Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference 2024 Pitch Competition for libraries: free March 27 workshop (Zoom)


Posted on behalf of the Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference.

The Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference is offering their pitch competition again this spring. They are hosting a Zoom workshop on March 27, 1-2:15 pm Eastern on how libraries can make effective pitches to engage with local entrepreneurs, job hunters, nonprofits, and economic development initiatives. Register for the workshop here: https://charlotte-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAufuCgqjIqE9ZXzwiFtynTZL1ApVmfM5JE


Pitch Perfect: A Workshop for Libraries

Want to know what makes a business funding pitch stand out from the rest? Find out at Pitch Perfect: A Workshop for Libraries, a free event on March 27, 2024 from 1-2:15 pm Eastern on Zoom. Hosted by the Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference (ELC), this workshop will showcase past ELC pitch competition winners plus a “Pitch Me Anything!” panel of business and library experts who will share tips, best practices, and answer audience questions in an ask-me-anything style open discussion. From content to delivery, this workshop will give attendees the tools to build a compelling presentation and prepare them to compete for $7,000 in prizes in ELC’s upcoming pitch event (via Zoom on May 15, 1-2:15 pm Eastern), sponsored by EBSCO, Privco, SimplyAnalytics and Anonymous. The workshop will conclude with a networking session.

Key dates:

March 27: “Pitch perfect” workshop (1-2:15 pm Eastern via Zoom)
April 5: Pitch submissions deadline
April 15: “Top three” finalist libraries notified 
May 15: Pitch competition (1-2:15 pm Eastern via Zoom, open to all)

Submissions for the pitch competition are open now!

Thank you! Please let the co-chairs know if you have any questions.