This session will be designed to help marketers develop an elevator pitch that can be used to strategically position themselves or their services. Participants will practice delivering their pitches while gathering feedback from their peers. By the end of the session, participants will have crafted and delivered a persuasive message designed to differentiate themselves from their competition.
You’ll learn how to:
- Craft a brief description of yourself or product or service
- Identify your unique value proposition
- Spark interest in order to have a deeper dialogue about what you or your company can offer prospective clients
About the Presentor:
Dr. Audrey Curtis Hane is a professor of Communication at Newman University. Dr. Hane has won several awards, including the E.C. Buehler Outstanding Teaching Fellowship Award from the University of Kansas in 1995 where she earned her Ph.D., and the Newman University Outstanding Mentor Award in 1999. Her expertise and commitment to teaching earned her the 2003 Newman University Teaching Excellence Award, an annual recognition to a full-time faculty member who has demonstrated an innovative or dynamic approach to courses, course revisions, and teaching techniques. In 2004, she was awarded the excellence in academic advising award in response to her work with student advisees. In 2006, the Wichita Business Journal named Dr. Hane to its “40 Under 40” class. In addition to her teaching and research, Dr. Hane has conducted communication training for many clients, including the Kansas Leadership Center, the City of Wichita, Sedgwick County, the State of Kansas, the United Way, Wichita State University, Wichita Area Technical College, McConnell Air Force Base, the Hutchinson Clinic and others. She has also served as a communication consultant for Learjet Bombardier Aerospace, the Hunter Health Clinic, Grace Presbyterian Church, the Junior League of Wichita and the Kansas Health Institute. She is a member of the National Communication Association.