Online Trading Academy to Host "Be the Star of our Show" – Graduate Video Contest

Share Your Story with Online Trading Academy

Irvine, CA, July 12, 2010 - Online Trading Academy has announced a contest open to all Online Trading Academy graduates willing to tell their story about what they have learned and how their lives have been impacted by financial education. “Over the years Online Trading Academy students have given us lots of positive feedback on their personal experiences in our classrooms and in using the skills they have learned,” said Eyal Shahar, President and founder of Online Trading Academy. “Now, we are giving them an opportunity to tell their story on video and share it with the world!”

This contest has been built around the Online Trading Academy mission statement: “Transforming lives worldwide through exceptional trading and investing education.” The search is on for students whose personal stories best align with this mission statement. All graduates and current students are encouraged to share their stories by creating a short (1 to 5 minute) video and uploading it to the contest website.

Four winners will be selected and will receive:

  • Roundtrip tickets to Southern California along with 3 nights hotel accommodations at the Fairmont Newport Beach.
  • A VIP guided Hollywood tour with stops at some of the most famous LA destinations... including Rodeo Drive, a Hollywood Studio Tour and Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
  • A speaking engagement the Online Trading Academy corporate conference where winners will have the opportunity to share their stories with Online Trading Academy executives, franchise owners, instructors and staff.
  • An appearance in an upcoming Online Trading Academy television commercial and on the new Power Trading Radio Show!

To register and read official contest rules, visit:

About Online Trading Academy

Irvine, California-based Online Trading Academy is a global network of financial education centers focused on teaching students the art of trading since June of 1997. Online Trading Academy offers instruction in physical classrooms and online; in multiple asset classes including Stocks, Options, Forex and Futures. Online Trading Academy offers professional instruction from experienced industry professionals, as well as a wide array of beneficial home study materials to supplement classroom study. Over 200,000 investors have experienced Online Trading Academy’s Education with classroom locations that include: Irvine, Los Angeles, San Jose, Concord, Seattle, Vancouver, Phoenix, Denver, Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Atlanta, Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Secaucus, New York City, Stamford, Toronto, Boston, London, Dubai, Singapore and plans to opens financial education centers in Mumbai and Jakarta in 2010. For more information, visit

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