Business & Industry

How Can Business & Industry Professionals Get Involved?   Join the FBLA Professional Division!

  • The Professional Division supports and promotes FBLA-PBL, Inc. and its goals.  Professional members:



    • Support FBLA-PBL programs and serve as liaisons between the workplace and the classroom.
    • Mentor FBLA-PBL members to strengthen leadership and provide career counseling.
    • Keep members informed on current business trends.

    Established business professionals can help, teach, and encourage the rising generation of business leaders. Professional members give students the chance to work one-on-one with experienced leaders. Members receive The Professional Edgeand other national publications. Anyone who has an interest in FBLA can become a Professional Division member—former members, employers, educators, FBLA-PBL advisers, parents, business people, and community supporters. 

    Email the California FBLA State Office at
    , to find out more about becoming a member of the FBLA-PBL Professional Division, or jump right in right now by completing this online form.

    Professional Division Members 

    • Enhance a chapter and its activities
    • Serve as liaison between business and classroom
    • Share real-life experiences at meetings and workshops
    • Provide professional development training through workshops
    • Arrange tours of local businesses
    • Guide members as they prepare for competitive events
    • Judge at local, state and national competitions
    • Help chapters with fundraising
    • Create internships and job shadowing
    • Offer scholarships and other financial support

    In addition to the great feeling members receive from helping middle school and high school students, members receive a number of valuable, tangible benefits in exchange for their membership dues. Professional Division members receive copies of The Professional Edge, a newsletter written specifically for professional members, as well as Tomorrow's Business Leader or PBL Business Leader.

    And, as an added bonus, FBLA-PBL has partnered with third-party companies to provide hotel discounts, car rental discounts, shopping discounts, and other benefits to professional division members of Future Business Leaders of America.