FBLA is the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology. For over 75 years,  FBLA has been the place where 10 million students have found the keys to unlocking the doors to career success, personal achievement, and business leadership. Along with the Middle Level and Collegiate Division, FBLA is the place where business and education comes to life for students!  Through FBLA’s motto of SERVICE,  EDUCATION, and PROGRESS more than 250,000 students participate in innovative leadership and career development programs that bring together members on the local, regional, state, national, and international levels.


Joining FBLA is different based on the school you attend. First, verify that your school has an FBLA local chapter. Contact your chapter’s adviser or officers and inquire about joining. Some benefits of joining our program are listed here.

Virtual Chapter of Ohio FBLA

Joining FBLA is different based on the school you attend. If your school does not have a chapter, you are welcome to join our virtual chapter for Ohio FBLA.

OR If your school does not have a chapter, you can start one! See below!

Start a Chapter

Starting a FBLA chapter is easy. First step is completing   a FBLA Chapter Request Form.
Once approved, the second step is you will be contacted by the state director and the Vice President of your region or by a state officer with welcome information and further details.
Third step – recruit members at your school.
Fourth step – pay membership dues
Fifth step – plan activities and meetings for your members.
Sixth step – plan on attending the State Leadership Conference in March.

Contact the state director if you have any questions or need any help along the way. We are here to help you be successful and Create.  Lead.  and be Inspired.


Join Professional Division

Professional Division is for FBLA-PBL Alumni, family and friends of FBLA-PBL members, and Business Professionals. Visit this page for more information and discover themembership benefits.