2019 San Diego Conference & Exhibition Recap

By January 7, 2020 October 19th, 2020 California, News, Students, Trade Shows, West

San Diego Conference & Exhibition
December 6, 2019
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Key Stats

  • 1,200+ total attendees
  • 1,000 participating students
  • 65 volunteers
  • 43 firms
  • 33 schools
  • 11 competitions

Student Highlights

We had our first ever middle school participants: Tempr Pak from Los Coyotes Middle School, who performed magnificently and took home three awards. We also had our first ever participants from Nebraska: No Coast from Bellevue East High School, who also earned three awards.


Click here to see all the photos from the trade show.

Participant Quotes

“I was surprised at how professional the other teams were. We need to redo a lot of things before we go to Bakersfield.” – Alexis Landa, CEO of Party Plan-It from Mount Miguel High School

“The San Diego trade show was great as always! Having the trade show at San Diego State was neat! What a beautiful campus!” – Jaci Elliott, Business Teacher, Centennial High School

“The experiences and feedback from students, teachers, and business partners were overwhelmingly positive. We are planning on making SDSU our long-term home for the San Diego Conference & Exhibition” – James McFarland, Coordinator for the SD C&E 2019

Competition Results

View Competition Results

Social Media Contest Winners

ReVision, Murrieta Valley High School, Murrieta, CA

Sole Purpose, San Juan Hills High School, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Evolve, Centennial High School, Bakersfield, CA