Elevator Pitching Skills ft. Martin Barnes

SDC Auditorium - UCAS Yanqihu Campus, East #380 Huaibeizhuang, Huairou District, 101400 Beijing (University of Chinese Academic Sciences)
Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 6:00 PM (CST)

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About this event

Elevator Pitching Skills For Your Next Interview Nov 21st

Interviews are high-value moments, you have been shortlisted from a big pool of candidates and now you are being interviewed - this means you stand a good chance of being selected.


The pressure is on.

You have to do your best.

You have to stand out, connect and be memorable.

You have to be genuine, authentic and honest as well as impress.

A great strategy for achieving this is to answer each question with a pitch about yourself.

What’s a pitch?

How to pitch yourself?

How to stay calm and focused when you are being interviewed by more than one person?

Join SG, UCAS & MoI to find out more.

Martin Barnes from MoI is a presentation coach and consultant who works with teams and leaders at

Yodo1, Startup Grind, SDC, Chinaccelerator, Plug And Play, Google SH, WeWork, The Volkswagen Group, Tsinghua Uni, Schwarzman Scholars, Cartier, Dior, The IVY Education Group and the British Embassy.

Join this event and ace your next interview.


6PM            Signing up

6.30 - 6.45  Startup GrindU intro

6.45- 7.40    Martin takes over with the show!

7.40 - 8        Audience participation 

8 - 8.20        QnA

8.20 -9.00    Networking - Make friends, spark connections.


  • Martin Barnes

    Martin Barnes

    Mountains of Imagination


    Martin is a London trained graphic designer with 20 years professional experience in pitching, training, advertising, creative direction, branding, film, and events. He runs Mountains Of Imagination (MoI) which specializes in visualization and making sure people enjoy their future spotlight moments. Their goal is to maximize occurred opportunities by standing out, connecting and being memorable.

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  • When

    Thursday, Nov 21
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)


    SDC Auditorium
    UCAS Yanqihu Campus, East #380 Huaibeizhuang, Huairou District101400