Pasadena Now covered the 2018 Los Angeles Conference and Exhibition at the Pasadena Convention Center, which took place in February. There were 1,300 students in attendance, trading with fellow VE employees and firms and participating in numerous competitions.
Nick Chapman commented on the realistic business experience students are getting out of the program:
“‘They’re running meetings, they’re networking, they’re meeting with professionals, they’re working with mentors, all of the things that are really going to set them apart when they get into college and then move on into their careers.'”