2014 Bay Area Trade Show Mar. 16-17, 2014 |

SF Bay Area Entrepreneurship Conference and Virtual Enterprises International Trade Show

San Francisco Bay Area Entrepreneurship Conference and Virtual Enterprises International Trade Show

March 16-17, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area Entrepreneurship Conference and Virtual Enterprises International Trade Show (BAECTS) is the biggest and most exciting conference in Northern California for young high school entrepreneurs from across the country.  We’ll be celebrating our 10th year at the Oakland Convention Center with a totally redesigned format bringing the most stimulating aspects of a real world business conference.  Bay Area business leaders will present engaging workshops on the latest challenges and strategies for successful business ownership.  In addition, students can experience the fast paced Innovation Challenge and high-pressure team competitions.   We’ll keep you energized with relevant, real-world strategies, answers and challenges.  This is a must-attend event!  The second day hosts the best and brightest real and virtual student businesses in a trade show format.  Who will win the coveted “WOW Factor” and “Fan Fav” awards?   The BAECTS is the place to be March 16-17, 2014, bringing together current business leaders with the entrepreneurs of tomorrow!


10th Annual “Beyond” Virtual Enterprises Trade Show

  • New innovations, challenges and competitions
  • Interactive and student-centered
  • Guest speakers and workshops
  • Awards and more!

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Forms and Materials

Registration Form – (Due February 14, 2014)
Competition Packet
Workshops and Keynote
Speaker List


Schedule of Events

  • Come early to spend Saturday touring San Francisco.  The Oakland Marriott City Center’s front doors are right at the 12th Street/City Center BART station, a 15 minute BART ride to downtown San Francisco.
  • Sunday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m: participate in oral competitions and breakout sessions for both students and teachers!  The rest of your day is free.
  • Monday Morning (Mar. 17) Trade Show booth setup will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. followed by the trade show opening at 10:30 a.m. featuring new competitions with students as part of the judging for all Monday competitions!