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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Small Business Fair

Washington Convention Center

June 15, 2017

10 am - 3 pm

2-minute Open Mic Pitch


June 7, 2017

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Entrepreneurial Training


June 1, 2017

Women Business Owner Mixer

Phoebe Women and Golf Women Mean Business

In3DC

2301 Georgia Avenue NW

Washington, DC

Business Mixer

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


May 24, 2017

World Bank

Entrepreneurial Training


May 10 and 17, 2017

Empowering Women International

Business Plans and Pitch Coaching

Falls Church, Virginia


May 16, 2017

Pitch Coaching and Business Plans

Prince George's Community College

Hillman Entrepreneurship Program

Gladiator Pitch


Welcome Week

 In3DC

2301 Georgia Avenue 

Washington, DC

Friday, April 21, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

American Dream Business Pitch Competition


' Celebration of Entreprenuership Week'

Microsoft Store

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 

6:30PM - 8:30PM

'Pitch Your Business ', contestants will  have 2 minutes to share their business idea to a panel of business icons for feedback and prizes.

In honor of National Entrepreneurship Week , a mini-workshop with valuable tips and tricks from a Microsoft expert about how Office 2016 can make your business more productive than you ever thought possible.

Business icons include Dean Everett Bellamy of Georgetown Law School and others.

Image Consultant Carla Harris will provide tips. www.isyourimageworking.com

D. Yvonne Rivers of The Phoebe Group of Phoebe Pitch Tank and American Dream Business Competition will discuss best practices of negotiation, how to craft your elevator pitch, and overcoming gender bias when raising capital.

Register below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-tank-at-microsoft-tickets-21495975040


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Dates/Times:   Friday, February 24, 2017

Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed" Business Pitch Competition | Business Pitch Coaching and Training


American Dream Business  Jump- Start Course

January 17, 2017- March 7, 2017

Tuesdays 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Class is Full


The American Dream Business Pitch Competition Tour is on the move across the United States of America and Globally! Tour stops include: Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami and  Washington, D.C.!  American Dream Business will feature noted Business Icons to provide feedback on 2-Minute business pitches and also, each contestant will receive coaching to answer the questions necessary to become a successful business owner. Yes, there are business pitch competitions everyone, but what sets American Dream Business apart is that we stay with them to become successful business owners not just determine the pitch contestant winner!

The 2017 Finale in Washington, DC at The Historic Howard Theater will award a Grand Prize of $100,000 to one of the semi-fina;ists from the five cities.


Speak and Write Conference

Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia

October 21-23. 2016


Grow Your Biz Expo

AC Hotel

156 Waterfront Hotel

National Harbor, Maryland

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Register on Eventbrite or www.thebizknows.com

Perfect Your Pitch Workshop    

9:00 am

American Dream Business  Open MIC Business Pitch and Casting Call

10 am - 1:00 pm

Expo Exhibit Area

Learn how to "Capture the Audience " with a 2 minute Pitch, tips and feedback from Coach Phoebe                            

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Dates/Times:   Friday, November 11, 2016

Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed"  | Business Pitch Coaching and Training

 

Grow Your Biz Expo

 FourPoints by Sheraton Hotel Northeast Philadelphia

9461 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Register on Eventbrite or www.thebizknows.com

Perfect Your Pitch Workshop    

9:00 am

American Dream Business  Open MIC Business Pitch  and Casting Call

10 am - 2:00 pm

Expo Exhibit Area

Learn how to "Capture the Audience " with a 2 minute Pitch, tips and feedback from Coach Phoebe                            

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Coach Phoebe 'On the Move'

Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa

December 6- December 20, 2016


American Dream Business

Inaugural European Coaching Sessions and Casting Calls 

London, United Kingdom

January 5-7, 2017


   

 

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American Dream Business Pitch Casting Call

Saturday,September 10, 2016  12 noon - 3 pm

Saturday, September 17, 2016 3 pm- pm

Microsoft Store , Pentagon City Mall

Register at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-casting-call-registration-27459334609 to Pitch your Business at Casting Call

American Dream Business LIVE pilot TV Production 

Howard University

2201 Georgia Avenue NW

Washington, DC

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-business-pitch-competition-live-pilot-tv-production-tickets-27460330588  to attend September 27, 2016 event 

‘American Dream Business’ announces the LIVE pilot television production of their business pitch competition on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Howard University 2201 Georgia Avenue Washington, DC from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. ‘American Dream Business’ pitch competition will travel across the U.S. hosting casting calls for business owners to pitch their business idea or concept. Tour cities include Atlanta, Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami and Washington, DC with filming of each city episode in Washington, DC at The Historic Howard Theater in 2017. Cash prizes and a Microsoft computer device will be awarded on September 27th. Co-hosts for the evening will be D. Yvonne Rivers and Ebony McNorris, National News Correspondent for Reach Media Inc.

Event is Free to attend, MUST register on Eventbrite

‘American Dream Business’ (ADB) is the brainchild of D. Yvonne Rivers, Principal of Phoebe Marketing Group and Creator and Producer of DC Shark Tank established in 2015. Business Pitch competitions are popping up across the globe. ADB beings a fresh and unique approach and perspective to pitching your business. Win or lose a pitch competition, business owners will be linked with business resources in all cities to grow and sustain a profitable business which is the ‘American Dream Business. ADB will be filmed on September 27th to produce a trailer to market to television networks.

Contestants are invited to register to pitch their business at Casting Calls being held on September 10, 2016 from 12 noon- 3 pm and September 17, 2016 from 3 pm – 6pm at the Microsoft store at Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Va. Business icons serving as judges include Kimberly Bonner JD of New Day Consulting Systems, Warren Brown, Celebrity Chef at CakeLove, Dr. Leland Burge, Howard University Computer Science Professor and John Gloster JD, Howard University Office of General Counsel and Monique Greenwood, CEO of Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast and Chair,John H. Johnson Foundation.

‘American Dream Business’ Pitch Competition being held on September 27, 2016 is sponsored by Development Corporation of Columbia Heights (DCCH), DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Howard University, Capital Bank of Maryland, Barry Homes, Inc. and Phoebe Marketing Group.

 


Coach Phoebe 'On the Move'   

What: Hampton Roads Business Development Conference

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016

Where: Norfolk, Virginia

Workshop : How Entrepreneurship is  the NEW Workforce Development      "The Power of a Perfect Pitch :Business Pitch Coaching and Traning'


WHEN
WHERE

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 -


Date/Times:  Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM    

Location:     The Temple of Praise - 700 Southern Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20032

Facilitator: D. Yvonne Rivers

Description:  Phoebe Marketing Group and Phoebe Pitch Tank presents: 'The Power of the Business Pitch'

The Business Ministry will feature a panel of judges to provide feedback on the 2 - minute business pitch and also, each contestant will receive coaching to answer the questions necessary to become a successful business owner; as the winner will receive a prize. There are pitch competitions everywhere, but what sets Phoebe Pitch Tank apart is that we provide answers to questions of business owners, not just determine the contest winner.

Guest Judges:

Justin Maddox, CEO, Crowdfunding

Tracy Arnold, Temple of Praise

Ana Harvey, Director, DC Small Business


Phoebe 'On the Move' at PITCH 180   READY - SET- PITCH 


Keynote Speaker: How to Perfect Your Pitch at Northern Virginia ABWA  Luncheon

Date: May 19, 2016


Pitch Coaching at Hillman Entrepreneurship Program at Prince George's Community College

Date: May 13, 2016


Date: May 11, 2016, June 1, 2016

Phoebe Pitch Tank, 'The Power of a Perfect Pitch: Business Pitch Coaching and Training'


Dates/Times:   Wednesday, May 4 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location:         Microsoft Store at The Fashion Centre Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202

Facilitator:       D. Yvonne Rivers

Description:     Phoebe Pitch Tank, Celebrating Small Business Month, Women Business Owners


Dates/Times:   Thursday, April 28 - Friday, April 29 

Location:         Bethune - Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL

Facilitator:      D. Yvonne Rivers (Coach Phoebe 'On the Move')

Description:    "Wildcats Unleashed" Business Pitch Competition | Business Pitch Coaching and Training


Business Mixer  for Women Business Owners at Microsoft in Celebration of Women's History Month

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 110 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 from 6:30PM - 8:30PM

In honor of National Women’s History Month. A mini-workshop with valuable tips and tricks about how Office 2016 can make your business more productive than you ever thought possible

D. Yvonne Rivers of The Phoebe Group/Phoebe Pitch Tank, our keynote speaker will discuss best practices of negotiation, how to craft your elevator pitch, and overcoming gender bias when raising capital.

http://www.microsoft.com/arlington


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Johns Hopkins Business School Women Alumni Conference

Friday, April 1, 2016

Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 2121 P Street NW, Washington, D.C.

" A Powerful Pitch" (Members Only)



Dates/Times:     May 10,  March 22, March 10, 2016

Location:           Greater Washington Urban League  2901 14th Street NW Washington, DC , lower level entrance on Harvard Street

Facilitator:          D. Yvonne Rivers (Guerrilla Marketing I.)

Description:       Guerrilla Marketing is an advertising strategy that focuses on low-cost unconventional marketing tactics that yield maximum results. This alternative advertising style relies heavily on unconventional marketing strategy, high energy and imagination. Guerrilla Marketing is about taking the consumer by surprise, make an indelible impression and create copious amounts of social buzz.

 

Hang Out with Phoebe on Google Hangouts

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

8:00 pm- 9:30 pm

$49.00  ( Save $20.00)

"How to Increase your Customers and Clients"


 ' Phoebe Pitch Tank'

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM

WeWork, 641 S. Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Zeplyn Tillman pitching Neo Age Show to Phoebe Sharks Juliana Neelbauer of @neelbauer  and Warren Brown of CakeLove of @cakelovedc  as well as to Phoebe


Rhode Island Business Bites

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 8:00AM - 9:30AM

"Time Management for Entrepreneurs' www.ria-mainstreet.org

The Public Option, 1601 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017             


2016 Virginia Business & Community Expo

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 23209

Friday, February 26, 2016 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM

'Phoebe's 5 Points to Pitch Success'   


Friday, February 26, 2016 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM

The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 1100 S. Hayes Street, Arlington, VA 22202

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