State Leadership Conference (SLC)
Our conference was two full days:
Friday, February 14, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Locations: MSBSD District Office in Palmer and Mat Su Career and Technical High School in Wasilla
SLC 2020 Gold Level Sponsors
SLC 2020 Special Guest
We are pleased to announce that Ms. Heather L. Bunning, Director of Marketing and Stakeholder Engagement for Business Professionals of America, will be our special guest at #AlaskaBPASLC.
SLC 2020 Registration
Registration will open on Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Registration will close on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Here is a link to the registration website.
Five meals will be provided at SLC:
Lunch and Dinner on Friday, February 14
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday, February 15
Also included is our special event on Friday evening at the Extreme Fun Center – Wasilla.
Conference registration for members and advisors is $130.
Competitive Event Information
Members will be allowed to register for two events one of which can be a judged/presentation event.
Members will be allowed to take as many open events that will fit in his/her schedule at SLC.
Pre-Submitted Events Information
Pre-Submitted Events must be submitted by Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
Pre-Submitted Event Instructions
Log into BPA.org from any page, using the username/password login in the top right corner of the page.
Choose the conference you are submitting for (2020 Alaska BPA SLC) with the dropdown menu.
When the page reloads, choose the event you are submitting for with the dropdown menu.
Choose your division via the drop-down menu.
Enter your email (for submission confirmation).
Use the “browse” button to find your first file to upload.
If you have more files to upload, use the “add” button and then the new “browse” button that appears.
Click “submit.” Do NOT click twice. If you are uploading large files, it will take a few minutes.
You will get a confirmation screen and a confirmation e-mail.
Community Member Opportunity: Judge at SLC
Each year, students compete at our state leadership conference to demonstrate their skills in over sixty different business areas. The winners of the state contests are invited to the National Leadership Conference.
Judging at our SLC is an exciting, rewarding opportunity to mentor truly outstanding young people and to offer students a realistic expectation of the business world.
We are seeking community volunteers to judge in the following business areas:
Management Information Systems
Digital Communication & Design
Management, Marketing and Communication
If you are interested in finding out more about being a judge, please contact Mrs. Riddle at
Community Member Opportunity: Volunteer at SLC
Are you looking for a way to get involved with Alaska BPA? Consider volunteering at our State Leadership Conference. There are opportunities available to assist with:
Day of Service Activities
Checking members in for workshops or competitive events
Logistics (checking rooms for readiness, signage, helping members with their schedules, etc.)
If you are interested in finding out more about being a volunteer, please contact Mrs. Riddle at email@example.com
Businesses and organizations are welcome to be an exhibitor at our conference. Click on this link for exhibitor information and application.
SLC 2020 Special Event
Our special event will be held at the Extreme Fun Center – Wasilla.
Facebook page: Extreme Fun Center
Extreme Fun Center items included in your registration fee are:
$10 Arcade Card (these cards to NOT accrue redemption points)
Rock Climbing Wall
Laser Tag – two sessions
There are concessions available if members would like to purchase items.
State Officer Candidate Info
State Officers are elected at our State Leadership Conference each spring. There will be officer teams for our Secondary Division and Post-secondary Division. The candidate application, signature agreement, speech information, leadership questions and state officer code of conduct are below.
The State Officer Candidate Application and Signature Agreement must be submitted at least ONE WEEK prior to our State Leadership Conference.
Thank you to our SLC 2020 Gold Level Sponsors
As a Gold Sponsor, Precision Exams is offering six different industry certification exams for all members attending our #AlaskaBPASLC2020. Members can take one or all six of the industry certification exams at no cost. The six industry certification exams that will be available to members are:
21st Century Skills Focus Area
21st Century Success Skills
General Financial Literacy
Preparing for College & Careers
Business Management & Administration Focus Area
Business Communication 1
SLC 2020 Civics Project: MyHouse Blessing Barrel
We invite all of our members coming to SLC to bring items to donate to MyHouse. Items that are needed are listed below. Thank you for helping fill the Blessing Barrel at SLC!
SLC 2019 Information
SLC 2019 Gold Level Sponsors
Countdown to SLC 2020