Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.
View the FBLA Fact Sheet [PDF] for more information.
FBLA inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
FBLAs programs focus on:
Leadership Development—members develop essential soft skills by holding chapter officer positions at the local, state, and national levels; by networking with accomplished business professionals; and by participating in business-focused workshops, seminars, and academic competitions.
Academic Competitions—members demonstrate their business expertise at high-profile regional, state, and national competitive events. The top students are recognized with recognition items and cash awards. Learn more about High School Division, Collegiate Division, and Middle School Division competitive events.
Educational Programs—members create career portfolios, enhance their knowledge with world-recognized skills certifications, and have access to select college scholarships. Learn more about educational programs for High School Division, Collegiate Division, and Middle School Division.
Membership Benefits—members receive exclusive discounts and enhanced benefits for travel, education, and more. Learn about the benefits available to High School Division, Collegiate Division, and Middle School Division members.
Community Service—members work with the March of Dimes to help end premature births by participating in awareness campaigns and the March for Babies fundraiser. Discover how High School Division, Collegiate Division and Middle School Division members support the March of Dimes.
Awards & Recognition—members build a portfolio of accomplishments with a wide range of awards programs. Learn more about High School Division, Collegiate Division, and Middle School Division awards programs.
High School Division is for high school students enrolled in approved business programs, with over 196,950 members and more than 5,200 chapters nationally.
Middle School Division is for junior high and middle school students, with over 21,900 members and more than 750 chapters nationally.
Collegiate Division is for college students, with over 2,000 members nationally.
FBLA’s National and State Awards Program, commonly called competitive events, recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Through district-wide competition at the District Leadership Conferences, students can qualify for the April State Leadership Conference, where members compete in events that test their business knowledge and skills. Top winners in Colorado are eligible to compete for honors at the National Leadership Conference each summer.
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