Leadership Development Institute

Conference Information

Each fall, California FBLA hosts a statewide leadership development experience. This multi-day conference is open to students, chapter leaders, and advisers. The conference features impactful guest speakers, interactive workshops, informative sessions, networking activities, and more.

See what is in store for this year’s Leadership Development Institute – Roll the trailer!

October 20 - 22, 2023

Santa Clara Marriott

2700 Mission College Blvd

Santa Clara, CA 95054

What To Expect

  • Join the cast of hundreds of California’s emerging stars in leadership!
  • Meet and network on the red carpet with the stars – FBLA student leaders, workshops facilitators, and more!
  • Learn the story of FBLA and all the characters you can meet and opportunities you can pursue as a member!
  • Tune in to Oscar-worthy workshops to learn how to be the lead and direct your chapter and career to success!
  • Show your REEL Leadership by participating in challenges and winning prizes!
  • Grab some popcorn and a front row seat for a blockbuster keynote message!


Future Conferences
  • Leadership Development Institute 2024 – November 8-10 in Universal City, CA (Tentative)
  • Leadership Development Institute 2025 – October 17-19 in Santa Clara, CA

Join us for an upcoming Leadership Development Institute and invest in your future today!