Media SharkTank – 2017

Media SharkTank – Test Your Media Pitch In the Deep End

Pitch your story to the top broadcast and business press at the Annual Media SharkTank Charitable Event. SharkTank, now in its seventh year, allows Bay Area executives to “test” their business pitch with top members of the print, online and broadcast media. On Thursday evening October 12th, you can deliver that three-minute pitch to a panel of the nation’s sharpest broadcast and business press journalists, who will provide valuable, private, 1:1 feedback based on their expert opinion.


Event Date, Time and Location:

When: Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Vitale, 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105


Event Impression Video:
See the video for a quick impression and testimonials from participants…Here


The 2017 Judge Panelists:
See the currently confirmed panelist “Sharks” for Media SharkTank 2017…Here


There are two ways to participate in the 2017 event:

1. Pitch the Media SharkTank:

Participating companies are asked to donate only $1,995 for the opportunity to interact with the media, in this educational format by participating in the SharkTank media pitch. By making this donation, the executive spokesperson will present to four of our elite judges and may even have the opportunity to catch a story of their own. Proceeds from the SharkTank will be donated to the San Francisco BayKeeper charity.

2. Attend the Media SharkTank Reception:

You can also attend the networking reception with the elite broadcast and business press who panel the Media SharkTank. Network with the media panelists and B2B tech executives while enjoying a cocktail reception and hors d’ oeuvres by making a $595 donation to the San Francisco BayKeeper. Proceeds from the SharkTank will be donated to the San Francisco BayKeeper charity.


Event Registration Form:


About Media SharkTank:

When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Vitale, 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 – Google Maps

CEOs or executive spokespersons will deliver a private, three-minute pitch to a panel of the nation’s sharpest broadcast and business press journalists, who will provide valuable, private, 1:1 feedback based on their honest and expert opinion. Get the inside scoop like never before and learn exactly what you need to do to make it in the headlines!

Participation allows company leaders to hone their elevator and business press pitches along with their presentation skills to be more successful in the future. Companies are not guaranteed media coverage as a result of participation, though if your pitch wows our panel of media Sharks you may catch a story as past participants have.

People’s Choice Award
At the end of the evening two pitch finalists, as determined by the media, will deliver their “1 minute elevator pitch” to the full reception audience. The audience will vote and determine which participant is going home with the MST2017 People’s Choice Award!