Often at some events, especially speed networking events, there is an opportunity to make a short presentation on your product or your reason for being there. In networking terms this is known as the elevator pitch – a description of what you do in 30 seconds or less, about the time it takes for the elevator to reach ground level.
How to make a brilliant pitch
- Remember the power of first impressions. How you come across will have as much impact or even more impact than the words you say.
- Allow time beforehand to prepare yourself and get into a positive state of mind.
- When introducing yourself do not use jargon or technical language without ...