Pitch Optimisation Programme

Training programme to provide local companies participating in Invest NI export initiatives with the skills they require to pitch effectively to audiences.

Summary:

Training programme to provide local companies participating in Invest NI export initiatives with the skills they require to pitch effectively to audiences.

Eligibility criteria:

The Pitch Optimisation Programme is only available to Invest NI clients taking part in Invest NI Trade Missions, Exhibitions or Meet the Buyer events.

The criteria to become a customer with Invest NI is as follows: 

  • Reach a turnover of £250K per annum within 5 years; and 
  • Achieve at least 25 per cent of those sales outside of Northern Ireland.

You will also need to demonstrate growth potential, which is defined as:

  • Potential employment growth >= 20 per cent or >=20 jobs within 3 years; or 
  • Potential external sales growth >=20 per cent or >=£500k within 3 years; or 
  • Potential increase in GVA / employee >= 20 per cent within 3 years. 
Additional information:

This programme aims to help Northern Ireland companies improve their product articulation, USP identification, language, timing, anticipation of questions and preparation of responses, along with supporting details such as dressing for the audience and use of presentation technology.

Support organisation:
  • Invest Northern Ireland
Phone:
0800 181 4422
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