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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT
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Mission Viejo City Hall Saddleback Room 
200 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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$35 pre-register online; $45 at the door (cash or check only)

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5 Hutton Centre Drive, Ste 900
Santa Ana, CA 92707


How To Perfect The Elevator Pitch & Win More Business

It does not matter what you’re selling: an idea for a new business, an existing product or service, or a project. It also does not matter who you are selling to: investors, lenders, customers, potential clients. In order to have a chance to close the deal, you first need the audience to listen to what you have to say. But getting the audience to listen to you is much harder than it looks. This workshop will help you to create an effective elevator pitch, so you can quickly catch the attention of the audience, persuade them to pay attention, and convince them that they want to hear more.

Barry McKinley of SCORE is the presenter. He has owned 10 different businesses in 5 different industries. These businesses were either purchased or started, and he later sold them to investors, employees, competitors or large corporations. His entire career has been based on building companies from scratch to the point that they could be acquired. He operated his own medical sales company generating over $50 million in sales. He has sold products and services to professionals, large and small companies, buying groups and directly to consumers. Barry estimates that he has made 25,000 sales presentations to groups varying from 1 to 100. He has personally hired and managed in excess of 200 sales people. He has won numerous sales awards, contests and industry recognitions. As a SCORE mentor Barry has participated in over 2,100 face-to-face sessions with business owners and twice that number via email counseling.



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SCORE services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, gender, national origin or disability