2018 Long Island Conference and Exhibition Recap

By February 6, 2018 April 28th, 2020 Long Island, News, Trade Shows

January 8-9, 2018
Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale, New York

Key Stats

  • 63 schools
  • 87 firms
  • 10 competitions, including Business Plan

Competition Results

Results for top teams in Company Branding, Company Newsletter, E-Commerce Website, Employee Handbook, Sales Materials, Video Commercial, Booth Design, Salesmanship, and Impact Marketing can be found at the Competitions Results page.

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Social Media Contest Winners

A Lil Twist, Carle Place High School, NY

Some snapshots of students selling at the Long Island Conference & Exhibition.


crumbConnect, Jericho HS, NY

Some team photos that are anything but cookie-cutter.


SuppLI, Baldwin High School, NY

A booth that is truly out-of-the-box.


2017-18 Business Plan Competition Semi-Finalists

EVOTech, Patchogue-Medford High School

Flash Task, John F. Kennedy High School

Fresh Direct, Islip High School

It’s Fudge, Syosset High School

PACK’D, Herricks High School

Ponix, Inc, Syosset High School

Poseiden Pure, Calhoun High School

Sockit, Plainview Old Bethpage JFK High School

SPFy, West Hampton Beach High School

Trubambu, West Hampton Beach High School

TruView VR, Mepham High School


News Coverage

“High schoolers submit winning business plans”

“Teens in West Hempstead take ownership”

Fox 5: 2018 Long Island Conference and Exhibition

Verizon FiOS1 News: 2018 Long Island Conference and Exhibition


Thank You to Our Supporters

On behalf of the VEI, we would like to say a big thank you to the individuals who helped with the judging of the business plan competitions and all the live competitions the day of the conference and exhibition. The success of the conference would not have happened without their help.

Thank you to Farmingdale State College for hosting the event.