2018 Youth Business Summit

2018 Youth Business Summit Recap

April 16-18, 2018 Pier 92 New York, NY Key Stats Over $12.6 million transacted 5,000 total participants 4,700 student participants 210 VE companies represented 12 states represented 9 countries represented Competition Results Results for the National Business Plan Competition, National … Continue reading

Bernews: “Berkeley Students Attend New York Summit”

Turning heads with their bright sweaters and bright smiles, Vacations in Paradise (V.I.P.) from The Berkeley Institute attended the 2018 Youth Business Summit with the support of The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). V.I.P.’s Coordinator, Ms. Nichols-Marshall, has seen her students grow … Continue reading

UFT: “Virtual Enterprise International Trade Fair”

Sterling Roberson, UFT Vice President for Career and Technical Education High Schools, visited the 2018 Youth Business Summit to see more than 1,500 New York City students transform into business professionals. Over 4,000 students from around the world participated in the … Continue reading

Newsday: “5 LI teams vie in national business plan competition”

Five Long Island VE firms made it to the 2018 National Business Plan Competition. These teams competed presented amongst 28 teams from across the U.S. during the 2018 Youth Business Summit. The Long Island firms included Elluminate from Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK … Continue reading

Coral Springs Talk: “JP Taravella High School Students Win First at Business Competition in New York”

TeaTreat Box Co. from JP Taravella High School took home first-place in the Human Resources Competition. Twelve students and three chaperones made it to New York City from Coral Springs, Florida, to participate in the 2018 Youth Business Summit thanks to … Continue reading

23ABC News: “BHS virtual business plan team takes first place”

For the first time in VE history, California-based teams have taken home first-place in the National Business Plan Competition for three consecutive years — the two most recent wins accomplished by Bakersfield High School. 23ABC’s Alyssa Flores covered the achievement in … Continue reading

Bakersfield Now: “BHS Students return from NYC winners of international business competition”

Fox’s Eyewitness News segment covered a warm welcome home for the 2018 National Business Plan Competition winners, Anomalous, a VE firm “focused on fighting local food waste one juice at a time.” Read the article here: “BHS Students return from … Continue reading

Inc: “Why 4,300 Teenage Entrepreneurs Are About to Descend on New York”

In the next few days, New York City will be welcoming thousands of teenage entrepreneurs for the 2018 Youth Business Summit. Wanda Thibodeaux wrote about the YBS, “one of the largest business exhibitions in the United States,” in her Inc.com … Continue reading