More than 1,200 Inland Empire high school students are expected to participate March 10 in the Virtual Enterprises’ Inland Empire Regional Conference and Exhibition at Cal State San Bernardino.
The event, sponsored by the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship, will feature students who run virtual businesses from their classroom, according to a statement.
Participants will compete for the best business plan, share information about their companies and try for business awards during the completion, which will be held at the San Manuel Student Union North & South.
Virtual Enterprise is a year-long program in which high school student create and manage a company as a class and trade with 500 other VE firms from throughout the United States. Students assume their firm’s leadership positions in various departments and buy or sell through the VE banking system and VE marketplace, according to the statement.
The conference is scheduled to run from 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.