VE Firm registration for the 2019 YBS is open via the Portal.
All YBS participants must wear a badge to identify themselves as participants to venue staff. These badges will need to be worn by participants at all times. Access to event venues will be restricted to those participants with the appropriate badge.
|Monday, April 15, 2019||National Competitions (Human Resources, Marketing, Finance)
National Business Plan Competition
|Tuesday, April 16, 2019||Global Business Challenge|
|Tuesday, April 16, 2019||International Trade Exhibition|
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Registration & Booth Setup|
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
|Kickoff Party with Special Musical Guest and Live International Fashion Show|
|Wednesday, April 17, 2019||International Trade Exhibition|
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
|Registration & Booth Setup|
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
|Exhibition & Trading|
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The 2019 Youth Business Summit features eight competitive opportunities for VE students. Competitions include the National Business Plan Competition, National Finance Competition, National Human Resources Competition, National Marketing Competition, Global Business Challenge, Best Booth Competition, Sales Materials Competition, and Sales Pitch Competition.
Registration for 2019 competitions will open HERE on February 12, 2019.
Competition Results will be available after the 2019 Youth Business Summit on the Competition Results page.
Booth registration for the 2019 YBS is now open.
We now have an online merch store available so you can order items such as pens and notebooks to help promote your firm during the International Trade Exhibition. Using the link below, you can purchase items and customize them with your firm’s branding. ‘
Trade Exhibition Point of Sale System is provided by VEI to firms with a trade show booth to easily process trade exhibition sales payments. This system can be used on a smart phone, iPad/tablet, or laptop with a WiFi or cellular data connection.
Access Your Trade Exhibition Point of Sale Dashboard
1. Go to portal.veinternational.org/tradeshowpos/login/
2. Use the login information your firm received via email (please email the event organizer if you still need this information or if you need your password reset)
Please email Nick Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having difficulties logging in or need assistance.
Students now have the ability to pay with their personal bank account at US trade shows. This system can be used to pay throughout the entire exhibition period.
How to Obtain Your Student Debit Card
1. Go to portal.veinternational.org/login
2. Use the login information for your student Portal account
3. Navigate to Your Personal Bank Account
4. Open Student Debit Card for Trade Shows (from the left sidebar)
Schools have the option of buying boxed lunches through VE or buying food from the vendors at the event location.
Photographers and videographers will be covering the 2019 Youth Business Summit. Please ensure your school has Photograph and Video Consent Forms filled out and on file.
Portal / Human Resources / Reference Files / Photograph and Video Consent Form
The 2019 YBS/Gala Event Booklet will be available for viewing and downloading prior to the events. Physical booklets will be distributed at all events.
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