February 05-11, 2023 — National FBLA Week
One Month Prior to FBLA Week:
One Month Before: Sample Proclamation (found below)
Get your governor, mayor, or county executive involved in FBLA Week by having them sign a high-profile proclamation.
Suggested National FBLA Week Activities:
Sunday, February 05 — Sunday Spotlight
Spotlight members and their achievements in FBLA. Members can connect with each other through Instagram posts and stories and network with potential new members.
Monday, February 06 — Motivational Monday
Preview the rest of the program year, including the National Leadership Conference (NLC) in June in Atlanta, Georgia, and other National Officer programs via social media. National Officers will share this information via live videos and through the National Presidents’ Forum, taking place at 7 pm ET via Zoom.
Tuesday, February 07 — Tuesday Talks
Give members an opportunity to connect with national officers, past officers, and other FBLA members through fun and unique programming, including game nights, coffee chats, and alumni talks.
Wednesday, February 08 — Work Wednesday
Prepare the Future Business Leaders of America by giving them the opportunity to understand the job market through live online panels and workshops. Additionally, members are encouraged to dress as business leaders by wearing professional attire to school.
Thursday, February 09 — Thoughtful Thursday
Thank local chapter advisers and members of chapter leadership by creating a montage video that includes footage from videos and photos submitted on social media.
Friday, February 10 — Fundraising Friday
Promote community service within FBLA and promote chapter fundraising collaboration. Members will compete against other chapters in fundraising efforts and share their success on social media with the hashtag #FBLAWeek. Additionally, we encourage chapters to participate in community service activities.
Saturday, February 11 — Spirit Saturday
Promote the FBLA rebrand and give members a chance to show off their new swag.
Sample FBLA Week Proclamation
WHEREAS, Future Business Leaders of America is a nonprofit educational organization whose first chapter was established in Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1942; and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania’s first FBLA chapter was chartered at Blairsville High School in Indiana County in 1943; and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania FBLA was officially chartered as a state chapter in 1952; and
WHEREAS, (Your School Name) officially chartered its FBLA local chapter on (insert date here/contact state office for charter date); and
WHEREAS, Pennsylvania FBLA has grown now to encompass 11,000 members statewide and over 150,000 members and advisers nationwide in middle schools, high schools, colleges, universities, career and technical schools, and private business schools; and
WHEREAS, FBLA is a professional business organization dedicated to bringing business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs; and
WHEREAS, members perform community service activities and strive to build a student’s understanding of the realities of the modern business world; and
WHEREAS, FBLA teaches middle school and high school students basic business and leadership principles; and assists in the transition from school to work;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, (insert official’s name and title here) (insert name of state, county, city, borough, township, school district here) do hereby proclaim (February 05-11, 2023) ,as NATIONAL FBLA WEEK in the State of ( ) or County of- ( ) or City of ( ) or Borough of ( ) or Township of ( ) or School District of ( ).