the competition.  
  • 1st: $150 cash & a one-year free membership to the Professional Referral Organization (valued at $250)
  • 2nd: $100 cash
  • 3rd: $50 cash

Competition Registeration

How Would You Like To Pay?




Payment by Cheque

Please make the cheque out to Women's Expo Peterborough

Mailing Address: 
Women's Expo Peterborough
909 Clonsilla Ave, Suite 510
Peterborough, ON  K9J 8B2


JUDGING AND SCORING:

Presentation Content (35 points): Is the pitch: Concise, Clear, Targeted, Goal Oriented

What your Elevator Pitch must contain: 

  • A Hook – a statement or question that piques interest to hear more
  • About 150- 300 words
  • Passion – is their energy & dedication
  • A Request – at the end of your pitch, you must ask for something