Presenting and Pitching your Business


26th March 2021 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenting and Pitching your Business

Friday, 26 March 12.15- 2.00 pm

Darren Harper is an experienced broadcaster with over 20 years’ experience, both here and in Australia. He presented a commercial radio breakfast show in Leeds for 10 years and is now the co-host of the LS11 Podcast (British Podcast Award nominee 2019). He’s been teaching sports journalism, radio and podcasts for the last seven years – and has been at Leeds Trinity University for three years. Prior to this, Darren worked in the world of sales to become the youngest regional manager for Cable & Wireless at the age of 24.

In this session, he will talk about the art of presenting, tips and techniques to build on your pitches, and how to deliver a perfect PowerPoint presentation. He will also offer advice about how to present online, camera placement, lighting and maintaining eye contact in this virtual world.


12.15 – 12.30 Registration

12.30 Start

1.30 -14.00pm Q&A session and finish


In compliance with social distancing guidelines, this session will be delivered remotely through a Microsoft Teams meeting.


Please register for a place if you are a business under three years old with a desire to grow and employ people in the Leeds City Region. Ad:Venture is focused on supporting new and high-growth businesses. If you are eligible, you will be asked to complete a Company Record form before you attend.

If you are eligible to attend the session, you will be sent you a link two days before the session to join on the day. The drop-in will start at 9.00am for registration, you will receive a sign-in sheet via email. Please follow the instructions via the email and sign the document online and click complete.

Leeds Trinity University is proud to be part of Ad:Venture; a business support programme aimed at helping businesses in the Leeds City Region with real growth potential to achieve their ambitions. We are looking to support businesses that have ambitions to grow and create jobs. The project is supported by the 2014 to 2022 European Regional Development Fund Programme.

If you have any questions, or for any further information, please contact Louise Miller,, Ad:Venture Project Manager at Leeds Trinity University.