PBL 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 dean or administrators
Elect student officers
Collect dues
Review the Chapter Management Handbook
Contact your state adviser
Schedule monthly meetings
Recruit new members

Basics of Building a Chapter

PBL Chapter Ceremonies

Chapter Officers & Elections

PBL Chapter Meetings

Develop a Program of Work

Tools & Activities

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

Career & Membership Achievement Program (CMAP)

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.

PBL 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

YouTube Videos


Dress Code Poster (PDF)