Conferences - South Carolina FBLA

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ABOUT FBLA
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• WHO WE ARE
• WHAT WE DO
• OUR HISTORY
WHO WE ARE
• FBLA is a nationwide
network of over 250,000
student leaders preparing
for careers in business
• FBLA takes what is fun
about being a teenager and
combines it with the skills
needed to thrive in the
business world
• FBLA is officially known as
Future Business Leaders of
America – Phi Beta Lambda
Inc. (FBLA-PBL Inc.)
• LTC FBLA had over 300
members last year!
WHAT WE DO
• Meet and network with
members from around
the United States
• Compete on the local,
state, and national level
• Develop leadership skills
at state and national
conferences
• Travel around the
country attending FBLA
conferences and
sightseeing
OUR HISTORY
• In 1937, Hamden L. Forkner
proposes the concept of
FBLA to business teachers
• In 1947, Greenville High
School chartered the first
chapter in South Carolina
• In 1949, South Carolina
FBLA is given an official
state charter from FBLAPBL , Inc.
• In 1996, the SC Department
of Education gave control
of FBLA to the SC FBLA
Board of Directors and the
SC FBLA Executive Council
MEMBER
EXPERIENCE
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• CONFERENCES
• COMPETITIONS
• SERVICE
COMPETITIVE EVENTS
• FBLA offers a wide range • All competitive events
are unique
of competitive events
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Information Technology
Marketing/Hospitality
Business Management
Business Finance
Others (Health Care,
Agriculture, and Sports)
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Team Events
Individual Events
Chapter Events
Skills Tests
Objective Tests
Presentations
Judge Interviews
Case Studies
COMMUNITY SERVICE
• Local chapters conduct
community projects
throughout the year
– Food Banks
– Homeless Centers
– Habitat for Humanity
• Shriners Hospital for
Children Bear Cub Project
– Donate Build-a-Bears to be
given to the children at the
hospital
– Donations are collected at the
SLC
March of Dimes
• March of Dimes is the FBLA
national service partner
– The MOD Mission is to help
make sure every baby is born
strong and healthy
– FBLA-PBL raises over $100,000
yearly for the March of Dimes
– Local and state chapters
conduct fundraisers for March
of Dimes
– Members participate in walks
called March for Babies
CONFERENCES
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• DISTRICT
• STATE
• NATIONAL
State Fall
Leadership Conference
An innovative conference
that will introduce and
welcome all FBLA members
and advisers to the 20132014 year!
• To be held on October 12, 2013
• Westwood High School in
Blythewood, SC (Columbia
Area)
• Workshops, round table
discussions, open competitive
events, and exciting sessions
District Leadership
Conference
• Four District
Leadership
Conferences
• Top five in each event
qualify for SLC
• To be held on February
1st, 2014
• First round of
competitive events
• Opened to all
registered members
State Leadership
Conference
• March 21-23 at Embassy
Suites/Charleston Convention
Center in North Charleston
• Workshops, exciting sessions,
college/business exhibitors,
campaigns, and competitions
– Top three in all competitive
events qualify for national
competition
National Leadership
Conference
• June 29-July 2 in
NASHVILLE, TN!
• Over 9,000
Members/Advisers
• National Competitions
• Networking
Opportunities
• Inspirational Speakers
• Workshops and
Exhibitors
Overview
• FBLA is the best business
student organization!
• By teenagers for
teenagers
• Travel the country
• Meet thousands of new
people
• Compete and win
scholarships
• Gain business leadership
skills
• Have the time of your life
Stay Informed
www.scfbla.org
Contact the State Officer Team
PRESIDENT
Hunter Harley
[email protected]
DISTRICT I VICE PRESIDENT
Jodi Croat
[email protected]
DISTRICT II VICE
PRESIDENT
Alaina Miller
[email protected]
DISTRICT III
VICE PRESIDENT
Aleah James
[email protected]
DISTRICT IV
VICE PRESIDENT
Kaelah Primus
[email protected]
SECRETARY
Wes Davis
[email protected]
TREASURER
Wayne Russ
[email protected]
REPORTER
Avery Carter
[email protected]
MIDDLE LEVEL REP.
Justin Cameron
[email protected]
State Key Contacts
DISTRICT I DIRECTOR
Angie Dover
[email protected]
STATE ADVISER
Pat Itter
[email protected]
DISTRICT II DIRECTOR
Tracy Wilbur
[email protected]
STATE OFFICERS' ADVISER
Rita Beard
[email protected]
DISTRICT III DIRECTOR
Gwen Floyd
[email protected]
STATE FALL CONFERENCE DIRECTOR
Peggy Bozard
[email protected]
DISTRICT IV DIRECTOR
Angela Childs-Kindred
[email protected]
South Carolina FBLA
PO Box 90329
Columbia, SC 29290
Telephone 803.603.3994
FAX 803.783.0713
For Additional Information:
Mr. Tony Dillon, Education Associate
Business & Marketing Education
SC Dept of Education
[email protected]
FBLA-PBL, Inc.
http://www.fbla-pbl.org
Presentation prepared by Hunter Harley, SC FBLA State President

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