National Leadership Conference 2018

This year, over 12,000 members and advisers will gather in Baltimore, Maryland for the National Leadership Conference. Top competitors from each state will compete for a top 10 award, while everyone will have the opportunity to attend fun and informative workshops. With the hotel and conference venue surrounding the beautiful Inner Harbor, it’s sure to be a memorable experience.

All hotel and conference registrations must be made directly through Massachusetts FBLA. A non-refundable deposit must accompany each registration and will be applied to your final payment amount. Be sure to register early to guarantee your place at the Baltimore 2018 NLC.

All chapters must have a school-approved adviser or chaperone.

What's included?

  • Conference registration*
  • One competitive event (for those who qualify)
  • Five nights hotel* (additional nights available for additional fee)
  • MA FBLA NLC t-shirt
  • Five MA FBLA trading pins

What's not included?

  • Transportation (air + ground)
  • Entertainment
  • Meals
  • Other expenses

Important dates & deadlines

  • April 11: Registration opens
  • May 4: Registration deadline
  • May 4: Deposit RECEIPT deadline
  • May 9: Competitive event materials receipt deadline
  • June 6: Final payment receipt deadline
  • June 27: Travel to Baltimore (unless early departure is requested)
  • June 28 – July 1: National Leadership Conference
  • July 2: Travel home (unless late departure is requested)

Registration fees

Prices listed are per member/adviser/chaperone and are based on the number of individuals in each room. Each chapter must have a fully-registered adviser or chaperone in attendance (not using guest rate) for the full duration of the conference.

Type Deposit Total Additional Nights
1 person per room, 1 bed $200 $1,200 $210
2 person per room, 1 bed $200 $700 $105
3 person per room, 2 beds $200 $550 $75
4 person per room, 2 beds $200 $450 $55
Guest $50 $50 (opening + closing session ticket only)

Additional opportunities

Consider attending the Institute for Leaders pre-conference for an additional fee of $115 per member or $50 per adviser (plus hotel). Select this registration type in the online system and you will automatically be billed accordingly.

Additional pins and t-shirts are available for purchase.

Late registration is subject to availability, will result in additional fees, and includes only items with an asterisk as indicated above.

How to register

Registration is closed. Invoices can still be accessed in the registration system.
Login information is the same as dues registration. Email for assistance.