Ohio FBLA-PBL 2021 State Leadership Conference

Five hundred high school students, advisers, businesspersons, and alumni gather to develop knowledge and skills for college and careers.


March 19, 2021


Online- Virtual SLC Platform

Conference Highlights

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Competitive Events

More than 1,000 Ohio FBLA-PBL members demonstrate their college and career knowledge and skills by participating in our Competitive Events Program. 

Emerging Leader Series

Hundreds of members participate in Ohio FBLA-PBL's emerging leader workshops & educational seminars to attain 21st century skills in the areas of collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.

College + Career Fair Exhibits

Searching for the perfect institution to start your post-secondary studies? Want to discuss career opportunities?  More than 15 colleges, universities, and sponsor exhibits will be waiting!

And much more!

From the Student Networking Expo to state officer campaigns to professional learning, Ohio FBLA-PBL's SLC brings together the best of the best to culminate a successful FBLA academic year.

Classroom Connection

Ohio FBLA-PBL's State Leadership Conference supports education initiatives such as:

  • CTE Career Clusters

  • National Business Education Curriculum Standards

  • Real-World, 21st Century Skills

  • Experiential & Project-Based Learning

  • Common Sense Financial Literacy

Registration information now available!

COVID-19 UPDATE: There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in Ohio FBLA-PBL's State Leadership Conference. Given the uncertain length of the current pandemic, The Ohio FBLA-PBL Board of Directors has decided to transition the conference experience into a virtual event. Additional details can be found in the Chapter Planning Guide

Registration Rates (By Jan 15): Student - $65 | Adviser/Guest - $50 

Registration Rates (By Jan 29): Student - $80 | Adviser/Guest - $65



Get Involved



Make one-on-one connections with more than 1,000 Ohio FBLA-PBL members and advisers in one location.


Put your message in the hands of all the conference attendees by advertising in the conference program.


There are plenty of opportunities to sponsor meal functions, participant materials, general sessions, and more.


Spend time inspiring tomorrow's business leaders by serving as a competitive events judge, mentor, or workshop presenter. 

Important dates 

& Deadlines

November 25:

Competitive Events Guide Released

December 9:

Registration Live

State Officer Application Released

January 15:

On-Time Registration Deadline

January 29:

Deadline for members' dues to be paid to be eligible to compete

Written Reports, Prejudged Materials, State Officer Application, and Darlene Allen Scholarship Application deadline

Late Registration Deadline (LAST DAY TO REGISTER COMPETITORS!)

February 1:

Online Testing Window Open

Production Materials Distributed

Performance Event Virtual Window Begins (all live performances are on Feb. 19)

February 22:

Payment Deadline

Production Event Upload Deadline

Online Testing Window Closes

Ohio FBLA-PBL Needs Your Help


Help us inspire and educate tomorrow's future business leaders.  We are always on the lookout for judges, workshop presenters, sponsors, and exhibitors. 

Competitive Event Judge

We are looking for 75 professionals, educators, and entrepreneurs to help judge our student competitors. 

Workshop Presenters

Share your industry knowledge and expertise with the next generation.  Can you donate your time to present a brief 45-minute session? 


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