Lowell Stahl Center For Entrepreneurship & Real Estate

Elevator Pitch and Poster Competition

Thursday, March 26, 2015

All businesses start with a cool idea. Before committing to writing a business plan, a pitch and poster competition is the perfect way to get feedback on your new business idea or product. Enter for a chance to win one of three prizes!
The Stahl Center of Entrepreneurship at Lewis University is proud to announce the 2015 Elevator Pitch and Poster Competition will be held on Thursday. March 26, 2015. The competition will be held in the University Dining Room at the Romeoville Campus. 


  • 1st Prize: iPad Air 2
  • 2nd Prize: $300
  • Student Choice Award: $100 Gift Card  

Poster information should include:

  • Business Idea/ Business Name
  • Who (target market), What (benefits), When (ROI), Where (online?) & How (differentiation)
  • All posters will be 36” by 48,” Portrait
  • Choose one of three poster templates.  Provided templates MUST be used
  • Stahl Center will order all posters from .PPT Template file
  • Must be visually attractive: charts, pictures, graphs.

The Stahl Center is available for to provide feedback and guidance to help you prepare for your pitch and poster.

2015 Dates to Remember:

  • Letter of Intent – Wednesday, 2/25/15, via email, Kristin Burton burtonkr@lewisu.edu
  • Mentor Help – Mrs. Burton (anytime) or All day 3/11/15
  • PPT files due – Friday, 3/20/15, via email, Kristin Burton burtonkr@lewisu.edu
  • Competition – Thursday, 3/26/15, UDR Noon – 2PM

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