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Citywide Business Plan Competition Showcases Students from Twenty-Two Virtual Firms

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On January 17, twenty-two student firms in the city’s Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) program came together to pitch their businesses in the  2014 New York Citywide Business Plan Competition. VEI posted a description  and photos of the event which culminated in Finals at the offices of industry partner Deloitte:

Solarity Shines Brightest at Strongest New York Citywide Business Plan Competition

The winner, Solarity of New Dorp High School on Staten Island, goes on to the national competition during the 2014 Youth Business Summit on April 1-3.

Future Business Leaders of America Meet at Queens Voc on October 17

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FBLA, the Future Business Leaders of America, will hold its Fall District Meeting at

Queens Vocational & Technical High School
37-02 47th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Thursday October 17, 2013 ~
10:00am -2:00 pm

For more information, contact Ms. Lillian Mitchell: District 2, New York State Board of Trustee Member at LMitchell2@schools.nyc.gov

The FBLA concept was developed in 1937 by Dr. Hamden L. Forkner of Columbia University. FBLA is the largest business career student organization in the world. The high school division has 215,000 members, while the postsecondary division reaches over 11,000 college students. FBLA National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career related areas. Exclusive membership and career recognition programs are designed for each division to provide additional personal and chapter development opportunities.

Industry Partners Invited to Career Day at Business of Sports School

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The Business of Sports School in midtown Manhattan is planning its first Career Day on Friday, March 15 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Business professionals from the following fields are being asked to come to the school at 439 West 49th Street and share their careers with all 400 of the BOSS high school students:

  • BOSSLoIMedicine
  • Law
  • Finance
  • Sports Business
  • Athletic Training
  • Fashion
  • Art Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Non-Profit
  • Architecture
  • Film/TV
  • Armed Forces
  • Culinary
  • Graphic Design
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting

If you are interested in participating or would like more information, click for the Invitation Letter or contact Rachel Robins at 212-246-2183 ext: 5331, email robins@nycboss.org.