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Perfecting your Elevator Pitch with Velocity LS

Thursday, May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Velocity Lee's Summit (VelocityLS)
301 Southeast Douglas Street, Lee's Summit, MO 64063


Can you effectively explain who you are and what your business is in 30 seconds or less?

Velocity Lee's Summit Communications Chair, Pitch Pub Crawl Winner and Marketing Practice Leader for e2E, LLC, Keri Lauderdale Olson shares her secrets for perfecting your elevator pitch.

Virtual and in-person attendees will learn:

  • Why an elevator pitch is important
  • How to make an impression in 30 seconds
  • What makes an elevator pitch memorable

Following some pitch examples, in-person guests will be encouraged to network using their perfected pitches. Master the skill of “elevator pitching” your business to investors, stakeholders and the public at this face-to-face networking and pitch opportunity.

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Llywelyn's Pub
301 Southeast Douglas Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
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