California

2018 Bay Area Conference & Exhibition

March 17-18, 2018 Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland, CA Key Stats 1,000 total attendees 36 schools 59 firms 800 students 40 volunteers Participant Quotes “VE student employees from New York, Illinois, Oregon, California, and Germany competed and traded with an … Continue reading

Valley News: “MVHS Virtual Enterprise promotes business training for high school students”

Peter Thorwarth of Valley News covered Murrieta Valley High School’s VE firms, SoleMates and Clear Coast Eyewear. The article discusses the firms’ successes at the 2018 Youth Business Summit and the impact the VE program has had on the students. “I learned … 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

Hoy Los Angeles: “Todo un mundo empresarial en el aula; la tecnología ayuda a estudiantes a abrir sus negocios”

  Selene Rivera of Hoy Los Angeles gave an inside scoop on the California-based VE dessert firm, Scoopalicious. Rivera highlights the real-world business skills VE students are learning in the classroom, and how there is a role for every student and every … Continue reading

Pasadena Now: “Students Learn the Tricks of Many ‘Virtual’ Trades at Virtual Enterprises International Conference in Pasadena”

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 … Continue reading

2018 Los Angeles Conference and Exhibition Recap

February 13, 2018 Pasadena Convention Center Los Angeles, California Key Stats 2,300 total attendees 49 schools 74 firms 1,300 students 70 volunteers Competition Results Results for the top teams at this event’s competitions can be found at the Competitions Results … Continue reading

2018 California State Conference and Exhibition Recap

January 17-18, 2018 Bakersfield, CA Key Stats 1,675 total attendees 50 schools 68 firms 14 Trade Show competitions and State Business Plan competition Competition Results Results for top teams in Business Plan, Company Sales Presentation, Marketing Plan, Human Resources, The … 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

Berkeley students discover world of business | The Royal Gazette : Bermuda Education

Bermuda’s Virtual Enterprises International programme has been taking Berkeley Institute students out of the classroom and into the world of business. And their efforts have led to scholarships overseas worth thousands of dollars. Source: Berkeley students discover world of business … Continue reading