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Pittsburgh Business Pitch: Cruisin’ Tikis

Cruisin' Tikis

Cruisin’ Tikis Pittsburgh, a sightseeing charter service, will be joining the 2018 Pittsburgh Business Show on April 25th and 26th to participate in the Pittsburgh Business Pitch. This program will give six new Pittsburgh start-up business concepts the opportunity to win start-up services that can help get their business moving forward.

Bringing the Island Experience to the City of Champions

This May, Cruisin’ Tikis Pittsburgh, founded by President David McCue, will be offering 2-hour sightseeing charters on the Three Rivers. These 2-hour sightseeing cruises will cost $400.00 for up to six people. The charters will include stunning photo opportunities of the beautiful Pittsburgh landscape from the water. Each Cruisin’ Tiki boat can carry six people and are operated by an experienced, fully licensed, and Coast Guard Certified Captain. Customers can bring their favorite beverages and snacks and a cooler with bottled water and ice will be provided.

Cruisin’ Tikis can also offer custom charters, for events such as birthday parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, sunset cruises, corporate charters, retirement parties. Multiple boats are available to accommodate larger groups. They also hope to have charters available for special events like concerts at Heinz Field, PNC Park, and Stage AE, along with Pittsburgh Pirate games, Pittsburgh Steeler games, and other riverfront events to help customers see Pittsburgh in a whole new way. Connect with Cruisin’ Tikis Pittsburgh to learn more.

At the Show, each of the six participants will be provided with booth space for both days of the Show, where they will give a presentation on their business idea to attendees and the sponsors, who will be providing their services to the winner. Attendees and sponsors will vote for their favorite business idea. Voting will take place starting on Friday, April 20th for Pittsburgh’s favorite business idea using a TEXT to vote system that is sponsored by FYRE, INC a Pittsburgh based business that helps businesses with their mobile marketing needs. Pitch participants can also share their ideas on social media to gain more votes.  The winner will also be presented with the Pittsburgh Business Pitch award on the main stage of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

By participating in this two-day event, Cruisin’ Tikis Pittsburgh will have the opportunity to win sponsored services and support to help them launch their brand and business, but will also have the chance to network with industry leaders and learn from over 30 business workshops designed to help businesses improve and succeed. Those interested in attending the Show can receive two-day discounted tickets good for all events on the 2018 agenda.