Elevator Pitch


The Elevator Pitch is a time-effective method used to support formal presentations of individual participants or their institutions within a larger group of persons. Guided by a short briefing, participants create a 30 to 60 seconds informative and compelling pitch that should be delivered in an (imaginary) elevator ride.

Use this method to:

  • Deal with time constraints for presentations.
  • Support participants when introducing themselves, their institutions, or their work.
  • Introduce a new idea or project in a persuasive way.


  • Duration: < 30 min
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Group Size: 21 - 50
  • Level of interaction: Medium
  • Multilanguage fit: yes
  • Preparation Time: Medium
  • Purpose: Access and motivation
  • Type of Online Events: Workshop,Virtual conference,Webinar,Corporate town hall

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