Business Award Activities

Members must complete 12 activities, and must complete the Future level to continue to the Business level. The form must be submitted by the local adviser by March 1. Pins are sent to local chapter advisers to present at a local awards ceremony or FBLA event.


 Service | Education | Progress


Service

Complete three (3) activities from this section. The first two (2) are required.

Activity 1 (Required): Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Make a 1-3 minute oral informational presentation about FBLA to a business, a class, or at a chapter meeting.

Activity 2 (Required): Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Design a poster encouraging students to join your local FBLA chapter.

Activity 3 Communications/Service Learning
Research community service grants that are available. Present your findings and any recommendations on grants to pursue to the FBLA Local Officer Team and Local Adviser(s) in a one-page memo.

Activity 4 Communications/FBLA National Organization and Programs
Prepare a print ad and an audio podcast about American Enterprise Day or FBLA-PBL Week.

Activity 5 Communications/Service Learning
Participate in a community service project that your chapter is sponsoring.

Activity 6 Communications/FBLA National Organization and Programs
Help plan and conduct one of the FBLA Ceremonies (FBLA Emblem Ceremony, Chapter Installation, Officer Installation, or New Member Induction Ceremony) at a local chapter meeting, an Open House, a local chapter event, or for a new or reactivated FBLA chapter.

Activity 7 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Help organize an activity or event for your local chapter to promote American Enterprise Day or FBLA-PBL Week.

Activity 8 Communications/ Service Learning
Participate in a literacy project i.e. visit a kindergarten classroom and read a book, tutor in an after-school reading program, or help plan a chapter book drive.

Activity 9 Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Prepare a local calendar of activities for your local chapter with at least two ideas for chapter activities each month.

Activity 10 Communications/Service Learning
Help create and present a skit that you deliver to elementary children. Examples include a financial literacy workshop, Halloween safety, internet safety, the importance of the environment and going green, etc.


Education

Complete five (5) activities from this section. The first two (2) are required.

Activity 11 (Required): Technology/FBLA Organization and Programs
Complete the interactive Business/Internet Scavenger Hunt.

Activity 12 (Required): Entrepreneurship/Career Awareness and Exploration
Prepare a resume, cover letter, and job application, applying for your dream job.

Activity 13 Technology
Complete the interactive Internet Ethics and Safety Quiz.

Activity 14 Entrepreneurship
You have just been hired at the XYZ Corporation. Your first task is to develop a new green product or invention.

Activity 15 Accounting
Explain the importance of high ethical standards in the preparation of financial statements and what FBLA-PBL goal that this could tie to.

Activity 16 Business/Career Exploration
Successfully complete one (1) grading period in a business course with a grade of 'B' or better.

Activity 17 Communications
Prepare an agenda for two (2) chapter meetings.

Activity 18 Entrepreneurship/Career Exploration
Visit and tour a business dressed in business attire.

Activity 19 Communications
Complete a one-page report on a local, state, or national business leader.

Activity 20 Technology/Marketing
Read an article from the internet or a business magazine on a new trend in technology.


Progress

Complete four (4) activities from the list below. The first one (1) is required.

Activity 21 (Required): Information Technology/Communications
Prepare a recruitment brochure for your local FBLA chapter.

Activity 22 Communications/FBLA Organization and Programs
FBLA’s parliamentary authority is Robert’s Rules of Order-Newly Revised.

Activity 23 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Plan an icebreaker for your local chapter members and present it at a local chapter meeting or in a class.

Activity 24 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Recruit one (1) new Professional Division member.

Activity 25 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Submit an article or news release about your chapter's activities to Tomorrow’s Business Leader, FBLA's national publication for members, and include at least one digital photo or image.

Activity 26 Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Participate in the Virtual Business Challenge.

Activity 27 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Write a letter to your school superintendent or principal about the benefits of FBLA.

Activity 28 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Participate in a task that is assigned by your local chapter adviser.

Activity 29 Communications/Technology
Use FBLA’s various social media tools. Like the FBLA National Center Facebook page, and follow on Twitter.

Activity 30 Communications
Attend a community or school meeting, such as Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, School Board, Jaycee’s, Kiwanis, PTA, etc.