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          Register to serve as a Judge at the 2017 National Leadership Conference in Orlando Today

           

          Business Professionals of America is pleased to announce its upcoming National Leadership Conference at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, Florida, May 10-14, 2017.

          Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a student organization whose purpose is to support middle level, high school, and college students interested in business careers. Each year, students compete at regional and state levels to demonstrate their skills in over sixty different business areas. The winners of the state contests are invited to the National Leadership Conference, where a number of the contest events are judged by local business leaders to impart a “real world” experience to the students.

          Over 300 experienced professionals are needed to judge in the following business areas:

          • Finance
          • Business Administration
          • Management Information Systems
          • Digital Communication & Design
          • Management, Marketing and Communication

          Judging opportunities are available  on Thursday, May 11, Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. Volunteers are needed for one or more five-hour time slots.

          AM events begin at 7:00 AM with a breakfast and orientation. AM events are scheduled 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.

          PM events begin at 12:00 PM with a lunch and orientation. PM events are scheduled 1:00 PM-5:00 PM.

          Judging at NLC is an exciting, rewarding opportunity to mentor truly outstanding young people and to offer students a realistic expectation of the business world. Judging is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

          Step: 1-Determine your availability  and find an event which matches! A preview of Judged Event Opportunities is found below.

          Step: 2-Learn more about your event. View our Competitive Event Descriptions online and Review the Judges' Handbook.

          Step: 3-Register

          Events will take place at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
          Thursday, May 11 7:00 am-8:00 am Competitive Event Judge's Breakfast Orientation 
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-10:00 am Video Production Team (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Computer Modeling (S)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Digital Media Production (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Digital Media Production (S)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Contemporary Issues (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Extemporaneous Speech (ML)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Extemporaneous Speech (S)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Graphic Design Promotion (ML)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Graphic Design Promotion (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Graphic Design Promotion (S)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Introduction to Video Production Team (ML)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Presentation Management Individual (S)
          Thursday, May 11 8:00 am-12:00 pm Video Production Team (S)
          Thursday, May 11 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Competitive Event Judge's Luncheon Orientation 
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Advanced Interview Skills (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Advanced Interview Skills (S)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Broadcast News Production Team (S)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Entrepreneurship Exploration (ML)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Entrepreneurship (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Entrepreneurship (S)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Ethics & Professionalism (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Computer Animation Team (S)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Presentation Management Team (ML)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Presentation Management Team and Individual (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Presentation Management Team (S)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Small Business Management Team (PS)
          Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Small Business Management Team (S)
               
          Friday, May 12 7:00 am-8:00 am Competitive Event Judge's Breakfast Orientation 
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Administrative Support Research Project (S)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Economic Research Team (S)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Human Resource Management (PS)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Human Resource Management (S)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Parliamentary Procedure Team (S)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Website Design Team (ML)                                
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Website Design Team (PS)
          Friday, May 12 8:00 am-12:00 pm Website Design Team (S)                                
          Friday, May 12 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Competitive Event Judge's Luncheon Orientation 
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Economic Research Individual (S)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Global Marketing Team (S)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Interview Skills (PS)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Interview Skills (S)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Network Design Team (PS)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Network Design Team (S)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Prepared Speech (ML)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Prepared Speech (PS)
          Friday, May 12 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Prepared Speech (S)
               
          Saturday, May 13 7:00 am-8:00 am Competitive Event Judge's Breakfast Orientation 
          Saturday, May 13 7:30 am-12:00 pm Extemporaneous Speech Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 7:30 am-12:00 pm Human Resource Management Finals (S)           
          Saturday, May 13 7:30 am-12:00 pm Network Design Team Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 7:30 am-12:00 pm Parliamentary Procedure Team (S)
          Saturday, May 13 7:30 am-12:00 pm Small Business Management Team Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Administrative Support Research Project Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Advanced Interview Skills Finals (S) 
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Computer Animation Team (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Computer Modeling (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Digital Media Production Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Economic Research Individual Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Economic Research Team Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Entrepreneurship Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Financial Analyst Team Finals (PS)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Global Marketing Team Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Graphic Design Promotion Finals (S)                   
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Interview Skills Finals (PS) 
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Interview Skills Finals (S) 
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Prepared Speech Finals (S) 
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Presentation Management Individual Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Presentation Management Team Finals (S)
          Saturday, May 13 8:00 am-12:00 pm Website Design Team Finals (S)                       

          Do you have questions about judging at NLC? Contact Dustin Devers, Director of Education ddevers@bpa.org, or Vickie Thomas, Associate Director of Education vthomas@bpa.org .

           

           

           

           

           

           

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