“Black Friday” Comes Early at Trade Show in Tennessee

The Tennessee Trade Show took place this past weekend, with over 93 VEI firms and 1200 students participating. It was a successful day all around, as firms from several Tennessee, Michigan, Illinois, North Carolina, and South Carolina gathered together to showcase their products and services, strengthen business contacts, and boost their sales.

Trade Show Results:

EdensConfections1stPlaceBestBooth
Eden’s Confections
Best Booth
Greer High School
Greer, South Carolina
SouthernSplashSalesmanship
Southern Splash
Best Salesmanship
White Knoll High School
Lexington, SC

State Business Plan Competition Results:


Elysium Computer Systems takes 1st Place at VEI TN State Business Plan Competition

1st Place
Elysium Computer Systems
Bearden High School
Knoxville, TN
Au Naturale takes 2nd Place at VEI TN State Business Plan Competition
2nd Place
Au Naturale Spa & Hair 
Oakland High School
Murfreesboro, TN
Animal Kingdom Takes 3rd Place at TN State Business Plan Competition
3rd Place
The Animal Kingdom, Inc. 
Loretto High School
Loretto, TN

Top 2 teams are invited to compete in the National Business Plan Competition at the 2014 Youth Business Summit. Congratulations to Elysium Computer Systems and Au Naturale Spa & Hair and a big thanks to all the firms who competed.

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