FBLA Chapter Organization

Building a Chapter

A successful chapter starts with you, the local chapter adviser. Here are the steps to take:

Meet with your school’s principal and guidance counselors
Elect student officers
Collect dues
Review the Chapter Management Handbook
Contact your state adviser
Integrate FBLA into your classroom
Schedule monthly meetings
Recruit new members

These resources will help you get started:

Basics of Building a Chapter—A checklist to ensure your chapter is FBLA-ready.

FBLA Chapter Ceremonies

Chapter Officers & Elections

FBLA Chapter Meetings

Develop a Program of Work

Tools & Activities

FBLA Education Partner Programs—Encourage your students to take part in FBLA-PBL’s national educational programs and curriculum. These unique programs include chapter projects, leadership programs, fundraising initiatives, community service events, and skills-building curricula.

FBLA Chapter Challenge—Open to all FBLA chapters, this contest encourages recruitment, retention, and member involvement. NLC delegates from chapters that complete Super Sweeps, Non-Stop November, and Action Awareness receive a pin in their NLC registration packets.

Business Achievement Awards

Conferences—From the local to the national level, FBLA-PBL conferences help members develop leadership, chapter management, and career skills, as well as build lasting networks and friendships. Learn more about the fall NFLC and the summer NLC. Contact your state adviser about your State Leadership Conference.

FBLA Competitive Events

Community Service—Community service activities help chapters get involved in their communities. Many chapters sponsor activities to support the FBLA-PBL national service partner, the March of Dimes.

Celebrations—Get involved with national events such as American Enterprise Day and FBLA-PBL Week.

Logos & Images Library—Official logos and images, including guidelines on using FBLA-PBL trademarks.

Slideshare Presentations

FBLA MarketPlace

Dress Code Poster (PDF)