MEC Presents:  How to Effectively Communicate a Well-Developed Business Pitch

Please join us at the MEC on Tuesday, February 2nd, from 12:00 – 1:00pm to learn how to effectively communicate your company with a well-developed business pitch.


Effectively communicating your company to potential customers, employees, partners and investors in a quick manner is key to starting good relationships.  This hands-on workshop will help you develop, practice and refine your “elevator pitch” and lay the foundation for longer pitches. You will leave prepared to concisely communicate and attract interest in your company.

You will learn:

• The basic principles of pitching in a short amount of time

• Why these principles transfer to longer pitches and ongoing discussions

• Who the various audiences for your pitch are and how to communicate with them

• When “elevator pitching” is beneficial

Presenter:  Rick Coplin, former VP of Community Partner Ventures with Rev1 Ventures

Rick Coplin has helped to build and sell a start-up company, directed technology programs in a major financial institution and consulted with companies throughout the United States in the areas of technology, finance, marketing and operations. He most recently worked at Rev1 Ventures helping entrepreneurs to build great companies.

Rick has expertise in business formation, commercialization strategies, and capital planning helps accelerate companies toward success. His passion is mentoring and supporting entrepreneurs, helping them to determine how best top accomplish their goals.

Rick has assisted entrepreneurs with nearly 1,000 pitches, helping them to hone their message and delivery to attract partners, employees and investors. From this experience, Rick wrote Pitch Your Best (available on Amazon) to help entrepreneurs design their pitches with their audience, time constraints and key purpose in mind and is writing a book called “Pitch With Purpose: What to Do Before, During and After You Pitch to Maximize Your Results


The MEC is conveniently located in the heart of historic Uptown Marysville at 129 N Main Street, Marysville, Ohio. The MEC is easily accessible to visitors arriving from anywhere in Union County and the Columbus Region.

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There is on-street parking (2-hr limit) in front of the MEC, along N Main St., as well as around the corner on 4th St., and a Civic Parking Lot located at the corner of 4th and Plum Streets, one block from the facility.

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