2016 International Trade Show Recap

Virtual Enterprises International's International Trade Show during the 2016 Youth Business Summit on April 19, 2016. (Photo: www.JeffreyHolmes.com)

Virtual Enterprises International’s International Trade Show during the 2016 Youth Business Summit on April 19, 2016. (Photo: www.JeffreyHolmes.com)

On April 19, 2016, more than 3,000 students, educators, business leaders, and industry professionals gathered together for the largest exhibition of practice businesses in the United States and the grand finale of the Youth Business Summit. Every industry from entertainment, to business services, to travel and tourism was on display as 175 student businesses from 7 countries exhibit and sell their products and services to consumers and businesses inside and outside of the VE program. Three of these businesses included those ran by middle schools students part of the VE-JV Career Academy.

Thank you to all students, teachers, administrators, judges, staff, business mentors and partners, volunteers, parents, special guest Carmen Fariña, our sponsors New York Life Foundation, FedEx, PIMCO Foundation, and TimeWarner, and our host 69th Regiment Armory.

View the 2016 Youth Business Summit Booklet for full list of participants.

Participants List
Competition Winners
Raffle Winners
Photos

Competition Winners

Best Booth – Gold Level

Firm NameBooth #School NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
The Golden Spoon30Greer HSGreerSCGold
N.E.R.D.S. Technology33Arvin HSArvinCAGold
Berry Unlimited16Wallenpaupack HSHawleyPAGold
ASAP:Assurance Service For Advanced Progress152Academy of Finance & EnterpriseLong Island CityNYGold
Amadeus Cooking e.U.67IBC HetzendorfViennaAustriaGold
Advanced Performance Athletics144Southold HSSoutholdNYGold
Elysium86Bearden HSKnoxvilleTNGold
Enviroscentals106Mount St. Mary AcademyKenmoreNYGold
FE Traveling Around the World138Virgil Madgearu Economic CollegeBucharestRomaniaGold
MatchWear99Francis Lewis HSFresh MeadowsNYGold

Best Booth – Silver Level

Firm NameBooth #School NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
Le Fil1DBridgehampton HSBridgehamptonNYSilver
VOSH50Morris Hills HSRockawayNJSilver
Infinite Investment Solutions151Academy of Finance & EnterpriseLong Island CityNYSilver
Violetta St-Jacques59John Adams HSOzone ParkNYSilver
NVCO69Sekolah HighScope HSJakartaIndonesiaSilver
INK89South Pasadena HSSouth PasadenaCASilver
FE Shine Centers SRL139Vigil Madgearu Economic CollegeBucharestRomaniaSilver
Savor The Flavor, Inc.112Bellport HSBrookhavenNYSilver
Cloud IX130AGeorge Washington HSDanvilleVASilver

Best Sales Pitch – Gold Level

Firm NameBooth #Organization/School NameState/ Country
Le Fil1DBridgehampton HSNY
The Golden Spoon30Greer HSSC
Brandmark Advertising11Edward R. Murrow HSNY
VOSH50Morris Hills HSNJ
Brooklyn's Sweet 'N Savory Catering42Fort Hamilton HSNY
Dorm Storm153Honeoye Falls-Iima HSNY
FLY56HS of Fashion IndustriesNY
Amadeus Cooking e.U.67IBC HetzendorfAustria
NVCO69Sekolah HighScope HSIndonesia
ASAP152Academy of Finance & EnterpriseNY
Smart Tech146CCabrillo HSCA
Trojan Wall83BJefferson HSFL
INK89South Pasadena HSCA
TrifectaQUADB2Murrieta Valley HSCA
Buffalo Wings N Things137South Park HSNY
Pulse Sports132Calhoun HSNY
Envision North105BBelvidere North HSIL
Bronx Community CollegeQUAD1AEco-TechNY
Manhattan Business Academy111Snap Daily DealsNY
Murray Hill Academy117Stylize MeNY

Website – Gold Level

Firm NameBooth NoSchool NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
24/7 Meals78Sayville HSWest SayvilleNYGold
AceIT147AJF Webb HSOxfordNCGold
Avant-garde Furnishings, Inc.43Fort Hamilton HSBrooklynNYGold
Brooklyn ' s Sweet N Savory Catering42Fort Hamilton HSBrooklynNYGold
FLY56The HS of Fashion IndustriesNew YorkNYGold
Luxury Resort Management104Hamilton County HSOoltewahTNGold
Majestique Clothing60William Cullen Bryant HSQueensNYGold
MatchWear99Francis Lewis HSFresh MeadowsNYGold
NYCycles123Queens Vocational and Technical HSQueensNYGold
The Animal Kingdom, Inc.32Loretto HSLorettoTNGold

Website – Silver Level

Firm NameBooth NoSchool NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
At Your Service41West Hempstead HSWest HempsteadNYSilver
Berry Unlimited16Wallenpaupack HSHawleyPASilver
MEOW73Hillcrest HSQueensNYSilver
Ohana Surfboard Company129Sayville HSWest SayvilleNYSilver
Piece Of Cake94Ewing HSEwingNJSilver
Pulse Sports132Calhoun HSMerrickNYSilver
ReImagin3D45Francis Lewis HSFresh MeadowsNYSilver
Rock Solid97Person HSRoxboroNCSilver
Super Bouncy Bouncy24Waubonsie Valley HSAuroraILSilver
SweetTooth95Morris Knolls HSRockawayNJSilver

Catalog – Gold Level

Firm NameBooth NoSchool NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
Click-n-Shop Groceries19Glen Cove HSGlen CoveNYGold
Enviroscentals106Mount St. Mary AcademyKenmoreNYGold
INK89South Pasadena HSSouth PasadenaCAGold
NocogoQB1Murrieta Valley HSMurrietaCAGold
Powered21Schreiber HSPort WashingtonNYGold
Sockscribe126Centennial HSBakersfieldCAGold
The Animal Kingdom, Inc.32Loretto HSLorettoTNGold
TrifectaQB2Murrieta Valley HSMurrietaCAGold
Unperplexed Solutions131The Academy of Mathematics, Science & EngineeringRockawayNJGold
Wired Koffee10Palm Springs HSPalm SpringsCAGold

Catalog – Silver Level

Firm NameBooth NoSchool NameCityState/CountryPrize Level
Arctic Coast Apparel105DPinckney Community HSPinckneyMISilver
Brooklyn ' s Sweet N Savory Catering42Fort Hamilton HSBrooklynNYSilver
ENvitalize83AJefferson HSTampaFLSilver
FE Traveling Around the World138Virgil Madgearu Economic CollegeBucharestRomaniaSilver
KUDETA68Sekolah HighScope HSJakartaIndonesiaSilver
Monde De Chocolat93National Trade and Banking HSSOFIABulgariaSilver
Nuapps46Francis Lewis HSFresh MeadowsNYSilver
NYCycles123Queens Vocational and Technical HSQueensNYSilver
Pandora's BoxQA1Cookeville HSCookevilleTNSilver
Trojan Wall83BJefferson HSTampaFLSilver

Photos

Photos courtesy of Jeffrey Holmes. Full galleries coming soon.