Fall Leadership Conference

Registration Due October 15

All Nebraska PBL members can participate for $10.
Any FBLA members and/or other PBL members can participate for $15.

The annual Fall Leadership Conference is going virtual and will be hosted as a three-day event! The conference is designed to connect members with businesses and business professionals, train local officers and members, and share information on Nebraska PBL activities and goals. The kick-off of the conference will continue as normal with a guest speaker as well as local and state officer roundtables. This Fall Leadership Conference, unlike any other will include various competitive event competitions, so don’t forget to sign up! You can get a preview of the schedule by clicking the button below!

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All PBL members must be REGISTERED and PAID in order to participate in FLC.

Fall Leadership Conference Schedule of Events

October 20
5:00 p.m.  Virtual Business Tour (Sandhills)
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 Opening Session & Keynote Speaker LIVE

Dell Gines – Senior Community Development Advisor for Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Omaha Branch

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Local Officer/State Officer Roundtable LIVE
October 21
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Business Presentation Competition (Nebraska PBL only,
Review Instructions Below)
12:00 p.m. NLE Video from Senator Slama
12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Resume Review LIVE
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Digital Media Competition (Nebraska PBL only,
Review Instructions Below)
5:00 p.m.  Virtual Business Tour  (Sapp Bros.)
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 C-Suite Panel LIVE

Travis Portwood – Chief Investment Officer at Allen Capital Group

Scott Cornelius – Senior Vice President of Leadership Services at TRI Leadership Resources, LLC.

Jon Clifton – Managing Partner at Gallup

8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

 Young Professional Panel LIVE

Kevin Kraft– The Marketing Director for the Big I

Eric Turner– Email Marketing Specialist for Union Bank and Trust

Molly O’Connell – Manager at Rozzie May Animal Alliance 

October 22
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Social Media Challenge Competition (Nebraska PBL only,
Review Instructions Below)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Bylaw Proposal Discussion LIVE
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Website Design Competition (Nebraska PBL only,
Review Instructions Below)
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bylaw Proposal Voting Open
5:00 p.m. Virtual Business Tour (Excite Experiences)
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Networking Session LIVE
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Closing Session & Keynote Speaker LIVE

Javier Fernandez– Vice President and CFO of OPPD

FLC Guests

Brian Mecouch
Computer and Network Specialist at Ocean City school district.
Barrett Hahn
Controller at TMC, Inc.


Available for Nebraska PBL Members Only One Team Per Chapter Per Competition



Transformational leadership inspires teams to identify, create, and lead change through inspiration. Develop a presentation describing the characteristics of transformational leadership. Provide examples of business change led by transformational business leaders. For FLC Competition Only: Find a business that needs assistance with change.  Provide advice specific to their businesses based on the information you found on transformational leadership.



Utilize computer animation to create an informational video on leading business sustainability practices. For FLC Competition Only: Share your video with a business and discuss their business sustainability practices and how they could implement some of the information you shared in the video. 


Knowledge of current business trends is critical for graduating students.  Create a social media campaign describing the top 5 business trends for a selected industry of your choice. Conduct research on the selected industry and associated trends. Plan for a minimum of three different social media platforms that educate your peers on the identified trends. *No new social media account(s) should be created for the campaign without written consent from the entity.  For FLC Competition Only:  Must communicate directly with businesses/individuals in that industry versus obtaining all information from personal online research.



Research current trends in environmental responsibility and sustainability. Develop a website that educates your peers regarding environmental responsibility and sustainability. As part of the website design, develop and advertise a potential public event supporting environmental responsibility and sustainability. For FLC Competition Only:  Find an actual public event and work directly with them for this competition.  Note that the event could be virtual and therefore located anywhere. 


*Note: Overall feedback will be provided live.  Scoresheets will not be returned for the fall competition.