As the leaves start to fall and the wind starts to blow, you know that fall is in the air. When the temperature gets lower, the excitement for the 2017 Fall Leadership Conference gets hotter! I cannot wait for all of you to build bridges with members from all over the state. As you are getting ready and packing for this beautiful conference, I want to inform you of an item that will go perfectly with your uniform and nametag. What can this mysterious item be . . .ribbons! Ribbons are something that you should be proud of because they allow you to show all of your accomplishments that you have within our organization. In this article, I am going to show you all of the ribbons that you can receive at FLC. Do you want to be the coolest member at the conference? If so, then you should start collecting these ribbons!
The ribbons you that you can receive at FLC include:
Local chapter advisers registered for conference (Advisers automatically get a ribbon ).
Advisers who were members of FBLA in high school. (We will like to thank-you for being a proud member of FBLA.)
Members who have achieved the America level in BAA for the current year or in past years. (The organization will like to thank-you again for reaching the highest achievement in the BAA program.)
Battle of the Chapters
Members who participate in 2017 Battle of the Chapters. (We cannot wait to see how much knowledge you have of this organization.)
Chapter of the Year
Members and advisers of 2017 Gold/Silver/ Bronze chapters. (We want you to celebrate your chapter’s accomplishments.)
Local chapter presidents who attend FLC. (Thank-you for taking a pivotal role and leading your local chapter.)
Advisers of Future and Business level chapter sponsors or advisers and members of Leader and America level chapter sponsors. (Thank-you for supporting Fall Leadership Conference.)
Members and advisers who join the Georgia FBLA Foundation. (Thank-you for supporting the Georgia FBLA Foundation.)
Georgia Chapter of the Year
Members and advisers of the 2016-2017 Georgia FBLA Chapter of the Year. (We will let you have one last chance to say that you are the best chapter in the state.)
Gold Seal Chapter of the Year
Members and advisers of chapters that received the 2016-2017 Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit. (I hope you like being one of the top chapters in the nation.)
Individuals registered as chaperones at conference. (Thank-you for being a chaperone; your help is greatly needed to make this conference run.)
I Support the March of Dimes
Members and advisers may purchase these ribbons at conferences to support the March of Dimes. (Thank-you for supporting the health of mothers and babies by preventing birth defects, understanding and preventing premature birth, and lowing the infant mortality rate).
Members and advisers of current Industry Certified chapters. (We will let show that your chapter is ready for the 21st century workplace.)
Member of the Month
Members who have been nominated as a Georgia FBLA Member of the Month. (We will like to congratulate you for being an outstanding member.)
Members and advisers of chapters that have increased paid membership over 2016-2017 final-membership totals. (Passing your membership goal? No problem.)
Members and advisers of chapters that have placed in a top three membership campaign. (We are so happy that you have more people building bridges towards leadership.)
Members who participate in the Monopoly Tournament. (Cannot wait to see who has the best monopoly playing-skills.)
Members and advisers of chapters that have chartered or reactivated during 2017-2018. (Welcome to the amazing world that is Georgia FBLA.)
Members and advisers who adopt full Georgia FBLA Official Dress at conference. (We love that you’re showing Georgia FBLA pride.)
Professional Division Members
Advisers who are active paid members of the Professional Division. (Thank-you for being a business leader in your local chapter.)
Members and advisers who attended the 2017 Fall Motivational Rally. (We are glad that you all had a great time at the kickoff of the new Georgia FBLA year.)
Members who are currently serving as a 2017 – 2018 region officer. (Georgia FBLA congratulates you for proudly serving your region.)
Members and advisers of chapters that donate a Scholarship Basket. (Thank-you for contributing to the scholarship fund; I cannot wait to see how amazing the basket is going to be).
Members and advisers who attended the 2017 SLOTS. (Hope you learn more about being a fantastic leader for your local chapter this year.)
Members and advisers who placed at the 2017 NLC. (On behalf of Georgia FBLA, we will like to thank-you for showing your Legacy of Leadership in Anaheim and we hope that you can Elevate your Future for the 2018 NLC.)
50 Member Club
Advisers of chapters that have 50-99 members. (We see you building bridges with people around your school).
100 Member Club
Members and advisers of chapters that have 100-199 members. (Thank-you for being “100 members strong”)
200 Member Club
Members and advisers of chapters that have over 200 members. (We will like to celebrate your exclusive-organizational status)
Still looking for more ribbons to add your collection this conference? No problem! You are able to purchase ribbons at the Georgia FBLA marketplace. There, you will be able choose tons of ribbons so that you can have your ribbon collection dragging across the floor in Athens. So be pumped and excited for the 2017 Fall Leadership Conference because it will be a ride of a lifetime!