Sunday, October 01, 2006

Elevator speech? What's an elevator speech?

What would you do if you had 30 seconds alone in an elevator with one of the most powerful businessmen in the world? Stare at the doors? Listen to your iPod? Text a friend? Or seize the moment and make the pitch of your lifetime?

Here's your chance to find out. Three lucky IC students will get 30 seconds to pitch a brilliant business idea to Bob Iger, CEO of Disney. Mr. Iger will then choose one student to receive a $100 gift certificate to the book store or two VIP passes to Disney World.

Here's the catch, you'll have to do it in front of several hundred influential alumni, faculty, administrators and fellow students. Think you can turn half a minute into your big break? If so, bring your idea and your best 30 second pitch on Thursday, October 5 from 2 - 4:30 p.m. in the Klingenstien Lounge in the Campus Center to audition for your chance to make your case to Mr. Iger on October 12.

You must be available to attend the campaign kick-off gala reception on October 12, 2006 from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Hill Center. Time is limited for auditions, so we will take the first 25 who RSVP to Lynne Pierce at In that RSVP you must include when you are available to audition on the 5th (the more flexible you are, the bett


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