General Sessions

Impossible to describe, our NLC General Sessions are the hub of excitement and energy as students celebrate their year in BPA!

Opening Session

Date: Wednesday, May 4
Time: 8:30 pm-10:00pm
Location: Hilton Anatole Trinity Exhibit Hall (watch the livestream)

Join all conference attendees for the kick-off to the National Leadership Conference. One of the conference’s biggest highlights each year, the Opening Session sets the tone for the week with Executive Officer introductions, the unveiling of our Hall of Fame inductees, critical conference information, and a dynamic keynote presentation.

    Secondary Division Business Meeting 

    Date: Thursday, May 5
    Time: 5:00 pm-6:00pm
    Location: Hilton Anatole Imperial Ballroom

    An important session for all Secondary Division members to attend, this session is held to conduct the business of the association. Voting delegates will  vote on amendments to the Division’s Bylaws and hear speeches from the candidates campaigning for a place on the Executive Council.

    View the Proposed Secondary Division Bylaw Amendment(s)

    Post-secondary Division Business Meeting 

    Date: Thursday, May 5
    Time: 8:00 pm-9:00pm
    Location: Hilton Anatole Imperial Ballroom

    An important session for all Post-secondary Division members to attend, this session is held to conduct the business of the association. Voting delegates will  vote on amendments to the Division’s Bylaws and hear speeches from the candidates campaigning for a place on the Executive Council.

    View the Proposed Post-secondary Division Bylaw Amendment(s)

    National Honor Award Session

    Date: Friday, May 6
    Time: 12:30 pm-2:00pm
    Location: Hilton Anatole Trinity Exhibit Hall (watch the livestream)

    Join us as we celebrate our members and chapters for their participation in the BPA Cares Program, as well as recognize Ambassador Torch Award recipients, Honor Advisors, scholarship recipients, partner challenge winners, and more! The event will conclude with our sacred Torch Ceremony.

    Post-secondary Award Session Finale

    Date: Saturday, May 7
    Time: 6:00 pm-8:00pm
    Location: Hilton Anatole Trinity Exhibit Hall (watch the livestream)

    This event is the culmination of a student member’s year in BPA! Top rankings for all competitive events are unveiled and awards presented on-stage, and the 2022-2023 Executive Officers are revealed.

    Middle Level/Secondary Award Session Finale

    Date: Saturday, May 6
    Time: 8:30 pm-11:00pm
    Location: Hilton Anatole Trinity Exhibit Hall (watch the livestream)

    This event is the culmination of a student member’s year in BPA! Top rankings for all competitive events are unveiled and awards presented on-stage, and the 2022-2023 Executive Officers are revealed.

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    Partner Events and Competitions

    Partner Events and Competitions

    Run for National Office

    Run for National Office

    NLC Housing and Transportation

    NLC Housing and Transportation

    NLC Tours and Events

    Tours and Events

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