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FLC - Refreshed

FLC 2019 is going to be a terrific event to get your chapter motivated for a successful year with BPA!  If I can be of any assistance, please don’t hesitate to email or call.

This packet is an excellent overview of the format and offerings to shar3e with your members and administration for approval.

MN Fall Leadership Conference

MN BPA will host the 2019 FLC, October 27 & 28, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.  Conference registration fee will be $35 and includes a conference t-shirt. 

Attached is an overview of this year’s event – we hope you are as excited about the new format and contents as MN BPA is!

AGENDA

Please keep in mind that the agenda is a work in progress - there will probably be minor changes to time frames after we see numbers attending as well as numbers of candidates. 

We have taken great care based upon YOUR feedback to provide fresh content, format and experiences for our BPA Members.   

There’s so much in store for attendees!

  • ON SITE FIELD EXPERIENCE
  • NEW BRANDED MATERIALS AND MERCHANDISE
  • MORE CONTACT WITH BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
  • BEAUTIFUL NEWLY ADDED MEETING SPACE
  • ENTERTAINMENT AVAILABLE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS
  • PHOTO OPPS FOR LINKED IN SITES
  • PREPARATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMPETITORS
  • TIME FOR ORGANIZED CHAPTER DINNERS
  • IMPROVED SCHEDULE FOR OFFICER ELECTION SESSIONS
  • ALL MEMBERS WILL HEAR CANDIDATE SPEECHES
  • GENERAL SESSION TO KICK OFF DAY TWO – INCLUDES OVERVIEW OF ALL OF THE AWESOME ASPECTS OF BPA

CONFERENCE T-SHIRTS

Conference t-shirt is included in your registration!

DEADLINE TO REGISTER - October 1, 2019 

Watch for the chapter advisors reg kit to answer more of your question.  This will be sent soon. 

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Business Professionals of America is to develop and empower student leaders to discover their passion and change the world by creating unmatched opportunities in learning, professional growth and service.

Capitalize Your Future

2019-20 Theme

The 2019-20 Membership theme is Capitalize Your Future.

More information on our Announcements page.

New Branding and logo roll-out

New logo and brand information for Minnesota can be found on our downloads page.

Amber McNew, BPA Director of Education

Amber McNew, BPA Director of Education

NLC 2019 Student of the Year - Jon Zheng

BPA Cares - Individual Service Award

Executive Team

2018-19 State Executive Team


Leading CTSO

Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.  Our Minnesota State Representative to the Foundation for Student Organizations is Steve Weber.


Membership

Nationally, BPA has 43,000 members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states. In Minnesota we have over 1,100 members in  eight regions.  BPA is a co-curricular organization that supports business and information technology educators by offering co-curricular exercises based on national standards.  For Minnesota information about joining or starting a new chapter contact our State Executive Director, Jackie Schiller.


Workplace Skills Assessment Program (WSAP)

The Workplace Skills Assessment Program (WSAP) prepares students to succeed and assesses real-world business skills and problem solving abilities in finance, management, IT and computer applications. It is BPA's showcase program and facilitates students demonstrating their career skills at regional, state and national conferences in 72 competitive events, including virtual opportunities. 

For more info about our program, please contact Minnesota's CEAC (Classroom Educator's Advisory Council) representative, Lynn O'Driscoll.



Jackie Schiller

Jackie Schiller

Executive Director

Phone: 218-847-5355

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