SOURCE River West and Indiana Originals have teamed up Present our Summer Business Series!

This three part series is made up of standalone sessions that can be taken together or individually and will run from June to August. The Summer Business Series will provide valuable insights and information applicable to all small business owners.

A $15 registration fee per session will ensure that you have the opportunity to learn business tips straight from the experts by reserving your seat.

All workshops will take place at SOURCE River West, 2230 W. Michigan St.

See below for a complete list of workshops within the Summer Business Series

workshop three:

Perfecting your presentation:

How to tell someone who you are, what you do, and how you can help in 30 seconds or less

Thursday, August 16 - 8:30am-9:30am


                           Mel McMahon Stone

                          Mel McMahon Stone

In sales, you often have 30 seconds or less to keep someone interested in what you are offering. In this workshop, we will dive into the elements of an "elevator" speech, dissect the elevator speech you are using now, and perfect a pitch you can start using immediately.


Mel McMahon Stone is an entrepreneur, radio and television personality, and local business activist. She and her husband, Lance, are the co-founders of Indiana Originals, a growing statewide directory of locally owned and operated businesses headquartered in Indiana. Mel is a board member of the Indiana Chapter of the TEARS Foundation and the Better Business Bureau of Central Indiana. She is currently heard on 93.1 WIBC, Country 97.1 HANK FM, and B105.7 and often seen on WISH-TV8’s Indy Style and Fox59’s Morning News. She also acts as a consultant to several nonprofits and local small businesses and is a proud member of the 2013 IBJ Forty under 40 class.