Future Business Leaders of America
Join West Albany's FBLA Chapter for the opportunity to make new friends, compete in various areas of business, attend AMAZING leadership conferences, and gain skills that will help you stand out among your peers. Chapter members participate in fundraisers, club meetings and activities, and a community service project. All memeber have the opportunity to attend the State Business Leadership Conference in Portland each spring. This fun, energizing and educational conference is the highlight of our year.
What is FBLA? The Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, or FBLA-PBL (FBLA-ΦΒΛ), is an American career and technical student organization that has its headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Established in 1940, FBLA-PBL is a non-profit organization of high school ("FBLA"), middle school ("Middle Level"), and college ("PBL") students, as well as professional members ("Professional Division"), who primarily help students transition to the business world. FBLA-PBL is the largest student-run organization in the United States of America, with 253,365 members, and one of the largest business-related organizations in the world. Local FBLA-PBL chapters are often connected to their school's business education department, and most advisers are business education teachers. It is one of the top 10 organizations listed by the U.S. Department of Education.