2019 State Leadership Conference (High School)

State Leadership Conference (SLC) is an exciting opportunity for high school students to participate in our competitive events program among some of the best in the state. SLC also includes state officer elections and a series of informative leadership workshops for FBLA students and advisers.

 

2019 SLC Fees & Dates

  • When & Where: March 22-23; Hyatt Regency Atlanta
  • Registration Fee: $80 (for reservations at least two nights); $90 (for reservations of only one night); $105 if not staying within a Georgia FBLA hotel block)
  • Late Fee: $100/$110/$125 (Feb. 13-19)
  • Dues Eligibility Deadline: January 15
  • Competitive Event Submission Deadline: February 12
  • Hotel Reservation Window: February 13-15
  • Registration Deadline: February 12
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 15
  • Chapter of the Year RECEIPT Deadline: February 19
  • Late/Substitutions/Changes/Cancellations Deadline: February 19
  • Payment RECEIPT Deadline: February 22
  • Hotel Payment RECEIPT Deadline: March 1
  • SKILLS Testing: February 4-8
  • ONLINE Testing: March 1, 4-7
  • Competitions: All nationally recognized FBLA events (60 events)
  • Where to Register:  LiveBinder.

Middle-Level SLC Preview

This year’s Middle-Level SLC is sure to impress at our new venue, the FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington, GA. Join us on February 25 for a conference filled with fun, competition, leadership, and workshops. Be sure to complete your registration by January 29 to be a part of this exciting experience. Since registration is only $55, there is no reason to avoid this immersive experience of a lifetime. Don’t forget that some events can qualify your competitors for a spot to compete at the 2019 NLC in San Antonio, TX. We can’t wait to see you in Covington on February 25 for your opportunity to EMERGE at the 2019 Middle-Level State Leadership Conference!

How to Get Membership Awards

For over 15 years, Georgia FBLA has taken the top spot for the largest state chapter worldwide! Thanks to your efforts in membership recruitment, we will continue to be the largest and most involved chapter of FBLA.

Whether you are a new chapter or one with an established reputation at your school, membership recruitment is one of the most daunting tasks of your year. You’ve planned your marketing strategies, sent out your team, and succeeded in reaching your membership goals! Now it’s time to be recognized. With membership awards, you can be recognized at the state level for your success. There are two types of membership awards: chapter and member.

Members can earn:

  • Membership Madness– recruit 5 new members
  • Membership Mania– recruit 10 new members
  • Body Snatchers (ML)– recruit 2 new members
  • Body Snatchers II (ML)– recruit 10 new members

Chapters can earn:

  • Membership Trifecta (NEW)– A combination of three achievements: 100% Class Participation; Membership increase of 20% or 20 members (whichever is achieved first); 5 members complete membership madness
  • 100% Class Participation Award – Recognizes advisers who recruit all students in a single class to become FBLA members.
  • 100% Membership Excellence Awards – Recognizes advisers who recruit all students in all of their classes during the entire year to join FBLA.
  • Market Share Award – Recognizes chapters at schools where a high percentage of a student body joins FBLA.
  • Membership Achievement Award – Recognizes chapters that maintain or increase membership.
  • Local Recruitment of Chapters – Recognizes chapters that charter or reactivate FBLA and ML chapters.
  • Started from the Bottom Campaign – Recognizes our small chapters (less than 20 members in previous year) who increase their membership by at least 10 members.

Good luck with your goals and recruitment efforts! We can’t wait to see your chapter on stage at SLC!

SLC Ribbons; Getting ready for SLC

What is right around the corner and is at the end of March?The State Leadership Conference is less than two months away, which means it’s time for our most popular event this year; Ribbons! All members get the chance to collect hundreds of decorative rivbons that co aside with the achievements you have accomplished. These ribbons will be decked out on your conference name badges. Members receive special recognition if they have collected certain ribbons. Georgia FBLA recognizes its members’ participation with the ever-popular conference ribbons. Participate in many projects and see how many ribbons you can collect!

 

These are some of the following ribbons

you can receive and be decked out in:

Administrator (SLC)
Advisers who serve as competitive event
administrators at the 2017 SLC
Adviser (FLC, SLC)
Local chapter advisers registered for conference
Adviser of the Year (SLC)
Advisers who are nominated for 2017 Adviser of
the Year honors
Alumni (FLC, SLC)
Advisers who were members of FBLA in high
school
Ambassador (SLC)
Members who serve as competitive event
ambassador at SLC
America (FLC, SLC)
Members who have achieved the America level
in BAA for the current or in past years
Assistant (SLC)
Advisers who serve as competitive event
assistants at SLC
Battle of the Chapters (FLC)
Members who participate in 2016 Battle of the
Chapters
Bronze Chapter (SLC)
Members and advisers of 2016-2017 Chapter of
the Year Bronze Chapters
Business (SLC)
Members who have achieved the Business
level in BAA or MAP for 2016-2017
Candidate (SLC)
State office candidates at the 2017 SLC
Chapter of the Year (FLC)
Members and advisers of 2016 Gold/Silver/
Bronze chapters
Chapter President (FLC)
Local chapter presidents who attend FLC
Community Service Award (SLC)
Members who are nominated by their chapters
for the Community Service Award of Merit
Conference All-Star (SLC)
Members and advisers who have attended
SLOTS, Rally, FLC, RLC and SLC in 2016-2017
Conference Sponsor (FLC, SLC)
Advisers of Future and Business level chapter
sponsors or advisers and members of Leader
and America level chapter sponsors
Excellence (SLC)
Advisers who recruit 100% of students in all
classes to join FBLA during 2016-2017
Finalist (SLC)
Members who compete in SLC event finals
Foundation Donor (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers who join the Georgia
FBLA Foundation
Future (SLC)
Members who have achieved the Future level in
BAA for 2016-2017
Georgia Chapter of the Year (FLC)
Members and advisers of the 2015-2016
Georgia FBLA Chapter of the Year
Gold Chapter (SLC)
Members and advisers of 2016-2017 Chapter of
the Year Gold Chapters
Gold Seal Chapter of the Year (FLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that received
the 2015-2016 Gold Seal Chapter Award of
Merit
Guest (FLC, SLC)
Individuals registered as chaperones at
conference
I Support the March of Dimes (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers may purchase these
ribbons at conferences to support the March of
Dimes
Industry Certified (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of current Industry
Certified chapters
Leader (SLC)
Members who have achieved the Leader level
in BAA for 2016-2017
Member of the Month (FLC, SLC)
Members who have been nominated as a
Georgia FBLA Member of the Month
Membership Achievement (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that have
increased paid membership over 2015-2016
final membership totals
Membership Campaign (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that have
placed in a top 3 membership campaign
Membership Madness (SLC)
Members who have recruited 5 new members
during 2016-2017
Membership Mania (SLC)
Members who have recruited 10 new members
during 2016-2017
Monopoly (FLC, SLC)
Members who participate in the Monopoly
Tournament
New Chapter (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that have
chartered or reactivated during 2016-2017
Official Dress (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers who adopt full Georgia
FBLA Official Dress at conference
Presenter (SLC)
Members and advisers who present a workshop
at the 2017 SLC
Professional Division Members (FLC, SLC)
Advisers who are active paid members of the
Professional Division
Rally Participant (FLC)
Members and advisers who attended the 2016
Fall Motivational Rally
Region Officer (FLC, SLC)
Members who are currently serving as a 2016-
2017 region officer
Saving the Foundation for Future (SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that raise
over $1,000 or $5 per member for the March of
Dimes
Scholarship Basket (FLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that donate a
Scholarship Basket
Scrapbook (SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that submit a
scrapbook page for the State Scrapbook
Silver Chapter (SLC)
Members and advisers of 2016-2017 Chapter of
the Year Silver Chapters
SLOTS Participant (FLC)
Members and advisers who attended the 2016
SLOTS
State Project (SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that
accumulate 400 points in the
Less Is More State Project
Sweepstakes Winner (SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that capture
the sweepstakes championship at RLC
Top Ten (SLC)
Members and advisers who place in the top 10
at the 2017 SLC
Voting Delegate (SLC)
Members who participate as a voting delegate at
SLC
Who’s Who (SLC)
Members who are nominated for 2017 Who’s
Who in Georgia FBLA honors
Winner (FLC)
Members and advisers who placed at the 2016
NLC
50 Member Club (FLC, SLC)
Advisers of chapters that have 50-99 members
100 Member Club (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that have
100-199 members
200 Member Club (FLC, SLC)
Members and advisers of chapters that have
over 200 members
100% Class Participation (SLC)
Advisers who recruit 100% of students in a class
to join FBLA during 2016-2017

 

Getting Ready for SLC

The 2018 Georgia FBLA State Leadership Conference is right around the corner! This year we will be in beautiful downtown Atlanta. I am sure that as many of you prepare for your competitions and projects you are wondering what you need to know before you leave for the SLC. Well first things first make sure that you start preparing as soon as possible because the competition will be higher than ever! Begin utilizing specialist in your school as well as your advisor to prepare for speaking, testing, and projects in real world scenarios. There are many prompts and examples for each competition that you can find online and use at no cost to you. The SLC will be crazy and fast paced so make sure that when you step in the door all you have to do is make your final preparations. Be sure to pack any toiletries and clothes you may need 3 days before you are to leave for Atlanta. Review the dress code and make sure you have everything you need so that you do not get a point deduction. Finally, relax! It is going to be a fun and exciting experience that you won’t soon forget so don’t forget to enjoy yourself and have fun! Good luck to all of you!