Elevator Pitch

ObjectiveTo familiarize kids with marketing and sales and delivering a clear and effective elevator pitch.
Description Elevater Pitch

An Elevator Pitch is a short summary used to quickly and simply define a product, service, or organization and its value. In this activity cut a full sales pitch down to only a few seconds (the ride of an elevator), and still include all vital information. Present your elevator pitch in-front of friends or family.

Elevator Pitch Sentence Structure:

For___(target customer)___ who has ____(customer need)___,___(product name)____ is a ___(Market Category)____ that___(one key benefit)___ unlike __ (competition)__  ___(Unique Differentiator)___.


For the girl who has damaged hair, Hair Bright is a nutritional supplement that has proven to improve hair strength and shine unlike Pantene Pro V which only treats damaged hair topically and not internally.

Wrap up activity:

Watch an episode of Dragons Den or Shark Tank and work together as a family or with a group of friends to quickly create elevator pitches about the products presented on the show.


Complete When

Mark this activity as complete when you have created one elevator pitch and you have presented it to friends, family or a potential investor!

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This activity is included in the following:

Prerequisites Creating a Sales Pitch
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Age Range 11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18   
Activity Type Presentation
Tags Marketing  Interpersonal Intelligence  Linguistic Intelligence 
Last ModifiedRobRob


Reference Reference Note  
Business Know-How

This is an article on how to write an Elevator Pitch.

How to Write an Elevator Pitch


This Wikipedia entry is about Elevator Pitches.

Elevator Pitch

Bloomberg Business Week

This is an article on how to write the perfect Elevator Pitch.

The Perfect Elevator Pitch

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