Click here to vote now for your favorite pitch and the People's Choice Award winner!
The National Elevator Pitch CompetitionTM is the largest national elevator pitch competition, presenting students with a unique opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges and a chance to win cash prizes! Hundreds of applicants will compete for a 1st place prize of $3,500! Past CEO Elevator Pitch Participants have received national exposure and have gone on to gain new customers, partners, and investors in their business or idea! Click here to view the live final pitch round of last year's 2012 National Conference.
ALL APPLICANTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD! After applying, click here to upload your video pitch and then collect the most votes to win $500 cash and National Recognition!
Download the 2013 Elevator Pitch Competition Guidelines here: Elevator Pitch Competition Guideline Booklet 2013
Download the 2013 Judging Score Sheet here: Elevator Pitch Score Sheet 2013
Access the Individual Online Application here: https://lyles.wufoo.com/forms/ceo-elevator-pitch-competition-2013/
Direct any questions about the CEO Elevator Pitch Competition to Tim Stearns at email@example.com. The application deadline is October 11, 2013.
Elevator pitch is a frequently used term, which literally means "tell me about your business within the time that it would take to ride up an elevator." Presenting yourself effectively is an essential tool in the business arena. A well-planned elevator pitch can open the doors to success in your future endeavors. Please note that ideas may be at any stage of development from creation of concepts or ideas to an established business.
Who should participate?
• Students with an idea to start a business
• Students who have started a company
• Students interested in enhancing their presentation skills
• Students who want to explore the idea of starting a company
What can you win?
The top three winners and four honorable mention winners will win part of nearly $10,000 in cash prizes and national recognition!
People's Choice Award
Leading up to the start of the National Conference, the public will be able to vote online for their favorite video pitch to select a winner for the People’s Choice Award, who will win a cash prize.
*Please note that all student applicants must be registered to attend the National CEO Conference in order to participate.