State Conferences

State Leadership Conferences are a two-day events held in the fall and spring at a college or university campus. During these conference, students will hear keynote speakers, attend workshops, meet other members, advisers, and officers.

  • State Leadership Conference - In addition to the many other activities students can test their business skills by competing in events in areas such as accounting, desktop publishing, digital video production, hospitality management, impromptu speaking, parliamentary procedure, and sport management and marketing among many others. This is also when the state officers are elected.
  • State Fall Leadership Conference - Held in the fall, this conference offers workshops that encourage the students to have fun while learning how to improve themselves, their chapter, and other members. Workshops are lead by state officers, state committee members, and community members.
  • Past Conferences - Archived articles from past conferences.

National Conferences

FBLA-PBL sponsors conferences and seminars for members and advisers. These programs are designed to foster the development of business leadership skills.

  • National Leadership Conferences - held in the summer, the best and brightest of FBLA and PBL convene to compete in leadership events, hare their successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their career future through workshops and exhibits. This four-day conference is considered the pinnacle of the FBLA-PBL experience, especially for those running for national office.
  • Institute for Leaders - Held in conjunction with the National Leadership Conference, this high-energy, intensive, two-day seminar is a focused-leadership experience for state and local chapter officers, as well as members and advisers.
  • National Fall Leadership Conferences- Each fall, new leaders and advisers from chapters across the nation gather for one of four conferences designed to guide and motivate their success for the year. This includes workshops, seminars, exhibits, and general sessions, as well as the benefit of networking among their peers from other cities and states.