Business Professionals of America conducts a number of events throughout each membership year, the Calendar and Events listing serves as a tool to promote and publicizing those events for the students, advisors, alumni and partners that are a part of our organization. In addition to posting these program and event offerings to our website, we publish and distribute a calendar of events poster at the beginning of each membership year. Information included on the calendar of events poster is current as of the time it is published in late summer. It is recommended that members reference the information posted on the Calendar and Events page of our website for the most up-to-date information.
Alumni Division MeetingsThe 2016-2017 Meeting Dates for the Alumni Division will be as follows:
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 8:00 PM ESTRegister for Meeting
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 8:00 PM EST (Annual Fall Meeting)Register for Meeting
Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 8:00 PM ESTRegister for Meeting
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 8:00 PM ESTRegister for Meeting
Tuesday ,March 14, 2017, 8:00 PM ESTRegister for Meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 8:00 PM ESTRegister for Meeting
National Officer Winter Planning MeetingThe Winter Officer Planning Meeting is held annually in January. Secondary and Post-secondary members of the National Officer Team meet to review goal progress and plan for the National Leadership Conference. The 2017 National Officer Winter Planning Meeting will take place in Orlando, FL in early January 2017.
National Leadership ConferenceThe National Leadership Conference is held annually during the month of April or May. The purpose of the National Leadership Conference is to provide delegates the opportunity to participate in educational workshops, hear nationally prominent speakers, elect student officers, participate in the competitive events program, make recommendations regarding policies, conduct the business of the organization, and participate in leadership programs. The 2017 National Leadership Conference will take place in Orlando, FL May 10-14.
National Officer Summer TrainingThe National Officer Summer Training is held annually during the month of June or July. Newly elected national officer team members from the Secondary and Post-Secondary Divisions meet under the direction of the National Officer Coordinator to train for their respective positions and goal-set for the upcoming membership year. The 2016-2017 National Officer’s Summer Training will take place in Columbus, OH.
2017 Summer Planning Meetings: July 14-22, Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX (GAYLORD TEXAN)Classroom Educators Advisory Council Summer Planning MeetingThe Classroom Educators Advisory Council Summer Planning Meeting is held annually during the month of July. Appointed representatives to the Classroom Educators Advisory Council meet to review the Workplace Skills Assessment Program and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees.
The 2017 Classroom Educators Advisory Council Summer Planning Meeting Arrive: July 14Meetings: July 15, 16, 17, 18Depart: July 19
State Association Advisory Council Summer Planning MeetingThe State Association Advisory Council Summer Planning Meeting is held annually during the month of July. State Advisors representing all chartered states of Business Professionals of America meet to review policy and present formal recommendations to the Board of Trustees. The 2017 SAAC Summer Planning MeetingArrive: July 15Meetings: July 16, 17, 18Depart: July 19
Board of Trustees Summer Planning MeetingThe Board of Trustees Summer Planning Meeting is held annually in the month of July. Board members meet to conduct the business of Business Professionals of America and set short-term and long-term goals for the organization. The 2017 Board of Trustees Summer Planning Meeting Arrive: July 18Meetings: July 19, 20, 21Depart: July 22
Regional and State ConferencesThroughout fall, winter and early spring, BPA regions and states hold their conferences for leadership development, competitions, awards, elections and more. Some states have all divisions together, some separately. Some states have a fall and winter/spring conference; some just have a winter/spring conference. For information on your region or state, talk to your local advisor, or State Advisor.