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Sales & Negotiations: Elevator Pitch Competition

SNC Elevator Pitch Competition

Annual Indiana State Elevator Pitch Competition

The ISU Sales & Negotiations Center's Elevator Competition is for ALL ISU students.

Fall 2021

Prompt: In one minute or less, tell us about a major life experience that changed how you see the world and why they had such an impact.

Once made. upload your video to Google Drive 

Deadline for initial submission: October 22.

Meis workshops for improving your elevator pitch:

October 18 12:00 PM (Meis Room, FD133, in Federal Hall)

October 19 5:00 PM (Meis Room, FD133, in Federal Hall)

October 20 2:00 PM (Meis Room, FD133, in Federal Hall)

October 21 2:00 PM (on Zoom)

Previous Competitions

Spring 2021

Congratulations to Kearsten Peters for winning the Spring 2021 Elevator Pitch Competition held on April 23, 2021. In second place was Juan Tirado. Tied for third place were Kimberly Collins and Trevor Revesz. Congratulations to all our finalists! The semifinalists also included Aja Davis, Carol Schumacher, Gabriele Burkhart, and Shana Noblitt.

Thank you to all 68 participants who submitted videos to the qualifier round in March. We had great talent on display during the competition.

Kearsten Peters, Juan Tirado, Kimberly Collins and Trevor Revesz

Kearsten Peters, Juan Tirado, Kimberly Collins and Trevor Revesz

Spring 2020

Congratulations to Sarah Padan for winning the Spring 2020 Indiana State University Elevator Pitch Competition as well as Sarah Alzahrani, Hannah Southwood, and Kelsey Graman, our top 4 finalists!

Spring 2020 SNC Elevator Pitch Winners

Download the flyer for this competition

Fall 2019

The Elevator Pitch Competitions are as popular as ever.  Finalist Day was held on Friday, November 15, 2019. The day began with the Quarter Finalists invited to participate from the first round which included over 65 video submissions where students answered what their ideal job is and why. The students were invited to enjoy lunch and network with sales professionals prior to beginning the competition. Round 3 consisted of the top 8 finalists and then round 4 consisted of the finalists.

Thank you to the following for serving as judges for this competition and sharing your insights with our students: State Farm, Sherwin-Williams, Cintas, and Midwest Communications. Congratulations to our finalists!

Winner: Hannah Davis

1st Runner-Up: Sarah Alzahrani

2nd Runner-Up: Colton Angel & Samantha Weirsum (Tie) 

SNC Elevator Pitch Competition, November 15, 2019

Winner of the Elevator Pitch Competition, Hannah Davis, with the competition judges

SNC Elevator Pitch Competition, November 15, 2019

The Elevator Pitch Competition Quarter Finalists

Spring 2019

The Sales and Negotiations Center's 2019 Annual Elevator Pitch Competition took place on Friday, April 12, 2019. Congratulations to the winners: 1st Place - Rebecca Eckstein; 2nd Place - Allison Crick; and 3rd Place - Rebecca Howe. Photo Gallery

2019 SNC Elevator Pitch Competition


Madison Shaffer, Allison Crick, and Emily Conrad for taking the first, second and third places in the Sales and Negotiations Center’s 2nd Annual Elevator Pitch Competition that was held on April 6. Photo Gallery

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Dr. David Fleming
Sales & Negotiations Center
Scott College of Business
Federal Hall
30 N. 7th St., Room 206
Indiana State University
812-237-2286 phone
812-264-1075 (cell)

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