Pitching Your Business Idea

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Thursday, 18 January, 2018 - 08:15 to 16:00

Pitching Your Business Idea


Coventry University Enterprises


Ramada Hotel & Suites
The Butts, Earlsdon, Coventry CV1 3GG
United Kingdom

CUE Business Solutions is offering a series of bespoke workshops through the Coventry and Warwickshire Business Support Programme, the workshops are part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

If you have an innovative Technology-based Business idea and have not yet started a business or you have been trading less than 12 months please see whether our FREE Marketingworkshop would help you.

Workshop content:

In this session we cover the practical elements to pitching your idea to potential customers or investors. In the first section we cover the elements of what should be included in a pitch and an introduction, through examples, to pitch decks - a powerful tool in generating interest in your business idea. The second half of the session will be highly interactive and provide opportunities to practice your business idea presentations.

What you will get out of it

  • Understanding the different types of pitching, a written pitch, a sales pitch and a pitch for investment
  • The elements of a successful pitch
  • What to say (and what not to say)
  • The key elements to get across in your pitch
  • How to pitch, confidently, one-to-one or one-to-many
  • Tips and techniques to keep your audience interested
  • How to prepare, and use, brief notes

If you really want to move forward with your approach to pitching your business idea this highly interactive workshop is for you.

You are asked to arrive promptly at 8.15 for an 8.30am start. Refreshments and lunch are provided.

Eligibility criteria exist and will be covered during the registration process.

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DATA PROTECTION: This workshop is provided free to you if you meet the eligibility criteria. We will use the information you supply: A) to provide business support to you and make referrals to partners and other providers of relevant services as appropriate; B) to share with Coventry City Council / Warwickshire County Council (as Accountable Bodies for the programme) and DCLG (or their sub-contractors) for monitoring evaluation and audit purposes. We will keep all information you provide confidential and treat it in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1988.

CUE Business Solutions is a division within Coventry University Enterprises Limited and part of the Coventry University Group.


  • How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Just drop us an email in the first instance startup@cueltd.co.uk
  • What should I do if I can no longer attend? Email startup@cueltd.co.uk as soon as you know you won't be attending. Whilst the workshops are provided at no cost to you we will be charged. Therefore please give us the opportunity to offer your place to another delegate.
  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, you don't. We will have a register of people who are attending the event.
  • Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? We need to check the eligibility criteria of all attendees. Therefore if you cannot attend but wish to pass your place to someone else talk to us and we'll review their eligibility.

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