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Crafting Your Elevator Pitch: Voices of Reservoir Workshop

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Join us for an exclusive workshop titled “Crafting Your Elevator Pitch: Voices of Reservoir Workshop.” This interactive session is designed for leaders of the Reservoir Center partner organizations to enhance their communication skills and effectively convey their work and success stories. The workshop will be led by Travis Loop of waterloop, a media partner at the Reservoir Center.

Why Attend?

  • Understand the importance of a compelling elevator pitch for promoting your organization’s initiatives and achievements.
  • Learn to structure your pitch with an intro, sections about your organization and role, a brief success story to illustrate your work, and a call to action.
  • Discover how to use the three-legged messaging stool, which features a top-line message supported by a statistic, soundbite, and story.
  • Gain valuable presentation skills, including tips on speaking confidently, posture, and body language to enhance your delivery on camera.

What to Expect:

  • Introduction to Elevator Pitches: Discuss the significance of an elevator pitch in the context of organizational communication and review examples of effective pitches.
  • Crafting Your Pitch: Roll up your sleeves and start crafting your personalized pitch. The session will guide you through each component, ensuring your message is clear and impactful. Learn the three-legged messaging stool technique, which includes creating a top-line message supported by a relevant statistic, a memorable soundbite, and a compelling story.
  • Presentation Skills: Learn valuable advice on how to present yourself confidently on camera, including speaking tips and body language techniques. Plus pick up tips on how to best use a cell phone to record videos for use on social media.
  • Recording Your Pitch: Each participant will have the opportunity to record their pitch on camera, which can be used to communicate your organization’s work and will also be featured as a part of “Voices of Reservoir.”
  • Networking and Snacks: Enjoy light refreshments while networking with fellow participants. Share your experiences, gain feedback, and build connections.

About the Facilitator:

Travis Loop is the founder of waterloop, a nonprofit news outlet that explores solutions for sustainability and equity in water. With extensive experience in water communication and media, Travis has been a prominent voice in the industry, helping organizations amplify their messages and drive change. His expertise and passion for water advocacy make him the perfect guide for crafting impactful elevator pitches that resonate with audiences.

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September 18
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT


Reservoir Center
301 Water St SE
Washington, 20003 United States
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