2018 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.

 

2018 SLC Fees & Dates

  • When & Where: March 23-24; Hyatt Regency Atlanta
  • Registration Fee: $75 (for reservations at least two nights); $85 (for reservations of only one night); $100 if not staying within a Georgia FBLA hotel block)
  • Late Fee: $95/$105/$120 (Feb. 14-20)
  • Dues Eligibility Deadline: January 15
  • Competitive Event UPLOAD Deadline: February 13 (for those events that must be uploaded)
  • Competitive Event RECEIPT Deadline: February 13 (for those events that must be mailed)
  • Hotel Reservation Window: February 14-16
  • Registration Deadline: February 13
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 16
  • Chapter of the Year RECEIPT Deadline: February 20
  • Late/Substitutions/Changes/Cancellations Deadline: February 20
  • Payment RECEIPT Deadline: February 23
  • Hotel Payment RECEIPT Deadline: March 2
  • SKILLS Testing: February 5-9
  • ONLINE Testing: March 1-2, 5-6
  • Competitions: All nationally recognized FBLA events (60 events)
  • Where to Register:  LiveBinder.

 

 

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!

SLC Preview

This year’s SLC will be in beautiful downtown Atlanta! We will have tons of amazing workshops and events planned for our members to enjoy. The Hyatt in downtown Atlanta is close to many amazing restaurants and fun things for you and your chapter to do. Start an itinerary with your adviser so that they can make sure everything you do is fun and safe! Each and every year the members that compete in our competitive events find that the experience is unforgettable and we are so excited for all of you to have that same experience this year! Be sure to check and see if the competitive event you are doing is straight to state or not because you don’t want to miss out on the hundreds of awards! We couldn’t be more excited to see all of you in March and good-luck to those of you preparing for your events!

Recap of the 2017 State Leadership Conference

The 2017  State Leadership Conference (SLC) was the place where over 4,000 FBLA members stepped into the spotlight and seized their time to shine. Members jumped into the spotlight of workshops, competitive events, and networking opportunities leaving them with lasting memories. Members also started their journey to lead as business professionals.

We celebrated those who scored the highest in their competitive events and remembered how we shared our spotlight with each other in Athens.

Members, advisers, and chapters were recognized in a variety of categories and we said farewell to our 2016-2017 State Executive Council while also welcoming those elected to lead Georgia FBLA as members of the 2017-2018 State Executive Council.

Be sure to share the memories from this years SLC with your friends and family back home by watching this year’s Conference ThinkBack and reflect on all of the shining moments from Athens at Thinkback.com/GAFBLA.

Georgia FBLA, thank you for such an incredible conference. Congratulations to all of our competitors and for those making the trip to Anaheim, California, we can’t wait to see you there!