What is FBLA?

Founded in 1940, Future Business Leaders of America is the oldest and largest national organization for students preparing for careers in business. FBLA prepares students for “real world” professional experiences. Members gain the competitive edge for college and career successes. More than a quarter of a million students participate in this dynamic leadership organization.

Pinnacle established its FBLA chapter in conjunction with its 4-year Graphic/Web Design program in the fall of 2016. Pinnacle has earned great success since the inception of its FBLA chapter, regularly placing and taking top honors at Regional, State and National leadership conferences.

FBLA provides students with: travel opportunities, challenging competitions, scholarships and prizes, leadership development, community service experience, and friendship and fun.

FBLA takes students to major cities throughout the United States such as Anaheim, Baltimore, Salt Lake City and San Antonio. Students get to know people in Arizona and across the nation at exciting leadership conferences. Members have the opportunity to compete for awards and recognition on the local, state, and national levels in more than 70 different event categories including website design, e-business, graphic design, mobile app development, public service announcement, animation and many more!

Fall Leadership Conference: One-day conference held annually in November in downtown
Phoenix Regional Leadership Conference: One-day conference held annually in January at ASU's Polytechnic campus in Mesa
State Leadership Conference: Three-day conference held annually in April at the Westin La Paloma resort in Tucson
National Leadership Conference: Week-long conference held annually at the end of June into July; 2019 - San Antonio, Texas; 2020 - Salt Lake City, Utah; 2021 - Anaheim, California



Scroll down for our club history

Fall Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design student Dakotah Teitz, FBLA Advisor Theresa Smith and graphic design student Hailey Nabity share a hug with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

2 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Cameron Markwart, Tyler Hammar, Hayden Paoletti and Jerett Bahoura pose for a group photo with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

3 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Cameron Markwart, Tyler Hammar, Hayden Paoletti and Jerett Bahoura pose for a group photo with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

×

Fall Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design student Dakotah Teitz, FBLA Advisor Theresa Smith and graphic design student Hailey Nabity share a hug with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

2 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Cameron Markwart, Tyler Hammar, Hayden Paoletti and Jerett Bahoura pose for a group photo with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

3 / 3
flex2018

Left to right: Graphic design student Dakotah Teitz, FBLA Advisor Theresa Smith and graphic design student Hailey Nabity share a hug with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

National Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

2 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

3 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

4 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

5 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

×

National Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

2 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

3 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

4 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

5 / 5
nat2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

State Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 2
state2018

Taking first place at FBLA's 2018 State Leadership Conference in the e-Business Website event were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. In addition to their trophies, each of the three team members also received $100 in prize money.

2 / 2
state2018

Taking first place at FBLA's 2018 State Leadership Conference in the Graphic Design event were (left to right) graphic design students Carsen Jones and Hailey Nabity. The team's online magazine received top marks from the judges. Nabity received $100 in prize money, while Jones received $200--an additional $100 for also taking first place in the Help Desk event.

×

State Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 2
state2018

Taking first place at FBLA's 2018 State Leadership Conference in the e-Business Website event were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. In addition to their trophies, each of the three team members also received $100 in prize money.

2 / 2
state2018

Taking first place at FBLA's 2018 State Leadership Conference in the Graphic Design event were (left to right) graphic design students Carsen Jones and Hailey Nabity. The team's online magazine received top marks from the judges. Nabity received $100 in prize money, while Jones received $200--an additional $100 for also taking first place in the Help Desk event.

Regional Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 3
regionals2018

Back row, left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Carsen Jones, Tyler Hammar, Cameron Markwart, Dallin Whitmer, (front row, left to right) Bader Alrifai, Hayden Paoletti, Hailey Nabity, Dakotah Teitz and Justine Vidallon pose for a group photo at FBLA's Regional Leadership Conference in January 2018. The conference was held at ASU's Polytechnic campus and the graphic design students competed in teams of 2 to 3 in the e-Business Website event and the Website Design event.

2 / 3
regionals2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

3 / 3
regionals2018

Taking first place in the Website Design event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (pictured left) graphic design students Dakotah Teitz and Tyler Hammar. Graphic design students Hailey Nabity and Carsen Jones (pictured right) took second place. The graphic design students worked in teams of two to create a website focusing on the provided theme "How to get a job".

×

Regional Leadership Conference 2018

1 / 3
regionals2018

Back row, left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Carsen Jones, Tyler Hammar, Cameron Markwart, Dallin Whitmer, (front row, left to right) Bader Alrifai, Hayden Paoletti, Hailey Nabity, Dakotah Teitz and Justine Vidallon pose for a group photo at FBLA's Regional Leadership Conference in January 2018. The conference was held at ASU's Polytechnic campus and the graphic design students competed in teams of 2 to 3 in the e-Business Website event and the Website Design event.

2 / 3
regionals2018

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

3 / 3
regionals2018

Taking first place in the Website Design event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (pictured left) graphic design students Dakotah Teitz and Tyler Hammar. Graphic design students Hailey Nabity and Carsen Jones (pictured right) took second place. The graphic design students worked in teams of two to create a website focusing on the provided theme "How to get a job".

Fall Leadership Conference 2017

1 / 2
flex2017

Left to right: Graphic design student Dakotah Teitz, FBLA Advisor Theresa Smith and graphic design student Hailey Nabity share a hug with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

2 / 2
flex2017

Left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Cameron Markwart, Tyler Hammar, Hayden Paoletti and Jerett Bahoura pose for a group photo with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

×

Fall Leadership Conference 2017

1 / 2
flex2017

Left to right: Graphic design student Dakotah Teitz, FBLA Advisor Theresa Smith and graphic design student Hailey Nabity share a hug with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

2 / 2
flex2017

Left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Cameron Markwart, Tyler Hammar, Hayden Paoletti and Jerett Bahoura pose for a group photo with the Phoenix Suns' Gorilla at FBLA's Fall 2017 Leadership Conference at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.

Regional Leadership Conference 2017

1 / 2
regioan2017

Back row, left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Carsen Jones, Tyler Hammar, Cameron Markwart, Dallin Whitmer, (front row, left to right) Bader Alrifai, Hayden Paoletti, Hailey Nabity, Dakotah Teitz and Justine Vidallon pose for a group photo at FBLA's Regional Leadership Conference in January 2018. The conference was held at ASU's Polytechnic campus and the graphic design students competed in teams of 2 to 3 in the e-Business Website event and the Website Design event.

2 / 2
regioan2017

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

×

Regional Leadership Conference 2017

1 / 2
regioan2017

Back row, left to right: Graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Carsen Jones, Tyler Hammar, Cameron Markwart, Dallin Whitmer, (front row, left to right) Bader Alrifai, Hayden Paoletti, Hailey Nabity, Dakotah Teitz and Justine Vidallon pose for a group photo at FBLA's Regional Leadership Conference in January 2018. The conference was held at ASU's Polytechnic campus and the graphic design students competed in teams of 2 to 3 in the e-Business Website event and the Website Design event.

2 / 2
regioan2017

Taking first place in the e-Business Website event at the 2018 Regionals Conference were (left to right) graphic design students Ninad Kulkarni, Hayden Paoletti and Bader Alrifai. The three students worked as a team to create a website for a home delivery food service.

Website designed and developed by Pinnacle High School Graphic Design Student: Ninad Kulkarni.


Website hosted by Biggiweb Internet Solutions.


HTML Valid


CSS Valid Logo