Wed Feb 20, 2019
BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
America Award Activities
Select and complete a total of 15 activities. Interactive form
must be submitted by local adviser by April 25. Awarded at the national level
with a pin.
Complete four(4) activities from this
section. The first three (3) are required
1 Communications/Information Technology
Complete the FBLA International Recruitment Project. You
will use the country and the information that you compiled for the Leader
2 Communications/Information Technology
Required. Create an online autobiographical scrapbook presentation
(movie, podcast, or slide show) highlighting your life – this must include
FBLA activities, community service activities, and demonstrate leadership
3 Communications/Information Technology
Participate on a committee to plan a free enterprise project for elementary
or junior high students. As part of this project, design a free enterprise
board game or card game (i.e. bingo, etc.) to help students learn these
4 Service Learning/Communications
Do something special for Adviser Appreciation Day during FBLA-PBL Week for
your local or state adviser.
5 Service Learning
Plan and participate in leadership project of your choice that is designed
to help your local chapter recruit and retain members and that has been
approved by your local chapter adviser.
Contact local businesses to find door prizes for members for drawings for
local chapter meetings.
7 Communications/Service Learning
Help your local chapter sponsor an environmental slogan contest and an
environmental project of your choice for your school.
Work with your local chapter adviser to plan a special Power Lunch meeting
with chapter members. Invite a guest speaker from business and prepare a
Help prepare skit about the benefits of saving money and present to middle
level students. Plan a project where students use the information that you
Complete six (6) activities from this
section. The first three (3) are required.
10 Information Technology
Go to one of the popular blog sites such as edublog.com or
blogger.com and start your own blog.
11 Information Technology/Communications
Required. Complete the E-Portfolio project by using
The STEM Premier platform allows you to earn several digital badges designed
exclusively for FBLA. Some of the items that will include in your profile
will be your photo, details about your education, accomplishments, and
skills. You must also include a sales pitch about yourself, and uploads of
several projects that you have worked on throughout the America level. Click
on the link in the resource section below for additional details.
12 Informational Technology/Communications
Required. Create a TBL Magazine cover and feature story about the
upcoming NLC with at least three photos and two quotes for the spring issue
of Tomorrow’s Business Leader, FBLA’s national magazine. Include at least
one photo on the cover as well as a bulleted list of articles that are
inside this edition. Check out the Conferences page on the FBLA-PBL web site
to find out about the next NLC.
13 Communications/Social Media
Watch the Video – Social Media, is it a Fad. Submit a feasible, detailed
plan to President and CEO, Ms. Jean Buckley, for a new nation-wide project.
This proposal must be at least two pages in length, include a budget, and a
bar graph for pie chart.
14 Communications/Information Technology
Develop a FBLA game show, a FBLA music video, or a reality show about FBLA.
(Prepare a story board and using electronic media such as video, You Tube,
Develop and post a You Tube video about how FBLA has helped you prepare for
your future career.
Plan and prepare a report for district/regional, state, or national
competition (i.e., Business Plan, American Enterprise Project, Community
Service Project, Local Chapter Annual Business Report, or Partnership with
Research virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and holographic
entertainment worlds. Discuss how this technology will reshape economics and
marketing and how FBLA can use some of this information in a two-three page
Complete five (5) activities from the
list below. Activities 18, 19, and 27 are required.
18 FBLA National Organization and Programs
Go to Membership Mania Award
19 FBLA National Organization and Programs
Required. Secure a letter of recommendation about your leadership
skills and why you are deserving of the America award from your local or
20 Career Development/Business
Complete the Etiquette quiz with a score of 92% or higher.
21 FBLA National Organization and Programs
Participate in the National Fall Leadership Conference or the Institute for
22 FBLA National Organization and Programs
Submit an application for the FBLA Distinguished Business Leader
23 FBLA National Organization and Programs/Recruitment
Plan an activity for your local chapter in which you participate in a joint
project or social event with an FBLA-Middle Level or a PBL chapter.
24 FBLA National Organization and Programs/Recruitment
Visit at least one school that does not have an active FBLA chapter or
FBLA-Middle Level chapter. Meet with school officials to encourage them to
charter or reactivate a chapter.
Invite a school administrator to a chapter meeting, a state meeting, or a
state- or national-sponsored FBLA conference.
Make a personal visit to an elected official. Research and discuss Perkins
Funding. Take a photo with the official.
Required. Recruit two (2) Professional Division members