How to craft your elevator pitch for a networking event

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Looking for a way to introduce yourself at a networking event like the Devex DC Summer Happy Hour?

Just follow this simple 3-step formula.

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How to craft your elevator pitch for a networking event

  1. 1. How to craft your elevator pitch
  2. 2. Looking for a way to introduce yourself at a networking event like the Devex Summer Happy Hour? Just follow this simple 3-step formula of 2 Who’s and 1 What.
  3. 3. Who am I? I am a ______ •  Water sanitation expert •  Youth employment specialist •  Monitoring and evaluation specialist •  Proposal coordinator Introduce yourself by your skills or area of expertise
  4. 4. Who do I work with or help? …who works with______ •  Humanitarian response agencies •  Local civil society organizations •  Global health organizations •  International NGOs Indicate who you re targeting
  5. 5. What problem do I help them solve? What solutions do I provide? …to_____ •  Implement safe water infrastructure projects in natural-disaster prone areas •  Create job training and skills programs aligned with local market needs for at-risk youth •  Measure the impact of reproductive health projects and harness data and analysis for more effective program design •  Put together successful bids to win new funding with bilateral aid agencies Indicate what you provide that s valuable to who you work with
  6. 6. Let s bring it all together I am a ___ who works with ___ to ______________. •  …water and sanitation specialist…humanitarian response agencies… implement safe water infrastructure projects in natural-disaster prone areas. •  …youth employment specialist…local civil society organizations…create job training and skills programs aligned with local market needs for at-risk youth. •  …monitoring and evaluation specialist…global health organizations… measure the impact of reproductive health projects and harness data and analysis for more effective program design. •  …proposal coordinator…international NGOs…put together successful bids to win new funding with bilateral aid agencies.
  7. 7. What s your development story I am a _____ who works with _______ to __________. Test out this formula at the 13th Annual Devex DC Summer Happy Hour Register Now

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