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Free ‘Speed Pitch’ Event to Help Customers Promote Small Business Ideas

Top three sales pitches will receive $100 cash prize!

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Have a great small business idea? The Memphis Public Library and Information Center, in partnership with Start Co., is here to help you pitch it! A special Speed Pitch Event and Information Session will be held Thursday, January 23, 2014, 11 am – 3 pm at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue, meeting rooms A – C).

The day will be filled with educational exercises, a “speed pitch” competition, and one-on-one training from business leaders. Free sales pitch training and practice will begin at 11 am. Then, at noon, aspiring entrepreneurs will test their pitch during the “Small Business Speed Pitch Competition,” a chance to effectively sell their small business ideas in two minutes. The top three sales pitches will receive a $100 cash prize! From 1 pm – 3 pm, participants will receive individual training on business development to help launch their businesses. Lunch will be provided.

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Entrepreneurs and other local industry leaders will speak and offer information about MEMx, a strategic plan to transform and grow the Memphis economy.

For more information about the Speed Pitch Event and Information Session, contact Start Co. Relationship Manager Rachel Wilhite at rachel@neverstop.co.