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2018 National Elevator Pitch Competition Now Open

Elevator Pitch Submissions Period: 9/17/18 – 10/3/18 Elevator Pitch Judging Period: 10/4/18 – 10/18/18 Results Announced: Week of 10/29/18 The 2018 National Elevator Pitch Competition is now open! This is a video submission competition that challenges VE students to make … Continue reading

2018 National Video Commercial Competition

Submissions Period: 2/26/2018 – 3/16/2018 Judging Period: 3/17/2018 – 4/8/2018 Results Announced: Week of 4/16/2018 For the 2018 National Video Commercial Competition, students will produce a 30- to 60-second video commercial that effectively promotes their VE business, product(s), and/or service(s). … Continue reading

2018 National Company Newsletter Competition

Submissions Period: 1/29/2018 – 2/16/2018 Judging Period: 2/17/2018 – 3/4/2018 Results Announced: Week of 3/12/2018 The 2018 National Company Newsletter Competition is now open! Firms will showcase their company updates through the submission of a company newsletter that is unique to … Continue reading

2018 New York Citywide Business Plan Competition Recap

VE firm The Vision Media posted a recap of the 2018 New York Citywide Business Plan Competition that took place on January 10, 2018. The article was submitted to them by VE’s NYC Regional Director, Paul Presti. All the participants … Continue reading

The Sumter Item: “Class Transforms School Into Workplace”

C. Wood & Associates, a VE firm from Crestwood High School in South Carolina, was featured in an article by a local news publication last Sunday. Students had participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, put on by the Greater … Continue reading

23ABC News: “Virtual Enterprises Conference and Exhibition Held at Rabobank”

23ABC News featured the 2018 California State Conference and Exhibition in an article published online: “Students from all over California are participating in a two-day conference and exhibition in downtown Bakersfield. There are 1500 students competing in the Virtual Enterprises … Continue reading

The Royal Gazette: “CedarBridge Prepares Students for Work”

Bermuda’s CedarBridge Academy has introduced a new series of courses designed to prepare students for their future careers, one of which is VE. The school states that these courses have added to the rigors and richness of their students’ education. … Continue reading

2017 Illinois Business Plan Competition Recap

On Friday, December 8, 2017, eighteen VE firms competed in the 2017 Illinois Business Plan Competition held at Northern Illinois University-DeKalb Campus. The following six firms advanced to the final round: Clever Contraptions, St. Charles East High School Core, Timothy … Continue reading

2017 Illinois Student Leadership Conference Recap

Article submitted by Maddie Schaafsma, CMO of Core, Inc., Timothy Christian High School On Thursday, October 5, the average person walking into Northern Illinois University’s Naperville campus would have seen hundreds of teenagers gathered together and talking. These teenagers were … Continue reading

Chicago’s Daily Herald: “Cary-Grove students headed to national business competition”

The article features VE students from Cary-Grove High School’s VE firm, Wavelength, who will be traveling to New York City to compete in the 2018 Youth Business Summit. The feature covers how the students prepared for the 2017 Great Lakes … Continue reading