2015 SF Bay Area Entrepreneurship Conference and Trade Show

The 11th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Entrepreneurship Conference and Trade Show took place March 15-16, 2015 at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, California. The event attracted more than 1,345 VEI students, teachers, industry professionals, and other guests, who immersed themselves in selling, trading, judging, and competing. The Bay Area Trade Show participants filled more than 80 booths, representing more than 70 schools from Southern and Northern California, Central Valley, Long Island, New York City, Illinois, and Oregon.

Twelve competitions took place at this year’s conference, including a Sustainable Revenue Business Plan, Speed Interview, and Most Innovative New Idea for a Product or Service. In addition to these competitions, the Conference featured guest speakers and series of professional workshops and presentations.

Competition Results

Sustainable Revenue Business Plan

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Top Form

James Logan HS

2nd

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

3rd

Don’s Net Cafe

Santa Barbara HS

4th

White Box Graphics

Lynbrook HS

5th

The Loud

Thousand Oaks HS

6th

Oasis Cases

Phoenix HS

7th

Meraki Graphics

Lynbrook HS

8th

Ram Town Grab and Go

Dixon HS

9th

The Bay Nights

James Logan HS

10th

MadLips

Thousand Oaks HS

Honorable Mention

West Coast Doughnuts

Pitman HS

Honorable Mention

Impulse

Ashland HS

Honorable Mention

Inventor

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

Cellfies

Rio Linda HS

Honorable Mention

Infinite Theater

Kern HS

 

Marketing Plan Presentation

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

2nd

Walden

South Pasadena HS

3rd

Meraki Graphics

Lynbrook HS

4th

The Loud

Thousand Oaks HS

5th

Infinite Theater

Arvin HS

6th

Acoustic Cakes & Apparel

Hart ROP

7th

Xeriscapes

Murrieta Valley HS

8th

Pheressence

Santa Monica HS

9th

FlashComm

G. W. Hewlett HS

10th

Go-Tect

Costa Mesa HS

Honorable Mention

Studio 15

La Sierra HS

Honorable Mention

H2Grow

Bakersfield HS

Honorable Mention

Top Form

James Logan HS

Honorable Mention

Whitebox Graphics

Lynbrook HS

Honorable Mention

Imagination Inc.

New York HS

 

Elevator Pitch Challenge

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

(Tie) Walden / Inventor

South Pasadena HS

South Pasadena HS

2nd

Poppin Pitaya

University HS

3rd

Pheressence

Santa Monica HS

4th

Whitebox Graphics

Lynbrook HS

5th

Spectrum & Affinity

Neuqua Valley HS

6th

Go-Tect

Costa Mesa HS

7th

High Spirit

Roosevelt HS

8th

Imagination Inc

High School for Arts, Imagination, and Inquiry NY

9th

Xeriscapes

Murrieta Valley HS

10th

Panther Tech

Benicia HS

Honorable Mention

Prototek Robotics

Estancia HS

Honorable Mention

The Loud

Thousand Oaks HS

Honorable Mention

Cali Twist

Canyon Springs HS

Honorable Mention

McFly

Fountain Valley HS

Honorable Mention

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

 

Speed Interview Competition

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Legacy

Neuqua Valley HS

2nd

Coastal Dreams/Creation

San Marcos HS

3rd

Assurance Services

Academy of Finance and Enterprise

4th

Go-Tect

Costa Mesa HS

5th

Impulse

Ashland HS

6th

Infinite Investment Solution

Academy Of Finance And Enterprise

7th

Sweet Haven

Armijo HS

8th

H2Grow

Bakersfield HS

9th

Top Form

James Logan HS

10th

Ram Town Grab N Go

Dixon HS

Honorable Mention

Dons Net Café

Santa Barbara HS

Honorable Mention

Caffeine Fiend

Phoenix HS

Honorable Mention

FlashComm

G.W. Hewlett HS

Honorable Mention

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

Honorable Mention

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

 

WOW Factor

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Walden

South Pasadena HS

2nd

Top Form

James Logan HS

3rd

Go-Tect

Costa Mesa HS

4th

iScream

Dos Palos HS

5th

Xeriscapes

Murrieta Valley HS

6th

Aquafinity

Murrieta Valley HS

7th

Relacher Day Spa

Canyon Springs HS

8th

Kahve

Marina HS

9th

Infinite Theater

Arvin HS

10th

Cali Twist

Canyon Springs HS

Honorable Mention

Ram Town Grab and Go

Dixon HS

Honorable Mention

Galaxy Glow

Century HS

Honorable Mention

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

Honorable Mention

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

Pheressence

Santa Monica HS

 

Page Ad Competition

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

2nd

ReImagin3D

Francis Lewis HS

3rd

H2Grow

Bakersfield HS

4th

Kings Spa

Lemoore HS

5th

Build Your Future Institute

Hillcrest HS

6th

Kahve

Marina HS

7th

High Spirit

Roosevelt HS

8th

Reckless Off-Road

Century HS

9th

Green Zone

Antelope Valley HS

10th

Bucket List Bros.

Junipero Serra HS

Honorable Mention

Caffeine Fiend

Phoenix HS

Honorable Mention

Acoustic Cakes and Apparel

Hart ROP

Honorable Mention

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

Fro n Go

River Valley HS

Honorable Mention

Cellfies

Rio Linda HS

 

Business Card Competition

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

H2Grow

Bakersfield HS

2nd

Inventor

South Pasadena HS

3rd

Meraki Graphics

Lynbrook HS

4th

Whitebox Graphics

Lynbrook HS

5th

Cellfies

Rio Linda HS

6th

Sweet ‘N Savory Catering

Fort Hamilton HS

7th

High Spirit

Roosevelt HS

8th

FlashComm

G.W. Hewlett HS

9th

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

10th

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

Walden

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

MadLips

Thousand Oaks HS

Honorable Mention

Aquafinity

Murrieta Valley HS

Honorable Mention

Modern Threads

Thousand Oaks HS

Honorable Mention

iScream

Dos Palos HS

 

Logo Competition

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

VReal Productions

Francis Lewis HS

2nd

Nuapps

Francis Lewis HS

3rd

Impact Design Company

Mission Viejo HS

4th

Vivid Outfitters

Vallejo HS

5th

Walden

South Pasadena HS

6th

H2Grow

Bakersfield High

7th

Imagination Inc. (Bliss Bite)

HS for Arts, Imagination, and Inquiry

8th

High Spirit

Roosevelt HS

9th

Dare Devil Obstacles

La Mirada HS

10th

The Loud

Thousand Oaks HS

Honorable Mention

Skinz

Benicia HS

Honorable Mention

Meraki

Lynbrook HS

Honorable Mention

Inventor

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

Super Bouncy Bouncy

Waubonsie Valley HS

Honorable Mention

iScream

Dos Palos HS

 

Video Commercial

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Orbis

South Pasadena HS

2nd

Top Form

James Logan HS

3rd

H2Grow

Bakersfield HS

4th

Oasis Cases

Phoenix HS

5th

Reckless Off-Road

Century HS

6th

Walden

South Pasadena HS

7th

Acoustic Cakes

Hart ROP

8th

Vivid Outfitters

Vallejo HS

9th

The Loud

Thousand Oaks HS

10th

Whitebox Graphics

Lynbrook HS

Honorable Mention

Inventor

South Pasadena HS

Honorable Mention

McFly Hoverboards

Fountain Valley HS

Honorable Mention

Assurance Services for Advanced Progress

NYC-Academy of Finance and Enterprise

Honorable Mention

Hovertech

Dos Pueblos HS

Honorable Mention

Caffeine Fiend

Phoenix HS

 

Fan Favorites

 

Most Creative Use of Space

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Walden

South Pasadena HS

2nd

Top Form

James Logan HS

3rd

iScream

Dos Palos HS

 

Most Enthusiastic Company Spirit

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Super Bouncy Bouncy

Waubonsie Valley HS

2nd

Top Form

James Logan HS

3rd

Mad Lips

Thousand Oaks HS

 

Most Innovative New Idea for a Product or Service

Place

Company Name

School Name

1st

Xeriscapes

Murrieta Valley HS

2nd

Mad Lips

Thousand Oaks HS

3rd

McFly

Fountain Valley HS