Conferences

NLC for noncompetitors

We should establish a program at NLC for noncompetitors where they can work with business professionals or even corporate executives in low ratios for career development/networking. After IFL, the National Leadership Conference takes place, and a majority of the action is focused on competitions. However, of the quarter million FBLA members, only a few thousand can be recognized as a competitor. Of course, there are ...more »

Submitted by

Voting

25 votes
25 up votes
0 down votes

Conferences

Peer networking groups at conferences

Sure, you might run into people from your same competitive event at NLC, but how can you network with other delegates, professional division members, and others that are interested in the same field as you? I suggest holding peer networking sessions at conferences focusing on specific career clusters (Management, IT, etc) and social issues (diversity, lgbtq, etc) where delegates can learn from experts in the area and ...more »

Submitted by

Voting

9 votes
9 up votes
0 down votes

Competitive Events

Public Relations Event

PBL needs a Public Relations event. I think it should be similar to the Analysis & Decision Making events or Integrated Marketing Campaign.

Submitted by

Voting

4 votes
4 up votes
0 down votes

Business Achievement Awards

[UPDATE: IMPLEMENTED] FBLA NLC Preferred Seating

Currently, the host state receives priority seating at the National Leadership Conference.

 

What if we recognized the top 5 BAA "Fight to the Finish" states by offering them preferred seating at the NLC?

 

This would be piloted at the FBLA Opening General Session this year in Anaheim.

Submitted by

Voting

4 votes
5 up votes
1 down votes

Conferences

NLC Voting Reform

The voting process at the NLC is terrible (at least in the regional sessions). Voting in the "real world" does not consist of waiting for everyone else to show up. Voting in the real world is electronic, provided by kiosks. A majority always shows up on Election Day because it is widely known about and does not have a two-hour session of waiting for everyone to show up and all votes to be counted. This issue at the NLC ...more »

Submitted by

Voting

2 votes
3 up votes
1 down votes