Online Trade Shows

Throughout the 2020-2021 school year, VE will be hosting regional, national and international Online Trade Shows where firms connect with one other and with industry professionals to buy and sell their products and services through video conference sales sessions.

Youth Business Summit

The Youth Business Summit is a one-of-a-kind global business convention for VE students. With many schools still operating remotely, this year’s YBS will once again take place online. The YBS features the International Trade Show, National Business Plan Competition, National Human Resources Competition, National Marketing Competition, National Finance Competition, and National Quickbooks Competition, as well as the VE Executive Conference and Global Innovation Challenge.

2022 Youth Business Summit Highlights

Annual Gala

VE’s annual gala brings together leaders from business and education to support successfully transforming students into business professionals. For the 25th Annual Gala VE hosted the event at the Central Park Zoo, New York.

National Online Competitions

National Online Competitions offer VE students unique opportunities to develop and demonstrate career readiness competencies in different business domains, generate business for their VE firms, garner real-world feedback from a diverse pool of judges, and evaluate performance compared to peers on a national level.

National Teachers Conference

The National Teachers Conference is the best way for new and returning VE teachers and school administrators to get ready for the upcoming school year. This year it will take place in person, and include three days of collaborative professional development, including workshops, presentations, networking, and special events.