Guest Shopper

Prepare to guest shop at VE businesses to help make a lifetime impact on students

Welcome Guest Shoppers!

Dear Guest Shoppers,

Online Trade Shows allow VE students and firms to connect with one other and with industry professionals to buy and sell their products and services through video conference sales sessions.

On behalf of the VE staff, our facilitators and students, we thank you for sharing your valuable time, feedback and expertise as a guest shopper. For the last 25 years, VE has served over 200,000 young people in its mission to transform students through authentic business experiences that prepare them for fulfilling, financially secure futures.

Please review the resources, materials and instructions on this page thoroughly in order to prepare to be a guest shopper. If you have any questions, please see our support section on this page for troubleshooting tips or contact information.

Sincerely,

The VE Team

Guest Shopper Registration Form

All guest shoppers must complete the Guest Shopper Registration Form below in order to participate as a guest shopper for a trade show.

If you do not see the form below, you can click here or copy and paste this link into the address bar: https://form.jotform.com/212995770552162

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Trade Shows Schedule

2021-22 Opportunities 

  • November 3 – NYC, New York Metro, Northeast Online Trade Show
  • November 16 – West Online Trade Show
  • November 18 – Great Lakes Online Trade Show
  • November 19 – Long Island Online Trade Show
  • November 19 – South Online Trade Show
  • December 9 – National Online Trade Show

Participating in Trade Shows

Online Trade Shows allow VE students and firms to connect with one other and with industry professionals to buy and sell their products and services through video conference sales sessions.

Trade Show Participation Agreement

VE Online Trade Shows are designed to facilitate virtual trading among VE businesses and guests as part of VE’s mission to prepare students for the future of work.¬†By submitting this form, I agree to the following:

  • I understand this is an educational experience first and foremost, designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and mindset needed to succeed in the future of work.
  • I understand that this is also a simulation of a real-world experience and will do my best to shop and purchase as realistically as possible.
  • I will conduct myself with professionalism and respect, knowing that I am one of many participants in an online experience open to people from all over the world and all different backgrounds.

Support

Tips & Troubleshooting

Use your desktop computer or laptop to access the Online Trade Show floor.

We recommend using Google Chrome as your internet browser for the best experience in accessing the Online Trade Show floor.

Click this link to reset your password if you have trouble logging into the Online Trade Show floor.

Programs Contact

For questions regarding accessing the Online Trade Show floor or any other related technical issues, please contact:

Volunteer Contact

For general questions about volunteering, VE, or other questions, please contact:

Nimisha Budhwani
Technical Support Consultant
nbudhwani@veinternational.org

Gina Pol
National Program Manager
gpol@veinternational.org

Erika Apupalo
Engagement Coordinator
eapupalo@veinternational.org