2020 Los Angeles Area Conference & Exhibition Recap

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2020 Los Angeles Area Conference & Exhibition
February 18, 2020
Pasadena Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA

Key Stats

  • 3,000 total attendees – the most attended event in California this year!
  • 2,500 participating students attended the event to hone their business skills and critical thinking
  • 90 judges
  • 76 high school and middle school firms, 74 from CA and 2 from NY
  • 60 industry professionals judged events at the Pasadena Convention Center, and an additional 30 judges scored online submissions
  • 16 business categories of competitions were pre-judged or scored during the event and 204 various levels of awards given for honorable work
  • 10 workshops, coffee talks and key-notes from industry professionals


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Competition Results

This year was the inauguration of the Intuit QuickBooks Challenge with 9 VE firms competing. Congratulations to the winners Eturnyl, Evolve and Serenity for placing in the top 3!

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Social Media Contest Winners

Life Cycle, Bloomington High School, Bloomington, CA

Helio Tech, Century High School, Santa Ana, CA

Serenity, Westminster High School, Westminster, CA

Special Thanks

  • Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Intuit
  • Pasadena Convention Center