The folks at Sandpoint Forward who are sponsoring a Chairlift Pitch contest next week have a pretty solid idea. We summarized that idea in a story earlier this week.
The guy whose head hatched the Chairlift Pitch contest is Mark Rivers, who lives in Boise most of the time but also works as a consultant for Sandpoint's economic development folks.
One detail we were not able to add to the story is Rivers' other idea: he plans to have a helmet cam attached to some of the judges who accompany the seven contestants up the chair lift.
Later, Rivers said they'll add some of the videos to a YouTube channel, so folks can hear the pitches from the seven company owners.
The prize of the contest is $1,000 plus six free months of office space in downtown Sandpoint.