FBLA is the largest student business organization in the world with 250,000 members. The first chapter was established in Johnson City, Tennessee, in 1942. FBLA prepares students for “real world” professional experiences. Members gain the competitive edge for college and career success. FBLA-PBL Mission Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. FBLA-PBL Pledge I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader. FBLA provides innovative leadership and career development programs that bring business and education together in a positive working relationship to achieve results. ANYONE who wants to be a success in the future can join. Membership will provide you with over 30 Challenging competitions including Web Page Design, Computer Applications, Business Math, Public Speaking, Job Interviews, Career Preparation Opportunities, Leadership Development & Achievement, Friendship & Fun, Outstanding Leadership Conferences, Community Service Experience, Informative Publications and many more!