Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) has been dedicated to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing members for careers in business and business-related fields. Our conferences offers a breadth of activities that build personal and professional skills, including unique career development programs, business tours, workshops, and so much more.
Do you want to build a portfolio of documented accomplishments before you enter the job market? Activities in PBL can complement your academic experience and give you an edge in your future career. During a job interview, you can point to the leadership positions you held for the largest collegiate business student organization in the world, the academic competitions you entered and how you fared against the very best students in the nation, and how with the career readiness and professional development you received you are ready to succeed in whatever you do.
If you are interested in developing your leadership, communication, and your professional skills then PBL is the right choice for you. Join today or start a chapter on your campus.
National FBLA-PBL Information
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The association has four divisions:
- Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students;
- FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students;
- Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and
- Professional Division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support
the goals of the association.
FBLA-PBL is the largest business career student organization in the world. The high school division has 215,000 members, while the post-secondary division reaches approximately 9,000 college students. The newest group, FBLA-Middle Level, is showing remarkable growth with over 20,000 student members. Finally, the Professional Division has reached over 3,000 members. Over 11,000 advisers round out the group. Exclusive membership and career recognition programs are designed for each division to provide additional personal and chapter development opportunities.
Competitive Events Program
FBLA-PBL’s National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. Through state-based competition at the spring State Leadership Conferences, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Top state winners then are eligible to compete for honors at the National Leadership Conference each summer.