WHAT WE DO:
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) prepares students for careers in business and business-related fields. With more than a quarter million members, FBLA-PBL has four national divisions:
• FBLA for high school students
• FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students
• PBL for postsecondary students
• Professional Division for alumni, business people, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association
The FBLA_PBL mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Members enhance their business skills through a variety of co-curricular educational programs, including competitive events; member recognition and awards; and leadership training.
Conferences and Leadership Seminars
FBLA-PBL hosts three fall leadership conferences, with a capstone summer National Leadership Conference (NLC) that recognizes the nation’s most accomplished future business leaders. Members compete in individual and team competitive events, share their successes, and learn new ways to shape their career plans through educational workshops and exhibits.
As part of the NLC, a high-energy, intensive Institute for Leaders seminar focuses on Finance Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Career Success, and more. This year the NLC will take place in Anaheim, CA.
Financial Literacy Programs and Partners
National Awards Program
FBLA-PBL competitive events provide an avenue for members to apply their classroom instruction to real-world business scenarios. Winners receive both national recognition and cash awards in events such as Personal Finance, Business Math, Economics, Financial Concepts, Banking and Financial Systems, Business Financial Plan, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics.
The Wall Street Experience—The Wall Street Experience helps students get an inside look at the business and finance industry through guided tours, simulations, and events by Wall Street professionals, as well as an online community that provides career advice, support and intelligence for students studying business and finance.
What We Need
Want to help shape the next generation of business leaders? FBLA-PBL is seeking exhibitors and competitive event judges at our national conference in Anaheim this June.
In addition, we’d like to connect with corporate partners and sponsors that are interested in funding and providing innovative leadership and career opportunities for our students and advisers.
Troy D. White
Director, Marketing & Membership
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy