Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America. It is a professional student organization that is available in a majority of schools across America. FBLA has three main aspects: Social- We get to know each other and have lots of fun Professional- Where we learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job skills. Community Service- Where we give back something to the community that has given us so much. What does FBLA do? Promote competent, aggressive business leadership. Understand American business enterprise Establish career goals. Encourage scholarship. Promote sound financial management. Develop character and self-confidence. Facilitate transition from school to work. To accomplish these goals, FBLA holds conferences and seminars; sponsors a competitive awards program; produces national publications; and provides scholarships, programs, and other services for its members. Conferences and Seminars: FBLA sponsors conferences and seminars for members and advisers including the National Leadership Conference, five National Fall Leadership Conferences, and a training program for state and local officers and their advisers. Awards: FBLA National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in business-and career-related skills. By participating in the competitive events at the state and national levels, students gain practical experience in goal setting, planning, and plan implementation. Publications: FBLA produces several practical and informative publications for its membership, including Tomorrow's Business Leader, FBLA Advisers' Hotline, The Professional Edge, and The Middle Connection. Scholarships and Programs: Members can gain recognition, experience, and cash awards by participating in a variety of partnership programs including fundraisers, educational programs, and scholarships.
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