14th Annual Trade Show

You’re invited to attend the Fourteenth Annual California International Trade Show, which will be held in Bakersfield, California, in conjunction with the Kern High School District. International Virtual Enterprises and Practice Firms are especially welcome to attend and participate in this exciting event. This will also be a celebration of the 14th Anniversary of Trade Fair events held in California.

The Trade Show will be held at the Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Avenue, in the city of Bakersfield north of Los Angeles, between _____________. Many California Virtual Enterprises from all over the state, plus Virtual Enterprises from other states and the world will be showcasing their virtual products and services. This fair is now the largest in the United States attracting over 115 firms last year. Students in these enterprises will be demonstrating their competencies in a wide range of areas: business planning, marketing, selling, self-management, financial planning, public relations, interviewing, e-commerce and communications. This event provides an opportunity for healthy competition, self-assessment and benchmarking!

The opportunity to participate in the California Trade Fair events provides a unique advantage to see United States skills development. A series of business education competitions will be conducted for enterprises. The program of competitions is found on the following page. The public will be provided with virtual checks to enable them to take part as customers in the Trade Fair.

Download the Registration Information Packet [Click Here] for the information regarding:

  • Registration
  • Accommodations
  • Educational Competititons
  • Competition Rubrics

Up-to-date information about the Trade Fair will be sent to registered companies as soon as it is available. Also, information can be found at California’s VE website. Please check the web site from November 8th on for the most updated information on this event. Please contact the California Virtual Enterprises, International State Center for further assistance if you cannot get required information on the event.

Wishing you an exciting and productive Trade Fair!